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Exploring the Future of Roma Cultural Heritage at CEU

February 16, 2018

“The Future of Roma Cultural Heritage,” the first event in Budapest held by the European Roma Institute of Arts and Culture (ERIAC), featured a lively exchange of knowledge and experience among experts from academia and the arts. The event was co-organized by ERIAC, CEU’s Romani Studies Program, and the European Union-funded "Re-designing Access to European Cultural Heritage" (REACH) project at Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE).

Uitz and Sajo’s New Book Explores Why Constitutionalism Matters

Professor Renata Uitz and University Professor Andras Sajo, both of CEU's Department of Legal Studies, published “The Constitution of Freedom” with Oxford University Press, providing an overview of the history of the constitutional ideal, and the objective role it plays in sustaining democracy. In an age when constitutionalism and the system of checks and balances are increasingly challenged by populist leaders, this book aims to show what is at stake if we let the idea of constitutionalism falter.

CEU Students Join Media Influence Matrix Project

February 15, 2018

A team of CEU master's students joined CEU's Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) in carrying out its newly launched Media Influence Matrix Project.

CEU Mourns Passing of Founder Endre Bojtar

February 12, 2018

Literary historian and translator Endre Bojtar, one of many distinguished intellectuals who took part in the founding of Central European University, passed away Feb. 11. An early advocate along with Peter Hanak of the idea of a common Central European heritage, Bojtar participated in discussions in Dubrovnik about founding an educational institution that would strengthen the cohesion of the region. Those discussions resulted in the establishment of CEU in 1991.

Call for Proposals for Intellectual Themes Initiative Projects 2018-19

INTELLECTUAL THEMES INITIATIVE Call for Proposals Academic Year 2018/19

CEU academic staff members are invited to submit project proposals for new teaching, research, or civic engagement activities under the Intellectual Themes Initiative (ITI). At the suggestion of the Strategic Development Committee, ITI also serves as a privileged vehicle for developing and offering University-wide Courses (UWC). Starting with this call, we are introducing a separate application form for University-wide Courses.