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The Czech 2013 Presidential Election with Jan Rovny

Jan Rovny, a research fellow at the Center for European Research and the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg, 
shares his thoughts on the Czech 2013 Presidential Election:


“The election was not so much about who will fulfill the largely ceremonial function from the Prague Castle; it was a struggle for the political soul of the Czech Republic. Despite being framed in traditional left-right terms, 
the election epitomized the rift between open, liberal politics and strongman nativism - a fundamental and ongoing tension in Czech society.” 
- Jan Rovny