Hungarian news portal magyarnarancs.hu reports: A memorial erected in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust and World War II was inaugurated in ELTE’s Trefort Garden: the 1-centimeter-wide and 200-meter-long bronze strip embraces the university campus along its walls as a kind of unique grout between the bricks, bearing 199 names. The university pays homage to its former professors, students, and staff members, all of those who lost their lives as a result of the anti-Jewish laws in forced labor, concentration camps, ghettos, or military service.
Short Term Teaching Position Open in Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology provides a short term teaching position in the upcoming winter and spring terms (Jan-June 2015) to teach introduction to research methods on MA level.
PhD student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology Ilker Corut was awarded the best translation prize of the Turkish Academy of Sciences for his translation of Dipesh Chakrabarty’s seminal book “Provincializing Europe” (Bogazici Universiy Press, 2012).
For more information, see https://sociology.ceu.hu//node/41619
Florin Faje (SOC’ 14) has been appointed lecturer at the Department of Sociology at the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj as of October 1.
Aleksandra Lis (SOC’12) won 110,000 Euros for her project entitled “Shale gas as a new challenge for Europe: re-thinking the role of expertise in European integration processes” from the National Science Foundation at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The competition category is for young scholars SONATA.
For more information, see https://sociology.ceu.hu//node/41621
Name: Lilla Nagy
Title/Position: Coordinator, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
Number of years at CEU: 4
Home city/town & country: Budapest
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Ju Li has joined the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology as Assistant Professor. She received her PhD in sociology at Binghamton University in 2012. She brings an expertise on social history, labor, modern China, historical sociology, globalization, critical development studies, and life course. For more information, see https://sociology.ceu.hu//node/41105
CEU alumna Rita Csiszar (Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, 1998/99) is a teacher, linguist, and sociologist. After her “exciting, inspiring and enriching” year at CEU, she did her PhD in Applied Linguistics.”I have spent part of my working life in academia; taking up teaching assignments and working on various research projects in different countries. The most recent one was ELDIA, European Language Diversity for All, at the University of Vienna. My job experience also includes working for NGOs, such as the International Organization for Migration in Budapest.