Publications by CHSP

The Cultural Heritage Studies Program launched its own Central European Cultural Heritage book series with CEU Press.

"The culture of Central Europe represents an entity which is much less well defined but still keenly felt by the people experi-encing, enjoying, struggling, and surviving life there. This lack of clarity in cultural identity is connected to gaps in continuity resulting from the collisions of outside forces or internal struggles that which de-stroyed significant parts of the cultural heritage. For this reason, it is extremely relevant that an educational institution calling itself the Central European Univer-sity and its press should produce a new series that presents what might be de-scribed by people in the region as their cultural heritage. We intend to bring to this series a colorful palette of tangible and intangible heritage ranging from his-torical monuments, to cultural land-scapes, from folk music to contemporary urban art, from traditional craftsmanship to industrial sites. These large format books will display the cultural heritage of Central Europe in both words and color images designed to manifest the value of objects and ideas which may be less well known outside this region."

The first volume was published in 2016, The Visual World of the Hungarian Angevine Legendary by Béla Zsolt Szakács.
The second volume will present the buildings of the Central European University: A Campus in the Heart of Budapest as cultural heritage in a series of studies, and it is expected to be published in 2017.