June 1, 2018
Medals and shells, the remnants of natural and human past, are often seen as clues leading to different ways of thinking about the world. But is it possible that thinking about shells may enrich our understanding of medals? This was one of the questions raised in the public lecture of Carlo Ginzburg, professor emeritus at UCLA, delivered at CEU on May 24. Read more here.
February 28, 2018
CEU Early Modern Studies Junior Research Fellow, Tomasz Grusiecki, is one of the two winners of the 2018 Emerging Scholars Publication Prize awarded by the Historians of German, Scandinavian and Central European Art. He received this honor for his article 'Foreign as Native: Baltic Amber in Florence'. World Art 7, no. 1 (2017): 3-36.
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.
November 22, 2017
CEU Visiting Professor Julian Casanova writes about the modern history of Spain and the Catalonia debate (in Spanish).
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...