CEU Medieval Radio Brings Past to Life

May 26, 2015

Recently featured on pop cultural news website Buzzfeed, CEU Medieval Radio is the world's only English-language online radio station dedicated to the music and the study of the Middle Ages and to enlightening listeners about the medieval and early modern periods (up to 1700). With barely a €300 annual budget and a lot of dedication, students of CEU’s Department of Medieval Studies Tamas Kiss, Kyra Lyublyanovics, Zsuzsanna Eke, and Christopher Mielke have turned their brainchild into a popular audio destination with over 13,000 listeners per month from 142 countries.

CEU Students Delve Into Heritage of Campus Under Construction

February 19, 2015

CEU’s campus redevelopment project, now underway on Nador utca in downtown Budapest, provides fertile ground for the study of historic buildings and the challenge of renovating them for modern use in an urban environment. Students in CEU’s Cultural Heritage Studies Program donned hard hats and reflective vests for a tour of the Nador utca 13 and 15 buildings to explore the history and plans. 

Icons and Relics. Venerations of Images between East and West

July 2, 2014

Periodic Exhibition at the Archabbey, Pannonhalma,Curator of the Exhibition: Peter BokodyThe last station of the visit to the abbey is the temporary exhibition entitled: “Icons and relics: Veneration of Images between East and West”. This exhibition examines the use of pictures in Christian art.  The exhibition displays the procedure through which the strong cult of icons originating from orthodox Christianity formed the western concept of using pictures, and established the notion of picture in western art. 

“ The Queen to Kill You Must Not Fear Will Be Good...“ - exhibition at Szentendre

September 17, 2013

The Ferenczy Museum in Szentendre has recently moved into a new building in the center of the town, and this week an interesting temporary exhibition opened there. The focus of this exhibition is the royal Cistercian abbey of Pilis, as well as Queen Gertrude, wife of King Andrew II, who was buried there after she had been murdered 800 years ago. Stone carvings and archaeological finds from the monastery excavated at the site of the ruined monastery are preserved in the museum's collection.