HU OSA 203-13-1 Audio-visual Recordings

Identity Statement

Reference Code
HU OSA 203-13-1
Title
Audio-visual Recordings
Date(s)
1990 - 2006
Description Level
Series
Extent and medium (processed)
64 VHS PAL, 1.6 linear meters
7 VHS NTSC, 0.17 linear meters
108 BetaSP PAL, 3.24 linear meters
4 SVHS PAL, 0.1 linear meters
1 CD-ROM, 0.01 linear meters
86 Audio cassette, 1.29 linear meters
14 mini DV, 0.01 linear meters
1 BetaSP NTSC, 0.03 linear meters

Content and Structure

Scope and Content (Abstract)
The collection consists of video and audio recordings documenting the main events at the Central European University (CEU) since its inception. Video recordings of seminars, lectures, press conferences, receptions and public events held at the Central European University, Budapest and an original index to these recordings.

The most significant part of the material comprises CEU's major annual events, such as the opening ceremony of the academic year and the graduation. Other events documented are the CEU rectors' inauguration, the most important international conferences, various symposiums, meetings, public lectures, debates and interviews hosted by CEU.

Highlights of the international conference recordings are: "Global Lecture Hall", "The Capitalist Threat", "Human Dignity Conference", "Rivers of Life or Rivers of Death?", "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" and "Transatlantic Dialogues." Other events include: "Soros Meets Students", "Giordano Bruno Statue Unveiling", "TGM Discussions", "CEU Endowment", "On Multi-stories History" or "Belgrade Professors at CEU."

Numerous distinguished personalities held public lectures at CEU, including Aziz Al-Azmeh, Donald M. Blinken, Leon Botstein, Gerhard Casper, the Dalai Lama, Gábor Demszky, Árpád Göncz, António Guterres, Caroline Hernandez, Michał Kulesza, Ira Lieberman, Aryeh Neier, Paul Ricoeur, George Soros, and Iván Szelényi.

Furthermore, a vast collection of interviews are to be found here, most of them with CEU affiliated personalities, particularly with the faculty’s administrative and academic staff. The collection contains also several documentaries and promotional videos, the latter category presenting various universities and institutions. Some tapes are recordings of TV or radio news about CEU, as part of the media monitoring commissioned by CEU.
Accruals

Expected

Conditions of Access and Use

Conditions governing access
Open to researchers.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyrights are held by the producers
Languages
Czech, Dutch; Flemish, English, French, German, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Tibetan
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Video footage on approx. 75% of the material (approx. 7300 hours of video footage), of which Beta Sp NTSC (approx. 44%), VHS NTSC (approx. 27%), Mini-DV (approx. 4%), CD-ROM (approx. 0.5%). Audio footage on approx. 25% of the material.

Description Control

Archivist's note
Processed by Katalin Szarvas and Judit Izinger, 2007-2008; consulted with Zsuzsanna Zádori.
Call Number Description
VHS PAL #1
203-13-1:1/1
Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik
Promotional video about the Inter-University Centre for post-graduate studies in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
English language, Date of production: 1990, Duration: 15 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007137
VHS PAL #2
203-13-1:2/1
The Educational Technology Resources Centre - University of Oxford
Promotional video compilation with extracts from some of The Educational Technology Resources Centre (ETRC) programs prepared for the Central European University.
English language, Date of production: 1994, Duration: 13 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007138
VHS NTSC #3
203-13-1:3/1
[Global Lecture Hall]
Demonstration of how online technology functions and how conferences and communication can thus become global. Recording of the teleconference hosted by CEU, where CEU is greeted online, as well as the demonstration of how the videoconference technique functions and how it can create a Global Lecture Hall.
English language, Date of production: 1996-08-16, Duration: 2 hours 41 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007139
VHS NTSC #4
203-13-1:4/1
Administrative Studies at York University
A promotional video of York University, one of Canada's main schools of management.
English language, Date of production: 1990, Duration: 16 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007140
VHS PAL #5
203-13-1:5/1
[CEU Opening Ceremony, Pesti Vigadó, 2000]
Recording of the Opening Ceremony of the 2000/2001 Academic Year at CEU. Key speeches delivered by Stefan Messmann, Academic Pro-Rector of CEU between 1999 and 2003 and U.S. Ambassador to Hungary Peter F. Tufo between 1997-2001.
English language, Date of production: 2000-10-10, Duration: 43 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007141
VHS PAL #6
203-13-1:6/1
[Belgrade Professors at CEU]
Belgrade University professors describe the consequences of a Serbian law affecting universities and academic life. Moderator: Prof. Tibor Várady from CEU. Key speakers in the panel: Prof. Zagorka Golubovic, Prof. Vladeta Jankovic and Prof. Vesna Rakic Vodinelic. The members of the panel participated in an intensive question and answer session with the media, CEU representatives and guests. A prominent figure questioning the lecturers was CEU Academic Pro-Rector Prof. Sorin Antohi. Speakers at the evening reception: Prof. Tibor Várady (CEU Legal Studies Department), Michael Lake (Head of Delegation of the European Commission to Hungary), and György Konrád (Hungarian intellectual and author). Among the guests in the evening were CEU Founder George Soros and Aryeh Neier, President of the Open Society Institute.
English language, Date of production: 1998-11-02, Duration: 1 hour 30 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007142
BetaSP PAL #7
203-13-1:7/1
The Inauguration of the CEU Residence Center, the Opening of the CEU Summer School and the Closing Cermeony of 1995/1996 1/3 / 1/3
Part I of the video of a triple ceremony: the official opening of CEU Residence and Conference Center, the official opening of CEU Summer University and the closing of the CEU Academic Year 1995/1996. Speakers are former CEU students. Moderator: Alfred Stepan, the first Rector and President of the CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1996, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007143
BetaSP PAL #8
203-13-1:8/1
The Inauguration of the CEU Residence Center, the Opening of the CEU Summer School and the Closing Cermeony of 1995/1996 2/3 / 2/3
Part II of the video of a triple ceremony: the official opening of CEU Residence and Conference Center, the official opening of CEU Summer University and the closing of the CEU Academic Year 1995/1996. Contains the recording of the "Professor of the Year Awards” given to Nenad Dimitrijevic, associate professor at CEU Political Science Department, Andras Sajo, professor at CEU Legal Studies Department, professor Troy McGrath and Erik Jones from the Department of International Relations and European Studies, and professor Stanley Seagull. Contains the speech of the founder director of CEU HESP Summer University professor Gvozden Flego. Key note speaker George Soros. Moderator: Alfred Stepan, the first Rector and President of the CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1996, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007144
BetaSP PAL #9
203-13-1:9/1
The Inauguration of the CEU Residence Center, the Opening of the CEU Summer School and the Closing Cermeony of 1995/1996 3/3 / 3/3
Part III of the video of a triple ceremony: the official opening of CEU Residence and Conference Center, the official opening of CEU Summer University and the closing of the CEU Academic Year 1995/1996. Key note speaker George Soros. Speaker István Rév. Moderator: Alfred Stepan, the first Rector and President of the CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1996, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007145
BetaSP PAL #10
203-13-1:10/1
International Management Center Graduation at MTA
The recording of the International Management Center (IMC) Graduation at the Hungarian Academy of Science (MTA) in 1998.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1998-05-24, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007146
BetaSP PAL #11
203-13-1:11/1
[Budapest, Nádor utca 9.]
Promotional video montage about CEU's main building, its facets and informational plaques as well as CEU's building architectural history, both in the context of an exhibition held by CEU for celebrating Budapest’s 125th anniversary. Includes an interview with Csaba Kiss.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007147
BetaSP PAL #12
203-13-1:12/1
Soros Conference at MTA 1/3 / 1/3
Part I. Conference at MTA (Hungarian Academy of Science) where the participants debate George Soros’ article “The Capitalist Threat”. Introduction offered by George Soros. Arguments discussed by András Brody (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Olivier Giscard d’Estaing (Business Association for the World Social Summit, Paris), Ferenc Rabár (Budapest University of Economic Sciences) and Jörn Rüsen (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen). The hosts of the event were Prof. Sorin Antohi (CEU Academic Pro-Rector), Prof. András Nemeslaki (MBA Director and Associate Dean, International Management Center) and Prof. László Zsolnai (Director, Business Ethics Center, Budapest University of Economic Sciences).
English language, Date of production: 1997, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007148
BetaSP PAL #13
203-13-1:13/1
Soros Conference at MTA 2/3 / 2/3
Part II. Conference at MTA (Hungarian Academy of Science) where the participants debate George Soros’ article “The Capitalist Threat”. Introduction offered by George Soros. Arguments discussed by András Brody (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Olivier Giscard d’Estaing (Business Association for the World Social Summit, Paris), Ferenc Rabár (Budapest University of Economic Sciences) and Jörn Rüsen (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen). The hosts of the event were Prof. Sorin Antohi (CEU Academic Pro-Rector), Prof. András Nemeslaki (MBA Director and Associate Dean, International Management Center) and Prof. László Zsolnai (Director, Business Ethics Center, Budapest University of Economic Sciences).
