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As a civic engagement initiative of CEU, four students, under the supervision of CEU’s Media & Visual Education Specialist, Jeremy Braverman, participated in the 1st International Roma Storytelling Festival on July 27-28th in Budapest. The event, organized by the Independent Theater Hungary, aimed to shed light on the values of Roma theatre, to draw attention to the situation of Roma communities, especially of Roma women, and to put exemplary life courses, role models and heroes in the spotlight.
The CEU Board of Trustees were treated to a special screening of documentary films by CEU students on June 24. The "Best of the Mirabaud Media Lab" event was a highlight in an intense weekend and an opportunity to engage directly with students and a new initiative at CEU.
On June 23,18 Roma students will graduate from the Roma Graduate Preparation Program (RGPP), becoming alumni of the Roma Access Programs and CEU. As part of the celebration of their accomplishments, the students presented research in their fields in a two-day conference event June 19-20, 2017.
Something novel has been happening at CEU this year. Students of social anthropology, business, history, nationalism, public policy, and other disciplines have been turning into filmmakers. As part of their discipline-specific studies, students are attending new documentary filmmaking courses held in the CEU Library’s Mirabaud Media Lab.