The latest release is Castle and Cathedral in Modern Prague (Longing for the sacred in a skeptical age). 

CEU Press participates in the Leipzig Book Fair, March 23-26.

The Stranger, the Tears, the Photograph, the Touch (Divine presence in Spain and Europe since 1500): a selection of pictures from this forthcoming book is going to be displayed in the Hungarian House of Photography – Mai Manó House from March 23.

How They Lived, volume 2 by András Koerner: book launch took place at the Center for Jewish History, New York on March 14, 2017, moderated by Frank Mecklenburg, Director of Research and Chief Archivist at Leo Baeck Institute.

Book launch and panel discussion of Twenty-five Sides of a Post-Communist Mafia State with Bálint Magyar, Júlia Vásárhelyi, András Bozóki, and Balázs Trencsényi was held on March 10, 2017 at the Budapest campus of the Central European University.

2017 Spring/Summer Catalog is available for download.

Roma-Gypsy Presence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 15th-18th Centuries by Lech Mróz received honorable mention for the Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies.

On Holocaust Memorial Day CEU Press offered a selection of texts and photos from recent publications of the press.

Top five CEU Press titles by number of copies sold in 2016:
With Their Backs to the Mountains
How They Lived
Post-Communist Mafia State
Arguing it Out
Hybrid Renaissance

Top five by sales revenue in 2016:
With Their Backs to the Mountains
How They Lived
Art Beyond Borders
Nationalizing Empires
Holocaust in Hungary





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Published by Helena History Press, Saint Helena, CA, USA, distributed by CEU Press

21st  Century Hungarian Language Survival in Transylvania


Edited by

Judith Kesserű Némethy, New York University

 

This volume examines the present-day situation of Hungarian as a minority language in Romania. It is an important addition to the study of the Hungarian language in the diaspora that should be of interest not only to linguists and sociologists also sociolinguists but to historians, political or social scientists, educators and dialectologists as well. The problems presented, albeit referring specifically to the Hungarian language in Romanian today, have parallels across borders and across all languages spoken by minorities

Survival of minority languages be it Quechua in Peru, Spanish in the United States or Hungarian in the Carpathian basin depends on historical, geopolitical and sociolinguistic factors. To a large degree it also depends on the politics of the governing majority country whose regulations have repercussions on all aspects of education, work, environment and cultural and social life.

The studies of this volume delve on the characteristics and stumbling blocks of minority and diaspora language use. They also point to the tools that make possible the reversal of the trend for linguistic and cultural assimilation, tools that could also open the path toward healthy multicultural and multilingual coexistence.

The volume includes historical ethnographic maps of the region.

Forthcoming in 2015

978-0-9859433-8-7 cloth $55.00 / €42.00 / £35.00

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