English language, Date of production: 1997, Duration: 32 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007149
BetaSP PAL #14
203-13-1:14/1
Soros Conference at MTA 3/3 / 3/3
Part III. Conference at MTA (Hungarian Academy of Science) where the participants debate George Soros’ article “The Capitalist Threat”. Introduction offered by George Soros. Arguments discussed by András Brody (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Olivier Giscard d’Estaing (Business Association for the World Social Summit, Paris), Ferenc Rabár (Budapest University of Economic Sciences) and Jörn Rüsen (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen). The hosts of the event were Prof. Sorin Antohi (CEU Academic Pro-Rector), Prof. András Nemeslaki (MBA Director and Associate Dean, International Management Center) and Prof. László Zsolnai (Director, Business Ethics Center, Budapest University of Economic Sciences).
English language, Date of production: 1997, Duration: 21 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007150
BetaSP PAL #15
203-13-1:15/1
Senate Conference
Recording of a CEU Senate Conference formed by: Academic Pro-Rector Sorin Antohi, Warsaw Pro-Rector and Head of Sociology Edmund Mokrzycki, Executive Vice-President István Teplán, President and Rector Josef Jařab, János Bak, Jiří Musil, Ivo Banac, Wiktor Osiatyński, Florian Biber, Katalin Péter, Edward Bellinger, Joanna Regulska, Ralph Cleminson, Alfred Rieber, Béla Greskovits, Jacek Rostowski, Stefano Guzzini, András Sajó, Ferenc Huoránszki, Kim Lane Scheppele, Tibor Várady, Dana Sherry, János Kis, Mária Kovács.
English language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 12 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007151
203-13-1:15/2
Interview with Katalin Szegvári
Short interview with journalist, reporter and TV presenter Katalin Szegvári.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 3 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007151
203-13-1:15/3
[High School Graduation Ceremony]
High School Graduation Ceremony. Contains a choir, musical performance, speeches of the students and guests, as well as handing over awards for outstanding students.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 17 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007151
BetaSP PAL #16
203-13-1:16/1
[CEU Graduation Ceremony 1999 - Conferment of Degrees]
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of 1999. This section contains the conferment of degrees upon CEU's class of 1999. Honorary guest: George Soros.
English language, Date of production: 1999-06-24, Duration: 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007152
BetaSP PAL #17
203-13-1:17/1
[CEU Graduation Ceremony 1999 - Václav Havel's Arrival]
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of 1999. This section contains the last part of the conferment of degrees upon CEU's class of 1999 and the arrival of Václav Havel, President of the Czech Republic, a poet and a leading intellectual figure. President Havel was welcomed by Budapest Mayor Gábor Demszky. CEU Founder George Soros and outgoing President and Rector Josef Jarab then presented President Havel with the Open Society Prize. After receiving the Prize, President Havel delivered the Commencement Address to the audience. Also contains recordings of the reception that followed the Ceremony.
English language, Date of production: 1999-06-24, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007153
BetaSP PAL #18
203-13-1:18/1
[CEU Graduation Ceremony 1999 - Opening Remarks, Alumni Speaker, Student Speaker]
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of 1999. Contains the Opening of the Ceremony and part of of the conferment of degrees upon CEU's class of 1999. Introductory words by Pro-Rector Sorin Antohi. Opening remarks by CEU's President and Rector Josef Jarab and Lord Dahrendorf of the CEU Board of Trustees. Speeches by alumni speaker Kristina Plavsak (IRES 1995) and student speaker Roman Didenko (Political Science 1999). The recording contains also the announcement of the graduating students' selection of Loránd Ambrus-Lakatos as ”Professor of the Year.”
English language, Date of production: 1999-06-24, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007154
BetaSP PAL #19
203-13-1:19/1
[CEU Graduation Ceremony 1999 - Opening]
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of 1999. Contains images with Budapest's Vigadó Hall, recordings with the students before the ceremony began and the Ceremonial Procession. Key speaker: Lord Dahrendorf of the CEU Board of Trustees. Speeches by alumni speaker Kristina Plavsak (IRES 1995) and student speaker Roman Didenko (Political Science 1999). The recording contains also the announcement of the graduating students' selection of Loránd Ambrus-Lakatos as ”Professor of the Year.” Honorary guest: George Soros. This tape contains the conferment of degrees upon CEU's class of 1999.
English language, Date of production: 1999-06-24, Duration: 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007155
BetaSP PAL #20
203-13-1:20/1
[CEU Graduation Ceremony 1999 - Mayor Gábor Demszky's Speech]
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of 1999. This section contains the last part of the conferment of MA degrees upon CEU's class of 1999 and the conferment of doctoral degrees. Key speaker is George Soros, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, founder and benefactor of CEU. George Soros introduces Vaclav Havel as the Guest of Honor and the recipient of the Open Society Prize. The Mayor of Budapest, Gábor Demszky, another key speaker in this ceremony is being introduced by Josef Jarab, Rector and President of CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1999-06-24, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007156
BetaSP PAL #21
203-13-1:21/1
[CEU Graduation Ceremony 1999 - Václav Havel's Speech]
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of 1999. Part VI. The outgoing President and Rector Josef Jarab presents President Václav Havel with the Open Society Prize. After receiving the Prize from George Soros, President Václav Havel delivers the Commencement Address to an audience including members of the Budapest diplomatic community and numerous other prominent guests, in addition to the university's students, faculty and staff. The recording ends with the last parts of the ceremony: moving the tassel, the recessional and the reception.
English language, Date of production: 1999-06-24, Duration: 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007157
VHS PAL #22
203-13-1:22/1
[CEU Rector's Inauguration with Yehuda Elkana]
The recording of the inauguration of Yehuda Elkana in 1999 as the new President and Rector of CEU. Contains Yehuda Elkana’s speech.
English language, Date of production: 1999-11-05, Duration: 1 hour 30 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007158
BetaSP PAL #23
203-13-1:23/1
[CEU Rector's Inauguration with Yehuda Elkana - Introductory Remarks]
The recording of the inauguration of Yehuda Elkana as Rector and President of the CEU in 1999. Member of the Board of Trustees Miklós Vásárhelyi opens the inauguration Ceremony with an introductory speech. The message of the former Pro-Rector who could not be present at the Ceremony is read out loud by the Executive Vice-President Istvan Teplan, followed by Yehuda Elkana’s speech.
English language, Date of production: 1999-11-05, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007159
BetaSP PAL #24
203-13-1:24/1
[CEU Rector's Inauguration with Yehuda Elkana. Closing Part]
Continuation of tape #23 of Yehuda Elkana's Inauguration in 1999 as the Rector and President of CEU. Recording of Elkana's invitation for the audience to join the reception organized outside the Auditorium and images from the reception itself.
English language, Date of production: 1999-11-05, Duration: 25 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007160
203-13-1:24/2
[Budapest]
Promotional video about Budapest with bridges, churches, monuments and streets. Panoramic view from the Buda hills. Images of people, night life and the main attractions of the city.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 30 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007160
BetaSP PAL #25
203-13-1:25/1
[CEU Rector's Inauguration with Yehuda Elkana - Introductory Remarks]
Recording of Yehuda Elkana's Inauguration. Member of the Board of Trustees and one of the founder of the Central European University Miklós Vásárhelyi opens the inauguration Ceremony and introduces the new Rector and President of CEU. Stefan Messmann as the new Academic Pro-Rector calls upon Istvan Teplan the Executive Vice-President to read out loud the messages from personalities who could not attends the ceremony.
English language, Date of production: 1999-11-05, Duration: 13 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007161
BetaSP PAL #26
203-13-1:26/1
[Fundraising]
Q&A session with George Soros followed by a short interview where he talks about his meeting with CEU students. Recording of the fundraising event and reception at the CEU.
English language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007162
BetaSP PAL #27
203-13-1:27/1
[CEU Rector's Inauguration with Yehuda Elkana - Full Speech]
Recording of Yehuda Elkana's Inauguration. The tape contains Yehuda Elkana's full speech.
English language, Date of production: 1999-11-05, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007163
SVHS PAL #28
203-13-1:28/1
[CEU Graduation Ceremony Year 2000 at Pesti Vigadó]
Recording of the graduation ceremony of the class of 1999/2000 in the Budapest's Vigadó Concert Hall in June 2000. Introductory words by Academic Pro-Rector of CEU Stefan Messman and Rector of the CEU Yehuda Elkana. In addition to the conferring of degrees upon the Class of 2000, the ceremony featured a Commencement Address by Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka as well as the presentation of the Central European University Open Society Prize to Hungarian President Árpád Göncz by CEU Founder George Soros.
English language, Date of production: 2000-06-22, Duration: 2 hours 10 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007164
SVHS PAL #29
203-13-1:29/1
Human Dignity Conference 1/3 / 1/3
Recording of an international conference in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference, entitled "On Human Dignity," was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. The opening lecture is delivered by Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. Among numerous scholars, researchers and professors, participants include, in the order of their appearance, Romanian philosopher Andrei Pleşu, economist and philanthropist George Soros, Katalin Gönczöl, the past first Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of Hungary, Mário Soares, the former President of Portugal, Shlomo Avineri, an Israeli political scientist and Recurring Visiting Professor at CEU, Veena Das, Professor of Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University and economist János Kornai. This recording contains the moderator’s introductory words about the guests of the conference as well as the Q&A sessions.
