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).

CEU SUN Summer School 2018 Deadline for Religious Studies Course is 14 February 2018

November 23, 2017


24 JUNE – 29 JUNE, 2017




Course Director(s): 

Gyorgy Endre Szonyi
English Department, University of Szeged/Department of History and Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

ACRS Student, Md Abusalah Sakender, Signs for Book on Bangla-Cooch Behar Military History

November 21, 2017

Advanced Certificate in Religious Studies student, Md Abusalah Sakender, has recently signed a publication agreement with Jagannath University in Dhaka in regards to his research manuscript on Bangla-Cooch Behar Military History from the period of 1204 to 1576.

Sakender, a native of Bangladesh,  is currently completing his second year in the two-year MA program at the CEU Department of History and serves as Two-Year Masters Student Body Representative as well as participating in the Advanced Certificate in Religious Studies program.