Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies (CEMS)

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