Binational cities play a pivotal role in situations of long-term conflict, and few places have been more marked by the tension between intimate proximity and visceral hostility than Jaffa, one of the "mixed towns" of Israel/Palestine.
Linda Szabo, doctoral student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, wrote a summary about the hundred-year history of Budapest’s 8th district, the most deprived part of the Hungarian capital. Szabo has been doing research focusing on the interplay between urban restructuring and ethnic diversity in a Central Eastern European context.
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.
CEU earned the best rankings in its history in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published April 29. CEU's programs related to politics and international studies jumped to 29th in the world, and 7th in Europe.
Jean-Louis Fabiani, professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, has been promoted to the order of “Officier des arts et lettres” by the French Minister of Culture Fleur Pellerin, in recognition of his “significant contributions to the arts and literature” in France. For more information, see http://sociology.ceu.edu/article/2015-04-15/jean-louis-fabianis-promotion.
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.
The CEU Institute for Advanced Study jointly with the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology and the Department of Political Science is hosting a workshop on Financialization at Central European University on Friday, March 20, 2015.
Deadline for registration: January 25, 2015.
For all inquiries and to register for the workshop, contact Hadas Weiss (email@example.com) visiting fellow at CEU IAS.
For details, see the attachment.