July 4, 2017
Each year, the U.S. Department of State honors individuals around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight against human trafficking. This year, Hungarian sociologist, human rights activist and former CEU researcher Viktoria Sebhelyi was named one of the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes, receiving the Hero Acting to End Modern Slavery Award.
February 23, 2016
Julia Szalai, senior research fellow at CEU's Center for Policy Studies and visiting professor in the Department of Political Science and National Studies Program, has been awarded a research fellowship at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York for academic year 2016-17. Szalai will conduct research in the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) of the Graduate Center's 'Inequalities' research priority.
November 30, 2015
Julia Szalai, visiting professor in the Department of Political Science and Nationalism Studies Program and senior research fellow at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, has been awarded the 2015 Karl Polanyi Prize by the Hungarian Sociological Association. The award is given every year as recognition for the best book or article published in the field of sociology.