In Memoriam Marianne Saghy

September 24, 2018

Marianne Sághy


We communicate with a great sadness that our friend and colleague Marianne Sághy, associate professor at the Department of Medieval Studies, CEU, and at the Department of Medieval and Early Modern Universal History, ELTE, Budapest; President of the Hungarian Hagiography Society, passed away on 21 September.

Univ. prof. Dubravko Lovrenović (1956-2017)

January 17, 2017

Prominent academician Dubravko Lovrenović died on January 17, 2017 in Sarajevo, after a long and difficult illness.

In Memoriam Terézia Kerny

November 10, 2015

"It is with great sadness that I report on the death of Terézia Kerny. She was one of the most knowledgeable and helpful art historians of her generation. She was a researcher of medieval iconography, patronage, the cult of the saints as well the historiography of art history.

Oliver Rackham (1939–2015)

February 20, 2015

Botanist and historian of the countryside, Oliver Rackham passed away suddenly at the age of 75. Rackham had a life-long association with Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he was Master of College in 2007-2008, Life Fellow and Keeper of the College Silver. Students of the Dept. of Medieval Studies CEU had the opportunity to take part in a course offered jointly by prof. Rackham and Péter Szabó on the Historical ecology of woods and Forests in the spring of 2012.

Professor Urszula Borkowska OSU (1934-2014)

May 19, 2014

Professor Urszula Borkowska OSU (1934-2014) died on May 11 after a surgery in her hometown, Lublin. Sister Urszula was Professor at the Catholic University (KUL), medievalist and specialist in the history of the Jagiellonian dynasty. She was the academic teacher of a number of CEU graduates and well loved guest professor in our department. She joined the editorial board of our Central European Medieval Texts at its foundation and served consciously for more than ten years. We counted always on her good judgment as to the selection of texts and their publication.