July 12, 2018
An opinion piece in the Irish Times by Paul Gillespie has quoted results of a research conducted by Vera Messing and Bence Sagvari. “Using survey data from the European Social Survey of 20 countries in 2014-15, they show that trust is the most significant factor explaining attitudes towards migrants.” Vera Messing is a research fellow at the Center for Policy Studies since 2008 as well as a research associate of the Institute for Sociology at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 2004.
July 4, 2018
CEU Provost Liviu Matei, also a professor of higher education policy, comments on concerns Hungarian government plans to assert control over research funding at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences may lead to EU funding cuts. https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/hungarian-academics-fear-eu-funding-cuts-over-loss-autonomy
July 3, 2018
Maciej Kisilowski, associate professor at CEU's Department of Economics and Business, writes about the relevance and issues with Poland's Holocaust law to both Poland and Israel. https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-both-poland-and-israel-should-end-their-fixation-with-the-past-1.6226377?=&ts=_1530548333355
June 11, 2018
CEU Visiting Fellow Carlos Melendez in interviewed about Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on http://miquiosco.com/.
May 29, 2018
Cognitive scientists from CEU's Department of Cognitive Science, along with colleagues from other universities, have published their finding about creative problem solving. During sleep, the researchers say, memories are categorized (SEM phase) and new connections made between them (REM phase). These two processes make it easier to find fresh, creative solutions, the scientists suggest in the pages of "Trends in Cognitive Sciences."
May 29, 2018
In this Huffington Post (Germany) article, CEU's Romani Studies Program and its Roma Graduate Preparation Program (RGPP) are listed as examples of strengthening and improving education for Roma students. https://www.huffingtonpost.de/entry/roma-sind-eine-der-gefahrdetsten-minderheiten-der-eu-diese-frau-will-das-andern_de_5b081dd2e4b0802d69cab3db
May 29, 2018
CEU alumna Ekaterina Sokirianskaia is the founder and director of the Conflict Analysis and Prevention Center, a think tank that focuses on analyzing violent conflicts in the former Soviet Union. Here she speaks about Russian jihadists who fought in Iraq and Syria. Sokirianskaia earned her PhD from CEU's Department of Political Science in 2010. https://carnegie-mec.org/diwan/76417
April 12, 2018
Times Higher Education covered the Burton R. Clark lecture CEU President & Rector Michael Ignatieff gave at the annual conference of UCL’s Centre for Global Higher Education on April 11. https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/ceu-head-academic-freedom-must-be-seen-good-wider-society
April 4, 2018
CMDS Senior Program Officer and Researcher Eva Bognar draws attention to the troubling effects of the captured Hungarian media landscape, and the disproportionate reach of government-controlled media in this Swedish Radio interview. https://sverigesradio.se/sida/gruppsida.aspx?programid=3304&grupp=24144&artikel=6919674
March 26, 2018
CEU's Nick Sitter, a counter-terrorism expert, appears on DIGI TV's Diplomatic Passport talking about the fate of ISIS and other terrorist groups. Interview begins at 11:35. https://www.digi24.ro/emisiuni/pasaport-diplomatic/pasaport-diplomatic-24-martie-22-30-901306