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SJD candidates Marie Laur and Teodora Miljojkovic are recipients of awards for doctoral students

February 21, 2022

The Department of Legal Studies is proud to announce that two of our SJD candidates received an award for the progress and achievements of their doctoral thesis so far.

CEU Summer University Call for Applications 2022

January 14, 2022

CEU SUN is a program for advanced undergrads, graduate students, postdocs, junior faculty, and researchers, as well as professionals who wish to upgrade their knowledge in a variety of areas in the social sciences and humanities, gain applied skills and build interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral networks. The courses, offered for one or two weeks in June and July on CEU’s Budapest campus, are taught by international teams of scholars and practitioners, and use CEU’s state-of-the-art academic resources and facilities.

Addressing Racism Today

November 11, 2021

On October 20, 2021, Mathias Möschel (Head of Department of Legal Studies, CEU) and Sejal Parmar (Director of Human Rights Forum, School of Law, University of Sheffield, Visiting Professor, CEU) spoke with the UN Special Rapporteur, Tendayi Achiume on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. 

The discussion addressed such issues as: 

Professor Winkler Publishes Article Examining Popular Discourse on Menstruation in Feminist Formations

October 4, 2021

“17 of the Wackiest Myths & Taboos About Menstruation You've Ever Heard”... This and many other examples of popular discourse address cultural and religious beliefs and practices related to menstruation. Many such articles lapse into sensationalized or patronizing accounts of menstrual beliefs and practices that disregard and ridicule cultural and religious traditions. Jointly with Prof. Bobel at UMass Boston, Prof.

Two CEU LEGS alumni - Williams C. Iheme and Sanford U. Mba - published an article titled “A Doctrinal Assessment of the Insolvency Frameworks of African Countries in coping with the Pandemic-triggered Economic Crisis” in Stellenbosch Law Review, 2021, Vol

September 28, 2021

This article published in STELLENBOSCH LAW REVIEW (2021)32:2, is a critique of the recent business/debt restructuring mechanisms that were introduced under the Nigerian Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020, and under the Kenyan Insolvency Act 2015. In many respects, these reformed laws are arguably overbearing for small businesses especially in the context of the pandemic.