MINELRES: Fwd: CfA: Nationalism Studies Program, CEU, Budapest

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Tue Feb 12 16:33:02 2008

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The Central European University
Nationalism Studies Program
announces a
Call for applications for MA, PhD and DSP studies at the Central
European University in Budapest
About Nationalism Studies Program
The Nationalism Studies Program was established at Central European
University by the late Ernst Gellner with the goal of promoting the
study of nationalism in the post-communist countries of Central and
Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.  The aim of the program is
to engage students in an empirical and theoretical study of issues of
nationalism, self-determination, problems of state-formation, ethnic
conflict, minority protection and the related theme of globalization. 
Drawing upon the uniquely supranational milieu of Central European
University, it encourages a critical and non-sectarian study of
Students are encouraged to engage in an interdisciplinary study of
nationalism, a subject that is inherently and fundamentally
interdisciplinary. For this reason, the international teaching staff has
been assembled to represent a wide range of disciplinary expertise
relevant to the study of nationalism including history, social theory,
economics, legal studies, sociology, anthropology, international
relations and political science. The program offers a wide selection of
courses that provide a complex theoretical grounding in problems
associated with nationhood and nationalism combined with advanced
training in the methodology of applied social science. Additional
courses focus on placing problems of nationalism in the context of
economic and political transition as well as constitution building in
post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe with a comparative outlook on
regime transitions outside the region.
The faculty of the Nationalism Studies Program includes M?a M. Kov?,
Andr?Kov?, Anton Pelinka, Will Kymlicka, Shlomo Avineri, Rogers
Brubaker, Donald Horowitz, Michael Stewart, Walter Kemp, Selim Deringil,
Rainer Baub? Tibor V?dy, Victor Kar?, Michael Miller, J?Szalai and
Florian Bieber.
Grants and Scholarships
Applicants to the Nationalism Studies Program can apply for tuition
waivers and living scholarhship.  For information on the program and the
offered grants and financial aid please visit our homepage

The Master of Arts degree in Nationalism Studies is registered by the
Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York (US) for and
on behalf of the New York State Education Department. 
Central European University has an absolute charter from the Board of
Regents of the University of the State of New York  amd by the
Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of
Colleges and Schools..
In Hungary CEU is accredited under the name K?-eur?? Egyetem.
Application deadlines
CEU will accept early applications from candidates interested in
receiving an early admissions decision in order to apply for financial
aid from a third party (i.e. study grants from governmental sources,
foundations or other organizations). Such applications may be submitted
no later than November 15, 2007 and should indicate the funding
application deadline. The application file must contain all required
documents and test certificates. CEU will aim to inform candidates of
their admissions status within the time frames needed for them to apply
for such grants. Candidates may also apply for CEU's financial aid
program, but the university will not be able to inform them about their
CEU financial aid status before April 1, 2008, when the competitive
review of all other candidates has been completed.
February 28, 2008: For applicants to all programs, who submit complete
application packages, including language scores and other applicable
test scores. 
With questions regarding the program or the admission process please
turn to Szabolcs Pogonyi, the program coordinator (pogonyi@ceu.hu).

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