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Award-Winning Filmmaker Péter Forgács at CEU Monday

This Monday at CEU, award-winning Hungarian filmmaker Péter Forgács will screen The Danube Exodus, his seminal 1998 film about the voyage of 900 Slovak and Austrian Jews who attempted to reach the Black Sea via the Danube en route to Palestine just before World War II.

Annual NGO Fair Reflects CEU Partnership with Non-profit Sector

On February the 24th, the Human Rights Initiative at CEU (HRSI) hosted the 6th annual NGO Fair, bringing together students and representatives of 14 international and local nonprofit organizations. The event reflected the university’s commitment to advocacy on issues of human rights, social justice and the protection of minorities in Hungary.

Medieval Studies Post-doc Wins Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship

The Department of Medieval Studies and the Center for Hellenic Traditions (CHT) very warmly congratulate Dr Réka Forrai (MA’01, PhD’08) – currently holding a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities – for having been awarded a highly competitive and prestigious fellowship at the world’s foremost research center for Byzantine studies, Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC, for the acade

Ambassador Hans Winkler Delivers Public Lecture on Europe’s Global Role

On February the 22nd, CEU President and Rector John Shattuck, and the Department of International Relations and European Studies; the Department of Political Science, and the Department of Public Policy, hosted Ambassador Hans Winkler, Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Austria, for a public lecture: “Lisbon Treaty–Has Europe become a player on the Global Stage?”

Friday, 19 February, 2010 - 14:00 - 15:30
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John Shattuck
Iurie Leanca
Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS)
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ZOOMING IN—works by Anna Somfai

On Thursday, January 21, 2010 at the Exhibition Hall of the Central European University, an interested audience attended the opening of Anna Somfai’s photo exhibition under the title "Zooming in." Her photographic work was introduced by Zsigmond Ritoók, Professor Emeritus, Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Anna Somfai is Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Medieval Studies. She has started in September 2009 a three-year research project on visual thinking.

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