CEU earned the best rankings in its history in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published April 29. CEU's programs related to politics and international studies jumped to 29th in the world, and 7th in Europe.
Jean-Louis Fabiani, professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, has been promoted to the order of “Officier des arts et lettres” by the French Minister of Culture Fleur Pellerin, in recognition of his “significant contributions to the arts and literature” in France. For more information, see http://sociology.ceu.edu/article/2015-04-15/jean-louis-fabianis-promotion.
http://www.168ora.hu/itthon/udvarhelyi-tessza-a-varos-mindenkie-kozelet-iskolaja-tuntetesek-baloldalisag-133554.html - Hungarian weekly 168 Ora interviewed CEU Alumna Tessza Udvarhelyi (SOCL'12, Doctoral Support Program), founder of the NGO “The City is for All.” The organization’s activities are based on volunteer work and provide an opportunity for homeless people to stand up for their dignity and fight for the right to housing.
The CEU Institute for Advanced Study jointly with the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology and the Department of Political Science is hosting a workshop on Financialization at Central European University on Friday, March 20, 2015.
Deadline for registration: January 25, 2015.
For all inquiries and to register for the workshop, contact Hadas Weiss (firstname.lastname@example.org) visiting fellow at CEU IAS.
For details, see the attachment.
Hungarian news portal magyarnarancs.hu reports: A memorial erected in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust and World War II was inaugurated in ELTE’s Trefort Garden: the 1-centimeter-wide and 200-meter-long bronze strip embraces the university campus along its walls as a kind of unique grout between the bricks, bearing 199 names. The university pays homage to its former professors, students, and staff members, all of those who lost their lives as a result of the anti-Jewish laws in forced labor, concentration camps, ghettos, or military service.
Short Term Teaching Position Open in Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology provides a short term teaching position in the upcoming winter and spring terms (Jan-June 2015) to teach introduction to research methods on MA level.
PhD student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology Ilker Corut was awarded the best translation prize of the Turkish Academy of Sciences for his translation of Dipesh Chakrabarty’s seminal book “Provincializing Europe” (Bogazici Universiy Press, 2012).
For more information, see https://sociology.ceu.hu//node/41619
Florin Faje (SOC’ 14) has been appointed lecturer at the Department of Sociology at the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj as of October 1.
Aleksandra Lis (SOC’12) won 110,000 Euros for her project entitled “Shale gas as a new challenge for Europe: re-thinking the role of expertise in European integration processes” from the National Science Foundation at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The competition category is for young scholars SONATA.
For more information, see https://sociology.ceu.hu//node/41621
Name: Lilla Nagy
Title/Position: Coordinator, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
Number of years at CEU: 4
Home city/town & country: Budapest
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