Conferences and Summer Schools

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

Faculty and PhD students in Beijing Normal University, China

On October 22-23 faculty and PhD students from the CEU Medieval Studies Department participated in a conference hosted by Beijing Normal University on the theme of “Social control and the issues of scale”. This event was the latest result of an on-going program of cooperation between the BNU School of History and our department, a cooperative effort that goes back almost five years now. Several of our faculty have been invited to give lecture series at Beijing Normal University.