November 25, 2013
John Shattuck, a budapesti Közép-európai Egyetem (CEU) elnök-rektora jól ismeri a Kennedyek történetét, hiszen 2000 és 2009 között a bostoni John F. Kennedy elnöki könyvtárat vezette. A Kennedy-gyilkosság 50. évfordulója kapcsán a volt diplomatát, korábbi csehországi amerikai nagykövetet arra kértük, értékelje a legendás elnök szerepét. (2013.11.24.)
November 15, 2013
As historical periods transition, there is a time when they overlap and hybrid languages and texts reflect the collision of languages and customs. Noted British historian Peter Burke gave a series of lectures the week of Nov. 11 on this hybridization as part of CEU's annual Natalie Zemon Davis Lecture Series.
November 11, 2013
October 25, 2013
October 24, 2013
October 1, 2013
In 1991, the European Court of Justice ruled in favor of a French factory where women worked night shifts. While the employer had violated the legal ban on night work for women, the Court followed his argument that the ban amounted to gender discrimination. As a result, the countries of the European Union had to abolish gender-specific night work prohibition, and the majority did so by in essence removing night work restrictions for women.
September 26, 2013
September 17, 2013
CEU trustee, journalist and writer Kati Marton has examined her own family history, diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, and Hungarian émigrés in her work, showing the significance of confronting and understanding our troubled past in order to move beyond it.