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.

Zeynep Olgun Receives the EMS Best Thesis Award in AY 2021/2022

July 22, 2022

The Department of Medieval Studies would like to extend its warmest congratulations to Zeynep Olgun, who received the Best Thesis Award of the Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies in AY 2021/2022 for her thesis titled, "A Sailor's Life for Me: The Middle Byzantine Sail

György Geréby Awarded Title "Titulary University Professor" at ELTE

The department is very pleased to announce that György Geréby has been awarded the title "Titulary University Professor" at ELTE. He had taught at the Institute of Philosophy at ELTE between 1992 and 2007 and was instrumental in setting up the Religious Studies program there. In the program, he continues to offer courses regularly as a visiting lecturer.

Congratulations to Professor Geréby!