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Natalie Zemon Davis Receives Holberg International Memorial Prize 2010

Former CEU Board of Trustees member Natalie Zemon Davis has been awarded the Norwegian Holberg Prize 2010 for her outstanding scholarly work in the field of History.

Israeli Scholar Rates Obama's Middle East Policy

Nearly a year since his landmark speech in Cairo, U.S. President Barack Obama has yet to fulfill his promise to smooth Western relations with the Middle East, said Visiting Professor Shlomo
Avineri, who spoke to a packed audience in the Popper Room on March 9 at CEU.

Counter Cultural Series Brings Underground to CEU

Legendary Hungarian alternative band, Balaton, performed to a full house last Wednesday night, March 10, in the CEU Auditorium, a concert hosted by CEU’s Center for Arts and Culture (CAC) as part of the ongoing Approaches to Counter Cultural Movements in East Central Europe guest lecture series organized by the Department of History, CAC, and CEU research center Pasts Inc.

In the early 1980s Balaton was a popul

The New York Times: Istvan Rev On Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds

Parts of Quentin Tarantino Inglorious Basterds—the 2009 film about a fictional group of Jewish commandos during World War II—are closer to history than they appear, writes CEU history Professor and OSA director Istvan Rev in an opinion piece published Monday in The New York Times



Scholar Speaks on Post-Cold War EU-Enlargement Policy

EU scholar Stefan Ganzle spoke Monday at CEU on the status of European Neighborhood Policy (ENP), a program launched by the European Commission in 2004 to address challenges of EU enlargement in the post-Cold War political landscape.

Exposing Terror: Film Series This Week At OSA

This week OSA presents Exposing Terror: Highlights of the Soros Documentary Fund/Sundance Film Festival, a series of 10 award-winning documentary films on political, cultural, religious and economic intolerance and injustice.

CEU Students Celebrate International Women’s Day

CEU students this week organized the largest celebration of International Women's Day at the university to date, hosting a series of events marking the century-old holiday honoring women’s economic, political and social achievements. 

Festivities began Monday in the Oktogon, where participants wearing “This is what a feminist looks like,” T-shirts handed out balloons and leaflets with information on the annual March 8th holiday, and screened a video on women’s rights and feminism around the world.

Developing Internal Representations in the Mind to Understand the Visual World

On March 8, the CEU Cognitive Development Center (CEU Department of Philosophy) hosted Jozsef Fiser, Assistant Professor, The Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Department of Psychology, Brandeis University, US, for a colloquium entitled: Developing internal representations in the mind to understand the visual world.

Guest Lecture: Executive Power of the European Union

University of Amsterdam Law Professor Deirdre Curtin will speak Thursday evening on the executive power of the European Union, part of the ongoing 2010 Jean Monnet Module on European Integration guest lecture series hosted by CEU's Department of Public Policy.

CEU To Host International Sustainability and Contemporary Art Symposium

The 2010 Symposium on Sustainability and Contemporary Art begins Friday at CEU, a series that brings together artists, philosophers, environmental scientists and activists to explore capitalism’s remarkable ability to absorb criticism and adapt to new circumstances.

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