Appointments and Announcements

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.

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.

Medieval Studies’ Gaul Named to Prominent Editorial Board

Niels Gaul, associate professor in CEU's Medieval Studies Department, was appointed to the editorial board of the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library/Byzantine Greek series from January. The Library, part of Harvard University Press, aims to fill the gap between the well established Loeb Classical Library and the I Tatti Renaissance Library series (both also with HUP).

Medieval Studies Wins Grant for Two-Year Project

CEU's Medieval Studies Department, in cooperation with Heidelberg University's Transcultural Studies Department, won a DAAD-MOB grant for a two-year joint project titled "Trans-European Diasporas: Migration, Minorities, and Diasporic Experience in Medieval and Early Modern East/Central Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean." The project entails student and faculty mobility, collaborative research, and the creation of a web-based research database.

Katalin Szende Elected Head of Department

On May 19, Professor Katalin Szende was elected Head of Department for the coming two academic years, 2010/11 and 2011/12. Her term of office will commence this September.