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Liviu Matei re-appointed Provost/Pro-Rector

Liviu Matei, Professor at the Department of Public Policy, has been re-appointed Provost/Pro-rector, effective as of August 1, 2018.

The Oldest Legend, Acts of the Canonization Process, and Miracles of Saint Margaret of Hungary edited by G. Klaniczay, I. Csepregi, B. Péterfi

This bilingual volume (Latin text with English translation) is the second in the series presenting hagiographical narratives from medieval Central Europe. It contains the most important hagiographical corpus of medieval Hungarian history: that of Saint Margaret (1242–1270), daughter of King Béla IV, who lived her life as a Dominican nun. Margaret’s cult started immediately after her death and the demand to examine her sanctity was first formulated in 1272. The canonization process recommenced in 1276, followed by further initiatives across the centuries.

Book by Béla Zsolt Szakács: The Visual World of the Hungarian Angevin Legendary

The first volume of the Central European Cultural Heritage Series

 

Hungarian Hagiography Society has been founded

On 13 April 2017 the Hungarian Hagiography Society was founded, which elected Prof. Marianne Sághy as its president.

The HHS has arranged regular lectures since then. Among the guests were Nicole Bériou (Paris, IRHT) and Marie-Élisabeth Ducreux (Paris, EHESS).

On 4-6 October 2017, in cooperation with the Hagiotheca – Croatian Hagiography Society, and the Accademia d'Ungheria in Rome, the HHS organized an international conference entitled: The Saints of Rome.

Europe’s Gas Paradigm in Flux

At the EPRG's event "Europe’s Gas Paradigm in Flux” that took place on 16. May 2018 at CEU, Michael LaBelle, Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair in Energy and Innovation Strategies at CEU talked about the shift in the gas sector developing towards multiple suppliers and short term contracts, but emphasized that it is about finding a balance between the traditional way of gas supply through pipeline infrastructure and the new market-based approach and regulation.