Didem Pekün receives a Human Rights Award at Sarajevo Film Festival

September 14, 2018

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 fellow Dr. Didem Pekün on receiving a Human Rights Award at the 2018 Sarajevo Film Festival for her amazing film 'Araf'!

IAS Fellows 18/19

June 27, 2018

In the coming academic year an impressive cohort of Fellows, selected from over 250 applicants will join the Institute for Advanced study at CEU. Altogether 24 distinguished scholars and artists will come to Budapest for periods ranging from 3-10 months, from 13 countries to work on their research topic in the humanities and social sciences without interruption from other commitments, to finish a book manuscript, explore different routes towards a possible new research projects, or to work with someone at CEU, in Budapest or the region.  

IAS Fellow Gergely Kunt's book triggers great response

IAS Fellow Gergely Kunt's book 'A Multi-Perspective History: The Mentalities of Jewish and Non-Jewish Adolescents in Wartime Hungary' triggers great response. There are plans to have the book  translated to English in the coming months.

Read an interview (in Hungarian) with Gergely Kunt at HVG online here:  'History could not be more intimate than this' (24 May 2018)

IAS Artist in Residence Hoda Barakat talks about the concept and the writing process for her upcoming novel

May 3, 2018

Award-winning novelist Hoda Barakat, Writer in Residence at the Institute for Advanced Study CEU from October 2017 to February 2018, talks about the concept and the writing process for her upcoming novel, tentatively titled "Courier de la Nuit." Barakat, winner of the Al-Naquid Prize as well as the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, is known as one of the most original voices in modern Arabic literature.