December 1, 2015
Neoliberal Governmentality and the Future of the State in the Middle East and North Africa, the latest book of Emel Akcali, assistant professor in the Department of International Relations, has recently been published by Palgrave Macmillan.
November 3, 2015
This volume, co-edited by Ayse Gul Altınay, associate professor at Sabancı University, Turkey, and Andrea Peto, professor in the Department of Gender Studies at CEU, contributes to the feminist search for new words and new methods in understanding the intricacies of war and and memory.
November 3, 2015
Edited by Center for Media, Data and Society fellows Lina Dencik and Oliver Leistert, Critical Perspectives on Social Media and Protest takes a much-needed critical approach to the relationship between social media and protest. Highlighting key issues and concerns in contemporary forms of social media activism, including questions of censorship, surveillance, individualism, and temporality, the book combines contributions from some of the most active scholars in the field today.
October 20, 2015
The latest publication of the Center for Policy Studies (CPS) at CEU explores the mechanisms of three forms of child trafficking in Hungary - begging, pickpocketing and sexual exploitation of children - by focusing of Roma victims. The study, spearheaded by CPS research fellow Zsuzsanna Vidra, gives an overview of the anti-human trafficking and anti-child trafficking policy frameworks, and tries to reveal what factors lead to victimization, and how recruitment and exploitation of children actually take place.
October 15, 2015
Sejal Parmar, assistant professor of law in the Department of Legal Studies at CEU, is one of ten expert contributors of “Journalism at Risk,” a new book from the Council of Europe examining the role of journalism in democratic societies. Parmar’s chapter analyzes the “The international human rights protection of journalists.”
July 20, 2015
Stopping rape: Towards a comprehensive policy has been hailed as “an exceptional analysis of the research and policies of rape prevention in an international context.” The book, which was published by Policy Press in July 2015, is a revised version of a 2013 study that was commissioned by the European Parliament's Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality.
July 2, 2015
At the June 26 book launch of "Debates of Corruption," CEU Business School Professor Davide Torsello reminded the audience that history shows that there is no country in the world that hasn't been affected by corruption. Torsello was joined by his colleague and co-editor Professor Peter Hardi, director of the Center for Integrity in Business and Government as well as Yale Law School Professor Susan Rose-Ackerman to discuss the volume.
June 16, 2015
The Department of Medieval Studies is hosting an event on June 18 to celebrate the works published by the Department’s faculty and alumni in academic year 2014-15. The following volumes, published with leading international academic publishers, will be presented at the event.
June 16, 2015
In his latest work, Professor Hanoch Ben-Yami, head of the Department of Philosophy at CEU, reassesses the way Descartes developed and justified some of his revolutionary philosophical ideas. The first part of the book argues that one of Descartes' most innovative and influential ideas was that of representation without resemblance. Ben-Yami discusses how Descartes transfers insights originating in his work on analytic geometry to his theory of perception.
June 2, 2015
Edited by Andrea Krizsan, research fellow at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, the aim of this volume is to explore and understand the influence of women's movement mobilization on domestic violence policy change in Central and Eastern Europe. This volume addresses a series of questions, such as what are the dynamics that led to movement successes in the region? Which movements and the strategies they adopt are successful in promoting progressive policy change?