October 20, 2015
The Center for Policy Studies (CPS) at CEU has joined the project entitled “Enhancing the EU's Transboundary Crisis Management Capacities: Strategies for Multi-Level Leadership (TransCrisis).” The project, led by the London School of Economics, runs between 2015-2017 with a total €2,28 million funding from the European Commission's H2020 Programme.
June 2, 2015
Edited by Andrea Krizsan, research fellow at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, the aim of this volume is to explore and understand the influence of women's movement mobilization on domestic violence policy change in Central and Eastern Europe. This volume addresses a series of questions, such as what are the dynamics that led to movement successes in the region? Which movements and the strategies they adopt are successful in promoting progressive policy change?
May 28, 2015
Hungarian weekly HVG interviewed LGBT human rights activist Tamas Dombos (SOCL '04) about the challenges LGBT people currently face in Hungary. Dombos, a junior researcher at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies (CPS), has been working at Hatter Society since 2007, one of the largest and most active LGBTQI NGOs in Hungary. Due to copyright regulations the article is only available in print (May 28, 2015, pp.28-29. "Napi rendszeresseggel zaklatjak a melegeket")
April 5, 2015
Co-director of CEU’s Center for Policy Studies Viola Zentai and Research Fellow Zsuzsanna Arendas will participate in Industrial Relations in Multilingual Environments at Work (IR-MultiLing), a research project funded by the European Commission's Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion for their project Industrial Relations in Multilingual Environments at Work (IR-MultiLing).
April 3, 2015
The National Endowment for Democracy (USA) has granted 45,000 USD support for CEU's Center for Policy Studies to implement a program for promoting the engagement of young Romani leaders in public service. The Roma Placement Program supports young Roma MA and PhD graduates to build professional skills and to promote their engagement in public affairs at NGOs in Macedonia and Serbia.
February 10, 2015
Andrew Cartwright, research fellow at the Center for Policy Studies (CPS), has been appointed co-director of the center. He will work alongside existing director Violetta Zentai to expand CPS' involvement in comparative and interdisciplinary policy research, strengthening teaching connections across departments as well as continuing to provide practical research opportunities for doctoral students.
February 10, 2015
Edited by Violetta Zentai, co-director of the Center for Policy Studies (CPS), and Julia Szalai, senior research fellow at CPS, this volume presents the findings of a large-scale research project that explored the key factors perpetuating Roma marginalization at the municipal and community level. It sought to analyze the economic, political, demographic, and social forces which shape practices and consequences of social exclusion and potential pathways to inclusion. The volume was published in December 2014 in the electronic book series of the Center for Policy Studies.
January 27, 2015
Organized by the Center for Policy Studies at CEU and supported by the National Endowment for Democracy , this program helps young Roma MA and PhD graduates to build professional skills and to promote their engagement in public affairs at NGOs in Macedonia and Serbia.
January 27, 2015
At the 10th annual Policy Association for an Open Society (PASOS) Assembly, Andrew Cartwright, co-director of the Center for Policy Studies, was re-elected as member of the Board for another two years, and chairman for 2015. PASOS is a regional platform of independent policy centers from Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Through joint projects, capacity building and peer-to-peer learning, PASOS supports high-quality policy analysis that bridges EU-based policymaking communities and the countries of South-East Europe, Turkey, the EU's eastern neighbourhood, and Central Asia.
December 2, 2014
The study of public policy at CEU is rooted in the university’s mission to promote open societies as well as a conviction that a combination of different social science methods is required to address the complex challenges of reform and good governance. The decision to offer programs in public policy a decade ago also involved the practical recognition that on the global, national, and local levels of policymaking, there was – and is – an increasing demand for analysts from developing and transition countries.