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?
March 18, 2015
In 1989, there was hope that democracy, open society, and globalization would advance together – that liberty was indivisible. Professor Michael Ignatieff discussed how these propositions turned out March 16.
September 19, 2014
November 28, 2013
“The way I expect universities to behave is to constantly look for new ways of understanding reality,” CEU Founder and Honorary Chairman George Soros said at the launch of the Hungarian translation of his book “The Soros Lectures: George Soros at Central European University” on Nov. 27. “I hope that CEU is doing that already and will do it even more... I think CEU is now mature enough that it can be at the cutting edge.”
November 25, 2013
President and Rector John Shattuck spoke with Hungarian political daily Nepszava in connection with the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination.
October 24, 2013
President and Rector John Shattuck spoke with Hungarian weekly magazine Figyelo about the state of higher education in Hungary and the entrepreneurial spirit.
September 12, 2013
In an op-ed piece in USA Today Sept. 12, CEU President and Rector John Shattuck recommends comparing the atrocities in Syria to Bosnia, where diplomatic efforts were backed by force, bringing warring parties to the negotiating table. Shattuck is a former U.S. State Department assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor. In that role, he was a member of the U.S. negotiating team at the 1995 Dayton Peace Conference.
September 11, 2013
The agreement, signed by CEU President and Rector John Shattuck and Rector Andras Masat of Andrassy University Budapest Sept. 9, opens new perspectives in the relationship of Budapest's two international graduate universities.
August 28, 2013
In an essay in the Polish weekly "Kulturaliberalna," CEU President and Rector John Shattuck writes that continued European integration is critical to peace and stability, economic growth, and building a sense of community among nations. Read the full essay.