Prof. Pető examines better stories in higher education

In the lecture published in the journal Baltic Worlds, Prof. Andrea Pető shares her story of being forced to leave Hungary when the Central European University (CEU) was shut down because of the government’s decision; and her search for better stories, good endings, and how to turn acts intended to repress into an opportunity to express one’s own views and take a stand.

"TRANSforming Research", attend to our first departmental conference

The Department of Gender Studies in cooperation with the Experimental Humanities Collaborative Network (EHCN) and the Romani Studies Program at Central European University invite you to join us for our first Vienna-based conference on June 19-20, 2023. 

TRANSforming Research: Feminist, Experimental, and Arts-Based Practices

Listen to the experiences of faculty and students of OSUN Course on Antisemitism, Holocaust, Colonialism, Gender

May 16, 2023

The podcast shares the perspectives of faculty and students of OSUN Collaborative Network Course on Antisemitism, Holocaust, Colonialism, Gender. This collaborative OSUN network course addresses topics that are of urgent global importance in our era of continuing discrimination, forced migration, socially sanctioned violence – and war. It promotes new teaching and thinking about the relationships among four distinct, but overlapping, historical, cultural, and political phenomena: antisemitism, the Holocaust, colonialism, and gender.

Read Prof. Andrea Pető's article on illiberalism’s attacks on Higher Education

May 3, 2023

"The illiberal takeover in other countries, including European Union member country Hungary from where my university, the Central European University (CEU), had to escape to Austria, offers insights into the illiberal script that we can expect illiberalism to follow in the field of higher education". To know more about the strategist of illiberalism, read here the complete article by Prof.

To Dubravka Ugrešić, with love

Dubravka Ugrešić

One of the most important European writers, Dubravka Ugrešić passed away on March 17, 2023 in Amsterdam. An unexpected, shocking news for many, myself included. Dubravka Ugrešić was my friend and a part of my life for many decades, and it will take me a lot of time to get used to the idea that that she is gone.