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.
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.
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
CEU alumna Rita Csiszar (Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, 1998/99) is a teacher, linguist, and sociologist. After her “exciting, inspiring and enriching” year at CEU, she did her PhD in Applied Linguistics.”I have spent part of my working life in academia; taking up teaching assignments and working on various research projects in different countries. The most recent one was ELDIA, European Language Diversity for All, at the University of Vienna. My job experience also includes working for NGOs, such as the International Organization for Migration in Budapest.