European Research Council – Consolidator Grant
The ERC Consolidator Grants are designed to provide significant support for outstanding mid-career researchers aiming to consolidate their existing research team and program. ERC seeks innovative, novel and highly promising project ideas.
Profile of a competitive Principal Investigator:
- has the potential for research independence and evidence of scientific maturity
Since 2012, CEU has been an active partner for higher education reform in Myanmar. As part of its efforts, CEU, with assistance and funding from the Open Society Foundation (OSF), has invited more than 50 researchers and faculty from Myanmar to the university for fellowships. This fall, for the first time, CEU is expanding its hosting activities to include the first Myanmar Librarian Fellows.
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has registered a master's program in Management and Entrepreneurship.
Building on a long tradition of supporting Romani scholars and scholarship, CEU launched its new Romani Studies Program in August 2017 and celebrated the launch on October 19. The Program is a new model for international education, a center for study of contemporary economic, social and political challenges as well as a source of support for building open and democratic societies that respect human rights and human dignity. CEU's Roma Access Programs (RAP) was transformed into the Romani Studies Program (RSP) as of August 1, 2017.
CEU staff, in cooperation with Menhely Alapitvany (Shelter Foundation), hosted a Charity Cookie Day on October 12 in the N11 courtyard, offering delicious homemade cookies for donation. All proceeds went to the CEU Homeless Project, which helps provide meals to 75 people in a Budapest homeless shelter.
The Human Resources Office informs colleagues that the VIP Immigration Office has moved to the 13th district. The new address is 1135 Budapest, Szegedi út 35-37, Twin Office Center Irodaház, main floor.
Be part of CEU's Widening participation program, welcoming elementary school students to CEU.
The main goal of the program is to raise aspiration and awareness among students, coming from disadvantaged backgrounds, to the importance of education, with special focus on higher education, and to enhance social mobility through education.
The program is seeking volunteers for Friday, October 27 between 9am-12am (partial participation is also very welcome).
Edited by Marianne Saghy, associate professor in the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU, and Edward M. Schoolman, assistant professor at the University of Nevada, this collection of essays inscribes itself into the revisionist discussion of pagan-Christian relations.
Edited by Claudia-Florentina Dobre, director of the Center for Memory and Identity Studies, and Cristian Emilian Ghita, this volume brings together a range of case studies of myth-making and myth-breaking in Eastern Europe from the nineteenth century to the present day. In particular, it focuses on the complex process through which memories are transformed into myths.