Hungarian, English, Portuguese language, Date of production: 2000-06-23, Duration: 2 hours 56 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007165
SVHS PAL #30
203-13-1:30/1
Human Dignity Conference 2/3 / 2/3
Continuation of the international conference "On Human Dignity" in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. The recording starts with Prof. János Kornai’s speech. It continues with Prof. Avishai Margalit (Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton), Aryeh Neier (President of the Open Society Institute), Prof. Thomas Scanlon and Arch-abbot Asztrik Várszegi of Pannonhalma. Last to deliver a speech on human dignity is Cornelio Sommaruga (lawyer, diplomat and former President of the International Committee of the Red Cross). President Árpád Göncz closes the conference. This recording contains the moderator’s introductory words about the guests of the conference as well as the Q&A sessions.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000-06-24, Duration: 2 hours 48 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007166
VHS PAL #31
203-13-1:31/1
[GF Interview]
A short interview with a Hungarian sculptor who emigrated in 1974 to the United States. Name: unknown.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 4 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007167
VHS PAL #32
203-13-1:32/1
Weekly News / Heti Hírmondó
Media coverage about Hungary joining NATO following a talk show moderated by András Tótfalusi. Guests in the talk show are György Keleti, Imre Mécs, László Nagy and Tamás Vacler.
Hungarian language, Date of air: 1996-12-01, Date of production: 1996, Duration: 1 hour
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007168
VHS PAL #33
203-13-1:33/1
[Belgrade Professors at CEU]
News coverage about Belgrade University professors describing the consequences of a Serbian law affecting their universities and the academic life. Personalities interviewed for the news report: Prof. Vesna Rakic Vodinelic from Belgrade and István Teplán, CEU's Executive Vice-President.
Hungarian language, Date of air: 1998-11, Duration: 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007169
CD-ROM #34
203-13-1:34/1
Rivers of Life or Rivers of Death? Environmental Conference at CEU
Recording the international conference entitled "Rivers of Life or Rivers of Death? Transboundary Environmental Issues in Central and Eastern Europe" hosted by the CEU Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. The conference is formally opened by CEU Academic Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann. The opening remarks are offered by Zoltán Illés (CEU) who reads a message from the Árpád Göncz, President of the Republic of Hungary. György Enyedi of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences welcomes the participants. Geoffrey Evans (Mineral Policy Institute, Australia), Teodor Lucian Constantinescu (Romanian Waters, Romania), Péter Literáthy (Water Resources Research Centre, Hungary) and Zoran Cukic (Water Pollution Control Association, Yugoslavia) give presentations summarizing the events of the Tisza River incidents. Other presentations were provided by: Anders Renlund (UNEP Task Force), Phillip Weller (EU Task Force), Joachim Bendow (International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River). The "ecological aspects" group was chaired by Ruben Mnatsakanian (CEU), and the rapporteur was László Gallé of the University of Szeged, Hungary. The "economic considerations" group was chaired by Zoltán Illés (CEU), and the rapporteur was Diana Ürge- Vorsatz (CEU). The "legal aspects group" was chaired by Stephen Stec of the Regional Environmental Center, and the rapporteur was Alberto Costi (CEU). The groups’ conclusions were presented in a session chaired by Zoltán Illés and Yuriy Samoljenko, Chairman of the Environmental Committee of the Parliament of Ukraine. Issues related to monitoring systems in Europe, international environmental-related conventions, and environmental mergers and acquisitions in Central and Eastern European countries were presented by János Fehér (European Environmental Agency), Tibor Faragó (WWF, Hungary) and Róbert Reininger (Deloitte & Touche, Hungary), respectively. The media panel was organized and led by Miklós Sükösd (CEU) and Diana Ürge-Vorsatz. The role of international and local NGOs was discussed following presentations by WWF International (Jasmine Bachmann) and Greenpeace (Andreas Bernstorff). At the end of the session, János Vargha (Prime Minister's Office, Hungary) gave a presentation on the politics of prevention.
English, German language, Date of production: 2000-04-04, Duration: 4 hours
Audio cassette #35
203-13-1:35/1
Sorin Antohi about the History of CEU
Interview with Prof. Sorin Antohi. Questions asked by Béla Nové on the 18th of March, 1999. The topics cover Antohi's position as Academic Pro-Rector at CEU, his opinion about the work at CEU, about the establishment, quality and functionality of the University, as well as criticism of the internal structure of CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-18,
Audio cassette #36
203-13-1:36/1
Judit Geszti - The History of the CEU / Judit Geszti about the History of CEU
Interview with Judit Geszti (Program Manager at Soros Foundation, Hungary) taking place on 17th of February 1999 where she presents the pre-CEU situation as well as CEU's early history in Budapest. The interviewer is Béla Nové. The cassette contains remarks by Judit Geszti describing how the university became a reality after evolving from a series of lectures held in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia (now Croatia) before 1989, how courses were created and financed, what was George Soros' role and who else got involved and why in creating a Western-modeled university.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-02-17,
Audio cassette #37
203-13-1:37/1
Stephano Guzzini about the History of CEU
Interview with Prof. Stephano Guzzini about the history of the CEU. Questions are asked by Béla Nové. Guzzini brings forward the experience of moving CEU programs and departments from Prague, Czech Republic to Budapest, Hungary. He provides a detailed description of the Department of International Relations and European Studies, explains how the program developed as a cross-disciplinary program and recounts the main developments and the future plans of the Department.
English language, Date of production: 1999,
Audio cassette #38
203-13-1:38/1
János Kis - The History of the CEU / János Kis about the History of CEU
Interview with Prof. János Kis about the history of the CEU and its departments. Questions are asked by Béla Nové. The focus of the interview is the Department of Political Science and how it was established back in 1992.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-03-16,
Audio cassette #39
203-13-1:39/1
Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky - The History of the CEU / [Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky: A Közép-Európai Egyetem Története]
Interview with Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky, Professor at Legal Studies Department about the history of the CEU and its departments. Questions are asked by Béla Nové. Csilla Kollonay-Lehoczky offers answers about the Legal Studies and the courses it provides, similarities and differences between legal studies at CEU and other Universities in Eastern and Western Europe. She analyzes the way in which the courses are designed and taught at Legal Studies Department and how the MA programs function.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999,
Audio cassette #40
203-13-1:40/1
William Newton-Smith about the History of CEU
Interview with William Newton-Smith about the history of the CEU. Questions are asked by Béla Nové.
English language, Date of production: 1999,
Audio cassette #41
203-13-1:41/1
Mária Kovács about the History of CEU
Interview with Prof. Mária Kovács about the history of the CEU. Questions are asked by Béla Nové. She teaches at the Department of History and Nationalism Studies Program since 1996. Prof. Kovács talks in this interview about the departments, the programs and the courses CEU offers. She describes the specificity of and the challenges provided by the Nationalism Studies Program as well as its early history as a program at CEU. She also talks about the composition of the body of students in the program and the ever increasing diversity and promotion of tolerance within the department. The heavy emphasis on the study of Roma issues within the wider framework of minority studies within the program is also explained in this interview.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-03-03,
Audio cassette #42
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Pető Andrea - The History of the CEU / Pető Andrea about the History of CEU
Interview with Prof. Pető Andrea about the history of the CEU and its departments. Questions are asked by Béla Nové. The interview revolves around her early years at CEU as an Academic Coordinator of CEU's History Department. She talks about about early teaching training programs and the first steps of the Department of History in 1992.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-03-02,
Audio cassette #43
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[Francis Pinter about the History of the CEU]
Interview with social and educational entrepreneur Frances Pinter about the history of the CEU and the University Press. Questions are asked by Béla Nové. Frances Pinter recalls how in the early 1990s George Soros invited her to set up and launch the Central European University Press. The interview is a recollection of the early stages of the Centre for Publishing Development at the Open Society Institute within the context of the new university, the constantly opening markets, changing economies and transitional states.
English language, Date of production: 1999,
Audio cassette #44
203-13-1:44/1
István Rév for CEU Book - The History of the CEU / István Rév - A Közép-Európai Egyetem története
Professor at CEU and Director of OSA Archivum, István Rév talks about his early connections with CEU, how the idea of such a university was born and what was his contribution in creating a Western-modeled university. During the interview he reviews the name of the people and the events that have led to the establishment of CEU as early as 1991. Topics covered: Central European Studies (ECES), Higher Education Support Program, CEU-ELTE, Erasmus program, Open Society Archives. The cassette contains information about pre-CEU meetings with George Soros and the internal debates that were going on about how the new founded institutions should function. Further explanations about the OSA Archivum, materials, collections and exhibitions.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-02-16,
Audio cassette #45
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István Rév - The History of the CEU
Interview with István Rév Professor at CEU and the Director of OSA Archivum where he talks about his early connections with CEU and how the idea of such a university in Budapest was born. He explains why CEU was needed in Budapest, what were the reasons for creating an international University in the region, and why expanding the Dubrovnik courses would not have been sufficient in the context of post-communist states that were undergoing major historical changes in the beginning of the 90s. Contains an extensive discussion on the international character of the university in relation to the need of focusing on Central and Eastern European regions.
