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CEU and Romani Studies Program in BBC StoryWorks Documentary Series

January 23, 2020

Central European University was recently featured in an episode of the documentary video series Aiming Higher developed by the International Association of Universities (IAU) and produced by BBC StoryWorks. 

The documentary focused on the fact that CEU, one of the world’s most international universities, remains committed to its founding principles of ensuring world-class higher education for the betterment of society. And now for the very first time, it’s opening its doors to undergraduate. 

What is next for Roma, Gypsies, and Travellers in post-Brexit Britain?

January 21, 2020

The Romani Studies Program and the Nationalism Studies Program cordially invites you to a public lecture on What is next for Roma, Gypsies, and Travellers in post-Brexit Britain?

Date:  30 January 2019 5:30 PM

Venue: Central European University, Nádor utca 15. Room 103.

Who is afraid of identity politics? Lessons from Romani activism

January 16, 2020

We are pleased to invite you to a series of roundtable discussions to promote critical approaches to analyze the situation of Roma. Roma have been an object of academic and policy inquiry for centuries; however, until recently, due to structural discrimination, few Romani people have been allowed to shape the discourses on themselves.

International and local awards to excellent former and current students of RGPP

January 16, 2020

An Alumni and a current student of the Roma Graduate Preparation Program (RGPP) were awarded last year for their exceptional work for the community. Michal Mižigár CEU History student won an international award, Jozsef Csendes RGPP student was awarded the Minority Award of the city of Miskolc.

Slavery, genocide, and resistance: pioneering inquiries into Romani history

January 16, 2020

The second roundtable discussion of the Romani Studies Program (RSP) was held on the 9th January on slavery, genocide, and resistance which allowed scholars to critically reflect upon contemporary memory politics and the way Roma minority’s involvement in various historical events was misrepresented or rendered invisible.