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Natalie Zemon Davis Annual Lectures 2020/21: Lyndal Roper on the German Peasants' War

February 8, 2021

CEU's Department of Medieval Studies and Department of History are very pleased to announce that the 2020/21 Natalie Zemon Davis Annual Lectures will be delivered by Lyndal Roper, Regius Professor of History at Oriel College, Oxford, the first woman to ever hold the post. Professor Roper will deliver three individual lectures under the title, "Manhood, Revolt and Emotion: The German Peasants’ War 1524-6."

Giles Constable, friend of CEU's Department of Medieval Studies, Passes Away at the Age of 91

February 8, 2021

Giles Constable, an outstanding scholar of great international reputation, a true friend of CEU's Department of Medieval Studies passed away on January 17, 2021 at the age of 91. He was a member of Harvard University’s History Department, where he held the Henry Charles Lea chair in Medieval History from 1966 to 1977. After more than two decades of his teaching at this important study center, he was directing the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection from 1977 to 1984.

Research Fellowship to Honor Professor Janos Bak

September 22, 2020

The Board of the János M. Bak Fellowship on Medieval Central Europe invites applications for its 2021 Fellowship. With sadness, we also mark in this way, the passing of Professor Bak and wish to remember and take forward his legacy. Application deadline: 30 November 2020. For more information click here.

József Laszlovszky receives the 2020 CEU Distinguished Teaching Award

We are proud to announce that Professor József Laszlovszky, Director of the Cultural Heritage Studies Program, received a CEU Distinguished Teaching Award this year.

János M. Bak (1929-2020)

János M. Bak, founding member and Professor Emeritus of CEU Department of Medieval Studies has passed away on 18 June, at the age of 91. Until the last moment of his life, he was an engaged scholar, an authoritative and caring professor, an indefatigable worker for an international cooperation for the advancement of learning and the broadening of the ‘Republic of Letters’.