July 24, 2015
The International Scientific Conference “Our Common Future under Climate Change” took place at UNESCO and UPMC (Paris) from July 7-10. The four-day conference was the largest forum for the scientific community to come together ahead of the 21st UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP21), which will be hosted by France in December 2015 (“Paris Climat 2015”). Building on the results of IPCC 5th Assessment Report (AR5), the Conference addressed key issues concerning climate change in the broader context of global change.
July 22, 2015
CEU PhD student Anna Burger's research on extreme working hours in Europe is featured in The Economist. http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2015/07/extreme-working-hours
July 13, 2015
CMDS's summer course on Internet Governance, Civil Society and Policy Advocacy brought together 22 students from 18 countries to address the most pressing challenges of internet governance, freedom of expression, digital rights and policy advocacy.
July 13, 2015
In this NPR piece marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, CEU President and Rector John Shattuck, former U.S. assistant secretary of state for human rights, speaks at a press conference in July 1995 in Bosnia regarding his interviews with survivors of the genocide that led to NATO's intervention and the Dayton Peace Agreement. http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2015/07/11/422211165/despite-srebr...
July 10, 2015
As part of CEU's commitment to both the humanities and interdisciplinary teaching and research, the University launched a Humanities Initiative in spring 2014. The Initiative provides incentives for new cross-departmental and interdisciplinary research and teaching activities in the humanities, and to infuse CEU social science programs with perspectives, approaches and accomplishments taken from the humanities.
July 9, 2015
Central European University's new campus design has been granted “Very Good” status by BREEAM officials, making it the second higher education institution in continental Europe and the first in Central and Eastern Europe to receive this distinction.
July 9, 2015
This November will mark 20 years since the Dayton Peace Agreement ended the war in Bosnia. International intervention happened too late, according to CEU President and Rector John Shattuck and his former colleague John Kornblum, who participated in the Dayton negotiations and discussed the process in Budapest on July 6 at the opening of the 2015 session of the Jozsef Antall Summer School.
July 2, 2015
At the June 26 book launch of "Debates of Corruption," CEU Business School Professor Davide Torsello reminded the audience that history shows that there is no country in the world that hasn't been affected by corruption. Torsello was joined by his colleague and co-editor Professor Peter Hardi, director of the Center for Integrity in Business and Government as well as Yale Law School Professor Susan Rose-Ackerman to discuss the volume.