Andrea Peto, associate professor in CEU’s Department of Gender Studies, delivered the keynote address at the “Women and the Holocaust: New Perspectives and Challenges” conference in Warsaw Nov.17-19. The conference, hosted by the Gender Center Foundation and the Polish Academy of Sciences in partnership with CEU’s Gender Studies Department, brought together historians, researchers, and academics from around the world. The conference was supported by the International Visegrad Fund, Heinrich Boell Stiftung, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, and the Beit Warsaw Foundation.
Kristina Irion and research partners within CEU’s Center for Media and Communications Studies have completed a European Commission project that produced a model for gauging the independence of media regulators.
Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor in CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, was a contributing author of the United Nations Environment Program’s comprehensive new study on climate change. The study concluded that it is technologically and economically feasible to cut emissions by 2020 to a level that would cap the 21st-century global temperature increase at 2 degrees Celsius.