December 23, 2015
Elissa Helms, head of CEU’s Department of Gender Studies wrote about how different cultural interpretations of gender roles and victimhood affected the reaction to the refugee crisis in Europe in her article “Men at the borders: Gender, victimhood, and war in Europe’s refugee crisis” published in the anthropology-oriented blog Focaal. - http://www.focaalblog.com/2015/12/22/elissa-helms-men-at-the-borders-gen...
December 9, 2015
While meeting the needs of women and ensuring their safety pose challenges both logistical and cultural, women can be key participants in change, according to panelists at “Women and the Refugee Crisis: On the Move, On the Ground, Making Change” held at CEU Dec. 3 and hosted by the Department of Gender Studies.
December 4, 2015
http://index.hu/belfold/2015/12/04/a_nok_egyszerre_aldozatai_es_eros_emberei_a_menekultvalsagnak/ - Hungarian news portal index.hu reports: The Department of Gender Studies at CEU organized a panel discussion on “Women and the Refugee Crisis: On the Ground, On the Move, Making Change” on December 3rd at CEU.
October 13, 2015
CEU is participating in the Science4Refugees initiative, recently launched by the European Commission to help refugee scientists and researchers find suitable jobs that both improve their own situation and put their skills and experience to good use in Europe's research system.
October 13, 2015
In this article in Hungary's Mandiner and Estonia's Feministeerium, CEU's Andrea Peto writes about her experience while volunteering during the height of the refugee crisis in Budapest. She dissects a conversation about lingerie that was donated during a clothing drive for refugees. http://feministeerium.ee/mustast-pitsist-pesu/
September 10, 2015
http://mandiner.hu/cikk/20150910_peto_andrea_fekete_noi_csipkealsonemu_migracio_es_mi_xxi - Hungarian news portal mandiner.hu asked several Hungarian opinion leaders to share their views on the refugee crisis in its series "Migration and us". Andrea Peto, professor at CEU’s Department of Gender Studies believes the crisis will result in a fundamental change in the perception of Muslim women as passive individuals.