English language, Date of production: 1999-02-16,
Audio cassette #46
203-13-1:46/1
Zoltán Szőcs - The History of the CEU / Zoltán Szőcs about the History of CEU
Interview with Prof. Zoltán Szőcs about the history of the CEU and the history of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policies. Questions are asked by Béla Nové. Topics covered: funds and research, researchers and teachers, students and theses, the structure of the Department and the academic year, the workload in the program and the motivation of the students.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-03-25,
Audio cassette #47
203-13-1:47/1
Szlatky Mária - The History of the CEU / Szlatky Mária about the History of CEU
Interview with Mária Szlatky about the history of the CEU. The questions are asked by Béla Nové. The focus of the interview is the CEU library and its establishment. Szlatky Mária describes setting up the library, recounts the first buildings hosting the library, remembers the first purchases and relates how the library used to function. The cassette also contains data about the later computerized library and the ever growing collection of books, papers and documents.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-02-16,
Audio cassette #48
203-13-1:48/1
Tamás Gáspár Miklós - The End of Radical Philosophy
Recording of a history conference (roundtable) where Visiting Professor Tamás Gáspár Miklós discusses the end of radical philosophy which he identifies as happening in the early 90s, along with the fall of communism.
English language, Date of production: 2000,
Audio cassette #49
203-13-1:49/1
Between Past and Future - Media Panel 1/3 / 1/3
The audio recording of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe." Numerous leading scholars, journalists and public figures came to CEU on March 26–28, 1999. Conference participants examined the legacy of the revolutions of 1989 and the prospects for continued democratic consolidation in the coming decade. Among the participants and the speakers, alphabetically: Timothy Garton Ash (Oxford scholar), Sorin Antohi (CEU Academic Pro-Rector), Gábor Demszky (Budapest Mayor), Árpád Göncz (President of the Republic of Hungary), Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia), Kovacs Laszlo (Foreign Minister), Adam Michnik, prominent Solidarity activist and Editor of Gazeta Wyborcza, Ambassadro Dick Miles (chief of mission in Belgrade), Jacques Rupnik (Institute of Political Studies, Paris), István Rév (Director of the OSA Archivum), Ambassador James Carew Rosapepe (US Ambassador to Romania) and G.M. Tamás (Georgetown University), Ambassador Peter Tufo (Ambassador to Hungary). The conference was chaired by Kati Marton.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26,
Audio cassette #50
203-13-1:50/1
Between Past and Future - Media Panel 2/3 / 2/3
The audio recording of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe." Numerous leading scholars, journalists and public figures came to CEU on March 26–28, 1999. Conference participants examined the legacy of the revolutions of 1989 and the prospects for continued democratic consolidation in the coming decade. Among the participants and the speakers, alphabetically: Timothy Garton Ash (Oxford scholar), Sorin Antohi (CEU Academic Pro-Rector), Gábor Demszky (Budapest Mayor), Árpád Göncz (President of the Republic of Hungary), Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia), Kovacs Laszlo (Foreign Minister), Adam Michnik, prominent Solidarity activist and Editor of Gazeta Wyborcza, Ambassadro Dick Miles (chief of mission in Belgrade), Jacques Rupnik (Institute of Political Studies, Paris), István Rév (Director of the OSA Archivum), Ambassador James Carew Rosapepe (US ambassador to Romania) and G.M. Tamás (Georgetown University), Ambassador Peter Tufo (Ambassador to Hungary). The conference was chaired by Kati Marton.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26,
Audio cassette #51
203-13-1:51/1
Kulesza Lecture - Press Conference / Kulesza Lecture - Sajtótájékoztató
The first lecture in the Rector’s Distinguished Lecturers Series of 1998/1999 is provided by Michał Kulesza, Polish Secretary of State in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister Government Plenipotentiary for the Systemic Reform of the State. He speaks about “Objectives and Results of Public Administration Reform in Poland in the Context of Polish Accession to the European Union” as an expert, him being one of the main authors of the reforms of public administration introduced in Poland in the 90s. His lecture was presented by the International Relations and European Studies Program.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-11-05,
Audio cassette #52
203-13-1:52/1
Human Dignity Conference 1/3 / 1/3
Speeches recorded at the international conference in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference, entitled "On Human Dignity," was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. The audio cassette contains the recorded speeches of the chairman of the conference, the Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka, Romanian philosopher Andrei Pleşu, economist and philanthropist George Soros, and Katalin Gönczöl, the past first Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of Hungary.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000-06-24,
Audio cassette #53
203-13-1:53/1
Human Dignity Conference 2/3 / 2/3
Continuation of Human Dignity Conference. Speeches recorded at the international conference in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference, entitled "On Human Dignity," was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. The audio cassette contains the recorded speeches of Katalin Gönczöl, the past first Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of Hungary, Mário Soares, the former President of Portugal, Shlomo Avineri, an Israeli political scientist and Recurring Visiting Professor at CEU, and Veena Das, Professor of Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University.
Hungarian, English, Portuguese language, Date of production: 2000-06-24,
Audio cassette #54
203-13-1:54/1
[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2000]
Audio recording of the graduation ceremony of the class of 1999/2000 in the Budapest's Vigadó Concert Hall in June 2000. Introductory words by Stefan Messmann, Academic Pro-Rector of CEU between 1999 and 2003. Opening remarks are delivered by Yehuda Elkana, President and Rector of the CEU between 1999 and 2009, and Peter F. Tufo, U.S. Ambassador to Hungary between 1997-2001. These speeches are followed by the speeches of the Alumni Speaker and the Student’s Speaker. The audio cassette contains also the presentation of the Central European University Open Society Prize to Hungarian President Árpád Göncz by CEU Founder George Soros and the President's acceptance speech. The Commencement Address is delivered by Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian author Wole Soyinka.
English language, Date of production: 2000-06-22,
mini DV #55
203-13-1:55/1
[CEU Opening Ceremony 2000]
Recording of the official opening of CEU's tenth academic year, held on October 10, 2000, in Budapest's Vigadó Concert Hall. Following a welcome from Vice President for Student Services Rositza Bateson and remarks by Academic Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann, US Ambassador to Hungary Peter F. Tufo delivered the opening address. The incoming students were also welcomed by doctoral student Irene Barbiera (Medieval Studies) and by one of their own, incoming Legal Studies student Volodimir Shkred. An interlude of flute music was provided by Political Science doctoral student Annamária Orbán.
English language, Date of production: 2000-10-10, Duration: 43 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007191
Audio cassette #56
203-13-1:56/1
[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2000 - With George Soros and Árpád Göncz]
The presentation of the Central European University Open Society Prize to Hungarian President Árpád Göncz by CEU Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees George Soros during the graduation ceremony of the class of 1999/2000. Contains President Árpád Göncz’s acceptance speech.
English language, Date of production: 2000-06-22,
Audio cassette #57
203-13-1:57/1
Some Words with Yehuda Elkana / Néhány szó Yehuda Elkanával
Interview with Yehuda Elkana about his life, family and career.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000,
Audio cassette #58
203-13-1:58/1
[Belgrade Professors at CEU]
Audio recording of the conference held at CEU with Belgrade University professors where they describe the consequences of a Serbian law affecting their universities and the academic life. Moderator: Prof. Tibor Várady from CEU. Key speakers in the panel: Prof. Zagorka Golubovic, Prof. Vladeta Jankovic and Prof. Vesna Rakic Vodinelic. The members of the panel participated in an intensive question and answer session with the media and CEU representatives and guests. Among the personalities questioning the lecturers was CEU Academic Pro-Rector. Prof. Sorin Antohi.
English language, Date of production: 1998-11-02,
Audio cassette #59
203-13-1:59/1
Josef Jařab - Interview
Interview with Josef Jařab, President and Rector of CEU between 1996-1999, about his early life and the experience of being jailed in Czechoslovakia during the communist period. The discussion revolves around the film "Lemon" for which Jařab wrote the script and which is highly influenced by the period he spent in jail. In addition, the interview touches upon history, World War II and the Cold War, but also Jařab's current life, academic work and writings.
English language, Date of production: 1997-04-11,
Audio cassette #60
203-13-1:60/1
István Teplán - The History of the CEU / István Teplán - A Közép-Európai Egyetem Története
Interview with István Teplán with questions asked by Béla Nové. The main topic of the interview is the way in which István Teplán got in touch with Soros as early as 1980s, how he cumulated education and experience and how CEU developed in the 1990s.István Teplán, one of the creators of CEU, the first international Western-style graduate school in the post-communist Central Europe, speaks about his first encounters with George Soros, the subsequent education in America and his contribution in the “California program”, as well as the first meeting of CEU in Dubrovnik in 1989. István Teplán also provides explanations on the initial idea of an international graduate school in three cities - Prague, Budapest and Warsaw.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-02-13,
Audio cassette #61
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[George Soros - Commencement Speech 1996]
Recording of George Soros' Commencement Speech in June 1996 delivered at the Graduation Ceremony of the Academic Year 1995-1996. In his speech, he explains and redefines the concept of Open Society not in opposition with communism as a universal closed society but, drawing on Sir Karl Popper’s writing and several economic theories, in a reconsidered manner placing the notion of tolerance, diversity, development and novelty in the center.
