CEU Alumna Kateryna Smagliy (MA: HIST'97 / PhD: HIST'05) highlights the role of George Soros in the development of a democratic Ukraine in this Atlantic Council blog.
CEU’s Department of History, in cooperation with the European University Institute and the University of Vienna, will host the 10th Graduate Conference in European History (GRACEH) in Budapest April 21-23, 2016. The theme of the conference is Resilience, Restoration, Revival: The Endurance of Structures from Early Modern Times to the Present.
University Professor in the Department of history at CEU Alfred J. Rieber's two recent publications, Stalin and the Struggle for Supremacy in Eurasia and The Struggle for the Eurasian Borderlands, explore the Eurasian borderlands as contested 'shatter zones' which have generated some of the world's most significant conflicts.
The team that took over the leadership of the Soviet Union after the death of Stalin proved to be surprisingly cooperative and efficient, according to Sheila Fitzpatrick, professor at University of Sydney, who talked about Stalin’s team in a lecture hosted by CEU’s Department of History on October 14.
Hungarian weekly Elet es Irodalom interviewed Associate Professor at CEU’s Department of History Balazs Trencsenyi about European and Hungarian political discourses based on the research “Negotiating Modernity: History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe,” which Trencsenyi coordinated for five years.
Director of the Open Society Archives and CEU Professor Istvan Rev's op-ed piece on the Hungarian government's reaction to the refugee crisis is featured in the New York Times.