Tijana Krstic, associate professor in the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU, won a European Research Council Consolidator Grant. The Ottoconfession project will explore how and why the Ottoman Empire evolved from a fourteenth-century polity where “confessional ambiguity” between Sunnism and Shiism prevailed, into an Islamic state concerned with defining and enforcing a “Sunni orthodoxy” by the early sixteenth century.
The Senate approved the following new academic programs at its March 20 meeting. The decisions on new degree programs enter into force only after program registration by the New York State Education Department. This will be announced separately.
The Senate approved the following new academic programs:
- One-year MS program in Mathematics and its Applications;
- Advanced Certificate in Eastern Mediterranean Studies.