English language, Date of production: 1996-06-26,
Audio cassette #62
203-13-1:62/1
[George Soros - Commencement Speech 1995]
George Soros, CEU Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, marks the closing of the 1994 - 1995 Academic Year through the Commencement Speech in which he provides the updated idea of what Open Society means, commenting on what Open Society means for Western democracies in comparison to Eastern democracies.
English language, Date of production: 1995-05-25,
Audio cassette #63
203-13-1:63/1
[George Soros Official Opening of the 1994-1995 Academic Year at CEU]
Recording of the Official Opening of the 1994-1995 Academic Year of the CEU at the Budapest City Hall with the participation of the mayor of Budapest, Gábor Demszky and the founder of CEU, George Soros. The audio-cassette contains Demszky’s speech in which he mentions the new campus of the CEU on Nador street, as well as moving the Archives Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty and the Samizdat collection under the roof of the OSA Archive. It also contains George Soros’ Commencement Speech in which he mentions Sir Karl Popper’s death, passes his regrets for Popper not being present at CEU and elaborates on Popper’s philosophical and political ideas. Further remarks on Sir Karl Popper are delivered by CEU University Professor Jirí Musil and President and Rector of CEU Alfred Stepan.
English language, Date of production: 1994-09-30,
Audio cassette #64
203-13-1:64/1
Between Past and Future - Interviews 1/2 / 1/2
Correspondent Iván Bedö from Magyar Radio (Hungarian Radio) interviews some of the participants of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by the CEU. Short remarks are provided by Agnes Heller, Richard Holbrook, Vladimir Tismăneanu and Adam Michnik.
Hungarian, English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999,
203-13-1:64/2
[Interviews about the Location of the Museum of Ethnography, Budapest]
Contains interviews related to the issue of moving the Museum of Ethnography of Budapest in a different place in order to make space for one of the Ministries of Budapest in Kossuth Lajos tér (square) where the Parliament of Hungary is located. Among the interviewees, key speakers are Fejér Zoltán (Director of Museum of Ethnography of Budapest), László Visy (State Secretary, Hungarian Ministry of Cultural Heritage) and Gábor Borókai (spokesman of the Hungarian government).
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000,
203-13-1:64/3
[Doping and the Ministry of Health in Hungary]
Fragments of recording of Hungarian National Radio's news coverage on doping in Hungary.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000,
203-13-1:64/4
Between Past and Future - Interviews 2/2 / 2/2
Reporter Júlia Váradi from Magyar Radio (Hungarian Radio) interviews some of the participants of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by the CEU. Short remarks are provided by Timothy Garton Ash.
Hungarian, English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999,
203-13-1:64/5
Presentation of L.M Lissitzky
Fragments of an interview on the Hungarian National Radio about an exhibition featuring Russian and Soviet Avant-garde artist L.M Lissitzky's work.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000,
203-13-1:64/6
Hungarian National Radio Recording
Fragments of a discussion on the Hungarian National Radio with Deák Péter, Valki László, Baráth József moderated by György Bolgár.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000,
203-13-1:64/7
Hungarian National Radio Recording
Zoltán Hortobágyi interviews Gábriel György about human organ trafficking industry.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000,
VHS PAL #65
203-13-1:65/1
Sir Karl Popper Speech 1993 - Knowing About Not Knowing
A video documenting Sir Karl Popper’s visit to Prague, Czech Republic in order to receive the Honorary Doctorate from the Charles University. The video contains two short interview in which Sir Popper remembers his previous visits in the country and explains the meaning of open society in the Czech context. Speakers in the video are Dr. J. Fiala, Professor at Charles University, Dr. Cyril Höschl the Dean of Medical Faculty in Prague and George Soros, the Founder of the Central European University. Images of the former Czech President Václav Havel greeting Sir Popper appear in this short film.
English, English, Czech language, Date of production: 1994-05, Duration: 17 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007202
VHS PAL #66
203-13-1:66/1
[CEU Opening Ceremony of Academic year 1998-1999]
Recording of CEU’s 1998/99 academic year which was officially opened in Budapest at the Museum of Applied Arts on September 17. The program commenced with a musical prélude by the Stacatto Ensemble and opening remarks by CEU Executive Vice-President István Teplán. New students, faculty and guests were then greeted by György Bazsa, Rector of Kossuth Lajos University (Debrecen, Hungary), and Michael Lake, Head of Delegation of the European Commission to Hungary. After the heads of CEU academic department and programs were introduced, István Teplán awarded Alfred Rieber with the title of “Best Professor of the Year” based on student’s voting. The alumni speaker Serge Sych (IRES ‘97) welcomed entering students and CEU President and Rector Prof. Josef Jarab delivered his opening address. The program concluded with the screening of Magna Charta Universitatum, followed by a reception in the main hall of the museum.
English language, Date of production: 1998-09-17, Duration: 37 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007203
VHS PAL #67
203-13-1:67/1
[CEU Rector's Inauguration with Josef Jařab]
Recording of the Inauguration Ceremony where Josef Jařab was appointed as the new Rector of the CEU. The welcome speech is delivered by first Academic Pro-Rector László Bruszt who also read a letter form Václav Havel congratulating Jařab for his position. Key speakers: Founder of the CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, George Soros and Dr. Péter Medgyes, Under-secretary of State for International Relations from the Ministry of Culture and Education, Budapest. Alfred Stepan, Former President and Rector, offers some words about the first Academic Pro-Rector CEU has ever had in the person of László Bruszt and then hands in the medal and the position. Josef Jařab offers his first speech as the President and Rector of CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1997, Duration: 51 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007204
VHS PAL #68
203-13-1:68/1
Yohei Sasakawa's Visit to CEU
Recording of the meeting between Yohei Sasakawa the Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, a private, non-profit foundation established in 1962 for the purpose of carrying out philanthropic activities and Yehuda Elkana, President and Rector of CEU. The discussion revolves around the two worlds brought up by George Soros in Europe and Yohei Sasakawa in Japan. Topics covered: CEU, the Nippon Foundation and foundation-funded scholarships and fellowships, MA and PhD programs as well as human rights. One of the participants in the meeting is Vladimir Pavic from Belgrade University, Ph.D candidate at CEU and beneficiary of the Nippon Foundation funded scholarship. After the meeting, Yohei Sasakawa and his team visit the CEU library where they review some of the documents belonging to the OSA Archivum under the guidance of Professor and Director István Rév.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-10-08, Duration: 44 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007205
SVHS PAL #69
203-13-1:69/1
[CEU Opening of Academic Year 1999-2000]
The Official Opening Ceremony of the CEU Academic Year 1999-2000 on the 17th of September, 1999 at Vigadó Concert Hall in Budapest. Opening remarks are delivered by Stefan Messmann, Academic Pro-Rector of CEU. Doctoral Student Speaker, Bojana Pecenovic from Legal Studies welcomes the new students. The introduction of the new President and Rector, introduction of Department Heads and Program Heads, the University Officers, Academic Service Unit Heads and Senior Administrators is done by Stefan Messmann, Academic Pro-Rector of CEU. After the musical interlude, Yehuda Elkana, the President and Rector of CEU greet the audience. The opening address belongs to László V. Frenyó, President of the Hungarian Higher Education and Research Council and it is followed by remarks of the Incoming Student Speaker Darin Stefanov from Nationalism Studies. Closing remarks are provided by Stefan Messmann Academic Pro-Rector followed by a reception at CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1999-09-21, Duration: 45 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007206
VHS PAL #70
203-13-1:70/1
Human Dignity - Interview with Participants
Recording of a talk-show produced by MTV (Hungarian National Television), "Záróra", where the notion of human dignity was discussed with some of the participants at the international conference “Human Dignity” which was held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz. Moderator: Péter Feledy. Guests in the studio: Katalin Gönczöl (Hungary’s Civil Rights Ombudsman), Mario Soares (former President of Portugal), Andrei Gabriel Pleşu (former Minister of Culture and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Romania), Veena Das (anthropologist, USA) and Shlomo Avineri (political scientist, Israel).
Hungarian, English, Portuguese, Hungarian language, Date of air: 2000-06-23, Duration: 50 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007207
203-13-1:70/2
[Talk Show - Balaton]
Recording of “Mélyvíz” talk-show produced by MTV (Hungarian National Television) where experts in tourism, ecology, economy and hydrology as well as directors, program managers and local mayors debate the issue of fishing in Balaton (lake in Hungary) in relation to the preservation of the nature and the development of tourism. Participants are: Árpád Balázs, Árpád Csákvári, János Gönczi, Árpád Kovács, Márton Lengyel, Sándor Rosta, Mátyás Szabó, János Salánki, Béla Tahi, István Tölgy and Lajos Vörös.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1998-05-29, Duration: 58 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007207
VHS PAL #71
203-13-1:71/1
[About CEU - Media Monitoring]
A coverage about Central European University in which teachers and students are being interviewed by reporter Réka Brassói on the issue of Hungary as a soon to be EU member and the possibilities of students to build an international career based on the education received at CEU .
