November 7, 2017
Name: Alexander Astrov Title: Head of Unit, and Associate Professor, Department of International Relations Number of years at CEU: 16 years or so, plus two as a student
May 25, 2017
Peter Balazs, professor in the Department of International Relations and director of the Center for European Neighborhood Studies, received the Knight Commander's Cross of the Republic of Germany in recognition of his significant contribution to German-Hungarian relations and the development of Europe. Balazs received the distinction from Lieselore Cyrus, charge d'affaires of the German Embassy in Budapest, in a ceremony May 24.
May 23, 2017
Associate Professor Xymena Kurowska of the Department of International Relations has been awarded a two-year Marie-Curie Fellowship by the European Commission. Her project, RefBORDER, deals with theory and practice of reflexivity as capacity in European border guards training. It aims to contribute to more democratic European border security practice through developing better training scenarios in cooperation with practitioners.
March 20, 2017
The closer I got to going on the stage, the more I could feel the fast thud of my heart. I had experience performing in front of a large audience, but this time was totally different. It was not just singing a song or giving a presentation of my research. This time I was going to share something personal, something that I felt very uncomfortable sharing, something that would throw me back to those moments of sadness—moments when I have faced prejudice.