http://www.origo.hu/gazdasag/20160601-a-nagy-adat-elemzi-az-agyadat.html - Hungarian news portal origo.hu reports: At IBM SEE Business Connect event on May 30, Zoltan Buzady, associate professor of management at CEU’s Business School, spoke about the Flow theory and Fligby, a management and leadership simulation game.
Hungarian weekly Figyelo interviewed Pro-Rector for Social Sciences and Humanities & Hungarian Affairs Laszlo Kontler on the occasion of CEU’s 25th anniversary (5.26.2016. pp.30-32. Agyelszivas helyett). The article is not available online without a subscription. The English translation of the article is below:
Instead of Brain Drain
CEU has made a global about-face in the past few years – instead of draining brains, it brings home successful Hungarian scientists, CEU’s Pro-Rector said in an interview.
Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag reports: From Ai Wei Wei to Banksy, we can see art engaging policy and the political sphere. But in an increasingly connected world where cultural production is ever more easily disseminated, how can this engagement be most effective and meaningful? The CEU School of Public Policy’s 2016 annual conference focuses on a series of questions that are not often asked in the world of government or academia. How do artists engage with issues in public policy? How do artistic representations of issues change how they are perceived?
Hungarian news portal hir24.hu reports: The Institute of Philosophy of the Research Center for the Humanities at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences organized a conference on June 1 titled “What is Liberalism?” The discussion was based on the paper with the same title by CEU University Professor Janos Kis from CEU’s Department of Political Science, who also gave a lecture on the same questions about liberalism before the discussion.
Hungarian Radio Orient interviewed Pro-Rector for Social Sciences and Humanities & Hungarian Affairs Laszlo Kontler on the occasion of CEU’s 25th anniversary. The interview (in Hungarian) is available at http://radioorient.hu/adasok/2016-06-07_kontler_laszlo
http://civilhetes.net/az-energiafuggetlensegre-valo-koncentralas-meg-nem-menti-meg-az-eghajlatot - Hungarian news portal civilhetes.net reports: Reducing energy imports and mitigating climate change are often portrayed as complementary, but new CEU-led research shows that ambitious policies to reduce energy imports would have little impact on climate change and energy imports would not bring significant climate benefits.
Hungarian National Public Radio, Kossuth Radio’s „Kozelrol” program 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, about the Dutch proposal of conducting research on embryos created for scientific purposes.
http://patria.rtvs.sk/clanky/reggeli-ranajky/108742/gender-forradalom-es-ellenforradalom - Hungarian-language radio in Slovakia, patria.rtvs.sk, interviewed Andrea Peto, professor at CEU’s Department of Gender Studies about how the public recognition of gender issues had changed over the years, on the occasion that the Canadian Parliament is planning to change its national hymn to make it gender neutral.
http://www.origo.hu/itthon/20160610-elerheto-cel-a-fenntarthatosag-delfin-dij.html - Hungarian news portal origo.hu reports: In 2016 Diana Urge-Vorsatz, professor at CEU’s Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, and director of CEU’s Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP), presented the DELFIN Prize, set up by telephone company Magyar Telekom in 2008, togther with Attila Till, TV presenter and film director at the XVII.