Research Papers

ICRP Research Papers Series

The Institute for Cultural Relations Policy publishes online research papers and essays that reflect multidisciplinary fields, contribute to influencing and expanding the body of research on cultural relations policy, and enhance dialogue among researchers, policy makers and the public.

The ICRP Research Paper Series includes working papers, original research studies, reflective essays by authors affiliated with ICRP, and major reports generated by ICRP related research projects. Authors are responsible for the content, and the views and interpretations expressed are not necessarily those of ICRP’s research staff and other affiliated researchers. Questions regarding the content of individual ICRP contributions and ICRP research reports should be directed to the authors.


ICRP Research Paper #19 – Arushi Singh: Egypt’s public diplomacy [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #18 – Candice Stephens-Mc Nichols: Self-defence or human rights atrocity: the conflict between Israel and Palestine and its legality under international law [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #17 – Candice Stephens-Mc Nichols: Cultural genocide: Human rights violations involving the disappearance and gender-based violence against the indigenous women in Canada and the need for their protection and the promotion of inter-cultural understanding and diplomacy [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #16 – Candice Stephens-Mc Nichols: Child brides: the rising human rights crisis in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic [pdf]

Dare to be Different – Social experiments in Hungary [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #15 – Radhika Goyal: Exploring the changing health behaviours of international students and impact on self esteem [pdf]

Youth Advisory Boards for Peace – Report [pdf]

Youth Workers 2.0 – A digital guide [pdf]

Entrepreneurship+ – A digital guide [pdf]

Skills for teachers – Strengthening teachers competences for the education of refugee students [pdf] soon!

Through non-formal to digital – Education in the digital age [pdf]

Eastern Europe Open Boundaries – Strategic planning in democratic youth work [pdf] (Other languages: BG, DE, HU, LT, PL, PT, SK)

Eastern Europe Open Boundaries – Framework curriculum “Democratic youth work” [pdf] (Other languages: BG, DE, HU, LT, PL, PT, SK)

ICRP Research Paper #14 – Erenay Umay Cinar: Challenges of NATO-EU cooperation after the Cold War [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #13 – Ali Sarikaya: Hungarian-Turkish relations after the Second World War [pdf]

The Visegrad Mosaic: Ethnic communities in the Visegrad Group [pdf] (“World-changing words” project)

Vision of Europe through the eyes of young people from the countries of the Visegrad Group [pdf]

Colours of the wind – An analysis of integration in Europe [pdf]

Empowering women for equality – International training course [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #12 – Ali Sarikaya: Hungarian people’s attitudes to grof Andrassy Gyula before-during-after Bosnia and Herzegovina was annexed by the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy [pdf]

ICRP Analysis – Bosnia and Herzegovina: 20 years after Dayton [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #11 – Laura Alles: Olympic Games and Football Cup: how much can still be undertaken by Brazilians? [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #10 – Anna Mester-Csiki: Representation of women in decision-making in the European Union [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #9 – Krisztián Kovács: Je pense environ Charlie [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #8 – Krisztián Kovács: Pressure on papers [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #7 – Armin Lucevic: Corporations as the key movers of the wealth creating economic activities in national and global scale [pdf]

IFIMES Analysis: Bosnia and Herzegovina: The most unpredictable election since the end of the war [pdf]

Think Tank YAGE Analysis: Origins and Development of the Crisis in Ukraine [pdf]
The Think Tank of the Youth Association for a Greater Europe works to create a network of analysts from the EU, the CIS and the Balkans.

ICRP Research Paper #6 – Katalin Szabó: Women’s rights in Libya during and after Gaddafi: Women’s rights lost in tribal struggle? [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #5 – Zuzana Balcová: Shortcomings of the European Asylum Policy and its development after “Lampedusa” and similar recent accients [pdf]

Conflicts in 2013 – A collection of articles on conflicts in 2013 [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #4 – Ágnes Plank: Three Gorges Dam [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #3 – Zuzana Balcová: Child soldiers in Uganda: Efficiency and potential negative effects of KONY 2012 video on solving the current humanitarian situation in Uganda [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #2 – Ágnes Plank: The Uyghur identity and relative peoples’ relationship [pdf]

IFIMES Analysis: Albania: Retirement of Berisha and return of the left-wing [pdf]

CEAS Report: X Factor Serbia: Security and Political Threats to Sustainable Agreement with Kosovo Coming from Serbia and the  Western International Community [pdf]

ICRP Research Paper #1 – Emese Balog: Phases of the Euro Crisis until June 2012 [pdf]

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