March 21, 2016
The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Central European University in Budapest welcomes paper proposals for its annual graduate conference, taking place June 3-4, 2016. The deadline for submitting proposals is April 10, 2016. This year’s conference title is On the Edge: Genealogies and Futures of Precarity. Keynote speaker: Isabell Lorey (European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies) Conference Abstract:
February 8, 2016
Associate Professor Dorit Geva of CEU's Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology is featured on the Cambridge University Press blog talking about her book "Conscription, Family and the Modern State." http://www.cambridgeblog.org/2016/02/the-gender-politics-of-military-service/
December 14, 2015
Binational cities play a pivotal role in situations of long-term conflict, and few places have been more marked by the tension between intimate proximity and visceral hostility than Jaffa, one of the "mixed towns" of Israel/Palestine.
October 9, 2015
Multiple failures on the part of the international community, the EU and Hungary led to the refugee crisis that unfolded in Hungary since early summer, according to CEU President and Rector John Shattuck, speaking at a Sept. 30 panel discussion with CEU faculty about the refugee crisis.
October 6, 2015
Linda Szabo, doctoral student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, wrote a summary about the hundred-year history of Budapest’s 8th district, the most deprived part of the Hungarian capital. Szabo has been doing research focusing on the interplay between urban restructuring and ethnic diversity in a Central Eastern European context.
September 24, 2015
CEU PhD candidate Raia Apostolova writes about the importance of labels when discussing the refugee crisis and how the choice of words manifests in terms of aid and attitude toward those seeking refuge in Europe. https://asaculturesection.wordpress.com/2015/09/14/of-refugees-and-migrants-stigma-politics-and-boundary-work-at-the-borders-of-europe/
September 21, 2015
Video of Dorit Geva - Conscription, Family, and the Modern State
September 9, 2015
CEU Associate Professor Prem Kumar Rajaram wrote an opinion piece on the Migszol (Migrant Solidarity Group of Hungary) blog on the refugee crisis. http://www.migszol.com/blog/the-refugee-crisis-is-not-about-the-responsibility-of-states
July 23, 2015
http://www.168ora.hu/globusz/politikai-ertelmezesek-avignonban-137655.html - Hungarian news portal 168ora.hu reports: Professor at CEU’s Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology Jean-Louis Fabiani participated at a roundtable discussion about Hungarian cultural policy at one of the most important contemporary performing arts events in the world, the Avignon Festival.
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.