April 20, 2018
Central European University (CEU) announces that University Professor Gabor Klaniczay, founding faculty of the Department of Medieval Studies, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780, the Academy honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world.
February 3, 2018
Gyorgy Gereby, associate professor in CEU's Department of Medieval Studies, is delivering the Isaiah Berlin Lectures at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Oxford this semester as part of the Isaiah Berlin Visiting Professorship, which brings leading scholars in the history of philosophy or history of ideas to Oxford. Named after the great British philosopher and founding president of Wolfson College, Sir Isaiah Berlin, the lectures were established in 2004.
October 10, 2017
Gabor Klaniczay, University Professor at the Department of Medieval Studies, received the International Prize for History at the General Assembly of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (CISH) on September 29 in Moscow. Klaniczay was awarded the prize for the excellence of his work last year.
June 20, 2017
Tijana Krstic, associate professor in the Departments of Medieval Studies and History, and Gabor Kezdi, professor in the Department of Economics, have been named the recipients of the 2017 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award. The award recognizes CEU faculty members for promoting high standards of teaching, linked with the mission and institutional ambitions of CEU.
September 26, 2016
At CEU’s 26th Academic Year Opening Ceremony on September 16, 2016, Provost/Pro-Rector Liviu Matei presented the 2016 CEU Award for Outstanding Research to Professor Gergely Harcos of the Department of Mathematics and its Applications for a co-authored paper that solves a fundamental problem on hyperbolic manifolds whose roots are in quantum mechanics and number theory.
September 5, 2016
Gabor Klaniczay, University Professor at the Department of Medieval Studies, has been awarded the International Prize for History CISH for the excellence of his work. With the insights of historical anthropology, Klaniczay researches the historical uses of heresy, sainthood, visions, stigmatics, magic, and witchcraft. The award will be delivered during the General Assembly of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (CISH) in September 2017 in Moscow.
June 30, 2015
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.
February 10, 2015
Zsuzsa Peto, doctoral student in the Department of Medieval Studies, has been awarded the junior prize of the Andras Kubinyi Foundation for the Study of the Middle Ages. She received this award for her MA thesis “The Medieval Landscape of the Pauline Monasteries in the Pilis Forest,” which she defended at CEU last year. For more information, see http://medievalstudies.ceu.hu/news/2015-02-02/zsuzsa-peto-has-been-award...
January 27, 2015
Luka Spoljaric (MEDS ’08, MEDS PhD ’13) has been awarded a prestigious one-year postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University’s Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Villa I Tatti in Florence for Academic Year 2015-16..