November 17, 2016
Associate Professor Prem Kumar Rajaram of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, as well as alumni Aleksander Tarkowski, who graduated from that department in 2007, and Marek Antos, who graduated from the Department of Legal Studies in 2013, have been named to the NewEurope100 list of changemakers in Central and Eastern Europe for their innovative contributions in society and politics.
May 3, 2016
Gian Carlo Miranda and Janeca Naboya, master’s students in the Department of Legal Studies at CEU, presented their paper “Tug-of-War: Politicizing Humanitarian Aid in Times of Natural Disasters” at the Southeast Asian Studies Symposium at the Mathematical Institute, Oxford, on April 14-16.
May 2, 2016
Name: Marie-Pierre Granger Title: Associate Professor in the Departments of International Relations and Legal Studies, and CEU's School of Public Policy Number of years at CEU: 11 Home city/town & country: Lyon, France What’s your favorite Hungarian food? töltött káposzta (stuffed cabbage) Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you?
February 9, 2016
Professor Tibor Tajti has been appointed Acting Head of the Department of Legal Studies at CEU, effective January 15, 2016. His appointment will continue until the Head of Department, Professor Karoly Bard, is able to return to his duties or until the end of this Academic Year. Tajti appointed Assistant Professor Eszter Polgari as the Acting Chair of the Human Rights Program until the return of Professor Bard or until the end of this Academic Year.
January 28, 2016
Video of Freedom from Fear in a Diverse Society: Hungary
October 15, 2015
Sejal Parmar, assistant professor of law in the Department of Legal Studies at CEU, is one of ten expert contributors of “Journalism at Risk,” a new book from the Council of Europe examining the role of journalism in democratic societies. Parmar’s chapter analyzes the “The international human rights protection of journalists.”
September 22, 2015
Professor Tibor Tajti of the Department of Legal Studies and Assistant Professor Levente Littvay of the Department of Political Science were chosen as the recipients of the 2015 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award. The awards were conferred at CEU’s 25th Academic Year Opening Ceremony on September 21, 2015.
September 21, 2015
CEU alumnus Adam Bodnar (LEGS ’01) was elected Ombudsman by a vote of the Polish Parliament in July 2015. After the Senate confirmed his appointment, Bodnar took office on September 9. According to Polska Newsweek, he will serve as “the vanguard of change, warn politicians against potential risks to individual rights, and criticize when they take actions that threaten them.”
September 2, 2015
CEU alumna Victoria Apostol led a group effort that resulted in a public apology by Chisinau Mayor Dorin Chirtoaca for sexist remarks made during mayoral elections in June 2015.