June 4, 2018
Daniel Monterescu, associate professor at CEU's Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, published "Twilight Nationalism: Politics of Existence at Life’s Edge" with Haim Hazan, professor of anthropology at Tel Aviv University, with Stanford University Press. This examination of the city of Jaffa through the collective memory and life stories of its Jewish and Palestinian residents illustrates the complexity of national identity and how existential circumstances can supercede it in importance in people's lives.
May 2, 2018
CEU’s Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, in collaboration with the Budapest-based Collective for Critical Urban Research (CCUR), will host the Financialization of Housing in the Semi-periphery workshop on July 20-22 in Budapest.
April 5, 2018
CEU Alumna Maria Baiocchi was named a 2018 Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Fellow. The program supports PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences whose work addresses women’s and gendered issues in interdisciplinary and original ways who are in their final year of dissertation writing. Baiocchi is one of 10 winners this year who will receive a $5,000 award for expenses such as research-related travel, data work/collection, and supplies connected with completing their dissertations.
March 9, 2018
A few days ago I was locked out on the CEU rooftop. It can happen to anyone, especially during the winter months. Because of the slippery ice, snow or wind, the building staff closed it off. It was -5°C and windy. I am from Russia, but still didn’t want to spend a night in these conditions. After checking all the doors and having a strange dialogue with the receptionist through intercom, I escaped.
February 20, 2018
CEU's Dorit Geva comments on the France's newest party, Les Patriotes (The Patriots), in Euronews. http://www.euronews.com/2018/02/20/explained-how-france-s-newest-party-is-copying-farage-in-a-bid-for-frexit