April 3, 2015
Hungarian news portal hvg.hu interviewed editors of Double Standard (Kettos Merce) blog about the blog’s mission and future plans. One of these editors was Szilard Istvan Pap (NATI '13), who has been with the blog since 2014. For more information, see http://hvg.hu/itthon/20150318_Surusodni_kellene__Hogyan_lehet_a_Kettos (in Hungarian)
February 23, 2015
Video of Why Nationalism Studies at CEU?
February 7, 2015
http://mandiner.hu/cikk/20150204_kantor_zoltan_nem_fognak_elenyeszni_a_nemzetek - Hungarian news portal mandiner.hu interviewed Zoltan Kantor (POLSCI’96 / NAT’ 99), director of the National Politics Research Center (Nemzetpolitikai Kutatóintézet) about Hungarian national politics. Kantor pointed out that the aim is to stop the decrease and assimilation of Hungarians living outside of Hungary’s boarders. Another item of Hungarian coverage: Klub Radio, 06.02.2015.
January 22, 2015
CEU mourns the loss of alumnus Tamas Kubik, who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly this week. Kubik graduated in June 2014 with a master’s degree in Nationalism Studies.
January 6, 2015
http://nol.hu/belfold/kihagytak-a-tarsadalmat-1508077 - Hungarian daily Nepszabadsag reports: Bori Takacs (NAT`10) steps forward as leader of Hungarian “MostMi” forum, as Zsolt Varady, co-founder of the civic opposition organization announced his retirement from politics. Due to copyright regulations, the article is available in the daily (p. 2, Kihagytak a tarsadalmat).
October 21, 2014
Title/Position: Associate Professor in the Nationalism Studies Program Number of years at CEU: 14 Home city/town & country: Poughkeepsie, New York What’s your favorite Hungarian food? makos guba Whose works of art or design have had the greatest impression on you? Mies van der Rohe What’s your favorite language, whether you speak it or not? Volapuk What's your hidden skill or talent?
October 21, 2014
Eszter Neuberger, MA student in CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program has received the Tamas Szego Award for her report series entitled Refugees in Hungary that was published in Hungarian weekly HVG. The award is given two journalists under 30 who stand up for the fallen in print or online publications. For more information, see https://nationalism.ceu.hu//node/41758
September 23, 2014
Maria M. Kovacs, professor in the Nationalism Studies Program was awarded the prestigious title of “egyetemi tanar.” The appointment, made by Janos Ader, the President of Hungary, is effective Oct. 10, 2014. The title, which literally means “university professor,” indicates a high ranking within Hungarian higher education. To qualify for accreditation in Hungary, doctoral schools must have a certain number of such professors.
September 9, 2014
Luca Varadi, guest lecturer in the Nationalism Studies Program, aims to understand the formation of the Hungarian teenagers’ attitudes towards the Roma, as adolescence is a crucial period in identity development. Her objective is to determine to what extent the classical and more recent theories on the formation of prejudice can be applied in a context in which there is no public consensus of respect towards minorities.