October 21, 2014
The present volume, edited by Diana Mishkova, professor of History at the Center for Advanced Study in Sofia, Bulgaria, Marius Turda, CEU alumn and associate professor in the Faculty of History, Philosophy and Religion at Oxford Brookes University, and Balazs Trencsenyi, associate professor in CEU’s he Department of History, is the last in the series entitled “Discourses of Collective Identity in Central and Southeast Europe (1770–1945): Texts and Commentaries.” The anthologies bring together and make accessible basic texts of the region’s national traditions.
October 7, 2014
Keith Doubt, professor of sociology at Wittenberg University, Ohio, brings an original perspective to folklore of Bosnians at a certain period of time and the differences and similarities of the three main ethnic groups in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This book is not about war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, evil, or the killing of a society. It is about a cultural heritage, something vital to a society as a society, something that was not killed in the previous war, something that is resilient.
September 9, 2014
The adjustment problems of public finance in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) are often misunderstood and misinterpreted by Western scholars. This book, edited by Istvan Benczes, Vice Dean in the Faculty of Economics at Corvinus University Budapest, contributes to bridging the gap between what is thought by external observers and what the actual public finance reality is, as described by competent local scholars.
September 9, 2014
This book by Leonid Smilovitsky, fellow at the Yoran-Sznycer Research Foundation in Jewish History and researcher at the Goldstein-Goren Diaspora Research Center at Tel Aviv University, is one of the first attempts to study Jewish life in Belarus during the last decade of Stalin's rule. For more than half a century the truth about Jewish life during this period was sealed in archives to which researchers had access only lately.
August 5, 2014
Edited by Maciej Kisilowski, assistant professor in CEU’s Business School, this book provides a broadly managerial perspective on key trends that affect business decision-making in Central and Eastern Europe twenty years after the beginning of the region’s transition to market economy.
June 30, 2014
Published by Helena History Press, distributed by CEU Press, this volume of translations represents the entire dramatic and cinematic ouevre of Danilo Kis (1935, Subotica, Yugoslavia – 1989, Paris), cult figure among circles disturbed by the emerging nationalisms of the late 20th century. The themes of these seven dramas and screenplays range from the Holocaust to the first decades of communism in Yugoslavia and Hungary.
June 16, 2014
Edited by Peter Bajomi-Laza, head of the Institute of Social Sciences at the Budapest Business School, this volume compares media and political systems in Central and Eastern as well as in Western Europe in order to identify the reasons possibly responsible for the extensive and intensive party control over the media.
June 3, 2014
CEU Press has been elected as international member of the Association of American University Presses by a majority vote of the membership on the recommendation of the Board of Directors of AAUP. Formally established in 1937, AAUP promotes the work and influence of university presses, provides cooperative marketing opportunities and helps its 130+ member presses fulfill their common commitments to scholarship, the academy, and society.
May 6, 2014
Edited by Michael J.K. Walsh, Tamas Kiss, Nicholas S.H. Coureas
April 22, 2014
In CEU Press’ latest book, Gabor Vermes (Rutgers University) tells the story of how dominant Habsburgs and subjugated Hungarians evolved into becoming near equal partners in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, demonstrating the deep cultural differences between the two halves of the Monarchy, which were nevertheless closely linked by economic and administrative ties and by a mutual recognition that co-existence was preferable to any major rupture.