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Wekerlei Zoldsegkommando Seeks Volunteers

Want to start the year right by volunteering? Wekerlei Zoldsegkommando (Wekerle Vegetable Commando), a group of volunteers from Wekerletelep, 19th district, Budapest, is looking to expand their team. There are two opportunities for those who are interested:

Zoldsegkommando every Thursday (4:30-7:30pm):

Zsofia Ruttkay Discusses Role of GLAM Institutions at Digital Humanities Initiative Fourth Conversation Session



 Professor Zsofia Ruttkay, head of Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design’s (MOME) Creative Technology Lab, was the Digital Humanities Initiative’s fourth guest in the “Conversations in the Digital Humanities” series on December 8.  Ruttkay is the supervisor of various digital art projects at MOME, scientific advisor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Twente, as well as the author or co-author of over 160 academic publications.

CEU’s Digital Humanities Initiative’s Third Conversation Session Features Susan Schreibman

Professor Susan Schreibman, director of Maynooth University’s Humanities Research Institute, was the guest of the third session of the Digital Humanities Initiative’s “Conversations in the Digital Humanities” series at CEU on November 22.  Schreibman is the founding editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative and a co-editor of the Companion to Digital Humanities (2004) and the New Companion to Digital Humanities (2015).

The Monumental Nation Published by CEU Alumnus Varga

January 17, 2017

In The Monumental Nation: Magyar Nationalism and Symbolic Politics in Fin-de-siècle Hungary CEU alumus Balint Varga (HIST '07) reframes the narrative of nineteenth-century nationalism, demonstrating the complex relationship between local and national memories.

Call for Applications for Free MS PowerPoint Training

January 17, 2017

The Computer and Statistics Center at CEU offers free places for their MS PowerPoint for Good Presentations 3-day computer course, starting this week.
The course focuses on creating and managing efficient presentations, timing details, creating organizational charts as well as dealing with graphic and dynamic elements. The course is free of charge. Classes are held in a computer lab.
• Schedule: January 18-20, Wednesday-Friday daily at 16.30-17.30, Orange lab (MB basement)
• Pass requirements: course assignment & minimum attendance - 2 days
• Course outline