Julia Sachseder and Saskia Stachowitsch publish a new article on gender and EU security strategies

August 27, 2023

Julia Sachseder and Saskia Stachowitsch (affiliated with the CEU’s Department of Gender Studies and Department of IR) have published Gendering EU security strategies: a feminist postcolonial approach to the EU as a (global) security actor. The publication is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) project “Risky Borders. Gender and Race in EU Border Security”. 

Prof. Pető will hold the Annual Lecture Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam

August 26, 2023
Hannah Szenes Memorial in Budapest (Photo: Prof. Andrea Pető)

In recent years, Hungary has been portrayed as a negative example of memory politics, exercising political influence over the study, interpretation, and emphasis or concealment of past events. Hungary is seen as a starting point for the paradigm shift in the memory politics of World War II.

Prof. Andrea Pető represents Austria in a COST Action on nationalisms and higher education

July 5, 2023

Prof. Andrea Pető represents Austria in the COST Action "Rising nationalisms, shifting geopolitics and the future of European higher education/research openness (OPEN)". A COST Action is an interdisciplinary research network that brings researchers and innovators together to investigate a topic of their choice for 4 years. The referred action brings together an inter-disciplinary group of researchers to explore the shifting dynamics between the University, the nation-state and the European integration project.

Visiting PhD student Kristina Orszaghová receives Honorable Mention at the EASS Young Researcher Award

Visiting PhD student at our department Kristina Orszaghová was awarded an Honourable Mention in the Young Researcher Award competition of the European Association for the Sociology of Sport. The article presented is titled "Listening to Boxing Hearts and Beats: Analysing Boxing (Through) Soundscapes". Building on the more than two-year-long ethnographic research among the boxing communities in Central and Eastern Europe, Kristina analyses boxing as a sonic, corporeal, and social practice. Prof.