Call for Application: CfA - CEU Summer University - Dignity of Man

December 15, 2017

CfA – Postgraduate summer course “The Dignity of Man in Western Intellectual History, Esotericism, and Art” at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, 24 June - 29 June, 2018


Natalie Zemon Davis Annual Lecture Series held 12th time

Since its launch in 2006, the Natalie Zemon Davis Annual Lecture Series has become a major event of every fall term at CEU, organized by the Department of Medieval Studies and the Department of History. Each year a world-famous historian is invited to give three talks on their current research topic; scholars such as Peter Burke and Dame Averil Cameron have been featured in the series in the past few years.

25 years of Medieval Studies – 100 PhD defenses

On November 2, Andor Kelenhegyi defended his PhD dissertation titled „The Beast between Us. The Construction of Identity and Alterity through Animal Symbolism in Late Antique Jewish and Christian Tradition.” He is the 100th in the line of successful Medieval Studies PhD defenses since Stanko Andrić defended his thesis on the miracles of St John Capistran on Friday, 6 February, 1998, as the very first PhD candidate to defend at CEU.

Success Stories: Emilia Jamroziak

November 2, 2017

Emilia Jamroziak (MEDS '97) is a medieval scholar and author of three monographs. She heads the Institute of Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds. Her research focuses on medieval religious culture, monasticism, frontiers and borders in medieval Europe. In 2015-16 she held Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers at the Technische Universität Dresden.

Read more on the Alumni Relations Office website.

European Humanism and Its Challenges - Conference in Ljubljana

September 17, 2017

The Department of Medieval Studies at CEU had a strong presence at the International Symposium on European Humanism and Its Challenges, which took place in Ljubljana on September 8 and 9, 2017.