Busójárás in Mohács, Hungary: 3 March 2019

March 19, 2019

From the Blog by CEU International Relations Department and ACRS student, Talia Dunyak

This past Sunday, I was privileged enough to attend the festival of Busójárás in  Mohács, Hungary. Along with my International Relations MA at CEU, I am also pursuing an Advanced Certificate in Religious Studies. This trip was sponsored by the CEU Religious Studies Program, and it was honestly one of my highlights of studying at CEU, at least so far.

Bilingual SFM Conference at AUB Beirut

February 1, 2019

Through a generous donation from Carnegie Corporation, the Central European University in collaboration with Issam Fares Institute at the American University in Beirut and the Arab Council for Social Sciences, held the bilingual international conference Striking from the Margins: Religion, State and Devolution of Authority in the Arab Middle East from January 15-17, 2019 in Beirut.

CRS Well Represented at the European Academy of Religion Conference in Bologna 5-8 March 2018

April 9, 2018

The world of religious studies is growing; and the Center for Religious Studies participates actively in the two scholarly associations that by now co-exist in Europe. Last year, Professor Carsten Wilke presented at the Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR, founded in 2000), which took place at the University of Leuven from 18-21 September 2017. CRS was also a founding member at the Launching event of the European Academy of Religion (EUARE) at the University of Bologna on December 5, 2016.

Ute Falasch Received the CEU Postdoctoral Religious Studies Research Fellowship

February 22, 2018

The Center for Religious Studies has awarded its Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, funded by the CEU Humanities Initiative, to Dr. Ute Falasch, a scholar of the religious and social history of Muslim India. The one-year position commenced in December 2017.

András Máté-Tóth will be Visiting Professor at CRS in January-March 2018

November 27, 2017

András Máté-Tóth (, Professor at the University of Szeged and Director of its Department of the Study of Religions, will teach during this winter term the CEU course "Foundations II: The Historical Anthropology of Religion" (HIST/RELI 5251, 2 credits).