January 31, 2018
Aziz Al-Azmeh of the Department of History has been appointed to the rank of Professor Emeritus, effective December 1, 2017.
January 11, 2018
As part of the Intellectual Themes Initiative, CEU offers four new joint PhD positions this year. The new doctoral programs are interdepartmental: the admitted students are expected to take courses from both participating units and conduct research at the crossroads of those disciplines. 1. Topic: Multilayer Structure of Economic-Financial Transactions
November 22, 2017
CEU Visiting Professor Julian Casanova writes about the modern history of Spain and the Catalonia debate (in Spanish). https://www.infolibre.es/noticias/luces_rojas/2017/11/21/el_valor_democracia_72033_1121.html
November 20, 2017
Historians studying the medieval and early modern period take different approaches to reconstruct personhood and its models, according to Gadi Algazi, professor and head of the Department of History at Tel Aviv University, and associate research fellow at Humboldt University, Berlin. Algazi spoke at CEU November 6-9 as part of the Natalie Zemon Davis Annual Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of Medieval Studies and the Department of History.
November 14, 2017
Jan Hennings, associate professor at CEU's Department of History, received the prize "for most outstanding recent scholarly monograph on pre-modern Slavdom" awarded by the Early Slavic Studies Association (ESSA) during its meeting at the 49th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) in Chicago in November 2017.
November 10, 2017
CEU History Professor Laszlo Kontler co-edited "Trust and Happiness in the History of European Political Thought," the latest volume in scholarly publisher Brill's prestigious series "Studies in the History of Political Thought." In the book's preface, authored by Kontler and co-editor Mark Somos (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg), the historians note the struggle CEU has undergone since t
September 20, 2017
CEU Visiting Professor Julian Casanova is interviewed on the political situation in Catalonia and whether or not it will become independent of Spain (article in Spanish). http://ar.globedia.com/voy-proceso-independencia-catalunya-imparable
September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017
Under the auspices of the European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH), the Fifth European Congress on World and Global History was organized and hosted jointly by CEU and Corvinus University, in collaboration with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Hungarian Historical Association. Some 650 scholars participated in this international event, held August 31 to September 3.