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.
Associate Professor Matthias Riedl comments in Oberpfalznetz on the refugee crisis, the government's stance and the volunteers providing humanitarian aid.
CEU historian Istvan Rev, director of the Open Society Archives, is quoted in The New Yorker regarding monuments in Budapest and the history and the controversy surrounding many of them.
Exceptional master's and doctoral students were recognized in June for their academic achievements with awards presented on June 18. Scroll down for the slide show of photos of the ceremony.
The Habilitation Committee and the Department of History at CEU held its first-ever habilitation procedure at the University on June 8. Ulrich L.