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Wine, Cheese, and Conversation with European Teaching Award recipient

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) invites all

CEU Doctoral Students to join us for

“Wine, Cheese, and Conversation”



lecturer and programme director of the Master's in Media, Communication and Development in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

recipient of the fourth annual

European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Monday, September 21, 2015
 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Center for Teaching and Learning, Vigy
ázó F. u. 2. Room 216

Banaji earned her PhD in Media and Communications from the Institute of Education, University of London, she has also received two teaching excellence awards at LSE, in 2011 and 2015 and a Major Review Teaching Prize in 2013. Her teaching and research interests include issues of children, young people and active citizenship, international media and the global south, and media and sociopolitical change. Committed to meaningful use of technology in support of student learning, Banaji often incorporates media in her teaching – from radio programs and blogs to films and documentaries. Banaji is currently the project director for the UK team for a cross-national EC Horizon 2020 project “CATCHEYoU – Young People's Active Citizenship” starting in 2015.

Dr. Banaji is looking forward to meeting with CEU doctoral students to share information, questions, and insights about teaching. Please come and take part in this special informal gathering at the CTL to discuss teaching in higher education and other early-career issues with an award-winning teacher and distinguished scholar from the London School of Economics.


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Launching a Successful Faculty Career - Interactive Webinar for CEU Doctoral Students
James M. Lang

Interactive Webinar for CEU doctoral students


James M. Lang

Associate Professor of English and Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence
Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts


Launching a Successful Faculty Career

Monday, March 30, 2015
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Monument Building, Room 201, video conf. room

Wine and Cheese reception following 

RSVP: ctl@ceu.edu   

In this interactive webinar session we will look at the current landscape of teaching opportunities in higher education, consider how future faculty can best navigate a productive path through that landscape, and how they can launch and sustain a successful university teaching career. The session will include an overview of new research on teaching and learning in higher education, which will enable future faculty to use the latest language and ideas in their teaching portfolios and job applications. It will also communicate the findings of a large-scale research project that studied faculty who were “quick starters” on the job, and identified what work habits enabled them to begin their careers so effectively. Finally, the session will include an overview of resources that future (and current) faculty can use to maintain currency in teaching and learning in higher education. Click to see invitation poster.                                                                                                

James M. Lang is the author of four books and more than a hundred reviews or essays on topics ranging from higher education to British literature.  Lang is familiar to academic audiences internationally through his monthly column in the Chronicle of Higher Education and his books on higher education: Life on the Tenure Track (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), On Course: a Week-by Week Guide to your First Semester of College Teaching (Harvard University Press, 2008), and Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty (Harvard University Press, 2013). Lang’s current book project, Small Teaching: From Minor Changes to Major Learning, will be published by Jossey-Bass in 2016

Robin Kirk at OSA: Learning Collaboratively, Learning Immersively: Lessons in Human Rights Pedagogy

The Department of Gender Studies, the Center for Teaching and Learning
 and the Open Society Archives present
Co-Director, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University
Learning Collaboratively, Learning
Immersively: Lessons in Human Rights Pedagogy
9th March, 2015 at 17.00
at OSA, Budapest, V. Arany J. utca 32.
The complexities of human rights demand scholarly engagement. At the same time, the pedagogy
of human rights is crippled without active engagement with the quickly shifting landscape of human
rights thinking, strategy and practice. What are the challenges in bringing human rights to the
classroom and taking the class to contemporary human rights debates? How can teachers engage
students whose knowledge of and familiarity with human rights may widely diverge? This talk
explores human rights pedagogy from the perspective of a practitioner who has developed a range
of engaged or immersive learning experiences. The talk will explore a place-based approach using
the American South, Chile and Northern Ireland as a framework for study and engagement. The talk
will also include some best practices as well as suggestions for class exercises, readings and syllabi.

Robin Kirk is the author of More Terrible Than Death: Massacres, Drugs and America’s War in Colombia
(PublicAffairs) and The Monkey’s Paw: New Chronicles from Peru (University of Massachusetts
Press). She coedits the The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Duke University) and is an editor
of Duke University Press’s World Readers series. Kirk authored, co-authored and edited over twelve
reports for Human Rights Watch as a senior researcher, all available on-line. Currently, Kirk is a
Faculty Co-Chair of the Duke Human Rights Center@the Franklin Humanities Institute and is a founding
member of the Pauli Murray Project, an initiative of the center that seeks to use the legacy of
this Durham daughter to examine the region’s past of slavery, segregation and continuing economic
inequality. Kirk directs the Belfast program for DukeEngage, in partnership with cross-community
groups dealing with the legacy of past conflict and human rights. She is a lecturer in Duke's Department
of Cultural Anthropology.
Introduced by: István Rév, Director of OSA Archivum
Chair: Andrea Pető Professor, Department of Gender Studies

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Academic Poster Session 2014 - Foundations in Teaching in Higher Education seminar

Academic Poster Session

featuring capstone projects of members of the doctoral seminar on

Foundations in Teaching in Higher Education: Scholarship, Reflection and Innovation


Monday, December 8, 2014

Vigyázó F. u. 2,  Room 213

continuous presentations from 12 noon –  3:30 p.m.

Faculty Seminar and launch of CEU Teaching Development Grants Program
Dr. Torgny Roxa

Distinguished Guest Speaker Series

The CEU Center for Teaching and Learning cordially invites you

to join us for a


Teaching as an intellectual endeavour – from craft to academic professionalism


Dr. Torgny Roxå

Researcher and Consultant in Higher Education

Lund University, Sweden

Marking the launch of the

CEU Teaching Development Grants Program

 Monday, September 29, 2014

 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Center for Teaching and Learning, Nádor u. 15

RSVP: Tünde Polonkai  ctl@ceu.hu


Research suggests that university teaching can be an intellectually intriguing activity in which analysis of dissonant observations can yield increased understanding and spark development and innovation.

This seminar is an “appetizer” for ambitious academic teachers intrigued by the prospect of investigating and innovating in their own courses and classrooms, and it marks the launch of the CEU Teaching Development Grants Program.

Torgny Roxå has been engaged in research and faculty development at the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University in Sweden since 1988. He holds a doctorate in engineering education and researches university teaching and learning and strategic educational development using a socio-cultural approach. He has won the Lund University award for distinguished pedagogical achievements and has also been recognized as an Excellent Teaching Practitioner. He has served as an external examiner for the Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching at Oxford University and as a workshop leader in numerous international contexts. He is currently appointed Honorary Fellow at the University of Ulster. From 2011 to 2014, he was Vice President of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

click to see invitation poster