Habsburg Albums from the German House in Constantinople

March 2, 2020

Assistant Professor Robyn Dora Radway’s research on the people living in the Habsburg Embassy in Constantinople was recently featured by the Gerda Henkel Foundation in a series of short videos. These videos, available in English and German, showcase some of the exciting interdisciplinary research going on in our department at both our Budapest and Vienna campuses.

Watch the videos here

People in Motion: Entangled Histories of Displacement across the Mediterranean (1492-1923)

February 25, 2020

Taking off in September 2019, People in Motion (PIMo) is a four-year global research project undertaken by scholars from the humanities and social sciences, including historians, scholars of literary, visual, and material culture, philosophers, mathematicians, and maritime, biological, and bio-behavioral sciences.  It addresses the entangled histories of displacement of human subjects within and from the Mediterranean from the fifteenth to twentieth centuries.

Katalin Péter (1937-2020)

February 5, 2020

It is with great sadness that the Department of History has learnt about the passing away of Professor Katalin Péter, an outstanding historian and a founding member of the department, who made a significant mark on the development of historical studies at CEU.

Gerd Bucerius History Scholarship (Master of Arts)

January 9, 2020

ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius has generously partnered with Central European University to fund joint scholarships offered to students who wish to pursue a one-year or two-year Master’s degree at CEU’s Department of History.

Maximilian Hell (1720–92) and the Ends of Jesuit Science in Enlightenment Europe

December 5, 2019

László Kontler’s new book, co-written with Per Pippin Aspass (UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø) is available in full Open Access: