http://civilhetes.net/crossroads-keresztutak - Hungarian news portal civilhetes.net reports: The Center for Arts and Culture (CAC) at CEU organized a world music concert entitled “Crossroads” by world-famous Hungarian folk singer and UNESCO Artist for Peace Marta Sebestyen, Kalman Balogh and Sofia Labropoulou at CEU on February 9.
http://www.168ora.hu/globusz/europa-sajat-vesztet-okozhatja-142676.html - Hungarian news portal 168ora reports: Anton Pelinka, professor at CEU’s Department of Nationalism Studies in his article published in Die Zeit argues that the continent was not prepared for the fears the refugee crisis would trigger in Europeans. According to Pelinka, Europe would be able to handle the crisis if it saw it as an opportunity instead of a burden.
Hungarian monthly Innoteka interviewed Janos Kertesz, professor at CEU’s Center for Network Science about the benefits of network science research to society.
Due to copyright regulations the article is available in the monthly (2.4.2016. pp.9-13. Halozatok vilagaban elunk).
Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag reports: Holbrooke Fellow Armenak Tokmaiyan at CEU’s Aleppo Project at the Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery at the School of Public Policy gave expert commentary on the different groups fighting in Syria in an article about the international conference on aid for Syria in London.
Due to copyright regulations the article is available in the daily (2.5.2016. pp.1,7. Melyen a zsebukbe nyulnak).
http://inforadio.hu/hir/tudomany/nehez-meghatarozni-meddig-fokozhatok-a-kepessegek-796003 - Hungarian Info Radio interviewed Judit Sandor, founding director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at CEU, and professor at CEU ’s Faculties of Political Science, Legal Studies and Gender Studies, in connection with the roundtable discussion held on possible future neuro-enhancement policies.
http://index.hu/kultur/eletmod/2016/02/07/mit_egyunk_ha_csorosag_van/ - Hungarian news site index.hu interviewed CEU alumna Barbara Tonte (IRES’ 08) and Zsanett Budai about their motivation for setting up and running a Romani Gastro blog. The aim of the blog is to collect and present to the public traditional Romani food in a healthier form. For more, in Hungarian, see http://romanigastro.blog.hu/
http://eduline.hu/felnottkepzes/2016/2/9/Menekultek_oktatas_CEU_PZ5FAZ - Hungarian news site edupress reports: According to the Euronews report “Refugees in Hungary offered classes to speed integration,” CEU is arranging 13-week English-language courses for registered asylum seekers, in which up to 40 people can take part. Participants are from Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Somalia and Sudan.
http://index.hu/gazdasag/defacto/2016/02/08/amikor_a_sokszinuseg_huzta_a_magyar_gazdasagot/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu’s blog Defacto posted its latest article with the title “When Multiculturalism was the Driving Force Behind the Hungarian Economy.” The article argues that areas where the population is less homogenous develop faster, both in their economy and culture.
Hungarian weekly Magyar Narancs interviewed Andreas Schedler, Professor of Political Science at the Department of Political Science at Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas, Mexico City, about autocratic leaders and governance, on the occasion of Schedler participating in the panel “Parties and Elections in Illiberal Political Systems” at the “Illiberal Governance” conference to be held at CEU on February 19.
http://www.hirado.hu/2016/02/07/babak-a-laborban/ - Hungarian Public Television’s News program, hirado.hu, created a four-minute video about the CEU Baby Lab, featuring Agnes Kovacs and Erno Teglas, senior researchers and Maria Toth, research assistant at the CEU Baby Lab.