Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

8 November 2016

The CEU Department of Legal Studies, Human RightS Initiative and the Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Education at CEU cordially invited all to a satellite event of the Council of Europe's World Forum for Democracy at Central European University, Budapest on November 8, 2016 at 2.00 pm in Nador 13 building room 516/a on Turning the classroom inside out: Educating for democracy, human rights and open society.


Panel discussion followed by Q and A: 
2.00 - 3.30 pm

Moderator: Renata Uitz (Professor, Department of Legal Studies)

  • Oleksandr Shtokvych (Senior Program Manager, Yehuda Elkana Center for Higher Educatio) on CEU's efforts to support higher education reform in Myanmar
  • Oksana Sarkisova (Research Fellow, Vera and Donald Blinken OSA Society Archives and Director, Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival) on the projects in Verzio film festival's DocLab
  • Eszter Polgári (Assistant Professor, Department of Legal Studies) on the internships and clinical education in the Human Rights program at CEU
  • Csaba Szilágyi (Head of the Human Rights Program, Vera and Donald Blinken OSA Society Archives) on the new archival certificate program of the Blinken OSA Archives

Poster session convened by Human Rights Initiative
3.30 - 4.30 pm

Showcasing education initiatives on democracy and human rights lead by CEU faculty, staff and graduates outside the classroom over refreshments

  • Uccu Foundation (Andrea Jenei)
  • Department of Mathematics (Karoly Boroczky) & HRSI (Zsofia Suba)

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