Appointments and Announcements

The János M. Bak Research Fellowship on Medieval Central Europe was granted to Mykhaylo Yakubovych

We are delighted to announce that the János M. Bak Research Fellowship on Medieval Central Europe was granted to Mykhaylo Yakubovych  with the topic on Medieval Central Europe in Arabic sources: manuscripts reconsidered.

Medieval Studies’ Gaul Named to Prominent Editorial Board

Niels Gaul, associate professor in CEU's Medieval Studies Department, was appointed to the editorial board of the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library/Byzantine Greek series from January. The Library, part of Harvard University Press, aims to fill the gap between the well established Loeb Classical Library and the I Tatti Renaissance Library series (both also with HUP).

Medieval Studies Wins Grant for Two-Year Project

CEU's Medieval Studies Department, in cooperation with Heidelberg University's Transcultural Studies Department, won a DAAD-MOB grant for a two-year joint project titled "Trans-European Diasporas: Migration, Minorities, and Diasporic Experience in Medieval and Early Modern East/Central Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean." The project entails student and faculty mobility, collaborative research, and the creation of a web-based research database.

Katalin Szende Elected Head of Department

On May 19, Professor Katalin Szende was elected Head of Department for the coming two academic years, 2010/11 and 2011/12. Her term of office will commence this September.

Medieval Studies Post-doc Wins Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship

The Department of Medieval Studies and the Center for Hellenic Traditions (CHT) very warmly congratulate Dr Réka Forrai (MA’01, PhD’08) – currently holding a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities – for having been awarded a highly competitive and prestigious fellowship at the world’s foremost research center for Byzantine studies, Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC, for the acade