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 on display in the Hungarian House of Photography – Mai Manó House until May 24.
Book launch on May 4 at 5.30 pm. The book will be presented by Vlad Naumescu, Associate Professor at CEU's Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.

The latest release is Subversive Stages (Theater in pre- and post-communist Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria).

The Last Superpower Summits was presented on April 11 at the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies of The George Washington University.

House of a Thousand Floors  is a 2016 INDIES Finalist in the Science Fiction category. 

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.

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

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With Their Backs to the Mountains
How They Lived
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The Man of Many Devices, Who Wandered Full Many Ways
Festschrift in Honor of János M. Bak

Edited by Balázs Nagy and Marcell Sebok,
both Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest

"Besides his committed political activity, he has always been a dedicated scholar, (and) an ambitious historian of the Middle Ages. I hope this collection of writings being offered to him does justice to this Odyssey."
- Gábor Klaniczay, Collegium Budapest

"The individual contributions are solid and frequently considerable . the Hungarica section will be extremely important Western European language introductions to materials and topics otherwise unavailable to Western European Readers. The quality is far above the norm for a Festschriften, a tribute to Bak's great influence and his own wide interests."
- Professor Patrick J. Geary, Director of the Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame

More than sixty friends and colleagues pay tribute to the distinguished professor János Bak's 70th birthday. Notable contributors from many countries dedicate previously unpublished essays and articles in this celebratory Festschrift.

Reflecting the intellectual calibre of János Bak, scholars not only of medieval history, but also from the fields of modern history, philosophy, linguistics, art history and political science provide a broad range of perspectives on a wide range of disciplinary areas thus allowing a wide readership audience.

Containing over 700 pages, most articles are published in English with a few exceptions in German and French to reflect the true international character of the Festschrift.

1999
714 pages
ISBN 978-963-9116-67-2 cloth $69.95 / €59.95 / £50.00

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