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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CIVIC AND UNCIVIC VALUES IN KOSOVO
History, politics, and value transformation

 

Edited by
Sabrina P. Ramet, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
Albert Simkus, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
Ola Listhaug, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim

This volume is based on the conviction that the key to the establishment of stable liberal democracy anywhere in the world - in this case, in Kosovo - lies in the completion of three interrelated tasks: The creation of effective political institutions based on the principle of the separation of powers (including the independence of the judiciary), the implementation of the rule of law, and the promotion of civic values, including tolerance of ethnic, religious and sexual minorities, trust, and respect for the harm principle. In Kosovo, there are problems across all three measures, including judicial independence, the rule of law, and especially, civic values. Research shows that the citizens of Kosovo rank extremely low on trust of other citizens, engagement in social organizations, and tolerance of gays, lesbians, and atheists, but high on trust in the political institutions of their country along with a great deal of pride in their newly independent state.

448 pages (including figures and tables), 2015

978-963-386-073-1 cloth $70.00 / €53.00 / £44.00

978-963-386-098-4 paperback $39.99 / €30.00 / £25.00

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