Hungarian women’s magazine Marie Claire discusses the topic of Caesarean section through personal testimonies and comes to the conclusion that ,usually, there is no disagreement regarding its life-saving function; however, it is questionable why women are not consulted about it in non-emergency situations. Why aren’t women provided adequate information about it?, asks the Hungarian monthly.
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2014/10/14/ujszulott/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu issued the next article of Defacto, the bi-weekly economics blog created and maintained by CEU. The blog entry “Akiknel születes elott bukhat a siker eselye” (Doomed to failure before birth) was written by Gabor Kezdi from CEU’s Department of Economics. The research discusses that the life chances of low-birth-weight infants are worse than the chances of those born with normal weight.
http://nepszava.hu/cikk/1036050-nok-a-szelsojobboldalon-nem-babok-onallo-politikai-aktorok/ - Hungarian news portal nepszava.hu carries a full-page interview with Andrea Peto, associate professor at CEU’s Department of Gender Studies. According to Peto, the attitude of the new extreme-right parties is much more open toward women’s political participation then that of the left-of-center parties.
Hungarian economic and political weekly HVG carries an interview with equal opportunities researcher and CEU Department of Nationalism Studies Alumna Lidia Balogh (NAT’ 09). She joined the team of the Foundation for the Women of Hungary (MONA) in 2004. She participated, with others, in programs aimed at the enforcement of the human rights of migrant women and actions against prostitution.
http://www.origo.hu/techbazis/20141008-tobb-szazmillio-adattal-eltek-vissza.html - Hungarian news portal origo.hu reports: Findings from a report released today by Central European University's Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) indicate that the personal data of millions of Europeans have been compromised with 89 percent of the breaches the fault of corporations, rather than governments or other kinds of organizations.
http://www.edupress.hu/hirek/index.php?pid=egycikk&HirID=31696 - Hungarian education portal edupress.hu interviewed University of Groningen Senior Lecturer Monika Baar (HIST’ 95), the winner of the third annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The award, initiated by CEU Chief Operating Officer Liviu Matei and overseen by the University’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) aims to promote excellence in teaching across the European Higher Education Area....
http://infovilag.hu/hir-31009-sikerkonyvek_konyves_sikerek_bestsellers.html - Hungarian news portal infovilag.hu reports: Celebrating its 22nd anniversary these days, Bestsellers international/foreign language book store is moving to the Internet, but it will also continue to exist in its physical form.
http://www.sonline.hu/somogy/kozelet/kaposvari-oktober-hatodikak-emlekezete-575544 - Hungarian news portal sonline.hu published an article about what had happened to the people of Kaposvar on October 6. The article mentions Peter Hanak, historian and academician born in Kaposvar, probably the greatest expert on the dualist era, who passed away on October 6, 1997.
Hungarian Fejer country daily Fejer Megyei Hirlap reports: On October 13, a memorial conference was organized under the title Coats of arms and families (“Cimerek es csaladok”) by the CEU Department of Medieval Studies in remembrance of Szabolcs Vajay in the Karolyi castle.
Due to copyright regulations, the article is available in the paper (p. 7, Csaladi cimer)
http://magyarnarancs.hu/belpol/nyavalygas-helyett-batorsag-konferencia-a-nok-politikai-reszvetelerol-92029 - Hungarian news portal magyarnarancs.hu reports: A recent conference tried to answer the following questions: Whose responsibility is it that there are few women in politics? Why hasn’t Hungary made progress over the past 25 years regarding women, and what did the parties do wrong?