Alfred J. Rieber wins Bentley Prize in World History

Alfred J. Rieber has won the Bentley Prize in World History from the World History Association, for his book, The Struggle for the Eurasian Borderlands: From the Rise of Early Modern Empires to the End of the First World War (Cambridge University Press, 2014).  His book explores the Eurasian borderlands as contested 'shatter zones' which have generated some of the world's most significant conflicts. Analyzing the struggles of Habsburg, Russian, Ottoman, Iranian and Qing empires, Alfred J.

History PhD student, Alexandra Medzibrodszky joins delegation to D.C.

May 29, 2017

A delegation from CEU traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to raise awareness among lawmakers and the public of the amendments to the Hungarian Higher Education Act and the grievous consequences for CEU, a world-class American-Hungarian institution. The delegation included Éva Fodor, Pro-Rector for the Social Sciences and Humanities, PhD History Student Alexandra Medzibrodszky and MA in Public Policy student, Daniel Berg. The main aim of our visit was to emphasize the urgency and the gravity of the situation regarding CEU and to urge U.S.

History Alumnus Ádám Mestyán Publishes New Book

May 25, 2017

Ádám Mestyán, who earned his PhD at CEU’s Department of History in 2011 publishes new book, entitled “Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt”.

Filmmaker and History Graduate Dylan Mohan Gray Teaches Spring Course

May 18, 2017

The week of intensive discussions on filmmaking process provided by the instructor Mr. Dylan Mohan Gray, an India-based director whose works range over various types of films (from documentary to fictional), served as a great endorsement for the students who conceived ideas on films but hardly or never realized them to the full extent before.

Book release: Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World

IAS Senior Fellow Tracey Sowerby (Oxford) and Jan Hennings publish new book on diplomatic history: Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World c. 1410-1800.