Conferences and Summer Schools

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

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.

Call for Papers: Hieronymus noster: International Symposium on the 1600th Anniversary of Jerome’s Death

The International Symposium on the 1600th Anniversary of Jerome’s Death, Hieronymus noster, will take place in Ljubljana, on October 24th–26th, 2019, at the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

COPING WITH CRISIS: Undergraduate Conference in History

Budapest - August 10-13, 2018

The Department of History and the Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University in Budapest invite undergraduate students to rethink the causes and manifestations of social, political, and cultural crises in history and the various ways communities and individuals coped with them.

Conference in Vienna with Faculty and Alumni of the Medievel Studies Department: “Towns as Living Places: Static and Dynamic Aspects of Medieval and Early Modern Urban Communities," Oct, 2017

“Towns as Living Places: Static and Dynamic Aspects of Medieval and Early Modern Urban Communities” was the title of a conference held between 4-6 October 2017 in Vienna as a joint workshop of the VISCOM project carried by the University of Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Hungarian Atlas of Historic Towns project of the Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, coordinated by