Danish grantmaker THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS has awarded a grant of €1,997,500 (14,981,250 Danish Kroner), matched by the Open Society Foundations’ Roma Initiatives Office (RIO) and the Roma Education Fund (REF), to establish the “Roma in European Societies” initiative at Central European University (CEU). The first of its kind in higher education, this collaborative initiative...
Center for Jewish History in New York City hosted the book launch of Andras Koerner's How they Lived: The Everyday Lives of Hungarian Jews, 1867-1940, took place on February 8 in front of a sold-out audience. The video stream of the event is now available at http://www.cjh.org/videoplayer.php?vfile=020816_CJH_HOWTHEYLIVED.mp4&iframe&width=481&height=360
CEU's programs related to politics and international studies were ranked 40th in the world according to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published March 22 (http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings-articles/world-university-rankings/qs-world-university-rankings-subject-2016-out-now).
Central European University honored over 300 long-serving faculty and staff at an event to officially launch the 25th anniversary of the university’s founding in 1991. The March 18 event, “In Service to Open Society,” recognized 11 academic departments and special programs that were launched in the first five years, and faculty and staff who have been with CEU for more than 20 years were presented with a symbolic key to the University.
“Nothing about us without us,” Professor Ian Hancock of the University of Texas at Austin said in his opening remarks at a conference entitled "The Damages of Anti-Gypsyism and Tools for Improved Responses," the opening part of a colloquium on hate speech held at CEU on March 17.
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The fifteenth edition of the CEU Career Days & Fair brought to campus more than 25 international employers and organizations representing corporate, governmental and nonprofit sectors. UNICEF, European Commission, UNHCR, UNFAO, Regional Environmental Center, EURAXESS, Morgan Stanley, Google, KPMG, Citi and many more met CEU students and alumni, and shared career opportunities in the region.
Name: Maria Kovacs
Title: Professor, Nationalism Studies
Number of years at CEU: 20
Home city/town & country: Budapest
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