Five CEU master’s students participated in the intensive Allianz Summer Academy.
CEU professor and political philosopher Andres Moles puts forward a new way of thinking about equality.
This year the Danubius Award was awarded to Bela Greskovits, university professor in the Departments of International Relations and Political Science at CEU. The award was established in 2011 by the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Resesearch and the Institute for Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM). The prize was awarded at the Danube Rectors' Conference in Bratislava on November 8.
You can read Greskovits's acceptance speech below.
Judit Sandor, professor in the Departments of Political Science, Legal and Gender Studies and director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at CEU, was elected a Governor of the World Association of Medical Law (WAML) at the 24th WAML Annual Congress held September 2-6 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
CEU Alumna Reyhan Durmaz was named a 2018 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The Newcombe Fellowship fosters the original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. Durmaz's dissertation is titled “Stories, Saints, and Sanctity between Christianity and Islam.”
CEU alumnus Jakub Leps (POLS ’98) was recently elected Prague chairman for the TOP 09 political party. Elected for the two-year term in January, his tasks will focus on managing the party and campaigning ahead of this fall’s local and senate elections.
Leps also serves as Third Deputy Mayor of Prague’s 11th District, a role which he says he will continue.
CEU Professor Anton Pelinka is quoted in this New York Times article on the ongoing Austrian debate about smoking in public places.
CEU student Viktoriya Poltoratskya's analysis of Russian politics/public administration is featured in this EurAsia Review piece. Poltoratskya is a CEU Alumni Scholarship recipient and studies in CEU's Department of Political Science.
As part of the Intellectual Themes Initiative, CEU offers four new joint PhD positions this year. The new doctoral programs are interdepartmental: the admitted students are expected to take courses from both participating units and conduct research at the crossroads of those disciplines.
CEU Visiting Professor Julian Casanova writes about the modern history of Spain and the Catalonia debate (in Spanish).