October 13, 2017
Budapest, October 17, 2017 – Central European University (CEU) states that it has taken all steps to fulfill the conditions of the amended Hungarian higher education law known as ‘lex CEU,’ and presents documents supporting its full compliance with the condition regarding educational activities in our institution’s country of origin.
October 13, 2017
What we should respect are not views, but the people who hold the views, said CEU Philosophy Professor Tim Crane, while discussing his book “The Meaning of Belief” as part of the Rethinking Open Society series on Oct. 3. He also stated that New Atheist critique of religion misses what is central to these world views.
September 26, 2017
Video of Michael Ignatieff - Open Society and The Ordinary Virtues
February 3, 2017
Budapest, February 2, 2017 - Today CEU releases an open letter to the editor-in-chief of Figyelo in response to the article titled “Can the Soros School Stay?” Dear Editor-in-Chief, We write to you today in response to the article published in your magazine, entitled “Can the Soros School Stay?” Parts of the article give a misleading perspective.
January 26, 2017
As we confront the new international situation, in which open society values and liberal democratic freedoms are under threat, we must review the basic assumptions of the concept of open society, and engage honestly with the criticism of it, according to CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff, speaking at the launch of the Re-thinking Open Society project at CEU on January 17.
January 2, 2017
Hungarian news site hvg.hu published an interview with CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff on January 2, 2107.
January 1, 2017
CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff was appointed to the Order of Canada Dec. 30, the country's highest honor. Ignatieff was recognized for his “contributions to the advancement of knowledge as a human-rights scholar and reporter.”
December 7, 2016
CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff was interviewed for Hungarian commercial television channel ATV’s Extraordinary Interview („Rendkívüli interjú”) program. In the 24-minute discussion program President and Rector Ignatieff was asked about CEU, the results of the recent US elections, and the challenges liberal democracies face around the world.
December 5, 2016
CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff spoke at the 2016 Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights in Brussels Nov. 17, 2016. Click here or below for his address, entitled "Media Pluralism in a democratic society."
November 29, 2016
CEU’s President and Rector Michael Ignatieff received the International Recognition Award at the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Annual Awards Ceremony in London on November 29.