The School of Public Policy at Central European University (SPP) in partnership with the Central European University Institute for Advanced Study (CEU IAS) in Budapest, and the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin are launching a fellowship program for researchers and public policy practitioners from nine countries (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, and Turkey).
In collaboration with the CEU Library, the Alumni Relations & Career Services office, and the IT Department, with support from the Provost’s Office, CEU now provides alumni access to several key Library electronic resources.
http://www.168ora.hu/itthon/udvarhelyi-tessza-a-varos-mindenkie-kozelet-iskolaja-tuntetesek-baloldalisag-133554.html - Hungarian weekly 168 Ora interviewed CEU Alumna Tessza Udvarhelyi (SOCL'12, Doctoral Support Program), founder of the NGO “The City is for All.” The organization’s activities are based on volunteer work and provide an opportunity for homeless people to stand up for their dignity and fight for the right to housing.
Edited by Laszlo Kontler, professor in the Department of History at CEU, Antonella Romano, professor at the European University Institute, Silvia Sebastiani, associate professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Socials, and Borbala Zsuzsanna Torok, research fellow at the University of Konstanz, this volume arises out of several years of collaboration of an international team in many forms, including seminar courses and a summer university course at CEU. Two CEU alumni, Zsuzsanna Torok (HIST PhD ‘04) and Gabor Almasi (HIST PhD ‘05) were among the contributors.
This book, by University Professor Alfred J. Rieber of the Department of History, explores the Eurasian borderlands as contested 'shatter zones' which have generated some of the world's most significant conflicts. Analyzing the struggles of Habsburg, Russian, Ottoman, Iranian and Qing empires, Rieber surveys the period from the rise of the great multicultural, conquest empires in the late medieval/early modern period to their collapse in the early 20th century.
Andrew Cartwright, research fellow at the Center for Policy Studies (CPS), has been appointed co-director of the center. He will work alongside existing director Violetta Zentai to expand CPS' involvement in comparative and interdisciplinary policy research, strengthening teaching connections across departments as well as continuing to provide practical research opportunities for doctoral students.
Fourteen CEU students and faculty had the opportunity to join representatives of five other Hungarian universities and attend an informal meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her visit to Budapest on Feb. 5. The event was hosted by Andrassy University Budapest.
Name: György Finta
Title/Position: Head of Campus Services Group
Number of years at CEU: 19
Home city/town & country: Budapest
What’s your favorite Hungarian food?
Hungarian fish soup cooked in open air
Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory
The CEU Meditation Group and CEU Student Life Office are hosting an extended, thematic workshop in partnership with Peace Revolution. At the two-hour workshop, participants will learn about "Science and meditation", practical tools for time and stress management and will enjoy a mindfulness session held by Branislav Kovacevic and Manuela Puscas.
Thanks to the cooperation of the IT Department and the Web Team, CEU has adopted www.ceu.edu as our website and email domain. The registration of www.ceu.edu has been a long-time goal and will help CEU improve its name recognition globally, making an even better impression on our various stakeholders, including prospective students, partner universities, donors, alumni, friends, the media and the broader public.