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2023. 11. 18

In this conversation Claire de Mézerville López invited Borbala Fellegi to discuss her Presidential Paper, Bruising and healing: The dynamics of resolving grievances (2021), where Dr. Fellegi explains the reconciliation spiral and distancing spiral involved in the mediation process of...

2023. 04. 10

The IMPROVE project sets out to reinforce the fight against domestic violence by developing several tools to increase reporting and detection of domestic violence by empowering the victims to understand their rights to services and justice. Besides, it will support the police authorities, civil society organisations and other frontline responder organisations in enhancing their competencies to utilise innovative solutions which will enable and accelerate policy implementation.


Innovations produced by IMPROVE are based on applied research that constructs a pioneering conceptual approach which efficiently addresses diverse identities of the survivors, the underserved, vulnerable and marginalised individuals as well as multiple forms and situations of domestic violence.


IMPROVE stands for “Improving Access to Services for Victims of Domestic Violence by Accelerating Change in Frontline Responder Organisations”.

Project Impacts of the IMPROVE project

    2022. 06. 30

    In our interpersonal relations, both in the communities surrounding us and as part of the processes taking place on a societal level, we encounter conflicts and suffer “bruises”—the wounds that these conflicts inflict.

    The parties concerned can talk about the injuries suffered or can avoid each other; they can get closer to or further away from each other. This article features models of a Reconciliation Spiral and a Distancing Spiral that identify a range of points in each process that can help us understand the...

    2020. 06. 10

    Article by Dóra Szegő, Researcher of the Foresee Research Group

    According to the statistics, in Hungary on an average three women are killed by their partners in a month. Since the IMPRODOVA research has started (May 2018), several fatal domestic violence (DV)...

    2018. 07. 09

    The Budapest Centre is pleased to announce the release of the Summary Study of its year-long project in which Foresee Research Group was also a partnering organisation: “Prevention of radicalization in the prison-system” (BBA-5.1.6-16-2016-00001) co-financed by the Internal Security Fund of the European Union.

    The strengthening of radicalization and extremism is a new international trend. Its prevention, the development and harmonization of relevant capabilities is in the interest of international and national communities. The so called „vulnerable” groups of societies, in particular persons with...

    2018. 07. 02

    The nonprofit organization, Foresee Research Group, received the 2018 European Forum for Restorative Justice (EFRJ) award for outstanding contributions.

    Please read the article of Laura Mirsky from the eFORUM of the International Institute for Restorative Practices (June 2018).

    Source: Laura Mirskly, IIRP eFORUM June...
    2018. 05. 31

    This 5 year long interdisciplinary research project, led by Dr. Petra Bárd will do an international comparative analysis of hate crime regulations in EU countries.

    Borbala Fellegi, Foresee researcher feels privilege to be part of one of ELTE's Lendület Research Groups led by Dr. Petra Bárd. This research...

    2018. 05. 14

    Foresee Research Group is providing training and research services in 2017-2018 for the Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention that leads and coordinates a project financed by the Internal Security Fund of the European Union.


    The „Prevention of radicalization in the prison-system” is a 13-month initiative of the Budapest Centre for Mass Atrocities Prevention in collaboration with...

    2018. 05. 14

    Foresee has started its training project in cooperation with the SOS Children's Villages Hungary Foundation.

    Working together with the SOS Children's Villages Foundation Hungary our project's title is "Supporting disadvantaged young people's entry into the...

    2017. 06. 01

    The Foresee Research Group and our researcher, Dóra Szegő also took part in the project of the Helsinki Committee aiming at facilitating the communication and coordination between legal practitioners and building and strengthening the capacity of stakeholders on the international and EU standards on the rights to access to a lawyer and legal aid of suspects and accused in criminal proceedings.

    The Hungarian Helsinki Committee is a partner in the international project “Strengthening procedural rights in criminal proceedings: effective implementation of the right to a lawyer/legal aid under...

    2017. 02. 12

    Borbala Fellegi was among the presenters at the workshop organised by the Debrecen Reformed Theological University and the Debrecen University Archeological Research Group. The workshop, entitled as "Forgiveness and Reconciliation" was a milestone within the series of "interdisciplinary emotion-research" and of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.


    Philosophers, researchers of theology, political sciences, literature, historians and criminologists came together to think on the complexities of forgiveness and reconciliation from different angles, sources, and by various methods.

    Borbala Fellegi talked about her experiences from the...

    2017. 02. 04

    Z. Zsuzsanna Papp, psychologist, Dóra Szegő sociologist and Borbala Fellegi criminologist published a joint article in English in a Hungarian peer reviewed journal, in Applied Psychology analysing the different dialogue processes between victims and offenders, based on the Peacemaking Circles project of Foresee.

    Based on our empirical research on conducted peacemaking circles in criminal cases in Hungary we not only analyse the needs of victims and offenders, but also on...

    2016. 09. 25

    On behalf of Foresee Research Group Zsuzsanna Z. Papp and Borbála Fellegi gave a presentation investigating the relation between culture and restorative practices at the international conference with the title „Mobilities, Transitions, Transformations – Intercultural Education at Crossroads” in Budapest.

    The five day event that was organized by the International Association for Intercultural Education and ELTE PPK Centre for Intercultural Psychology and Education attracted more than a hundred...

    2016. 09. 25

    Borbála Fellegi and Zsuzsanna Z. Papp held a workshop titled „Restorative Methods in Education” at an international conference organized by the International Association for Intercultural Education and ELTE PPK Centre for Intercultural Psychology and Education.

    The five day conference with the title „Mobilities, Transitions, Transformations – Intercultural Education at Crossroads” attracted educators and researchers from all over the world with the aim to discuss and share research results, best practices and common challenges in the field culture and...

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