Hungarian Partnerships

For CEU, partnerships with other universities are an essential part of our open society mission. CEU partners with institutions and universities across the globe, offering opportunities for our students, faculty and researchers to benefit from and contribute to the development of new knowledge in a wide variety of fields. Partnerships with Hungarian institutions are of particular importance to CEU, which has called Budapest home for more than two decades. Below please find more information on our centers's partnerships with Hungarian institutions.

IAS Fellows’ collaboration with Hungarian partners in the 2016/07 Academic Year

  • Jonathan Batten, senior fellow (Financial Economics, Monash University, Australia) gave a seminar at Corvinus University (Corvinus Financial Research Seminar) on March 13, 2017 and he is also involved in their Annual Liquidity Conference to be held in November.
  • Erica Benner, senior fellow (Political Theory, Yale, US) gave a public lecture at Debrecen University on 27 April 2017 with the title “Demagogues and Citizens.”
  • Thibaud Boncourt, junior fellow, (Sociology, FNRS, ULB, Belgium) started long lasting collaboration with faculty at Corvinus University as part of the launch of the "ProSEPS" COST Initiative ("Professionalization and Social Impact of European Political Science”.
  • Patrick Cohrs, senior affiliated fellow, (History, Yale, US) lectured in the “Current approaches to Global History”, lecture series jointly organised by CEU History Department, Corvinus university and MTA.
  • Victoria Frede-Montemayor, senior fellow, (History, U. C. Berkeley, US) gave a lecture at the Literary Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on 14 February 2017. She also visited the Slavonic Studies Department at ELTE. 
  • David Jorgensen, junior fellow (Religious Studies, Colby College, US), gave a lecture at ELTE BTK Center for the Study of Religion entitled "Early Readers of the Gospel of Matthew: Ptolemy the "Gnostic" and his Epistle to Flora." As a result of this lecture, he is consulting with some ELTE doctoral students about their research.
  • Maria Rybakova, writer in residence (San Diego State University, US), on 25 October was the guest of the MTA Literary Research Institute, read from the English translation of her novel-in-verse "Gnedich" in Pecs organized by the Hungarian literary journal “Jelenkor in January 2017 and she also took part in the Narratological Conference of the MTA Literary Research Institute on 25 January. 
  • Tamas Vonyo, junior fellow (Economic History, Bocconi University, Italy) was invited to talk at the Department of Social and Economic History at ELTE and was offered the opportunity to consult several leading experts of twentieth-century Hungarian economic history and integrate their insights into his current work.