May 17, 2016
Savannah Carr-Wilson and Sandeep, MESPOM master’s students in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, are currently writing a book, entitled the Fossil Fuel Curse. They plan to conduct research in India and Canada this summer and turn their findings into a unique non-fiction book that will bring global attention to the impact fossil fuel extraction has on communities in India and Canada, and what will happen to these communities when the world makes a transition to renewable energy.
May 3, 2016
Gian Carlo Miranda and Janeca Naboya, master’s students in the Department of Legal Studies at CEU, presented their paper “Tug-of-War: Politicizing Humanitarian Aid in Times of Natural Disasters” at the Southeast Asian Studies Symposium at the Mathematical Institute, Oxford, on April 14-16.
April 19, 2016
For the first time ever, CEU joins Danube Regatta, a dragon boat race of university crews. Cheer for the students rowing for CEU on May 7!
March 21, 2016
Three SPP students were selected by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration to compete in the NASPAA 2016 Student Simulation Competition in Maastricht on February 27.
February 26, 2016
"One of the great things about Cultural Heritage Studies," explains first-year student Camilo Montoya, "is that its scope is so large you get to look at everything." That is exactly what Montoya is doing as he explores how best to rebuild the Aleppo Souk, Al-Madina. Although his background is in art history, Montoya has always been interested in contemporary issues.
January 28, 2016
Constanze Jeitler (MA, History) and Stefan Roch (PhD, SPP) participate in a debate on the role of volunteers and universities in Europe’s refugee crisis at Charles University in Prague.
December 1, 2015
Savannah Carr-Wilson (MESPOM ‘17) has co-authored a report, entitled “Awash with Opportunity: Ensuring the sustainability of British Columbia’s new water law,” analyzing the potential of Canada’s new water law: the Water Sustainability Act.
October 19, 2015
The 2015 Electoral Committee at CEU announced the results of the 2015 Student Union Elections. Congratulations to the new President and Vice President of CEU's Student Union, Zola Valashiya and Nilofer Habibullah!
October 6, 2015
Andras Hann, MA student in the Department of Economics, published an article on Hungarian news portal magyarnarancs.hu about the planned congestion charge in Budapest. Hann argues for the need of such an initiative, providing also an overview of other European cities’ practice in this issue. For more information (in Hungarian) see http://magyarnarancs.hu/lokal/jon-a-dugodij-kell-ez-nekunk-96541
October 6, 2015
Linda Szabo, doctoral student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, wrote a summary about the hundred-year history of Budapest’s 8th district, the most deprived part of the Hungarian capital. Szabo has been doing research focusing on the interplay between urban restructuring and ethnic diversity in a Central Eastern European context.