Links to Central and Eastern Europe

(for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, see also separate list)

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Internet resources on Central and Eastern Europe and Russia – links to official pages, politics, culture, economy, news etc. http://www.ssees.ac.uk/dirctory.htm

Eric Herron’s guide to politics in East Central Europe and Eurasia – links to official & other information in post-communist countries http://www.ku.edu/~herron/

Research network Habsburg – focuses on the Habsburg monarchy and its successor states from 1500 to the present  http://www.h-net.org/~habsweb/

Herder-Institut – German center for historical research on Central Europe http://www.herder-institut.de/

 

 

Democracy & democratization

Centre for the study of public policy – surveys on attitudes to democracy in post-communist countries http://www.cspp.strath.ac.uk/

Nations in transit (Freedom house) – reports on democratization in 27 post-communist countries http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=1

 

Elections & politics

Constitution finder – constitutions in the world http://confinder.richmond.edu/

Election resources on the Internet: Central and Eastern Europehttp://electionresources.org/eastern.europe.html#EU

Wikipedia – elections by country.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elections_by_country. See also http://www.electionworld.org/ 

Political Transformation and the Electoral Process in Post-Communist Europe – election results & election legislation in post-communist countries http://www.essex.ac.uk/elections/

Links to parliaments in Central and Eastern Europe http://www.europarl.eu.int/igc2000/links/link2_en.htm

 

Statistics & opinion polls

CBOS – Polish polling bureau ­ http://www.cbos.pl/

Statistics Estoniawww.stat.ee/index.aw/set_lang_id=2

Bureau of Statistics in Croatia http://www.dzs.hr/defaulte.htm

Bureau of Statistics in Slovakia http://www.statistics.sk/webdata/english/index2_a.htm

Bureau of Statistics in the Czech Republic http://www.czso.cz/

 

 

Official government pages

Estonia – MFA http://web-test.vm.ee/eng/

Latvia – govt http://www.mk.gov.lv/index.php/en

Litauen – govt http://www.lrv.lt/main_en.php

Polen – govt http://www.kprm.gov.pl/english/index.html

Slovakia – govt http://www.vlada.gov.sk/english/

Slovenia – Govt PR & media office http://www.uvi.si/eng/

Tsjekkia – govt http://wtd.vlada.cz/eng/aktuality.htm

Ungarn – govt information portal http://www.magyarorszag.hu/angol/orszaginfo/allam/kormany/kormanyzat_a.html

 

 

News/reference

Transitions online – news & information on 28 post-communist countries. http://www.tol.cz/look/TOL/home.tpl?IdLanguage=1&IdPublication=4&NrIssue=156

REES web – The World Wide Web Vitual Library for Russian & East European Studies http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/reesweb/

Virtual Archive of Central European History http://www2.tltc.ttu.edu/kelly/Archive/



(Last update May 2006).