November 14, 2017
Jan Hennings, associate professor at CEU's Department of History, received the prize "for most outstanding recent scholarly monograph on pre-modern Slavdom" awarded by the Early Slavic Studies Association (ESSA) during its meeting at the 49th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) in Chicago in November 2017.
October 24, 2017
Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky, professor emerita in the Department of Legal Studies at CEU has been awarded the Pro Iure Laboris Prize on occasion of the 14th Hungarian Labour Law Conference held in Visegrad October 10-12. The prize is an acknowledgement of a valuable career contributing to the development and values of labour and employment law. Kollonay-Lehoczky, former director of the Doctoral Program, has been teaching in the department since 1992.
October 10, 2017
Gabor Klaniczay, University Professor at the Department of Medieval Studies, received the International Prize for History at the General Assembly of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (CISH) on September 29 in Moscow. Klaniczay was awarded the prize for the excellence of his work last year.
September 26, 2017
Balazs Romhanyi, visiting professor in the Department of Economics and Business at CEU, has been awarded the Kaldor Prize by the jury of the Department of Economic Policy and Macroeconomics of the Corvinus University of Budapest. The prize, named after Lord Nicholas Kaldor, an economics professor of Hungarian origin at Cambridge University, is given every year to an economist who contributes to solving economic problems.
September 12, 2017
CEU alumna Lenka Bustikova (POLS '00) and Cristina Corduneau-Huci, assistant professor at CEU's School of Public Policy and Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations, received the prize for 2017 Best Paper award by the American Political Science Association's Comparative Democratization section for their article, Patronage, Trust, and State Capacity: The Historical Trajectories of Clientelism.
July 4, 2017
Each year, the U.S. Department of State honors individuals around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight against human trafficking. This year, Hungarian sociologist, human rights activist and former CEU researcher Viktoria Sebhelyi was named one of the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes, receiving the Hero Acting to End Modern Slavery Award.
June 20, 2017
Tijana Krstic, associate professor in the Departments of Medieval Studies and History, and Gabor Kezdi, professor in the Department of Economics, have been named the recipients of the 2017 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award. The award recognizes CEU faculty members for promoting high standards of teaching, linked with the mission and institutional ambitions of CEU.
May 25, 2017
Peter Balazs, professor in the Department of International Relations and director of the Center for European Neighborhood Studies, received the Knight Commander's Cross of the Republic of Germany in recognition of his significant contribution to German-Hungarian relations and the development of Europe. Balazs received the distinction from Lieselore Cyrus, charge d'affaires of the German Embassy in Budapest, in a ceremony May 24.