The CEU community of faculty, staff, and students are committed to civic engagement, have volunteer experience, and encourage CEU to use its assets to the benefit of society, a recent survey showed. As a university dedicated to the principles of open society, civic engagement not only comes naturally to our community, but is a priority.
Frontiers of Democracy is a far-reaching CEU initiative that aims to promote open debate, discussion, and exchange of ideas with a diversity of views about the nature of democracy today.
- John Shattuck and Francis Fukuyama - Democracy and Its Discontents
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: 20 Years After Dayton - Speakers
- Democracy and Its Discontents Speakers
- Jan Teorell, Andreas Schedler, Ali Carkoglu, Zsolt Enyedi
- John Shattuck and Ivan Krastev - Illiberal Governance
- Bruce Cain, Mares, Larry Diamond and Diane Stone
Dr. Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice of the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, international commentator on contemporary issues of democracy, human rights, and governance, has been unanimously elected CEU’s fifth president and rector by the University’s Senate and the Board of Trustees.
The Last Days of Stalin, the latest book by Joshua Rubenstein, associate at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University, demystified a very unique period of Soviet history at a book launch at CEU on May 3.