CEU Humanities Initiative

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

The 13th edition of Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, organized with the support of Blinken OSA Archivum November 8-13 showcased 62 films from 37 countries in four cinemas. The festival attracted over 5,000 viewers. Within the framework of the festival and with the support of CEU’s Visual Studies Platform (VSP), DocLab production workshop “The Roads to Integration” took place at the new CEU Mirabaud Media Lab.

The Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) at CEU is starting a new public event series entitled Conversations in the Digital Humanities on October 4. The DHI is an 18-month preparatory project seeking to bring together people, projects, and new technologies in the Digital Humanities (DH) at CEU. Conversations in the Digital Humanities features a series of invited DH experts in dialogue with representatives from CEU and other local institutions. The 2016 Fall semester’s conversation series will take place in the Monument Building’s (Nador u.

CEU's Visual Studies Platform , in cooperation with the Verzio Documentary Film Festival and the CEU Library’s Mirabaud Media Lab presents Doc LabNovember 9-12, 2016. 

The Roads to Integration

CEU’s new Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) held its kick-off event on May 19. Subtitled Digital Cooperations and Community, this initiative is an 18-month preparatory project funded by the Humanities Initiative at CEU.

In this four-day filmmaking workshop focusing on the refugee crisis, participants will make short films about one person or one family, a place, situation or attitudes represented by citizens in European countries. The workshop, hosted by the Open Society Archives and the Visual Studies Platform at CEU, will be held November 11-14 at CEU. It is free of charge and open to filmmakers and students interested in documentary and human rights.