October 21, 2014
Title/Position: Associate Professor in the Nationalism Studies Program Number of years at CEU: 14 Home city/town & country: Poughkeepsie, New York What’s your favorite Hungarian food? makos guba Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you? Mies van der Rohe What’s your favorite language, whether you speak it or not? Volapuk What's your hidden skill or talent?
October 21, 2014
Eszter Neuberger, MA student in CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program has received the Tamas Szego Award for her report series entitled Refugees in Hungary that was published in Hungarian weekly HVG. The award is given two journalists under 30 who stand up for the fallen in print or online publications. For more information, see https://nationalism.ceu.hu//node/41758
September 23, 2014
Maria M. Kovacs, professor in the Nationalism Studies Program was awarded the prestigious title of “egyetemi tanar.” The appointment, made by Janos Ader, the President of Hungary, is effective Oct. 10, 2014. The title, which literally means “university professor,” indicates a high ranking within Hungarian higher education. To qualify for accreditation in Hungary, doctoral schools must have a certain number of such professors.
September 9, 2014
Luca Varadi, guest lecturer in the Nationalism Studies Program, aims to understand the formation of the Hungarian teenagers’ attitudes towards the Roma, as adolescence is a crucial period in identity development. Her objective is to determine to what extent the classical and more recent theories on the formation of prejudice can be applied in a context in which there is no public consensus of respect towards minorities.