April 12, 2018
Budapest, April 12, 2018 – Central European University (CEU) strongly condemns the listing of academics, employees of non-governmental organizations and journalists in Figyelo magazine. Any academic associated with CEU is a distinguished scholar who has earned an appointment at the university through peer-reviewed publications and a strong teaching reputation.
March 17, 2018
Social progress, prosperity, security, and the concept of open society all emerged from the horrific ordeal of war, according to Margaret MacMillan, professor at the University of Toronto and the former warden of St. Antony's College, speaking at CEU March 7 as part of the Rethinking Open Society series hosted by CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff.
January 12, 2018
We cannot understand inequality without thinking about recognition, according to Michele Lamont, Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies and the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies at Harvard University. In Western societies, worthiness is defined by socio-economic success, creating a recognition gap between social strata, said Lamont, who spoke as part of the Rethinking Open Society series at CEU on December 4.
December 6, 2017
Video of #SeeUatCEU
November 24, 2017
CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff discusses his new book, politics, liberalism and human rights with Polish journalists in this piece. http://krytykapolityczna.pl/swiat/ue/ignatieff-liberalizm-ceu-europa-srodkowa/
November 22, 2017
CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff's new book "The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World" is mentioned in this Christian Science Monitor piece. https://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/the-monitors-view/2017/1122/Finding-virtue-after-a-war-crimes-verdict
November 21, 2017
Video of Roger Scruton - Liberalism and Loyalty, November 16, 2017
November 21, 2017
Video of Andrus Ansip - Digital Europe, November 9, 2017
November 20, 2017
Trust and a sense of belonging, as well as an emphasis on duty in addition to rights, are key to preserving the freedoms of democratic society, according to writer and philosopher Sir Roger Scruton, speaking at CEU November 16 as part of the Rethinking Open Society series. Scruton, whose lecture was entitled “Liberalism and Loyalty,” is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington and a contributing editor to The New Atlantis.