The CEU Humanities Initiative

Events

2017 May 05 Friday

2017 March 22 Wednesday

2017 March 07 Tuesday

2017 February 07 Tuesday

4:00pm to 6:00pm

2016 December 06 Tuesday

Alan Watt, Guntra Aistara, Hyaesin Yoon , Maja and Reuben Fowkes, Oto Hudec
5:15pm to 6:45pm

As part of CEU's commitment to both the humanities and interdisciplinary teaching and research, the University launched a Humanities Initiative in spring 2014. The Initiative provides incentives for new cross-departmental and interdisciplinary research and teaching activities in the humanities, and to infuse CEU social science programs with perspectives, approaches and accomplishments taken from the humanities.

Recent News

Digital Humanities Initiative Features Student Projects on “Preserving and Interpreting Knowledges of the Past”

The fifth public event of the “Conversations in the Digital Humanities” series, co-organized with the Department of Gender Studies, featured five DH-related student projects on February 7. The presentations and the subsequent roundtable discussion were focused on the students’ DH projects developed during the course entitled “Preserving and Interpreting Knowledges of the Past and Promoting Social Justice” taught by Prof. Andrea Pető (Department of Gender Studies) in Fall 2016. 

Zsofia Ruttkay Discusses Role of GLAM Institutions at Digital Humanities Initiative Fourth Conversation Session

Professor Zsofia Ruttkay, head of Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design’s (MOME) Creative Technology Lab, was the Digital Humanities Initiative’s fourth guest in the “Conversations in the Digital Humanities” series on December 8.  Ruttkay is the supervisor of various digital art projects at MOME, scientific advisor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Twente, as well as the author or co-author of over 160 academic publications.

CEU’s Digital Humanities Initiative’s Third Conversation Session Features Susan Schreibman

Professor Susan Schreibman, director of Maynooth University’s Humanities Research Institute, was the guest of the third session of the Digital Humanities Initiative’s “Conversations in the Digital Humanities” series at CEU on November 22.  Schreibman is the founding editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative and a co-editor of the Companion to Digital Humanities (2004) and the New Companion to Digital Humanities (2015).

Computational Text Analyst Eder Presents Stylometry at Digital Humanities Initiative Event

Computational text analysis expert Maciej Eder, director of the Institute of Polish Language at the Polish Academy of Sciences, and associate professor at the Institute of Polish Studies at the Pedagogical University of Krakow, was the Digital Humanities Initiative's second guest in the Conversations in the Digital Humanities series on November 3. In recent years Eder has received international attention for his analyses of the authorship of ancient Greek and Roman plays and 20th-century novels with the help of Stylo, a software he created in col

Corina Moldovan Is First Guest of Conversations in the Digital Humanities Series

The first guest of the Digital Humanities Initiative’s “Conversations in the Digital Humanities” series was Dr. Corina Moldovan, director of the Transylvania Digital Humanities Centre DigiHUBB, at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, on October 4.