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CEU Hosts US Ambassador and Hungarian Supreme Court Justice for International Women of Courage Award

Hungarian Capital Court Justice Agnes Galajda was presented with the International Women of Courage Award on 4 March 2010 by the US Ambassador to Hungary, Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis. The presentation took place in the CEU Auditorium.

Panel Discussion on New Romani Book Today

A group of Roma rights activists and scholars will meet today at CEU to discuss Romani Politics in Contemporary Europe: Poverty, Ethnic Mobilization, and the Neoliberal Order, a new volume on political participation of Roma citizens in Eastern and Western Europe and the Roma’s political footing within an enlarged EU.

CEU Hosts Public Lecture by Pieter Sjoerd Hasper on Aristotle’s Account of Experience

On March 2nd, 2010, the Department of Philosophy welcomed Pieter Sjoerd Hasper, current Adam Smith Guest Professor at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, who delivered his lecture: “Between Perception and Scientific Knowledge: Aristotle’s Account of Experience”.

Forgacs Screens Film At CEU

Acclaimed Hungarian filmmaker Peter Forgacs presented his 1998 film The Danube Exodus at CEU Monday night, a keynote event in the ongoing CRC workshop co-hosted by the Jewish Studies Program and Department of Gender Studies.

The film documents the voyage of more than 900 Eastern European Jews who attempted to reach the Black Sea via the Danube en route t

CEU Hosts International Women Of Courage Award

To mark International Women’s Day, Hungarian Supreme Court Justice Agnes Galajda will be presented tonight with the International Women of Courage Award, which honors women who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in women's rights and advancement.

This evening’s ceremony, sponsored by the US Embassy and CEU, will include a welcome address by CEU Rector John Shattuck, followed by remarks from US Ambassador to Hungary Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis.

Judge Galajda has been a criminal judge since 1986.

Katalin Marton Lecture on “Enemies of the People, My Family's Journey to America”

On 2 March, the Open Society Archives at CEU hosted Katalin Marton, author, journalist and scholar for a public lecture based on insights from her new book "Enemies of the People, My Family's Journey to America." At the event, which took place it the central hall of the Archives, John Shattuck, President and Rector, CEU, gave opening remarks; while Istvan Rev, Director, OSA at CEU, acted as the chair and moderator.

The Past Matters: NYU Prof Looks at Communist Legacies

NYU’s Joshua Tucker, one of the world’s top young scholars of post-communist politics, will be at CEU Wednesday to present his most recent paper—“Communism’s Shadow: Post-Communist Legacies, Values and Behavior"—on how communist legacies influence political behavior in the region’s new democracies.

An associate professor of politics at NYU, Tucker specializes in comparative politics and voting behavior in post-communist Central and Eastern Europe and the former-Soviet Union.

Acclaimed Journalist at OSA Tuesday for Book Launch

Award-winning reporter Kati Marton will discuss her latest book, Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America, Tuesday at OSA. Marton has worked as a journalist and contributor for ABC News, National Public Radio, The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, The Times of London, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Vanity Fair and The New Republic.

CEU Hosts Workshop on Using Holocaust Testimonies in Teaching

This week CEU’s Curriculum Resource Center (CRC) is hosting a workshop for international academics on ways to teach Jewish history using the USC Visual History Archive of the Shoah Foundation, a database of 52,000 Holocaust survivor interviews now available through the CEU Library.

The week-long series, organized jointly through the Jewish Studies Program and the Department of Gender Studies, brings together nine social sciences teachers from universities in

CEU Partners in New European Doctoral Program for the Human and Social Sciences

Five European universities with solid experience in advanced doctoral and post-doctoral studies have established a European Doctoral Program for the Human and Social Sciences. In recognition of the fact that Italy is leading an international program for high education, the first director of the European Doctoral Program is Aldo SCHIAVONE, Director of The Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane (SUM).

Partner institutions are:


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