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Péter Bara receives the Academic Youth Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2020)

February 6, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Péter Bara, class of 2013 graduate of the MA program of CEU's Department of Medieval Studies, has received the Academic Youth Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for his research in medieval Byzantine philology. Péter is a PhD candidate and has been a young research fellow at the Academy's Research Center for the Humanities Institute of History since 2018. This year, altogether twenty-two scholars working in the humanities and the natural sciences have been awarded by the Academy.

Gábor Klaniczay has been Elected as Corresponding Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America

It is a great honor for us to announce that University Professor Gabor Klaniczay, funding faculty of the Department of Medieval Studies, has been elected a Corresponding Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America in recognition of his distinguished contributions to medieval studies.

Zara Pogossian Receives Prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant (2019)

December 10, 2019

Zara Pogossian, alumna of CEU’s Department of Medieval Studies (PhD 2011) has been awarded a prestigious 2019 European Research Center (ERC) Consolidator Grant. Dr Pogossian’s project seeks to establish a new framework for studying the Caucasus, Anatolia and northern Mesopotamia (CAM) between the 9th to 14th centuries.

The János M. Bak Research Fellowship on Medieval Central Europe was granted to Mykhaylo Yakubovych

We are delighted to announce that the János M. Bak Research Fellowship on Medieval Central Europe was granted to Mykhaylo Yakubovych  with the topic on Medieval Central Europe in Arabic Sources: Manuscripts Reconsidered.

CfA – Postgraduate summer course on “Political Theology of the Early Church from its formation to Justinian” at CEU, 22 July - 31 July, 2020

CfA – Postgraduate summer course on “Political Theology of the Early Church from its formation to Justinian” at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, 22 July - 31 July, 2020

This summer course addresses an earlier neglected topic in the history of Late Antiquity and Early Christianity which has received increasing attention in the last decades: the complex history of the theological justifications of legitimacy, that is, the versions of the metaphysics of power, affect