István Perczel on Syrian Christians in Kerala

November 10, 2021

Sidney Castillo of The Relgious Studies Project talks with István Perczel on his research of the Saint Thomas Christians of Kerala and their encounters with Catholic missionaries and Western colonial powers in the early modern period in this episode of the RSP Podcast: When Christians Meet Each Other: The Saint Thomas Christians of Southwest India in the Early Modern Period

Enyedi on Church-State Relation in Hungary

November 4, 2021

Professor Zsolt Enyedi from the CEU Department for Political Science and Exectutive Committee member at the Center for Religious Studies was recently interviewed by Michal Matlak, Managing Editor of the Review of Democracy and policy advisor for the European Parliament about the development of Church-State relations in Hungary, Viktor Orbán’s vision of Christian Democracy, why the Democracy Institute plays an important symbolic role in Budapest, and his recently published book, “Par

First CEU Religious Studies PhD Student Graduates

October 20, 2021

CEU student Nikola Pantić successfully defended his thesis, receiving the distinction of magna cum laude, at Central European University's Department of History on Friday, 15 October 2021. Due to Covid-19 virus measures introduced by CEU, the defense took place as a hybrid event, both live and on Zoom. 

Religious Studies PhD Conference 2021 in Brno

September 23, 2021

The CEU Center for Religious Studies held its 5th Annual Religious Studies Doctoral Conference WH&RE 2021: Wellbeing, Harm, and Religion in Brno, Czech Republic 9-11 September 2021 at Masaryk University (MUNI) with four European partner universities.

OP-ED on CRS Masterclass on Blasphemy, 2 June 2021

June 29, 2021

The Two Faces of Blasphemy

By Hadje C. Sadje, Ph.D. Candidate (University of Hamburg)