October 3, 2016
Alessandro De Chiara, assistant professor in the Department of Economics, was awarded the Goran Skogh Award for young scholars for the most promising paper presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the European Association of Law and Economics (EALE) in Bologna. The award, given in the memory of Goran Skogh, first President of EALE, aims to encourage outstanding young scholars of law and economics to remain in academia.
September 26, 2016
At CEU’s 26th Academic Year Opening Ceremony on September 16, 2016, Provost/Pro-Rector Liviu Matei presented the 2016 CEU Award for Outstanding Research to Professor Gergely Harcos of the Department of Mathematics and its Applications for a co-authored paper that solves a fundamental problem on hyperbolic manifolds whose roots are in quantum mechanics and number theory.
September 5, 2016
Gabor Klaniczay, University Professor at the Department of Medieval Studies, has been awarded the International Prize for History CISH for the excellence of his work. With the insights of historical anthropology, Klaniczay researches the historical uses of heresy, sainthood, visions, stigmatics, magic, and witchcraft. The award will be delivered during the General Assembly of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (CISH) in September 2017 in Moscow.
June 30, 2016
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 22. The annual Best Dissertation Awards are intended to recognize important scholarly contributions by graduate students. Dissertations from any discipline that are based on significant original research, raise thought-provoking questions in the field, and open up new perspectives are recognized. The University Doctoral Committee aims to reward imaginative research that takes an innovative approach in terms of sources, methodology, and/or research questions.
March 7, 2016
Marsha Siefert, associate professor in the Department of History, is currently the inaugural fellow in the study of Russia and Ballet, co-sponsored by the Center for Ballet & the Arts and the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, both at New York University.
March 7, 2016
Martin Kahanec, associate professor at the School of Public Policy, has been appointed by Deputy Prime Minister and Czech Council for Research, Development and Innovations Chair Pavel Belobradek as the chair of the Council's Expert Panel for Social Sciences. The mission of the Expert Panel is to verify and evaluate the output of research organizations in the Czech Republic, with the main objective of identifying the most significant research results attaining the highest quality in the respective research area.
March 7, 2016
CEU Professor Peter Balazs, director of the Center for EU Enlargement Studies (CENS) and former Hungarian foreign minister, was awarded the Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award by Tufts University in February. "In the recognition of your integrity and valor as Foreign Minister, encouraging respect for humanities values and rule of law and fighting discrimination," the award said.
February 23, 2016
Julia Szalai, senior research fellow at CEU's Center for Policy Studies and visiting professor in the Department of Political Science and National Studies Program, has been awarded a research fellowship at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York for academic year 2016-17. Szalai will conduct research in the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) of the Graduate Center's 'Inequalities' research priority.
February 9, 2016
With her research project on ‘Women and Trade Unions in Europe and internationally, 1920s to 1980s’ Susan Zimmermann, university professor in the Departments of History and Gender Studies at CEU, has won a fellowship at re:work, the International Research Center on Work and Human Life Cycle, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, for academic year 2016-17.
February 8, 2016
CEU has announced the winners of its Award for Advanced Doctoral Students, given to outstanding students usually in the third year of PhD study, and the Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students, rewarding outstanding performance in coursework and comprehensive exams. A list of the winners and their departments follows. For more information about the awards, see http://www.ceu.edu/academics/student-awards Award for Advanced Doctoral Students 2015/2016