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Hennings Awarded ESSA Book Prize for 2017

Jan Hennings, associate professor at CEU's Department of History, received the prize "for most outstanding recent scholarly monograph on pre-modern Slavdom" awarded by the Early Slavic Studies Association (ESSA) during its meeting at the 49th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) in Chicago in November 2017. 

Digital Public Services Are Transparent, Efficient, Better for Democracy, Ansip Says

November 13, 2017

While everyone is in favor of the European Commission’s strategy to open up digital opportunities for people and businesses and enhance Europe's position as a world leader in the digital economy, when it comes to negotiating the details, things get complicated, according to Andrus Ansip, vice-president of the European Commission with responsibility for the Digital Single Market (DSM), speaking at CEU on November 9.

Innovative University-wide Courses Break Down Academic Silos

Tackling complex societal issues in the modern world is often best done through a multidisciplinary approach. In order to use the most up-to-date resources and to help coax academics out of their disciplinary silos, CEU kicked off the Intellectual Themes Initiative (ITI) in 2015. ITI involves a number of programs including University-wide courses that combine the expertise of academics from different fields. New courses are offered each semester and are open to all CEU students.

Sinatra Wins ISI Fellowship

November 7, 2017

Roberta Sinatra, assistant professor at the Center for Network Science and the Department of Mathematics and Its Applications at CEU, has won a three-year fellowship at the Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI).

Blinken OSA Outreach Programs Draw 800 Hungarian Students

In October, a series of student outreach programs organized in conjunction with the Somewhere in Europe/ Gaudiopolis exhibition at Blinken OSA attracted close to 800 students from 38 different schools and institutions across Budapest. The exhibition explored the story of Gaudiopolis (City of Joy), a children’s republic founded in 1945 in Budapest by Lutheran pastor Gábor Sztehlo.