English, Hungarian, Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000-06-10, Duration: 5 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007208
VHS PAL #72
203-13-1:72/1
[Environmental Conference at CEU - Tisza]
Recording of the coverage made by Duna Televízió about the international conference entitled "Rivers of Life or Rivers of Death? Transboundary Environmental Issues in Central and Eastern Europe" held at CEU and hosted by the CEU Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. The central theme of the conference was water pollution, particularly the level of pollution of the river Tisza. The coverage contains a short interview with Illés Zoltán, Associate Professor at CEU, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000-04-04, Duration: 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007209
VHS PAL #73
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[Environmental Conference at CEU - Tisza]
Recording of the coverage made by MTV 1 (Hungarian National Television) about the international conference entitled "Rivers of Life or Rivers of Death? Transboundary Environmental Issues in Central and Eastern Europe" held at CEU and hosted by the CEU Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. The central theme of the conference was water pollution, particularly the level of pollution of the river Tisza. The coverage contains images from the conference and from the polluted site of Tisza as well as short interviews with Philip Weller (Tisza task force) and Andreas Bernstroff (Greenpeace activist).
Hungarian language, Date of air: 2000-04-03, Date of production: 2000-04-03, Duration: 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007210
VHS PAL #74
203-13-1:74/1
Geopolis 2000 - Roma, Europeans Without Borders / Geopolis 2000 - Tsiganes, Europeens sans frontières
Documentary film about the Roma population in the world, with a special emphasis on Roma communities in Central-Eastern Europe. The documentary traces their origins and documents their nomadic life combining old archival footage with contemporary images. Interviews and comments of experts, scholars, local leaders and several Roma with various occupations are included in the documentary. Appearances of: Marcel Courthiades (Professor of Romany language, France), Bela Danyi (Auschwitz survivor), Günter Grass (Nobel-Prize winning German author), Henriette Asseo (Historian, France), Ion Mihai Pletos (Gypsy Baron, Romania), Paul Iulian (Mayor of Vidra, Romania), Francisc Giurgiu (Mayor of Livezi, Romania), Grigore Voroneanu (Mayor of Gulia, Romania), Erika Csovcsics (High School Director, Hungary), George Soros (businessman, philanthropist and CEU Founder), Dimitrina Petrova (Executive Director of the European Roma Rights Center in Budapest, Hungary), Aladar Kotai (leader of the Gypsy Minority and President of the Roma Council in Ozd, Hungary), and Angéla Kóczé (Sociologist, Hungary).
French, French language, Date of air: 2000-08-06, Duration: 50 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007211
VHS PAL #75
203-13-1:75/1
For River Tisza / Az élő Tiszáért
A video reportage about contaminated water along Tisza. The images are from Vásárosnamény and Szamos River, Tokaj, Szolnok, Tiszafüred, and Csongrád. Contains scientific maps and charts of Tisza and its level of pollution with Hungarian explanations.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 17 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007212
VHS NTSC #76
203-13-1:76/1
Fortune - George Soros
Recording of a fragment form “60 Minutes” aired on CBS News with George Soros. Presenter and interviewer is Steve Kroft. George Soros openly discusses his childhood, the Holocaust and the speculations he does on the markets. He talks about himself as a player and sees the system as broken for allowing him to speculate the way he does. Openly talks about the situations in Malaysia, Haiti, Bosnia, Russia, Ukraine, Central-Eastern Europe and even South Africa where he had a role from the perspective of both economy as well as social and moral issues. His critic, Jim Grant, financial analyst also appears in this recording.
English language, Date of air: 1998-12-20, Duration: 17 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007213
BetaSP PAL #77
203-13-1:77/1
Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Recording of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. Numerous leading scholars, journalists and public figures came to CEU to discuss the legacy of the revolutions of 1989 and the prospects for continued democratic consolidation in the coming decade. Contains the inaugural session of the conference presented by CEU Professor Sorin Antohi and the introductory remarks delivered by President and Rector of CEU Josef Jařab and the Mayor of Budapest Gábor Demszky.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 3 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007214
BetaSP PAL #78
203-13-1:78/1
Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Recording of the press conference and the Q&A session taking place on the first day of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" hosted by CEU in March 1999. The speakers are Professor Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU), Professor Vladimir Tismăneanu (Maryland University) and Dr. István Teplán (Executive Vice-President of CEU).
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007215
BetaSP PAL #79
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Recording of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. Contains the second part of the Q&A session with Professor Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU), Professor Vladimir Tismăneanu (Maryland University) and Dr. István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU). Contains also recordings from the first conference panel entitled “1989 and its Aftermath through the Eyes of the Media” where the participants were American and Hungarian print, television and radio journalist who covered the events in 1989. The introductory remarks for this panel were delivered by former US Ambassador to Hungary and Chair of the CEU International Council, Donald Blinken. The panel was chaired by Kati Marton (author and journalist). The members of the panel were R. W. Apple Jr. (Chief Correspondent, “New York Times”), Barrie Dunsmore (Former Senior Correspondent, ABC News), James Carney (Political Correspondent, “Time Magazine”), Flora Lewis (Senior Columnist, “New York Times” Syndicate), Ambassador Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia) and György Bolgár (Journalist and Broadcaster, Hungarian Radio). Speeches recorded on this tape belong to R. W. Apple Jr. and Barrie Dunsmore.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007216
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Recording of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. Contains the second part of Barrie Dunsmore’s speech in the media panel entitled “1989 and its Aftermath through the Eyes of the Media.” Also members of the panel are James Carney (Political Correspondent, “Time Magazine”), Flora Lewis (Senior Columnist, “New York Times” Syndicate), Ambassador Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia) and György Bolgár (Journalist and Broadcaster, Hungarian Radio) whose presentations are recorded here.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007217
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Recording of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. After giving the presentations, the members of the media panel “1989 and its Aftermath through the Eyes of the Media” launch into a debate about the legacy of communism and media perception. The speakers are R. W. Apple Jr. (Chief Correspondent, “New York Times”), Barrie Dunsmore (Former Senior Correspondent, ABC News), James Carney (Political Correspondent, “Time Magazine”), Flora Lewis (Senior Columnist, “New York Times” Syndicate), Ambassador Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia), György Bolgár (Journalist and Broadcaster, Hungarian Radio) and Kati Marton, the Chairman of the conference panel.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007218
BetaSP PAL #82
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Recording of the media panel (“1989 and Its Aftermath through the Eyes of the Media”) part of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. The debate between the members of the panel is followed by a debate between the journalists and the audience, including conference participants István Rév, Timothy Garton Ash and Tamás Gáspár Miklós. The members of the panel are R. W. Apple Jr. (Chief Correspondent, “New York Times”), Barrie Dunsmore (Former Senior Correspondent, ABC News), James Carney (Political Correspondent, “Time Magazine”), Flora Lewis (Senior Columnist, “New York Times” Syndicate), Ambassador Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia) and György Bolgár (Journalist and Broadcaster, Hungarian Radio). The moderator of the discussion is Kati Marton.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007219
BetaSP PAL #83
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Continuation of the debate between the audience, the journalists and the members of the media panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference that was held at CEU in March 1999. The members of the panel are R. W. Apple Jr. (Chief Correspondent, “New York Times”), Barrie Dunsmore (Former Senior Correspondent, ABC News), James Carney (Political Correspondent, “Time Magazine”), Flora Lewis (Senior Columnist, “New York Times” Syndicate), Ambassador Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia) and György Bolgár (Journalist and Broadcaster, Hungarian Radio). The moderator of the discussions is Kati Marton. The next panel entitled “Meanings of 1989 and the Present Significance of the Past” is the academic panel, chaired by Vladimir Tismăneanu (Professor at Maryland University) who is also an organizer and speaker of the conference. The panel is composed of Jacques Rupnik (Institute of Political Studies, Paris), Tamás Gáspár Miklós (Georgetown University), Karol Soltan (University of Maryland), Daniel Chirot (University of Washington) and Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU). The tape contains Jacques Rupnik’s speech.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007220
BetaSP PAL #84
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Recording of the academic panel entitled “Meanings of 1989 and the Present Significance of the Past”, the second panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference that was held at CEU in March 1999. The chairman of the panel is Vladimir Tismăneanu. The tape contains the end of Prof. Jacques Rupnik’s speech, Prof. Tamás Gáspár Miklós’ full presentation and the first part of Prof. Karol Soltan’s speech.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007221
BetaSP PAL #85
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Recording of the academic panel entitled “Meanings of 1989 and the Present Significance of the Past”, the second panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference that was held at CEU in March 1999. The chairman of the panel is Vladimir Tismăneanu and the speakers are Prof. Karol Soltan, Prof. Daniel Chirot and Prof. Sorin Antohi.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007222
BetaSP PAL #86
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Recording of the academic panel entitled “Meanings of 1989 and the Present Significance of the Past”, the second panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference that was held at CEU in March 1999. The chairman of the panel is Vladimir Tismăneanu. The tape contains the final part of Sorin Anothi’s presentations and the discussion between the members of the panel and the audience that followed the individual presentations. The panel is composed of Jacques Rupnik (Institute of Political Studies, Paris), Tamás Gáspár Miklós (Georgetown University), Karol Soltan (University of Maryland), Daniel Chirot (University of Washington) and Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU).
