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Professor Balazs Receives High Honors from Germany

May 25, 2017

Peter Balazs, professor in the Department of International Relations and director of the Center for European Neighborhood Studies, received the Knight Commander's Cross of the Republic of Germany in recognition of his significant contribution to German-Hungarian relations and the development of Europe. Balazs received the distinction from Lieselore Cyrus, charge d'affaires of the German Embassy in Budapest, in a ceremony May 24.

4th Irish Speaker Program Lecture: Professor Brigid Laffan (EUI) on “Ireland and Europe in turbulent times”

May 17, 2017

Membership of the European Union is an opportunity that needs to be seized, according to Professor Brigid Laffan, Director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence. That makes the success of Irish EU membership the Irish contribution to the EU. Ireland is the only country that succeeded to fully converge with the living standards of the richest EU members through its membership.

Event Report: Western Balkans between Internal Transitions and the European Integration Process

May 10, 2017

The CEU Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS) and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) office in Budapest hosted an international conference on April 24, 2017 entitled “Western Balkans between Internal Transitions and the European Integration Process”. The conference addressed transition processes in the Western Balkans, examined the role of the EU and the urgency for a closer monitoring of the situation in the region.

Communicating Europe in a New Regional Security Context

April 25, 2017

The final publication of the project entitled “V4 Supporting Communication Strategy of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine on implementing AA and DCFTA” led by the Foreign Policy Association of Moldova, is now available online.

CfP - “Us vs. Them: Populism, the Refugee Other and the Re-Consideration of National Identity in Central and Eastern Europe”

March 31, 2017

“Us vs. Them: Populism, the Refugee Other and the Re-Consideration of National Identity in Central and Eastern Europe”

Conference hosted by the Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS), Central European University, Budapest and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Budapest

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