The CEU Institute for Advanced Study jointly with the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology and the Department of Political Science is hosting a workshop on Financialization at Central European University on Friday, March 20, 2015.
Deadline for registration: January 25, 2015.
For all inquiries and to register for the workshop, contact Hadas Weiss (firstname.lastname@example.org) visiting fellow at CEU IAS.
For details, see the attachment.
http://www.kulturpart.hu/lavor/45188/elhunyt_hankiss_elemer - Sociologist, literary historian and former president of the Hungarian Public Television (MTV), Elemer Hankiss passed away on January 10 following a brief illness at the age of 86. He spent ten months in detention after the 1956 Uprising on charges of treason and anti-state conspiracy, but was ultimately acquitted due to lack of evidence. In the 1960s Hankiss focused on literary theory, sociology and since the 1970s and 1980s on political sociology.
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.