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CEU Alumnus Khan Appointed Leader of Alberta Liberal Party

October 11, 2017

CEU alumnus David Khan (LEGS '05) has been appointed leader of the Alberta Liberal Party in Canada. Prior to running for leader of the party, Khan served as the party's executive vice-president. He was elected leader on June 4, 2017. 

He holds a BSc from the University of British Columbia, a Juris Doctor degree in Law from the University of Toronto. He studied international and European human rights and constitutional law at CEU, and French at l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. He works as a lawyer in Calgary, practising indigenous law. 

HRSI Invites Applications for Basics of Project Management Workshop

The Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) at CEU offers a one–day intensive workshop on the Basics of Project Management at CEU on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9 AM – 5 PM.

This workshop aims to provide participants with practical skills needed to work in the non-profit sector. The workshop is recommended to participants with no or relatively little experience in project management.

Goals of the training

  • To equip course participants with tools and knowledge which enable them to lead the implementation of any project in their own organization.

Pap Publishes Monograph on Democratic Decline in Hungary

In a new monograph published by Routledge, Andras Laszlo Pap, recurrent visiting professor in the Nationalism Studies Program at CEU, shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 221st-centuryilliberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orban’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European Unionist rhetoric, discourse and constitutional identity to challenge neo-liberal democracy.

Blinken OSA Offers Classes to Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Within CEU’s Open Learning Initiative Blinken OSA hosts a higher education program geared towards refugees and asylum seekers in Hungary.

CEU Blood Drive Attract Local Donors

October 10, 2017

The CEU Residence Center hosted a Blood Drive on September 22. From the 38 people registering, 21 were able to donate blood. Among the donors were CEU students, Residence Center staff, and locals also attended the drive. Four students and one staff volunteered to promote the drive in the neighborhood. The students enjoyed connecting with the local community this way.