November 3, 2015
CEU Assistant Professor Simon Rippon penned an opinion piece in Cicero (a German political culture magazine) about the Orban administration's xenophobic tactics in advance of and during the refugee crisis. http://www.cicero.de/weltbuehne/fremdenfeindliche-propaganda-mit-diesen-tricks-staerkt-orban-den-auslaenderhass-im-volk
November 2, 2015
http://infovilag.hu/hir-33399-az_erosodo_illiberalizmus_es_nacionalizm.html - Hungarian news portal infovilag.hu’s foreign news section reports: CEU Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy Simon Rippon penned an opinion piece in Cicero (a German political culture magazine) about the Orban administration's xenophobic tactics before and during the refugee crisis.
October 22, 2015
The large turnout at the public panel on "Philosophy, the refugee crisis, and how to help in Hungary," hosted by CEU’s Department of Philosophy on September 22, indicated a keen interest across CEU in helping refugees and migrants, as well as in philosophical analysis of political debates about migration policy.
June 30, 2015
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.
June 30, 2015
Maria Kronfeldner, associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, has won a CEU Humanities Initiative grant for her project, entitled Establishing Topics in the Philosophy of the Humanities and Social Sciences (ToPHSS).
June 16, 2015
In his latest work, Professor Hanoch Ben-Yami, head of the Department of Philosophy at CEU, reassesses the way Descartes developed and justified some of his revolutionary philosophical ideas. The first part of the book argues that one of Descartes' most innovative and influential ideas was that of representation without resemblance. Ben-Yami discusses how Descartes transfers insights originating in his work on analytic geometry to his theory of perception.
May 19, 2015
Teaching is an essential element of a career in academia and so acquiring teaching experience is a very important part of the training for such a career. Launched in March 2015, Global Learning Fellowship is a CEU initiative administered by the Academic Cooperation and Research Support Office (ACRO) aimed at helping CEU PhD students and recently graduated alumni improve their teaching skills.
May 5, 2015
Next fall term the Department of Philosophy launches a peer-learning based weekly Philosophy Research and Publish Lab.
May 4, 2015
Mojca Kuplen (PHIL PhD '12) has been awarded a Junior Visiting Research Fellowship at the Hungarian Academy of Science.
April 30, 2015
CEU earned the best rankings in its history in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published April 29. CEU's programs related to politics and international studies jumped to 29th in the world, and 7th in Europe.