CEU Professor Peter Balazs, director of the Center for EU Enlargement Studies (CENS) and former Hungarian foreign minister, was awarded the Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award by Tufts University in February.
"In the recognition of your integrity and valor as Foreign Minister, encouraging respect for humanities values and rule of law and fighting discrimination," the award said.
Martin Kahanec, associate professor at the School of Public Policy, has been appointed by Deputy Prime Minister and Czech Council for Research, Development and Innovations Chair Pavel Belobradek as the chair of the Council's Expert Panel for Social Sciences. The mission of the Expert Panel is to verify and evaluate the output of research organizations in the Czech Republic, with the main objective of identifying the most significant research results attaining the highest quality in the respective research area.
Marsha Siefert, associate professor in the Department of History, is currently the inaugural fellow in the study of Russia and Ballet, co-sponsored by the Center for Ballet & the Arts and the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, both at New York University.
Some Kind of Opposition is an exhibition by Axel Braun based on films by Adam Csillag and Fekete Doboz slated for March 11- May 1, 2016 at the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives. The opening event will take place March 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Archives' Galeria Centralis with remarks by Istvan Rev, director of the Archives and Katalin Timar of the Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art.
For more information, see www.somekindofopposition.org
The Institute for Advanced Study at CEU (IAS CEU) invites applications for its Artist in Residence Program for the academic year 2016/2017 under the annual theme of ”Space and Place”. See details below and more information and application forms here.