June 21, 2016
CEU alumna Jennifer Lenhart (ENVS ’05) wrote this piece upon returning to Budapest for the alumni reunion this year. https://exploring-and-observing-cities.org/2016/06/20/budapest/
May 31, 2016
Maria Temmes, PhD candidate in the Department of Gender Studies, and Elena Popa, who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation in philosophy at CEU in January 2016, gained valuable experience at American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, through CEU’s Global Teaching Fellowship Program.
April 5, 2016
Joanna Kostka, alumna of CEU's Department of Public Policy and currently Visiting Researcher at the Center for Policy Studies, has recently been selected for a lecturer position in Social Work at Lancaster University's Sociology Department in the United Kingdom. Kostka received her PhD (summa cum laude) from CEU in 2015, defending a thesis on 'Going beyond Political Commitments: Explaining Diverging Outputs in the Use of European Structural Funds for Roma Inclusion Strategies in Spain and Slovakia'.
March 21, 2016
According to an Azerbaijani news source, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev pardoned 148 political prisoners including CEU alumnus Rashadat Akhundov on March 17.
February 23, 2016
As part of its 25th Anniversary, CEU is celebrating its many alumni doing great things all around the world. Therefore, CEU’s Alumni Relations and Career Services Office (ARCS) has created the Alumni Impact Award to salute those exceptional alumni whose actions bolster the University’s overall mission and enhance its international prestige.
February 9, 2016
CEU alumna and doctoral student Simona Torotcoi has joined Roma Access Programs to teach Introduction to Public Policy II, during the 2016 Winter Term.
February 9, 2016
CEU Alumna Kyra Lyublyanovics’s (MEDS MA ‘08, PhD ‘15) dissertation, entitled 'The Socio-Economic Integrations of Cumans in Medieval Hungary - An Archaeozoological Approach' earned an Honorable Mention at the Andras Kubinyi Foundation for Medieval Studies award ceremony. The paper deals with animal bone remains recovered from archaeological sites from the Cuman habitation area, in the 13th-16th centuries.
February 9, 2016
Yulia Karpova, alumna and visiting faculty of the Department of History, has been awarded a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship at the School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University. During the 24-months fellowship Karpova plans to do research on "biographies" of late Soviet objects through the areas of design, production, and consumption, as well as the influence of Scandinavian design in the Soviet Union in the 1950s-1980s. The research results will be used for expanding her dissertation into a book and for organizing exhibitions and other events in collaboration with museums.
December 1, 2015
In Defining Heresy, CEU alumna Irene Bueno (MEDS Phd ‘03) investigates the theories and practices of anti-heretical repression in the first half of the fourteenth century, focusing on the figure of Jacques Fournier/Benedict XII (c.1284-1342). Throughout his career as a bishop-inquisitor in Languedoc, theologian, and, eventually, pope at Avignon, Fournier made a multi-faceted contribution to the fight against religious dissent.
November 16, 2015
CEU alumna Yuliya Voytenko (ENVSCI PhD ‘07) has been granted SEK 3 million from FORMAS (the Swedish Research Council) for a 3-year research project, entitled Sharing and the City (2016-2018). Voytenko is currently a researcher at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), a MESPOM Consortium partner.