Bak Award Recipients Announced

April 27, 2023

The Department of Medieval Studies is delighted to announce that the recipients of the János Bak Award for 2023-24 will be Ahmet Demirel and Nicholas Tayler. Each will receive 2000 EUR to support study in one of the MA programs in Medieval Studies at CEU.

Ahmet’s thesis will explore The Ottoman-Habsburg encounter in the context of the Protestant Church Reformation, and Nicholas will look at Hungary, Lotharingia and the Walloons of the Eger Valley - A Case of International Entanglement.

Patriarch Dioscorus of Alexandria

April 11, 2023

Hot off the Press: Patriarch Dioscorus of Alexandria!

Volker Menze just published his monograph on Patriarch Dioscorus of Alexandria: The Last Pharaoh and Ecclesiastical Politics in the Later Roman Empire under the auspices of Oxford Early Christian Studies.

Natalie Zemon Lectures 2023 Confirmed

March 24, 2023

The Departments of History and Medieval Studies are pleased to announce that the Natalie Zemon Lectures 2023 will be given by Magda Teter, Professor of History and the Shvidler Chair of Judaic Studies at Fordham University.

Continuity and Change in Medieval Central Europe

February 27, 2023

MECERN (the Medieval Central European Research Network) will hold their biennial conference on April 27 to 29 in Bratislava with the theme: Continuity and Change in Medieval Central Europe.

As always, the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU will present papers. This year, papers include:

Daniel Ziemann, Dark Ages in Central Europe? – The period around 900 AD as a turning point

Contributions to Leeds IMC

February 8, 2023

The Department of Medieval Studies at CEU is delighted to announce that our faculty Anna Somfai will be presenting the keynote at Leeds International Congress 2023, and the department will be sponsoring two panels. The IMC is one of two pre-eminent international conferences of medievalists worldwide. It was founded in 1994 by, among others, our emeritus professor Gerhard Jaritz, and will this year take place from 3-6 July.