April 30, 2015
CEU earned the best rankings in its history in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published April 29. CEU's programs related to politics and international studies jumped to 29th in the world, and 7th in Europe.
April 21, 2015
Jean-Louis Fabiani, professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, has been promoted to the order of “Officier des arts et lettres” by the French Minister of Culture Fleur Pellerin, in recognition of his “significant contributions to the arts and literature” in France. For more information, see http://sociology.ceu.edu/article/2015-04-15/jean-louis-fabianis-promotion.
March 18, 2015
http://hvg.hu/itthon/20150318_Surusodni_kellene__Hogyan_lehet_a_Kettos - Hungarian news portal hvg.hu interviewed editors of the blog Double Standard (Kettos Merce) about the blog’s mission and future plans. One of these editors is Szilard Istvan Pap (NATI ‘13), who has been with the blog since 2014. For more about Double Standard in English, see http://kettosmerce.blog.hu/2014/10/03/about_us_706
February 12, 2015
http://www.168ora.hu/itthon/udvarhelyi-tessza-a-varos-mindenkie-kozelet-iskolaja-tuntetesek-baloldalisag-133554.html - Hungarian weekly 168 Ora interviewed CEU Alumna Tessza Udvarhelyi (SOCL'12, Doctoral Support Program), founder of the NGO “The City is for All.” The organization’s activities are based on volunteer work and provide an opportunity for homeless people to stand up for their dignity and fight for the right to housing.
January 19, 2015
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 (email@example.com) visiting fellow at CEU IAS. For details, see the attachment.
December 1, 2014
Hungarian news portal magyarnarancs.hu reports: A memorial erected in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust and World War II was inaugurated in ELTE’s Trefort Garden: the 1-centimeter-wide and 200-meter-long bronze strip embraces the university campus along its walls as a kind of unique grout between the bricks, bearing 199 names. The university pays homage to its former professors, students, and staff members, all of those who lost their lives as a result of the anti-Jewish laws in forced labor, concentration camps, ghettos, or military service.
November 14, 2014
http://magyarnarancs.hu/kultura/nevsor-a-fugakban-holokauszt-emlekmuvet-avattak-az-elte-trefort-kertben-92607 - Hungarian news portal magyarnarancs.hu reports: A memorial erected in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust and World War II was inaugurated in ELTE’s Trefort Garden: the 1-centimeter-wide and 200-meter-long bronze strip embraces the university campus along its walls as a kind of unique grout between the bricks, bearing 199 names.
October 7, 2014
Short Term Teaching Position Open in Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology provides a short term teaching position in the upcoming winter and spring terms (Jan-June 2015) to teach introduction to research methods on MA level.
October 7, 2014
PhD student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology Ilker Corut was awarded the best translation prize of the Turkish Academy of Sciences for his translation of Dipesh Chakrabarty’s seminal book “Provincializing Europe” (Bogazici Universiy Press, 2012). For more information, see https://sociology.ceu.hu//node/41619
October 7, 2014
Florin Faje (SOC’ 14) has been appointed lecturer at the Department of Sociology at the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj as of October 1.