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CRS Guest Lecturer Marcin Wodzinski Wins 2018 National Jewish Book Award

April 16, 2019

Congratulations to our guest lecturer Marcin Wodzinski, professor at the University of Wrocław, whose Historical Atlas of Hasidism won the 2018 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Scholarship!

ACRS Field Trip: Pilgrimage to Csatka, 9 September 2019

April 12, 2019

ACRS Field Trip 2018: Pilgrimage to Csatka


by Andy Chen

On Sunday, the 9th of September in 2018, CEU’s Roma Studies and Religious Studies students and staff bundled into a bus parked by the Danube early in the morning and set out for a day trip to Csatka.

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.