March 11, 2014
Cambridge University Press will publish "The Emergence of Islam in Late Antiquity: Allah and his People" by Aziz Al-Azmeh, university professor at CEU’s Department of Medieval Studies, later this month. The book presents a comprehensive and innovative reconstruction of the rise of Islam as a religion and imperial polity. It reassesses the development of the imperial monotheism of the New Rome, and considers the history of the Arabs as an integral part of Late Antiquity.
February 25, 2014
The “International Academic Network on Bioethics” (IANB), the longest of several international projects at the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB), conducts annual workshops between legal experts and physicians, philosophers and sociologists from 17 countries. Three books have been published in English and French recently as a result of previous workshops. Two books are related to the workshop on the ethics of end-of-life treatment decisions: “Les proches et la fin de vie médicalisé” and “Families and End-of-Life Treatment Decisions: International Perspective”.
January 28, 2014
Edited by Peter Balazs, director of the CEU Center for EU Enlargement Studies and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, the book marks the culmination of the project "The Changing World Order and its Implications for a Wider Europe", sponsored by the Hungarian Science Fund (OTKA). The book was presented as part of the Sectoral Policies for a Broader Europe Conference held at CEU on Jan. 22.
January 14, 2014
Kristina Irion, assistant professor in the Department of Public Policy, co-edited this book exploring the complex relationship between media governance and independence of media regulatory authorities within Europe, which form part of the wider framework in which media’s independence may flourish or fade. For more information, see https://publicpolicy.ceu.hu//node/39070.
January 14, 2014
Phil Howard, professor at the School of Public Policy and director of the Center for Media and Communication Studies, co-edited this book, in which high profile, international scholars answer these key questions: What causes state powers to block internet access, disable digital networks or even shut off internet access? How is it done, what is the impact and how do dissidents attempt to fight back?
September 24, 2013
Dorit Geva, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, wrote this book in the comparative politics series published by Cambridge University Press. Her study shows how the French and U.S. conscription systems in the early 20th century were shaped to a great extent by concerns about men’s positions as breadwinners and paternal authority.
August 13, 2013
CEU’s Center for Policy Studies recently published this e-book edited by CPS researcher Zsuzsanna Vidra. While most research initiatives on Roma migration focus on Roma migrating from non-EU to EU or EU-to-EU countries, this research examined another sub-component of the migration process: transatlantic, Canadian migration from the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia. The migration and asylum-seeking of Central Eastern European Roma to Canada started in the 1990s when several thousands of Roma emigrated.
August 13, 2013
Andrea Kirchknopf, lecturer at the Center for Academic Writing, wrote this book, published in May 2013 by McFarland & Company. Her work contributes to the growing body of research in the emerging interdisciplinary field of Neo-Victorian Studies. For more information, see http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-7134-8
June 4, 2013
Constantin Iordachi and Balazs Trencsenyi, both professors in the Department of History and co-directors of the Pasts Inc. Center for Historical Studies, edited this book with Anders E. B. Blomqvist, a doctoral student at the Baltic and East European Graduate School (BEEGS) at Sodertorn University. The book, published by Peter Lang academic publishers as part of the Nationalisms Across the Globe series, explores bilateral relations between Romania and Hungary and examines the two nations’ entangled history.
May 7, 2013
Phil Howard, a member of the founding faculty of the School of Public Policy and the new director of the Center for Media and Communication Studies, co-authored this book with Muzammil Hussein, a doctoral candidate at the University of Washington’s Department of Communication and a researcher at the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement. The book, published in March by Oxford University Press, examines the unexpected evolution of events during the Arab Spring as well as the deeper history of creative digital activism throughout the region.