CEU’s Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, in collaboration with the Budapest-based Collective for Critical Urban Research (CCUR), will host the Financialization of Housing in the Semi-periphery workshop on July 20-22 in Budapest.
AlHakam Shaar, who is starting an MA degree in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, represented incoming students at the CEU Opening Ceremony on September 18, 2017. His remarks are below. Read more about the ceremony here.
Ladies and gentlemen,
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.
CEU Campus Redevelopment Officer Zofia Pazitna won the Chris Bennett CEE Memorial Award for her performance as a candidate for membership in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the world’s leading professional qualification in the fields of land, real estate, infrastructure and construction.
The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Central European University in Budapest welcomes paper proposals for its annual graduate conference, taking place June 3-4, 2016. The deadline for submitting proposals is April 10, 2016.
This year’s conference title is On the Edge: Genealogies and Futures of Precarity.
Keynote speaker: Isabell Lorey (European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies)
Binational cities play a pivotal role in situations of long-term conflict, and few places have been more marked by the tension between intimate proximity and visceral hostility than Jaffa, one of the "mixed towns" of Israel/Palestine.
Linda Szabo, doctoral student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, wrote a summary about the hundred-year history of Budapest’s 8th district, the most deprived part of the Hungarian capital. Szabo has been doing research focusing on the interplay between urban restructuring and ethnic diversity in a Central Eastern European context.
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.