November 24, 2015
http://orientpress.hu/150803 - Hungarian online radio orientpress.hu interviewed AlHakam Shaar, research fellow at The Aleppo Project at CEU’s Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery (CCNR) at the School of Public Policy, about the Aleppo Project and the situation in Syria.
November 23, 2015
“Competition, conflicts and cooperation all existed between state authorities and civil society organizations during the most dramatic months of the refugee crisis,” according to Andras Kovats, founder and director of Hungarian Association for Migrants, who spoke about the lessons learned from refugee crisis in Budapest at a public lecture at CEU organized by the Nationalism Studies Program on Nov. 3.
November 19, 2015
CEU International Media Relations Manager Colleen Sharkey wrote an op-ed piece on her volunteering experience, urging her fellow Midwesterners in the U.S. to welcome refugees to the country. It was published in her hometown paper, The Cincinnati Enquirer. http://www.cincinnati.com/story/opinion/contributors/2015/11/19/turpin-grad-let-new-refugee-friends/76040540/
November 16, 2015
The CEU Community came together last week to prepare 531 food packages to refugees crossing through Croatia and Slovenia. Donations included meal tickets, food items, cash and gas cards, reaching a total of 428,800 HUF. Volunteers of the CEU Helps group purchased food items, and prepared the packages. Lilla Jakobs, program manager at the Center for Policy Studies at CEU, delivered the packages personally to a refugee processing center at the CRO/SLO border on Saturday, Nov. 7.
November 10, 2015
In this Marketplace interview, Kate Coyer, director of the Civil Society and Technology Project for the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS), talks about technologies that have been vital for refugees making the long and often treacherous journey from the Middle East and Africa to Europe. http://www.marketplace.org/2015/11/09/world/technology-new-kind-lifeline-refugees
November 9, 2015
Kate Coyer, director of the Civil Society and Technology Project for the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS), is quoted in this Mashable article on technologies that have been developed for refugees making the long and often treacherous journey from the Middle East and Africa to Europe.
November 3, 2015
CEU Assistant Professor Simon Rippon penned an opinion piece in Cicero (a German political culture magazine) about the Orban administration's xenophobic tactics in advance of and during the refugee crisis. http://www.cicero.de/weltbuehne/fremdenfeindliche-propaganda-mit-diesen-tricks-staerkt-orban-den-auslaenderhass-im-volk
November 3, 2015
http://vs.hu/kozelet/osszes/amit-orban-mondott-tobb-mint-hulyeseg-1103 - Hungarian news portal vs.hu interviewed Bernard Kouchner, founder of Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres/MSF) and former French minister of foreign and European affairs about his views regarding the migration crisis. The minister visited Hungary when CEU's Open Society Archives (OSA) was renamed the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives at a Nov.
November 2, 2015
http://infovilag.hu/hir-33399-az_erosodo_illiberalizmus_es_nacionalizm.html - Hungarian news portal infovilag.hu’s foreign news section reports: CEU Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy Simon Rippon penned an opinion piece in Cicero (a German political culture magazine) about the Orban administration's xenophobic tactics before and during the refugee crisis.
November 2, 2015
http://hvg.hu/itthon/20151102_messing_bernath_interju_menekultek/nyomtatas - Hungarian news portal hvg.hu reports: According to a recent research by Research Fellow at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, Vera Messing and Gabor Bernath from the HungarianAcademy of Sciences, a professional communication campaign was initiated before the beginning of the refugee crisis, which was engineered by the Hungarian government to manipulate the population’s fears from migrants.