Recent CEU Religious Studies Fellow, Khin Thidar, Publishes New Book on Theravāda Buddhism

November 20, 2017

The Center for Religous Studies would like to congratulate Professor Khin Thidar on the publication of her book entitled Theravāda Buddha Sāsanā in Myanmar (1752-1819) published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, May 4, 2017. 

Center for Religious Studies announces One Year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Religious Studies (AY2017-2018)

May 23, 2017

1 Year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Religious Studies (AY2017-2018)

Application deadline: June 30, 2017

The Center for Religious Studies at Central European University is pleased to announce the availability of a one-year (12 month) research fellowship for AY2017/18 in the field of the study of religion very broadly understood, commencing January 2018 (start date in AY 2017/18 negotiable with selected candidate).

CEU’s Center for Religious Studies Thanks Supporters All Around the World

April 3, 2017

The Center for Religious Studies would like to express its appreciation to all of our friends, colleagues and associates from all around the world for the outpouring of support we have received over the past couple of days.

Striking from the Margins Website launched

March 13, 2017

The CRS is pleased to announce the launching of the Striking from the Margins Research Project Website.

The primary goal of the new website is to increase the project's visibility and to provide visitors with an interactive interface including a digital forum. Useful information about the research team and the project's partners are found online as are the videos of the bi-weekly research seminar held at CEU.

Religious Studies Field Trip to the Busójárás in Mohács

March 1, 2017

On 26 February 2017, CEU’s Religious Studies students and faculty went to Mohács, Southern Hungary, to observe the annual Busójárás celebrations, a winter banishing ritual of the Šokac (a local Croatian community) dating back to the eighteenth century. The celebration features a turbulent parade of busó, men wearing threatening wooden masks and sheepskin costumes, as well as participants in folk costumes.