November 7, 2017
Video of CEU Press Conference October 17, 2017
October 24, 2017
Constitutionalism is an unfinished and imperfect project that can be manipulated to contribute to the closing of minds and societies, according to CEU University Professor Andras Sajo, who founded the Department of Legal Studies at CEU and served as a judge at the European Court of Human Rights for a decade. Sajo spoke as part of the Rethinking Open Society lecture series at CEU hosted by President and Rector Michael Ignatieff on October 17, delivering a lecture entitled “Constitutionalism in Closing Societies.”
October 10, 2017
Video of Tim Crane - Religion in the Open Society, October 3, 2017
September 26, 2017
Video of Michael Ignatieff - Open Society and The Ordinary Virtues
September 26, 2017
Video of CEU Opening Ceremony 2017
September 25, 2017
CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff opened the second season of CEU’s Rethinking Open Society series September 18 with a talk based on his latest book, “The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World,” published by Harvard University Press the same day. Tolerance, forgiveness, trust, and resilience are essential for a free and open society, but these ordinary virtues can conflict with universalist human rights, Ignatieff said.
June 29, 2017
CEU addressed the threats to academic freedom around the world from a variety of academic and historical perspectives at a conference entitled “Academic Freedom // The Global Challenge,” held at CEU June 22, 2017.
June 23, 2017
Today at Central European University's 26th graduation ceremony, 708 students from 97 countries received master's, doctoral degrees and non-degree certificates at Budapest's Palace of Arts (MUPA). The University also awarded the Open Society Prize to former German President Joachim Gauck in recognition of his courageous defense of human rights and his distinguished record in the service of free societies.