Sociology and Social Anthropology

Sociology: culture, sociology and social anthropology; cultural globalization and the culture of globalization; globalization and neoliberal structures; transnational movements and globalization; social theory; theories of nationalism ideology, power and resistance; the construction and uses of ethnicity; social networks; economic sociology; migration; urban studies; regional development
Social Movements: Emergence and development of locally or transnationally situated social movements, the relationship of social movements to civil society
Network Science: is an area where ideas concerning behaviour and evolution of complex networks from natural sciences are applied to social phenomena and vice versa

Cars and Cashews: Consumer Culture Behind the Iron Curtain

To the West, the “Iron Curtain” meant a draping of much of Central and Eastern Europe with ideology utterly foreign to democratic and free market concepts. However, a vibrant consumer culture thrived in the region, encouraged by Soviet leader Nikita Krushchev, who believed that socialism could beat capitalism even in the drive for material wealth, traditionally considered a capitalist trait.

We Are Being Watched: Looking Into Consequences and Policy Responses

Big Brother isn't just watching us through the eyes of a camera anymore. As technology has advanced, so have surveillance methods. Some are so cleverly disguised that they induce people to voluntarily provide personal information. Not only are our physical selves monitored, our shopping habits, our criminal records, and even our health information are often surreptitiously recorded.

Date: 
Thursday, 22 November, 2012 - 17:30 - 18:30
Event type: 
General
Presenter(s): 
Uku Lember
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Room: 
203

Protecting the Rights of People at the Crossroads

European countries strive toward equality, protecting citizens against discrimination by race, gender, age, disability, religion and sexual orientation. But what about Roma women? Disabled migrants? Elderly Muslims? People who belong to more than one disadvantaged group have a different experience, requiring special attention, according to Andrea Krizsan, research fellow at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies.

Tehetséges roma diákok posztgraduális oktatása

A Start Plusz vendége Fodor Éva szociológus, genderszakértő, a CEU tanára. (2012.10.02.

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