Three CEU professors and an alumnus presented recently published books dealing with various aspects of Jewish history at a book launch December 6 hosted by the Jewish Studies Program at CEU.
http://ujszo.com/online/panorama/2016/12/04/mit-kezdjunk-a-migracioval - Hungarian news portal ujszo.com reports: According to experts, migration is expected to rise on the global level.
Hungarian weekly Figyelo writes about the possible outcomes of the upcoming elections in Austria and its likely effects on European politics. The article carries expert commentary from Anton Pelinka, professor at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program.
Hungarian weekly 168 Ora interviewed Szabolcs Pogonyi, assistant professor at CEU’s Department of Nationalism Studies, about the voting habits of Hungarians living outside of Hungary, and how the 2004 referendum on dual citizenship affected this habit.
Due to copyright regulations, the article is available in the weekly (11.24.2016. pp.22-24. Halaszavazatok).
CEU's Szabolcs Pogonyi from the Nationalism Studies Program is quoted in this NPR story about the Oct. 2 Hungarian referendum.
CEU's Anton Pelinka is quoted in this piece regarding Austria's upcoming new second-round elections (after the results of the first election were overturned by Austria's Constitutional Court in June).
http://www.klubradio.hu/cikk.php?cid=200470&id=16 - In its daily foreign press review, Hungarian Klub Radio lists the report of German Public Radio about Viktor Orban and his policies against the refugees. The report includes expert commentary from Anton Pelinka, professor at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Department, who argues that the Hungarian PM’s views reflect not only populist but religious convictions too.
The Holocaust in Hungary represented a unique chapter in the singular history of the Final Solution of the “Jewish question” in Europe. In the fifth year of the Second World War Hungary still had a Jewish population of approximately 800,000.
Luca Varadi, visiting professor at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program, has been awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie individual fellowship at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program for her project entitled Dynamics of Development: Understanding Adolescents' Intergroup Attitudes, National Feelings, and Perception of Social Norms. The two-year project started on June 1 2016, and is supervised by Andras Kovacs, professor in the Nationalism Studies Program and Department of History at CEU.