Faculty-Published Books

Pap Publishes Monograph on Democratic Decline in Hungary

In a new monograph published by Routledge, Andras Laszlo Pap, recurrent visiting professor in the Nationalism Studies Program at CEU, shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 221st-centuryilliberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orban’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European Unionist rhetoric, discourse and constitutional identity to challenge neo-liberal democracy.

Pogonyi Publishes Extra-Territorial Ethnic Politics, Discourses and Identities in Hungary

In "Extra-Territorial Ethnic Politics, Discourses and Identities in Hungary", Szabolcs Pogonyi, associate professor in the Nationalism Studies Program at CEU, explores the causes and consequences of the discursive and legal construction of the Hungarian transborder nation through the institutionalization of non-resident citizenship and voting. Through the in-depth analysis of Hungarian transborder and diaspora politics, this book investigates how the political engagement of non-resident Hungarians impacts inter- and intra-state ethnic relations.

Peto Publishes Gender: War

Part of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies, Gender: War, edited by Professor Andrea Peto of CEU's Department of Gender Studies, examines war through the discipline of gender and sexuality studies. Containing 24 chapters, the volume demonstrates that bodies and other allegedly passive material/other allegedly passive objects have a history and also agency.

European Regions and Boundaries: A Conceptual History

Edited by Diana Mishkova, director of the Centre for Advanced Study Sofia, and Balazs Trencsenyi, professor in the Department of History at CEU, this volume is the first to provide a synthetic account of the historically constructed concepts of constitutive regions of Europe and the historical and intellectual contexts in which they emerged.

Practices of Coexistence: Constructions of the Other in Early Modern Perceptions

Edited by Marianna D. Birnbaum, research professor at UCLA, and Marcell Sebok, assistant professor in the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU.