June 3, 2014
The latest book by Laszlo Kontler, professor in the Department of History, discusses the reception of the Scottish historian William Robertson in the 1760s to 1790s in Germany.
March 11, 2014
Cambridge University Press will publish "The Emergence of Islam in Late Antiquity: Allah and his People" by Aziz Al-Azmeh, university professor at CEU’s Department of Medieval Studies, later this month. The book presents a comprehensive and innovative reconstruction of the rise of Islam as a religion and imperial polity. It reassesses the development of the imperial monotheism of the New Rome, and considers the history of the Arabs as an integral part of Late Antiquity.
February 25, 2014
The “International Academic Network on Bioethics” (IANB), the longest of several international projects at the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB), conducts annual workshops between legal experts and physicians, philosophers and sociologists from 17 countries. Three books have been published in English and French recently as a result of previous workshops. Two books are related to the workshop on the ethics of end-of-life treatment decisions: “Les proches et la fin de vie médicalisé” and “Families and End-of-Life Treatment Decisions: International Perspective”.
January 28, 2014
Edited by Peter Balazs, director of the CEU Center for EU Enlargement Studies and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, the book marks the culmination of the project "The Changing World Order and its Implications for a Wider Europe", sponsored by the Hungarian Science Fund (OTKA). The book was presented as part of the Sectoral Policies for a Broader Europe Conference held at CEU on Jan. 22.
January 14, 2014
Kristina Irion, assistant professor in the Department of Public Policy, co-edited this book exploring the complex relationship between media governance and independence of media regulatory authorities within Europe, which form part of the wider framework in which media’s independence may flourish or fade. For more information, see https://publicpolicy.ceu.hu//node/39070.
January 14, 2014
Phil Howard, professor at the School of Public Policy and director of the Center for Media and Communication Studies, co-edited this book, in which high profile, international scholars answer these key questions: What causes state powers to block internet access, disable digital networks or even shut off internet access? How is it done, what is the impact and how do dissidents attempt to fight back?