Articles by Andrew Richard Ryder

March 21, 2022

🌊 Change is possible in Hungary

Andrew Richard Ryder
Since 2010, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has carried through measures that have undermined the rule of law, with no prospect for changing this trajectory. However, argues Andrew Richard Ryder, current events present opportunities for a return to democratic values in Hungary
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Andrew Richard Ryder
Associate Professor, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

From 1990 to 2001 Andrew worked as a teacher in state schools and with the British Council. He also taught Roma children in the UK, Hungary, and Portugal.

Between 2002 and 2006, Andrew was the policy officer for the Gypsy and Traveller Law Reform Coalition (GTLRC), which lobbied for more caravan sites and social justice for Gypsies and Travellers. The GTLRC was awarded the Liberty Human Rights Award in 2004.

Andrew was the researcher for the Westminster All-Party Parliamentary Group for Roma and Travellers from 2002 to 2007.

Between 2006 and 2009 Andrew was the National Policy Officer for the Traveller Movement.

His interests focus on Roma Travellers / marginalised groups, social justice; community groups / social movements, and participatory action research.

Andrew has published books on Roma, Brexit, and academic freedom.

With Marius Taba and Nidhi Trehan, Andrew is the editor of Romani Communities and Transformative Change: A New Social Europe (Policy Press 2021).

Romani Communities and Transformative Change: A new Social Europe, edited by Andrew Ryder, Marius Taba and Nidhi Trehan

He is the author of Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation (Bristol University Press 2020).

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation by Andrew Ryder

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