Damian Aleksiev, doctoral student in the Department of Philosophy, and Ana Lolua, master's student in the Nationalism Studies program at CEU, have recently created a blog, entitled ‘Academics and Their Books,’ featuring a series of conversations and photographs of CEU academics in their offices.
As part of the Intellectual Themes Initiative, CEU offers four new joint PhD positions this year. The new doctoral programs are interdepartmental: the admitted students are expected to take courses from both participating units and conduct research at the crossroads of those disciplines.
Application deadline: February 15, 2018
Within the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Program Key Action 1 – Mobility of Individuals, CEU academic and administrative employees may seek Erasmus+ funding for participation in a training mobility abroad. The staff training must be carried out at a Higher Education Institution (HEI) that is a holder of an Erasmus Charter for Higher Education or any public or private organization active in the labor market or in the fields of education, training and youth.
SPP Alumna Corina Ajder won this year's Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship at Human Rights Watch (HRW). Established in memory of the Finbergs, early supporters of HRW, this fellowship is open to recent graduates (at the master's level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide. Ajder, who graduated in 2016, is the first CEU recipient of the prestigious fellowship.
What effect does open science have on academic competition? Who really pays for open access to the scholarly literature? What ethical considerations are there to open data sharing? These were just some of the questions debated at a November 22 conference held at CEU on the challenges and opportunities of open science.
CEU’s Open Learning Initiative (OLIve) is seeking individuals or groups to develop and teach new courses for students who participate in the OLIve Weekend Program for refugees and asylum seekers. OLIve invites ideas from CEU faculty, staff and students along with local community members for courses for the new term, which runs from February 10 through June 30, over 15 teaching Saturdays. Ideally, the courses should be short, from 4 to 6 sessions.
“If a lecture is titled in the form of a question, it’s fair from you to expect that somewhere along the way I will answer the question,”, professor Michael Schudson said in the opening of his public lecture “Can There Be Professional Journalism Post-Truth, Post-Trump, Post-Twitter?”, which was the inaugural session for a new university-wide course under the Intellectual Themes Initiative called “Journalism and Social Change in
The CEU Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes CEU faculty members for promoting high standards of teaching, linked with the mission and institutional ambitions of CEU. The Award not only underscores CEU's long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching, but also provides an opportunity for students and alumni to acknowledge teaching at CEU that has had a special impact on their academic work and lives.
The Award will be presented at the CEU Opening Ceremony in September 2018.
The CEU Award for Outstanding Research was founded to recognize outstanding research by CEU faculty that has significant international impact.
Nominations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org in electronic format by Thursday, March 29, 2018.