The Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna and Hay Festival present the first of a series of debates about the future of Europe. Journalist Misha Glenny discusses the rise of autocracy with historian Orlando Figes, author of The Story of Russia, Ece Temelkuran, Turkish novelist and political thinker, and Zsuzsanna Szelényi is a Hungarian politician and foreign policy specialist. In the 1990s, she was an activist and MP for Fidesz, then a liberal anti-Communist party. After working at the Council of Europe for fifteen years, she returned to politics in 2012, representing the liberal opposition in Parliament. Her book Tainted Democracy: Viktor Orbán and the Subversion of Hungary is published by Hurst.