Hungarian quarterly Hamu es Gyemant reported on modernity and religion, the world tendencies, and European and Hungarian processes in this field. Matthis Riedl, associate professor and head of CEU’s Department of History was also interviewed along with other renowned sociologists and experts on religion.
http://www.168ora.hu/globusz/szervuszausztria-magyar-kultura-standard-gregor-mayer-130329.html - Hungarian news portal 168ora.hu carries an article written by Gregor Mayer for Der Standard, discussing the Orban government’s stance on Hungarian culture. It refers to CEU’s Political Science Department professor Andras Bozoki’s study, quoting: “Culture is replaced by political symbols. In this interpretation, culture is not the realm of autonomous activity, but a tool for politics.”
Hungarian political and economic weekly, HVG quotes from a letter from a reader in response to HVG’s previous edition’s article on Hungarian healthcare and the issue of gratitude money. The reader claims that it is a well-known fact that the average Hungarian wages and the national GDP do not reach the EU average. He writes that a group of economists who have won European grants of several million euros, composed of researchers of Central European University (represented e.g.
http://www.napigazdasag.hu/cikk/21564/ - Hungarian economic news portal, napigazdasag.hu compiled a report about the most expensive educational possibilities in Hungary, including higher education. The article highlights CEU's special status, being accredited both in the U.S. and Hungary. It also mentions the fact that 89 percent of CEU students receive some sort of financial aid from the university.
http://www.origo.hu/gazdasag/20140828-kulfoldi-munkavallalas-ezt-erdemes-tudni.html - Hungarian news portal origo.hu interviews two youngsters who emigrated to Amsterdam in the hope of finding better jobs abroad. One of them is a CEU alumnus, Peter, who studied in the Department of Economics at CEU.
http://nepszava.hu/cikk/1031195-budapesten-tanult-a-szloven-penzugyminiszter/ - Hungarian news portal nepszava.hu reports: It could already be suspected last week that the direction of the Ministry of Finances would be taken over by Slovenian academic Dusan Mramor, the former dean of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana. Mramor knows Hungary very well as he had studied at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest.
http://vs.hu/megteriteni-vagy-megsemmisiteni-oket-kiirtas-elott-a-jezidik-0824 - Hungarian news portal vs.hu interviewed CEU Researcher Eszter Spat about how the Yezidi, this previously little known ethnicity suddenly came to the attention of entire world. Eszter Spat obtained her doctoral degree at CEU in 2009.
http://www.magyarmuzeumok.hu/muhely/1976_mitol_lesz_elmeny_az_orokseg - Hungarian news portal magyarmuzeumok.hu discusses how cultural heritage sites can be reviewed and retuned through the eye of the everyday visitor, and how management should accomplish that using the method of heritage interpretation. The article mentions the brand new Cultural Heritage Studies Course of CEU, starting from academic year 2014-15.
http://hvg.hu/vilag/20140821_Az_onkenyur_az_EUban__megint_Orbanrol_i - Hungarian news portal reports: Amy Brouillette, researcher in CEU’s Center for Media and Communications Studies, published an article about Viktor Orban, entitled “Az onkenyur az EU-ban” (The Autocrat Inside the EU), in the international political magazine Foreign Policy.
Hungarian women’s magazine Nok Lapja interviewed author, journalist, scholar and CEU Board Member Kati Marton in its special August 20th edition. (August 20th is the greatest national holiday for Hungarians, celebrated with day-long festivities followed by spectacular fireworks throughout the country. August 20th commemorates the foundation of the Hungarian state, it is like Hungary's 4th of July. Also called St.