Bela Greskovits, professor in the Departments of Political Science and International Relations and European Studies at CEU, was awarded the Bibo Istvan Prize by the Hungarian Political Science Association. The prize honors extraordinary achievements in the field of Hungarian political science.
http://csaladhalo.hu/cikk/hatter/magyar-ikerregiszter-egyedulallo-teljesitmeny-regioban - Hungarian news portal csaladhalo.hu reports: The 15th Congress of the International Society of Twin Studies (ISTS) took place in Hungary between Nov.16-19. The regionally unique Hungarian Twin Registry was vital in making this conference a reality.
http://www.nlcafe.hu/egeszseg/20141210/mesterseges-megtermekenyites-/ - Hungarian women’s news portal nlcafe.hu investigates: As many as eight eggs may be fertilized during in vitro fertilization, but most of them are never “born”, that is they are stored in refrigerators at the clinics as reserves. What will happen to them? Who should decide about their fate? And should a woman be allowed to undergo the implantation if she is single?
http://nepszava.hu/cikk/1040996-kis-janos-uj-konyve/ - Hungarian news portal nepszava.hu reports: Kalligram Publishing House, Central European University (CEU) and the Open Society Archives (OSA), held a book launch at OSA on November 28 to mark the new book of Janos Kis, professor in the Department of Political Science at CEU, entitled “What is liberalism?”
The article was also published in Nepszava (11.29.2014., p.3, Kis Janos uj konyve a liberalizmusrol).
CEU Professor of Political Science Andras Bozoki is quoted in this El Pais article about the recent Hungarian Internet tax protests.
CEU Visiting Professor Julian Casanova writes about the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989 in this El Pais piece.
CEU Professor of Political Science Andras Bozoki and Director of the Open Society Archives and Professor of History Istvan Rev talk about the fall of communism in Central Europe and the rise of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in this piece in El Pais.
Despite the Arab Spring and subsequent revolutions, which grabbed the world's attention and temporarily shook up the Middle East, democracy has not taken hold in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Professor Bo Rothstein explained his research into the lack of democracy in this region at an October 16 lecture at CEU.
At the Opening Ceremony of Academic Year 2014-15, CEU Provost and Pro-Rector Liviu Matei announced and President and Rector John Shattuck presented the inaugural CEU Award For Outstanding Research to three faculty members: Dorothee Bohle, professor in the Department of Political Science, Bela Greskovits, professor in the Department of International Relations and European Studies, and Davide Torsello, associate professor at CEU...