Under the auspices of the European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH), the Fifth European Congress on World and Global History was organized and hosted jointly by CEU and Corvinus University, in collaboration with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Hungarian Historical Association. Some 650 scholars participated in this international event, held August 31 to September 3.
Three Nobel laureates and a winner of the Brain Prize, John O’Keefe, Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser, and Gyorgy Buzsaki, respectively, spoke at CEU August 31 at a neuroscience symposium hosted by the Department of Cognitive Science. All four scientists expressed their support for CEU’s efforts to remain in Budapest as a free institution dedicated to academic and research excellence.
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CEU Dean of Students Chrys Margaritidis hosted new students at the CEU Welcome Afternoon on September 8. An integral part of the orientation week, the Welcome Afternoon is designed to give new students an early opportunity to interact with each other across departments and to begin developing a sense of belonging within the CEU community. New students could meet representatives of academic units, student clubs, and external organizations offering a wide range of programs in Budapest.