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CEU Hosts 7th Biennial EATAW Conference

CEU’s Center for Academic Writing hosted the 7th biennial conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW) from June 27-29. This year’s conference drew 280 participants to Budapest to engage in 170 presentations and workshops. 

“The event focused around the issues of first and second language academic writing and the tensions inherent between English as a global linguistic hegemon and scholarship in local languages,” said John Harbord, the director for CEU’s Center for Academic Writing.

International Relations and European Studies Attracts 3 Renowned Visiting Faculty on Global and Regional Governance

CEU’s Department of International Relations and European Studies (IRES) has hired three world-renowned scholars in the study of global and regional governance and global change as visiting faculty for the academic year 2013/14.

Martin Kahanec (Public Policy) concludes a research project funded by the EC: A call for liberalization of EaP-EU mobility

Martin Kahanec (DPP) delivered a flagship research report at the final seminar of the ENPI project “Costs and Benefits of Labour Mobility between the EU and the Eastern Partnership Partner Countries” funded by the European Commission in Brussels on June 25, 2013.

IRES, Legal Studies Departments Win OSF Grant for Myanmar Project

CEU’s Departments of International Relations and European Studies (IRES) and Legal Studies (LEGS) have been awarded a grant from the Open Society Foundations (OSF) to focus on capacity-building and faculty development in international relations and law in Myanmar. The project will be coordinated by Matteo Fumagalli, head of IRES, and Renata Uitz, head of Legal Studies. Starting from fall 2013, faculty in both CEU departments will work with partners from the University of Yangon and the University of Mandalay.

CEU’s Medieval Studies Department Celebrates 20 Years

CEU's Department of Medieval Studies celebrated its 20th anniversary June 15-16 with a series of academic and social events, including lectures, roundtable discussions, contests, field trips and more. The "20 Years of Medieval Studies at CEU" celebration drew more than 100 alumni, faculty and students.

Events included: 

Expanded NYC Module Gives MBA Participants More Exposure to World’s Business Capital

CEU Business School announced a major enhancement of its full-time MBA program today: Students who start the program this September will have the opportunity to study in New York City for one month.

The CEU Business School Faculty decided late last week to expand the extremely successful one-week course, "Business in a Global City: NYC," into a one-month multi-course module.

Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies Holds Third Graduate Conference

The Center for Eastern Mediterranean (CEMS) recently hosted its third graduate conference “Tradition and Transformation: Dissent and Consent in the Mediterranean.” During the three–day conference in early June, participants explored a broad spectrum of aspects regarding the appropriation and transformation of cultural and religious traditions that informed the spiritual and intellectual struggles and changes in the Mediterranean from Late Antiquity to the Early Modern period.

CEU Debate Society Members Win GDPPC Open 2013

A.J. Carver and Georgiana Mihut, who teamed up a year ago at the CEU Debate Society, won the GDPPC Open debate tournament held June 21-24 at CEU. The tournament drew 32 teams from over 15 countries. The tournament was designed as an extension to the Global Debate and Public Policy Challenge (GDPPC).

Start-Up Career Fair Brings MBAs and New Ventures Together

As the end of the school year fast approaches, our MBA students’ attention is increasingly turning from their coursework to the job market they will enter once they graduate. It was with this in mind that CEU Business School held a start-up career fair in partnership with the Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and Primus Capital on Friday, June 21.

New Online Journal Launched - "EU Frontiers Student Paper Series"

The Center for EU Enlargement Studies is pleased to announce the launch of its new online journal entitled “EU Frontiers Student Paper Series,” which is specifically geared towards students and young experts of European foreign policy. Interested readers will be able access the publication in an independent sub-menu on the website.

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