http://librarius.hu/2016/02/23/harom-magyar-ujsagiro-utazhatott-solidarity-academy-re/ - Hungarian news portal reports: The European Solidarity Centre as well as co-organizers and partners - The Jan Nowak-Jezioranski College in Wroclaw (Poland), Common Europe Foundation (Pola
CEU student Enna Gerin Bosanski (MA, Nationalism Studies) writes about her experience as a refugee of the Yugoslavian wars and her time volunteering at Budapest's Keleti Train Station during the current refugee crisis.
http://www.168ora.hu/globusz/europa-sajat-vesztet-okozhatja-142676.html - Hungarian news portal 168ora reports: Anton Pelinka, professor at CEU’s Department of Nationalism Studies in his article published in Die Zeit argues that the continent was not prepared for the fears the refugee crisis would trigger in Europeans. According to Pelinka, Europe would be able to handle the crisis if it saw it as an opportunity instead of a burden.
Philosopher and anthropologist Ernest Gellner was a founding member of CEU's Nationalism Studies Program. Bios of the late intellectual were recently part of a listener feedback segment on Radio Prague.
CEU alum and Nationalism Studies Visiting Professor Florian Bieber writes in the LSE blog about upcoming elections in Serbia and other Balkan countries, sayng they are likely to strengthen semi-authoritarian rule rather than bolster democracy or offer reforms.
Professors Andras Kovacs and Maria M. Kovacs of the Nationalism Studies Program and Jewish Studies Program comment in this Financial Times article about a new statue to be erected in Hungary of an education minister who promoted notorious anti-Jewish laws.
http://www.168ora.hu/itthon/financial-times-homan-botrany-felerositette-antiszemitizmust-141490.html - Hungarian news portal 168ora.hu reports: Financial Times carries an in-depth article about the plan to erect a statue in Hungary for wartime politician Balint Homan, who had sponsored anti-Semitic legislation while minister of culture in the 1930s and 1940s, and who remained an MP after the fascist Arrow Cross regime took power later in 1944.
Hungarian weekly HVG interviewed Szabolcs Pogonyi, assistant professor at CEU’s Nationalism Studies Program about the refugee crisis and its impacts from the aspects of philosophy, international law, ethics and national politics.
Due to copyright regulations the article is available in the weekly (12.03.2015. pp.30-31. "A polgarhaborus allapot felszamolasa utan sem lesz kevesebb migrans")
“Competition, conflicts and cooperation all existed between state authorities and civil society organizations during the most dramatic months of the refugee crisis,” according to Andras Kovats, founder and director of Hungarian Association for Migrants, who spoke about the lessons learned from refugee crisis in Budapest at a public lecture at CEU organized by the Nationalism Studies Program on Nov. 3.
CEU Professor Anton Pelinka is featured in this International Business Times article about the recent Polish elections.