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CEU Hosts 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.

Legendary Hungarian Band Performs at CEU Tonight

Legendary Hungarian alternative band, Balaton, performs tonight in the Auditorium at CEU as part of the ongoing Counter-Cultural Movements in East Central Europe public lecture series. In the early 1980s Balaton was a popular band in the New Wave scene. The band's lead singer and composer, Mihály Víg is also famous for writing the soundtracks of several Bela Tarr movies.

Perfect copy? Law and Ethics of Reproductive Medicine

The Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) is pleased to announce its recent publication edited by Prof. Judit Sándor (2009) with the title Perfect copy? Law and Ethics of Reproductive Medicine, published by the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine.  The book is a collection of works completed by CELAB fellows, such as Prof. Violeta Besirevic and Dr. Péter Kakuk and invited scholars from Belgium, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Norway.

Roma Politician Visits CEU

Viktoria Mohacsi, Roma politician who served as a member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2004 to 2009, was among a group of Roma rights activists and scholars who met Friday at CEU to discuss the status of Roma citizens in Eastern and Western Europe and the Roma’s political footing within an enlarged EU.

Tuesday, 16 March, 2010 - 15:00 - 18:00
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Diana Ürge-Vorsatz
Bert Metz (Fellow of European Climate Foundation)
Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP)
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Scholar Speaks Wednesday on Economics and Politics in the Middle East

Professor Jimmy Weinblatt, Rector of Ben Gurion University, will speak Wednesday afternoon at CEU on the relationship between politics and economics in the Middle East, and the inter-dependence of the Israeli and Palestinian economies—a unique phenomenon for two states not at peace. 

CEU Jean Monnet Lectures: Professor Gelda Falkner Addresses Challenges in EU Law Implementation

The 2010 Guest Lectures of the Jean Monnet Module on European Integration continued on March 4th, featuring Gerda Falkner, Director of the Institute for European Integration Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Professor at the Department of Government, University of Vienna, who delivered her lecture: “Implementing EU Policies: Challenges for the Member States and the European Commission.”

Professor To Speak Tuesday on Obama's Middle East Policy

Shlomo Avineri, Visiting Professor in the Jewish Studies Program at CEU, will speak Tuesday evening on Obama's policies in the Middle East.

Exposing Terror: New Film Series At OSA

Next week OSA will present 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.

The five-day series includes two Oscar-winning films, One Day in September, a 1999 documentary on the 1972 Munich Olympics, and Born into B

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