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007223
BetaSP PAL #87
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Continuation of the debate that followed the individual presentations in the academic panel entitled “Meanings of 1989 and the Present Significance of the Past.” The academic panel is the second panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference that was held at CEU in March 1999. The chairman is Vladimir Tismăneanu. Questions are being asked from the audience and the respondents are the member of the panel Jacques Rupnik (Institute of Political Studies, Paris), Tamás Gáspár Miklós (Georgetown University), Karol Soltan (University of Maryland), Daniel Chirot (University of Washington), Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU) and Vladimir Tismăneanu (Maryland University). After a break, the event continues with the third panel of the conference, called “Winners and Losers in the Great Transformations Since 1989” where Prof. Sorin Antohi is the chairman. The panelists are Adam Michnik (Chief Editor, Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland), Martin Palous (Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic), Valerie Bunce (Professor at Cornell University), János Kis (Professor at CEU), Jeffrey Isaac (Professor at Indiana University) and Vladimir Tismăneanu (Professor at Maryland University). The first part of Adam Michnik’s speech is recorded here.
English, English, Polish language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007224
BetaSP PAL #88
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Continuation of Adam Michnik’s speech as a panelist in “Winners and Losers in the Great Transformations Since 1989” the third panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. The next person to deliver the speech after Adam Michnik is Martin Palous, the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic and Professor at Charles University in Prague.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007225
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Continuation of Prof. Martin Palous’ (Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic) speech as a panelist in “Winners and Losers in the Great Transformations Since 1989” the third panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. The next persons to deliver the speech after Martin Palous are Valerie Bunce, Professor at Cornell University and János Kis, Professor at CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007226
BetaSP PAL #90
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Continuation of Prof. János Kis’ speech as a panelist in “Winners and Losers in the Great Transformations Since 1989” the third panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. The next person to deliver the speech after Prof. János Kis is Jeffrey Isaac, Professor at Indiana University. The final speech comes from Professor Vladimir Tismăneanu of Maryland University.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007227
BetaSP PAL #91
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Continuation of Vladimir Tismăneanu’s speech as a panelist in “Winners and Losers in the Great Transformations Since 1989” the third panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. After Prof. Vladimir Tismăneanu’s speech, the chairman of the conference panel, Prof. Sorin Antohi closes the discussion and invites the audience to raise questions. The answers come from the members of the panel which are Adam Michnik (Chief Editor, Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland), Martin Palous (Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic), Valerie Bunce (Professor at Cornell University), János Kis (Professor at CEU), Jeffrey Isaac (Professor at Indiana University) and Vladimir Tismăneanu (Professor at Maryland University).
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007228
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Recording of an event which is part of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. The CEU Bookshop hosted a special celebration launch for “The Revolutions of 1989”, a volume edited by Vladimir Tismăneanu with the contributions of Adam Michnik, Timothy Garton Ash, Jacques Rupnik, Katherine Verdery and Jeffrey Isaac. Introductory remarks about the book and its editor are delivered by Academic Pro-Rector and CEU Professor Sorin Antohi. The beginning of the forth panel entitled “Vulnerabilities of the New Democracies” starts with its chairman John Lampe (Professor at the University of Maryland) reading a letter from Ivan Vejvoda (Director of the Fund for an Open Society Yugoslavia) who could not be present at the conference. Speakers in the panel are Katherine Verdery (Professor at the University of Michigan), Gail Kligman (University of California Los Angeles), Kazimierz Poznanski (Professor at the University of Washington), István Rév (Professor at CEU and Director of OSA Archivum) and Miklós Haraszti (Hungarian Writer, Journalist and Professor). Prof. Katherine Verdery is the first speaker of the fourth panel and she is followed shortly by Prof. Gail Kligman.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007229
BetaSP PAL #93
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Continuation of Prof. Gail Kligman’s speech as a panelist in “Vulnerabilities of the New Democracies” the fourth panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. After Prof. Gail Kligman’s speech the chairman of the panel John Lampe (Professor at the University of Maryland) introduces Prof. Kazimierz Poznanski (University of Washington) who delivers his speech.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007230
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Recording of István Rév's (Professor at CEU and Director of OSA Archivum) lecture in the the conference panel entitled “Vulnerabilities of the New Democracies” part of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. Prof. István Rév is followed by Hungarian writer, journalist and Professor Miklós Haraszti who gives the last presentations of the panel.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007231
BetaSP PAL #95
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Continuation of Prof. Professor Miklós Haraszti’s speech and the closing of the panel entitled “Vulnerabilities of the New Democracies.” Chairman John Lampe (Professor at the University of Maryland) is closing this fourth panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999, by providing the concluding remarks and inviting the audience to debate the issues discussed. Responding the audience’s questions are the members of the panel Katherine Verdery (Professor at the University of Michigan), Gail Kligman (University of California Los Angeles), Kazimierz Poznanski (Professor at the University of Washington), István Rév (Professor at CEU and Director of the OSA Archives) and Miklós Haraszti (Hungarian Writer, Journalist and Professor).
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007232
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Recording of the Q&A session with the audience of the fourth panel entitled “Vulnerabilities of the New Democracies.” The members of he panel are Katherine Verdery (Professor at the University of Michigan), Gail Kligman (University of California Los Angeles), Kazimierz Poznanski (Professor at the University of Washington), István Rév (Professor at CEU and Director of OSA Archivum) and Miklós Haraszti (Hungarian Writer, Journalist and Professor) who are among the key participants of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. After the debate, U.S. Congressman Tom Lantos shares his thoughts on the issue of civility and consensus building in institutions of representational democracy. The fifth and closing panel that followed the next day was entitled "The New Europe: Prospects for Cooperation and Conflict” and was chaired by CEU Professor Alfred Rieber. The speakers are Karen Dawisha (Professor of Political Science at Miami University), Bartlomiej Kaminski (Associate Professor of Government at the University of Maryland), Ivo Banac (Croatian Historian and Politician), Ilya Prizel (Professor at John Hopkins University), Jeffrey Wasserstrom (Professor of History at the University of California), Irena Grudzińska Gross (Polish Historian and Professor) and Chairman Alfred Rieber. Prof. Alfred Rieber presents the speakers and Prof. Karen Dawisha delivers the first speech of the final panel.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007233
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Recordings from the last panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in 1999. The panel entitled "The New Europe: Prospects for Cooperation and Conflict” is chaired by CEU Professor Alfred Rieber. The speakers are Professor of Political Science at Miami University Karen Dawisha, Associate Professor of Government at the University of Maryland Bartlomiej Kaminski.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007234
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Contains the second part of Prof. Bartlomiej Kaminski’s speech in the last panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. Bartlomiej Kaminski’s speech is followed by a presentations belonging to the Croatian historian and politician Ivo Banac and Prof. Ilya Prizel from John Hopkins University. Chairman of the panel is Alfred Rieber.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007235
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Contains the second part of Prof. Ilya Prizel’s speech in the last panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. Ilya Prizel’s presentation is followed by Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Professor of History at the University of California and Polish Historian and Professor Irena Grudzińska Gross. Chairman of the panel is CEU Prof. Alfred Rieber.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007236
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Contains the second part of Prof. Irena Grudzińska Gross’ speech in the last panel of the “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference held at CEU in March 1999. Chairman of the panel, CEU Prof. Alfred Rieber closes the panel with his own remarks on the issue of the legacy of communism in Eastern Europe and invites the audience to take part in a Q&A session. After the break, Oxford scholar Timothy Garton Ash and President of the Republic of Hungary Árpád Göncz are invited to deliver the concluding remarks for the three days long international conference. Contains Timothy Garton Ash’s speech delivered in the Auditorium.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007237
BetaSP PAL #101
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Oxford Scholar Timothy Garton Ash and President of the Republic of Hungary Árpád Göncz offer the closing remarks for a three days long international conference entitled "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" hosted by CEU in March 1999. The video contains the second part of Timothy Garton Ash's concluding remarks delivered in the CEU Auditorium.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007238
BetaSP NTSC #102
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Oxford Scholar Timothy Garton Ash and President of the Republic of Hungary Árpád Göncz offer the closing remarks for a three days long international conference entitled "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" hosted by CEU in March 1999. Speeches are delivered in the CEU Auditorium.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 31 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007239
BetaSP PAL #103
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Continuation of the concluding remarks delivered by Oxford Scholar Timothy Garton Ash and President of the Republic of Hungary Árpád Göncz for the three days long international conference entitled "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" hosted by CEU in March 1999. After the conference, at the reception held outside the CEU Auditorium, Professor Sorin Antohi and Professor Vladimir Tismăneanu thank the sponsors, the organizers and the participants for contributing to the success of the conference. Contains images from the reception.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 13 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007240
BetaSP PAL #104
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Recording of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. Contains the inaugural session of the conference which is presented by CEU Professor Sorin Antohi and the introductory remarks which are delivered by President and Rector of CEU Josef Jařab and the Mayor of Budapest Gábor Demszky. Contains also the recording of the press conference and the Q&A session taking place on the first day of the international conference where the speakers are Professor Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU), Professor Vladimir Tismăneanu (Maryland University) and Dr. István Teplán (Executive Vice-President of CEU).
