Report on the Annual Meeting of the International Commission for the History of Towns (ICHT) in Budapest, September 18–20, 2019

Economic Functions of Urban Spaces from the Middle Ages to the Present

The International Commission for the History of Towns (ICHT) held its annual meeting in Budapest, September18–20, 2019, co-organized with the “Lendület” Medieval Hungarian Economic History Research Group of the Institute of History of the Research Centre for the Humanities. The three-day conference was co-sponsored by the “Lendület” research group and the Central European University.

CARMEN Annual Meeting in Prague, September 4-5, 2019: Communities: Division, Connection, Interaction

CARMEN: Exciting New Medievalist Projects Unveiled in the City of a Hundred Spires

Emese Muntan Wins the RefoRC Paper Award 2019

October 4, 2019

Emese Muntan has won the RefoRC Paper Award  2019 for her paper Uneasy Agents of Tridentine Reforms—Catholic Missionaries in Southern Ottoman Hungary and Their Local Competitors in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century, presented at the Ninth Annual RefoRC Conference on Early Modern Christianity in May of this year.

Call for Applications: János M. Bak Research Fellowship on Medieval Central Europe

August 1, 2019

Application deadline: October 15, 2019
Starting date: January 1, 2020 (upon agreement)
Duration: 3 months

New Research Fellowship to Honor Professor Janos Bak

July 8, 2019

"To mark the 90th birthday of the eminent scholar and historian Professor Emeritus Janos Bak, CEU’s Department of Medieval Studies crowdfunded a fellowship for early- and mid-career researchers. More than 80 individuals worldwide donated over US$35,000 to the Janos M. Bak Research Fellowship on Medieval Central Europe, testament to Bak’s impact on former students and medieval studies colleagues alike..."