Stanislava Kuzmova (MEDS'03) received the 2014 Kuczynski Book Award in Poland for “Preaching Saint Stanislaus: Medieval Sermons on St. Stanislaus of Cracow, His Image and Cult .” The book was published in the framework of the OTKA Saints Project based at the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU. The Stefan Krzysztof Kuczynski Award honors publications related to historical sources and auxiliary historical sciences in Poland. The prize is awarded by the editorial board of scholarly journal Studia Zrodloznawcze.
HRSI hosted a record 30 organizations, represented by 87 participants present on campus with 25 tables in 3 main locations at the 11th CEU NGO Fair held on Feb. 5. Over 250 attendees had the opportunity to meet local and regional NGOs and other civil society actors and to learn about volunteering and internship opportunities.
CEU alumnus Rob Swainston (POLS 2000) is currently an artist in residence at Bard College. Born and raised in rural Pennsylvania, he studied art and political science at Hampshire College, and subsequently lived and worked in Central Europe, pursuing postgraduate studies in political science at CEU. His solo exhibition, entitled “Carry On” is on display in the Riverside Galleries at Garrison Art Center (New York, U.S.) through Feb. 15. This exhibition marks the culmination of a year of printmaking at Garrison Art Center.
David Nagy (LEGS ’13), who studied International Business Law, represents the new generation of Hungarian politicians in Slovakia. In addition to working as a legal associate, he has also become a member of the city council of his hometown, Nove Zamky, a town of 40,000 inhabitants.
Oktober Hall, a new glass-roofed room on the ground floor of the Oktober 6. utca 7 building is now available for booking. The room has a capacity of 125 persons (seated + six additional for lecturers at two tables) or 150 standing. The room features a laptop, a projector, a mobile standing screen, and a mobile dual side white board.
CEU Business School alumnus Ashwin Kutty (IMM, '04), president and CEO at WeUsThem Inc., has been named as Business Person of the Year by The Halifax Chamber of Commerce in Nova Scotia, Canada.
The Business Person of the Year Award recognizes business people who demonstrate the best Halifax has to offer. Rewarding leaders and innovators who are prepared to take chances and stretch the limits of success.
3D models, augmented reality, holo pyramids, drones and global positioning systems – all of these are no longer just the possessions of museums of the future. Throughout the world, and for several years in Hungary as well, these tools and methods that sounded futuristic not long ago are being used in more and more areas for the preservation and presentation of heritage.
Edited by Sabrina P. Ramet, Albert Simkus, and Ola Listhaug, professors at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, this collection of essays examines the development of democratic practices and liberal values in Kosovo.
The European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grants are designed to support researchers at a critical career stage, when they are consolidating their own independent research team or program. The scheme is intended at scholars with outstanding achievements and a promising research agenda, which will significantly contribute to the development of their domain. Candidates with 7-12 years of experience after their PhD are eligible to apply.
Andrea Peto, associate professor in the Department of Gender Studies was awarded the prestigious title of “egyetemi tanar.” The appointment, made by Janos Ader, the President of Hungary, is effective Febr. 10, 2015. 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.