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CEU Celebrates Record Number of Graduates, Awards Open Society Prize

669 graduates from 77 countries – a record number for CEU – received their diplomas at the University's 22nd annual commencement ceremony on June 13. President and Rector John Shattuck welcomed the graduates, their friends and families, and Open Society Prize Winner Sir Fazle Hasan Abed to Budapest's Palace of the Arts on the banks of the still-flooded Danube River. CEU Provost and Academic Pro-Rector Katalin Farkas served as the master of ceremonies.

Greenergize Your Way to Energy Efficiency, CEU Business School Alumni Say

With environmental concerns of increasing importance and energy prices rising across the world, identifying and eliminating waste and inefficiency is imperative. It is with this in mind that two CEU Business School alumni established the energy consulting group Greenergizer.

OSF-SPP Global Internship Program to Support the Next Generation of Open Society Leaders

In order to deepen public policy expertise in the field of human rights and governance, the Open Society Foundations and the School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University announced today the creation of a new internship program.

Going Lean and Disruptive: A Guest Lecture by Patrick Vlaskovits

With lean startups of increasing importance in today’s entrepreneurial business market, CEU Business School was glad to welcome Patrick Vlaskovits, the New York Times bestselling co-author of The Lean Entrepreneur to hold a lively guest lecture on the topic of sustainable versus disruptive innovation.

Martin Kahanec (Public Policy) live on BBC World News: Migrants do not respond to welfare generosity

Martin Kahanec (DPP) contributes to the heated debate on welfare restrictions for migrants in the UK in a live interview on BBC World News on May 31, 2013.

"War crimes whitewash" CEU President and Rector Shattuck Boston Globe Opinion Piece

CEU President and Rector John Shattuck writes about last week's acquittal of two former officials of the Serbian secret police who had been at the center of the ethnic cleansing enterprise in the former Yugoslavia.

Martin Kahanec (Public Policy) comments on European migration policy challenges in Budapest and Brussels

Martin Kahanec (DPP) commented on the challenges and opportunities for migration policy regarding third-country workers in the EU at the EPC Single European Labour Market Project Conference “Making progress towards the completion of the Single European Labour Market” on May 28, 2013, in Brussels. In a panel on "What role for third country nationals in the mobility debate?" he addressed the economic and labor market aspects, calling for a better informed discourse and evidence-based policy-making. Interview with Tamás Kiss

"Interested in learning about the Middle Ages and listening to medieval music? Try tuning into CEU Medieval Radio."


An interview with Tamás Kiss, Head Editor of CEU Medieval Radio:


Lives of Dignity in Brutal Times: CEU Alumnus Jaap Scholten Launches “Comrade Baron”

Dutch writer Jaap Scholten knows a good story when he hears one. In the early 1990s, when his Hungarian wife’s grandmother began telling him about life before communism, he was entranced. This was the beginning of the road to writing “Comrade Baron: A Journey Through the Vanishing World of the Transylvanian Aristocracy,” Scholten’s first work of non-fiction and the first to be published in English, launched May 29 at CEU.

Thursday, 6 June, 2013 - 17:30 - 19:00
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Ricarda Vulpius
Department of History
Nador u. 11
Hanak Room
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