Appointments and Announcements

János Bak Award

For the 2023-24 academic year, the János Bak Research Fellowship board is offering two awards of 2000 EUR each to support study in one of the MA programs in Medieval Studies at CEU. The funding is intended to cover part of the costs associated with studying in Vienna for any applicant with a particular interest in the medieval history of Central, East-Central and Eastern Europe. Award-winners in the 2-year program will have their awards renewed for the second year of study, subject to the successful defense of the thesis prospectus and a GPA above 3.5.

Call For Papers: Medievalisms on the Screen III

The Department is delighted to support the next Medievalisms on the Screen conference to be held April 13th-15th, 2023. The organizers invite you to submit paper proposals on the subject of Digital Medievalisms and the Teaching of History no later than February 15th. 

Please sent proposals no longer than 250 words in length for a 20-25 minute paper to the organizing team at

Webinar - The Middle Ages and Us

As part of this year's recruitment events, the Department of Medieval Studies will be hosting a webinar entitled "The Middle Ages and Us." On Friday 2 December at 3pm (CET), our PhD student, Jack Wilson, will be moderating a group discussion of faculty and students as they explore the impact of the medieval world on our modern lives.

Gábor Klaniczay Elected Foreign Associated Member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres

The Department of Medieval is delighted to announce that Prof. Gábor Klaniczay, one of the founders of the department, was elected Foreign Associated Member (associé étranger) of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Paris, in 2022 May. Prof. Klaniczay had been a Foreign Corresponding Member (correspondant étranger) of the prestigious Académie since 2014. Please, find the official announcement in the attached newsletter.

Congratulations, Prof. Klaniczay!

György Geréby Awarded Title "Titulary University Professor" at ELTE

The department is very pleased to announce that György Geréby has been awarded the title "Titulary University Professor" at ELTE. He had taught at the Institute of Philosophy at ELTE between 1992 and 2007 and was instrumental in setting up the Religious Studies program there. In the program, he continues to offer courses regularly as a visiting lecturer.

Congratulations to Professor Geréby!