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Susan Hill, a 2012 graduate of our department, turned her thesis into a book, Alternative Tourism in Budapest: Class, Culture and Identity in a Postsocialist City, published by Rowman & Littlefield. Susan is PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin

January 24, 2017

"Susan Hill offers an original take on tourism, one that is equally interested in the production of the imaginary of a place and its producer, the tour guide. Alternative Tourism in Budapest is fascinating, provocative, and entertaining, if also troubling in the depiction of how the business of ‘going off the beaten path’ can seamlessly melt into the logic of neoliberal urbanism." — Judit Bodnár, Central European University

Additional position in the 2016/17 PhD program under the ‘Social Mind’ Intellectual Themes Initiative

January 29, 2016

Social Mind Area-Scholarships for interdisciplinary doctoral studies (SMASH)

Faculty: Vlad Naumescu, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Gyorgy Gergely, Cognitive Science

External collaborators: Rita Astuti, Department of Anthropology, LSE, H. Clark Barrett, Department of Anthropology, UCLA, and Ildiko Kiraly, Cognitive Science Dept., ELTE Eotvos Lorand University.

Seda Yuksel, a 2014 PhD graduate at the department has just been awarded CEU’s best dissertation award

June 15, 2015

Seda Yuksel, a 2014 PhD graduate at the department has just been awarded CEU’s best dissertation award as one of the three best thesis across the university.

Jean-Louis Fabiani's Promotion

April 15, 2015

The French Ministre de la Culture (Fleur Pellerin)  has promoted  Jean-Louis Fabiani “Officier des arts et lettres” in recognition of his “significant contributions to the arts and literature” in France.