October 9, 2015
Multiple failures on the part of the international community, the EU and Hungary led to the refugee crisis that unfolded in Hungary since early summer, according to CEU President and Rector John Shattuck, speaking at a Sept. 30 panel discussion with CEU faculty about the refugee crisis.
September 22, 2015
CEU’s Opening Ceremony, held September 21, celebrated the start of the 2015-2016 academic year and also launched the University’s 25th Anniversary. The incoming class, more than 600 students from a record 107 countries, received a special welcome from President and Rector John Shattuck.
September 10, 2015
July 22, 2015
CEU President and Rector John Shattuck writes about using diplomacy to work with Russia to prevent another Cold War in this opinion piece in the Boston Globe. https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/07/20/containing-and-engaging-russia-new-cold-war/HKV3TCjXrTUmCxJGwSgpNO/story.html
July 9, 2015
This November will mark 20 years since the Dayton Peace Agreement ended the war in Bosnia. International intervention happened too late, according to CEU President and Rector John Shattuck and his former colleague John Kornblum, who participated in the Dayton negotiations and discussed the process in Budapest on July 6 at the opening of the 2015 session of the Jozsef Antall Summer School.
July 4, 2015
Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet reports: The third Antall Jozsef Summer School commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Agreement with a roundtable discussion that was moderated by CEU President and Rector John Shattuck. For more, see http://www.ceu.edu/article/2015-07-09/balkan-wars-were-failure-imagination-part-international-community-shattuck-says
June 8, 2015
CEU President and Rector John Shattuck and Associate Professor Zoltan Illes are quoted in this Christian Science Monitor article on how countries of the former Soviet Union have fared since the fall of communism, and how some are leaning back toward Mother Russia. http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2015/0607/Why-some-former-East-bloc-countries-are-wooing-Putin
May 13, 2015
The CEU community, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the University, gathered May 9 in the construction area of Nador utca 15 in Budapest to celebrate laying the foundations for the renewed downtown campus. At this historic moment in the University’s history, the plans for the campus development in 1993 as well as the plans for the current redevelopment were ceremonially placed in the foundation of the building.
May 4, 2015
Former Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Janos Martonyi and CEU President and Rector John Shattuck were guest speakers at the inaugural Euro-Atlantic Cafe series hosted by the Centre for Euro-Atlantic Integration and Democracy (CEID) April 30.
April 16, 2015
Hungarian weekly HVG interviewed CEU President and Rector John Shattuck. The following is a translation of the article, which appeared in the April 16 print edition. The key politicians of neither the US nor the EU will attend the May 9 Victory Day celebrations in Moscow. What has gone wrong in the relations between Russia and the West?