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.

Call for Applications: One 3-year PhD Scholarship

January 17, 2017

The Central European University invites applications for one PhD scholarship for its new research project Striking from the Margins. The project, which examines religion and state disintegration in the Middle East, is supported jointly by the University and by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. 

Deadline for applications: February 1st, 2017

For information on the project please visit the website:

Center for Religious Studies Announces Call for Two 2-Year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Positions

October 4, 2016

The CEU Center for Religious Studies is seeking two 2-year Post-Doctoral Research Fellows for the CRS project Striking from the Margins: Religion, State and Disintegration in the Middle East 

Deadline for applications: 1 November 2016