March 24, 2015
CEU alumna Monika Baar (HIST’ 95) won a consolidator grant worth €2 million for her innovative research project Rethinking Disability: The Global Impact of the International Year of Disabled Persons (1981) in Historical Perspective. Baar, who won the European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities offered by CEU in 2014, will use the funding to study the global impact of the UN Year of Disabled Persons in 1981.
March 23, 2015
Name: Matthias RiedlTitle/Position: Associate Professor, Head of the Department of HistoryNumber of years at CEU: 8Home city/town & country: Weiden, Bavaria, Germany What's your favorite Hungarian food?Szekelykaposzta Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?Miles Davis, Slayer, Hieronymus Bosch What's your favorite language, whether you speak it or not?Bavarian
March 10, 2015
In recent times imperial and national politics have made a strong return to the global scene. This meant a severe setback for postmodern hopes for a transnational and post-imperial world or a global conflict management. CEU’s Departments of History and Medieval Studies invite undergraduate students to rethink the role of empires and nations in history at the Empire and Nation Undergraduate Conference, which is slated for August 6-9, 2015.