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Viera Žúborová and Ingrid Borárosová

have been dominant in Slovakia throughout the past two parliamentary elections, but now, the situation has changed dramatically due to the migration crisis that has hit the old continent. The migration crisis hit the European continent massively. The political discourses that were visible in this period are divided into two “extreme” camps: the European societies and the political elites. The Slovak Republic was not an exception in this environment; on the contrary, the Slovak political elites took the migration discourses to another level compared to other

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Ľubomír Zvada

128,908 4.94 -3.9 0 -16 Hungarian Community 105,495 4.05 -0.2 0 0 Others 108,874 4.2 -4.6 0 0 Total 2,648,184 100 150 Source: Slovak Statistical Office (2016) The migration/refugee crisis became part of the public and policy discourse, and this security pseudo-threat was the main topic during the pre-election and election campaigns. Viera Žúborová and Ingrid Borárosová claimed that the migration crisis entered the Slovak print media discourse in May 2015, i.e. less than one year before the

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Michaela Strapáčová and Vít Hloušek

the period January–October. Source: CZSO 2015 , 11. We can hardly call these data dramatic. Moreover, in the entire period in question, the highest number of successful asylum seekers were the citizens of Ukraine, Russia, or Vietnam ( CZSO 2015 , 11), countries with a long-term tradition of working migration to the Czech Republic. Taken from any point of view, one cannot rationally expect that the migrant crisis would grow to become one of the most prominent issues of Czech politics and party politics, reaching far behind the European Union (EU

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Vladimír Naxera and Petr Krčál

issue of Islam and migration as security threats. For >20 years, Miloš Zeman has without doubt been one of the most prominent figures in Czech politics. In the first half of the 1990s, he became Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, which he built up from a party with minimal preferences to one of the strongest political actors in the country and a party that repeatedly won elections at the end of the 1990s and beginning of the 2000s. Thanks to these successes, Miloš Zeman also became the head of the Czech Government from 1998 to 2002. After his failed candidacy

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Ágnes Vass

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Přemysl Rosůlek

conflicts in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, the terms Muslim and Immigrant ( Cesari 2009 , 2) became synonyms at street level and not seldom in the rhetoric of political elites which applied also to the terms Islam and refugees ( Yilmaz 2016 , 19). And lastly, the emergence of current events labeled either as the “refugee crisis” or as the “migration crisis” in Europe was originally epitomized by negative scenarios, as were the mediaeval brutality of the ISIS in the Middle East and elsewhere or the infinite and incomprehensible conflicts on the territory of disintegrated

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Tatiana Tökölyová

of changes in the political system of the country and the direction of its foreign policy instruments but also on interaction with other regional stakeholders in the economic, security, and the sociocultural sector, i.e., a holistic perception of the current state and development. This process of building a multinational regional identity (as discussed in the following sections) is crucial, in our opinion, for maintaining stability in the region and controlling the dynamics of intraregional migration. As provided by Statistics New Zealand based on the 2016 Census

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Monika Frėjutė-Rakauskienė

International Migration and Integration , Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 179-200. Hobsbawm E. & Ranger T. eds. (1983). The Invention of Tradition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Hogan-Brun G. & Ramonienė M. (2005). ‘Perspectives on Language Attitudes and use in Lithuania‘s Multilingual Setting’. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development , Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 425-441. Hogan-Brun G., Ramonienė M. & Grumadienė, L. (2005). ‘The language situation in Lithuania’. Journal of Baltic Studies , Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 345-370. Young I. M. (2000

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Tereza Juhászová

Antikomplex.sk, which also cooperate with German and Austrian partners. The Czech Citizens associations Antikomplex, for instance, cooperated with the Austrian Center for Migration Research (Zentrum für Migrationsforschung) on the 2014–2015 Prague exhibition of the Austrian project Slowly It Has Become Better ( Langsam ist es besser geworden , Pomalu začalo být zase dobře .) about the Czech and Moravian Germans who were expelled to Austria after World War II. After this short introduction about the Slovak, and generally Central European, context of public

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Gert Pickel and Cemal Öztürk

. 2015. “Religious Fundamentalism and Hostility against Out-groups: A Comparison of Muslims and Christians in Western Europe.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 41 (1): 33-57. 10.1080/1369183X.2014.935307 Koopmans Ruud. 2015 “Religious Fundamentalism and Hostility against Out-groups: A Comparison of Muslims and Christians in Western Europe.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 41 1 33 57 Latcheva, Rossalina. 2014. Measuring National Identity. In Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research edited by Alex C. Michalos, 3941