November 29, 2016
Professor Martin Kahanec of the School of Public Policy at CEU has been appointed Member of the Panel of Experts for the European Court of Auditors' EU Labour Mobility Audit. The Audit will concern the freedom of movement for workers in the EU, and the role of the European Commission as a guardian of Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU and the use of European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation and the European Social Fund in facilitating labor mobility in the EU.
October 4, 2016
Kate Coyer, director of the Civil Society and Technology Project at CEU's Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) in the School of Public Policy, was named a fellow at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. During this academic year, Coyer will research the role of Internet companies in responding to violent extremism online and the impacts on privacy and freedom of expression.
October 3, 2016
Carsten Wilke, associate professor in the CEU Departments of History and Medieval Studies, has been named director of the Center for Religious Studies (CRS). He takes over for University Professor Aziz Al-Azmeh from the History Department.
September 20, 2016
Markos Kounalakis, fellow at CEU's Center for Media, Data and Society who received his PhD from CEU in International Relations in June 2016, was appointed a member of the U.S. Advisory Commision on Public Diplomacy by U.S. President Barack Obama.
September 20, 2016
Andrzej Baniak, associate professor in the Department of Economics, was awarded the prestigious title of “egyetemi tanar." The appointment, made by Janos Ader, the President of Hungary, is effective September 1, 2016.
September 2, 2016
Professor Michael Ignatieff has been appointed Rector of Kozep-europai Egyetem, CEU's Hungarian entity. Ignatieff received his credentials in Sandor Palace from the President of Hungary, Janos Ader. The appointment is from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2021.
August 24, 2016
Several changes and new appointments in the faculty of CEU took effect on August 1, 2016.
June 13, 2016
Tim Crane will join the Department of Philosophy at CEU in the rank of full professor in academic year 2017-18.
May 30, 2016
Professor Janos Kertesz, director of the Center for Network Science at CEU, has been appointed Benjamin Lee Professor 2016 at the Asian Pacific Center of Theoretical Physics. During his tenure, Kertesz hosts lectures on complex networks, the dynamics on and of networks and cascading phenomena between May 23 - June 4, 2016.
May 5, 2016
Dr. Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice of the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, international commentator on contemporary issues of democracy, human rights, and governance, has been unanimously elected CEU’s fifth president and rector by the University’s Senate and the Board of Trustees.