One of the most important developments or events in the unit's history
CEMS's broadened its scope from Hellenic Traditions to Eastern Mediterranean Studies
The most important development in 2014-15
CEMS Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow Georgina White started a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in Ancient Political Thought/Classics in fall 2015
Other important developments in 2014-15
CEMS started the Specialization in Eastern Mediterranean Studies in fall 2015
Engagement with external entities in 2014-15
CEMS cooperated with the Embassy of Greece in Hungary, the Romanian Cultural Institute, and the Hungarian National Museum
Faculty distinctions in 2014-15
- Associate Professor Tijana Krstic won a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant for the Ottoconfession project.
- Professor Istvan Perczel won ERC Grant for the JEWSEAST: Jews and Christians in the East research project. Both projects started fall 2015.
Major events in 2014-15
CEMS Graduate Student Conference 2015 created interdisciplinary dialogue bringing together graduate students from institutions all around Europe and North America
Josiah Ober, Mitsotakis Professor at Stanford University, held a lecture on "Democracy before Liberalism" and other colloquia