http://csaladhalo.hu/cikk/hatter/magyar-ikerregiszter-egyedulallo-teljesitmeny-regioban - Hungarian news portal csaladhalo.hu reports: The 15th Congress of the International Society of Twin Studies (ISTS) took place in Hungary between Nov.16-19. The regionally unique Hungarian Twin Registry was vital in making this conference a reality.
http://www.nlcafe.hu/egeszseg/20141210/mesterseges-megtermekenyites-/ - Hungarian women’s news portal nlcafe.hu investigates: As many as eight eggs may be fertilized during in vitro fertilization, but most of them are never “born”, that is they are stored in refrigerators at the clinics as reserves. What will happen to them? Who should decide about their fate? And should a woman be allowed to undergo the implantation if she is single?
http://nepszava.hu/cikk/1040996-kis-janos-uj-konyve/ - Hungarian news portal nepszava.hu reports: Kalligram Publishing House, Central European University (CEU) and the Open Society Archives (OSA), held a book launch at OSA on November 28 to mark the new book of Janos Kis, professor in the Department of Political Science at CEU, entitled “What is liberalism?”
The article was also published in Nepszava (11.29.2014., p.3, Kis Janos uj konyve a liberalizmusrol).
Hungarian Sunday paper Vasarnapi Hirek writes about research at Hungarian universities. Universities and colleges have fallen victim to numerous austerity measures in the past couple of years, and most institutions were forced to economize on research and development. Moreover, natural sciences have been recently more favored in the domain of major research projects, while certain areas of social sciences have come under political attacks.
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 weekly Elet es Irodalom (ES) published an interview with Zoltan Miklosi, assistant professor in CEU's Political Science Department, about democracy and the direction of the Orban government. print
Due to copyright regulations the full article is available in the weekly (pp. 7, 12, "A dolgok nem elvagolag tortennek meg").
Hungarian monthly, Beszelo, interview with University Professor Janos Kis of the Department of Political Science, who edited the best-known samizdat paper of the Kadar regime, ”Beszelo”, in illegality and conspiracy. In the interview, Kiss also evokes the circumstances that drove a wedge between the later founders of the Alliance of Free Democrats (SZDSZ) and the Hungarian Democratic Forum (MDF).
Due to copyright issues, the interview is available in the monthly (pp. 40-42, Beszelo viszonyok).
http://eduline.hu/felsooktatas/2014/7/17/nemzetkozi_felsooktatasi_egyetemi_rangsorok_X8HO9A -Hungarian educational news portal edulone.hu reports: Four Hungarian universities made it onto the Academic Year 2013-14 ranking of Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British firm specializing in education and preparing top-quality university rankings: the University of Szeged (501-550), ELTE (551-600), the University of Debrecen (601-650) and Corvinus University (651-700).
http://www.vajma.info/cikk/vajdasag/17400/Megnyilt-a-XII-Vajdasagi-Szabadegyetem.html - Hungarian news portal in Vojvodina, vajma.hu reports: The 12th Open University of Vojvodina has opened its gates. Its more than 100 participants take part in the activities of the working groups on public life and media as well as economy. One of the guests of the economic working group is Norbert Sabity, a student of CEU Political Sciences Doctoral Program.
http://nol.hu/belfold/a-maganszfera-megvaltozott-1466245 - The Hungarian news portal nol.hu carries an interview with Geoffrey Cowan, President of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, California, US, conducted after his lecture at CEU on May 21 entitled “Hosting the Great Powers: the US-China Summit and its Aftermath. ”The story of the publication of the Pentagon Papers is still a timely topic, and it can offer some lessons to us in relation to the current leak and phone tapping scandals.