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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...

2016. 06. 07



The Migration Research Institute and the National University of Public Service held a workshop on preventing violent...

2016. 05. 19

The European Forum for Restorative Justice is organising its biannual conference entitled 'Realising Restorative Justice - Human Rights and Personal Realities'. More information: www.euforumrj.org/events/leiden/

2016. 11. 03

From 2011 to 2013, five partners (CY-DE-ES-FR-TR) proposed ESM project based on the education of sentenced minors. Partners observed that the situation at the end of the sentence escaped from any protocol and /or coaching process which led the youth quickly to reproduce crimes so to enrol them in a "career of recidivism" and go back to an institution where sometimes violence makes them recognized and accepted as leaders (although it can be negatively ignored by their family for the same reasons). Partners then agreed that a number of factors observed during this two years period will need to be explored through studies, research and investigations leading to come to operational recommendations.


Some partners from the initial project decided to continue their work proposing ESM-YA (sentenced Young Adults too) for 2015/2016 and expanding partnership that integrates complementary missions (probation service, centres for social work, charity NGO for ex-prisoners) so to be able at any time of...

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