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007241
BetaSP PAL #105
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Contains the end of the press conference with Professor Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU), Professor Vladimir Tismăneanu (Maryland University) and Dr. István Teplán (Executive Vice-President of CEU) where they answer questions related to the aim and purpose of the "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference hosted by CEU. The recording continues with images from the first conference panel entitled “1989 and its Aftermath through the Eyes of the Media” where the participants are American and Hungarian print, television and radio journalist who covered the events in 1989. The introductory remarks for this panel are delivered by former US Ambassador to Hungary and Chair of the CEU International Council, Donald Blinken. The panel is chaired by Kati Marton (author and journalist). The members of the panel are R. W. Apple Jr. (Chief Correspondent, “New York Times”), Barrie Dunsmore (Former Senior Correspondent, ABC News), James Carney (Political Correspondent, “Time Magazine”), Flora Lewis (Senior Columnist, “New York Times” Syndicate), Ambassador Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia) and György Bolgár (Journalist and Broadcaster, Hungarian Radio). After the individual speeches which are not recorded here, the members of the panel launch into a debate about the legacy of communism, media perception and media coverage. The discussion is available on this tape.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 32 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007242
BetaSP PAL #106
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Recording of the first conference panel entitled "1989 and its Aftermath through the Eyes of the Media” part of the “Between Past and Future” international conference organized by CEU and the University of Maryland and hosted by CEU in March 1999. The participants were American and Hungarian print, television and radio journalist who covered the events in 1989. The panel is chaired by Kati Marton (Author and Journalist). The members of the panel are R. W. Apple Jr. (Chief Correspondent, “New York Times”), Barrie Dunsmore (Former Senior Correspondent, ABC News), James Carney (Political Correspondent, “Time Magazine”), Flora Lewis (Senior Columnist, “New York Times” Syndicate), Ambassador Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia) and György Bolgár (Journalist and Broadcaster, Hungarian Radio). The discussion between the members of the panel is followed by a debate between the journalists and the audience, including conference participants Ambassador Peter Tufo, Prof. Tamás Gáspár Miklós, political writer Timothy Garton Ash and Prof. István Rév.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007243
BetaSP PAL #107
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 1
Recording of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. Contains the final part from the media panel of the conference and images from the informal discussions that were ongoing afterwards, both in the Auditorium and at the reception held in Monument Building, 1st floor. At the reception, the Academic Pro-Rector of CEU Sorin Antohi and Prof. Vladimir Tismăneanu from Maryland University introduce Philosopher Ágnes Heller from New School University who delivers the keynote address of the evening. The following day (March 27, 1999) the second conference panel entitled “Meanings of 1989 and the Present Significance of the Past” takes place and it is chaired by Professor Vladimir Tismăneanu who is also an organizer and speaker of the conference. Speakers in this panel are Jacques Rupnik (Institute of Political Studies, Paris), Tamás Gáspár Miklós (Georgetown University), Karol Soltan (University of Maryland), Daniel Chirot (University of Washington) and Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU). Jacques Rupnik and G.M. Tamás are the first two speakers of the academic panel.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007244
BetaSP PAL #108
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Continuation of the academic panel entitled “Meanings of 1989 and the Present Significance of the Past” which is part of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe", an event organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. The panel is chaired by Professor Vladimir Tismăneanu. The members of the panel are Jacques Rupnik (Institute of Political Studies, Paris), Tamás Gáspár Miklós (Georgetown University), Karol Soltan (University of Maryland), Daniel Chirot (University of Washington) and Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU). Excerpts from Karol Soltan’s, Daniel Chirot’s and Sorin Antohi’s speeches are available on this tape.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007245
BetaSP PAL #109
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Recording of the discussions within the academic panel entitled “Meanings of 1989 and the Present Significance of the Past” which was part of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe", an event organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. After the individual presentations of the members of the panel, the audience is invited to ask questions. The tape contains the recording of the debate between the panel and the audience, including the comments raised by conference participants Timothy Garton Ash and John Lampe. After the break, the third panel of the conference entitled “Winners and Losers in the Great Transformations Since 1989” started. The chairman of the panel is Academic Pro-Rector and CEU Professor Sorin Antohi. The speakers are Adam Michnik (Editor, Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland), Martin Palous (Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic), Valerie Bunce (Professor at Cornell University), János Kis (Professor at CEU), Jeffrey Isaac (Professor at Indiana University) and Vladimir Tismăneanu (Professor at Maryland University). Contains Sorin Anothi’s introductory remarks and Adam Michnik’s speech.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007246
BetaSP PAL #110
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
Continuation of the third panel “Winners and Losers in the Great Transformations Since 1989” from the "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" international conference organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. Chairman of the panel is Academic Pro-Rector and CEU Professor Sorin Antohi. Speakers of the panel are Adam Michnik (Editor, Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland), Martin Palous (Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic), Valerie Bunce (Professor at Cornell University), János Kis (Professor at CEU), Jeffrey Isaac (Professor at Indiana University) and Vladimir Tismăneanu (Professor at Maryland University). The tape contains excerpts from Martin Palous', Valerie Bunce's, János Kis', Jeffrey Isaac's and Vladimir Tismăneanu's presentations. It also contains fragments from the Q&A session that followed the presentations.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007247
BetaSP PAL #111
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 2
With the occasion of the international conference entitled “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" held at CEU in March 1999, the CEU Bookshop hosted a special celebration launch for “The Revolutions of 1989”, a volume edited by Prof. Vladimir Tismăneanu with the contributions of Adam Michnik, Timothy Garton Ash, Jacques Rupnik, Katherine Verdery and Jeffrey Isaac. Introductory remarks about the book and its editor are delivered by Academic Pro-Rector and CEU Professor Sorin Antohi. A short speech about the book is given by the editor himself Prof. Vladimir Tismăneanu. After the book launch, the event continues with the fourth conference panel entitled “Vulnerabilities of the New Democracies.” Before giving the floor to the speakers of the panel, its chairman John Lampe (Professor at the University of Maryland) reads a letter from Ivan Vejvoda (Director of the Fund for an Open Society Yugoslavia) who apologized for not being able to attend the conference. The members of the panel are Katherine Verdery (Professor at the University of Michigan), Gail Kligman (UCLA), Kazimierz Poznanski (University of Washington), István Rév (Professor at CEU and Director of OSA Archivum) and Miklós Haraszti (Hungarian Writer, Journalist and Professor). The presentation recorded on this tape belongs to Katherine Verdery.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-27, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007248
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Continuation of Prof. Katherine Verdery’s speech (University of Michigan) within “Vulnerabilities of the New Democracies” which is the fourth conference panel of the international event organized by CEU and Maryland University entitled “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe." Prof. Katherine Verdery is followed shortly by Prof. Gail Kligman (UCLA). After Prof. Gail Kligman’s speech the chairman of the panel John Lampe (Professor at the University of Maryland) introduces Prof. Kazimierz Poznanski (University of Washington) and he delivers his speech. Prof. István Rév (Professor at CEU and Director of OSA Archivum) and Prof. Miklós Haraszti (Hungarian Writer and Journalist) are next in presenting their speeches. After Prof. Miklós Haraszti who gave the last presentations of the panel, the floor is open for questions and comments from the audience.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007249
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Continuation of the Q&A session with the members of the fourth panel of the international conference organized by CEU and Maryland University called “Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe." The panel, entitled “Vulnerabilities of the New Democracies,” was chaired by John Lampe (Professor at the University of Maryland) and composed of Katherine Verdery (Professor at the University of Michigan), Gail Kligman (UCLA), Kazimierz Poznanski (University of Washington), István Rév (Professor at CEU and Director of OSA Archivum) and Miklós Haraszti (Hungarian Writer, Journalist and Professor). After the debate between the panelists and the audience, U.S. Congressman Tom Lantos shares his thoughts on the issue of civility and consensus building in institutions of representational democracy. Images from the break are also included. The afternoon session that followes contains the fifth and closing panel called "The New Europe: Prospects for Cooperation and Conflict.” The session is chaired by CEU Professor Alfred Rieber. The speakers are Karen Dawisha (Professor of Political Science at Miami University), Bartlomiej Kaminski (Associate Professor of Government at the University of Maryland), Ivo Banac (Croatian Historian and Politician), Ilya Prizel (Professor at John Hopkins University), Jeffrey Wasserstrom (Professor of History at the University of California) and Irena Grudzińska Gross (Polish Historian and Professor). Prof. Alfred Rieber presents the speakers and invites Prof. Karen Dawisha to deliver the first speech of the final panel. She is followed by Prof. Bartlomiej Kaminski and historian Ivo Banac.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007250
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Fragments of recordings from the last panel of the “Between Past and Future" international conference entitled "The New Europe: Prospects for Cooperation and Conflict.” The panel is chaired by CEU Professor Alfred J. Rieber. Speakers are Ilya Prizel (Professor at John Hopkins University), Jeffrey Wasserstrom (Professor of History at the University of California), and Irena Grudzińska Gross (Polish Historian and Professor). The presentations are followed by a Q&A session. After the break, Oxford scholar Timothy Garton Ash and President of the Republic of Hungary Árpád Göncz offer the concluding remarks.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007251
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Between Past and Future Conference, Day 3
Oxford Scholar Timothy Garton Ash and President of the Republic of Hungary Árpád Göncz offer the concluding remarks for a three days long international conference entitled "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" hosted by CEU in March 1999. The video contains President Árpád Göncz's closing speech delivered in the CEU Auditorium and fragments from the reception that preceded the conference where Professor Sorin Antohi and Professor Vladimir Tismăneanu thanked the sponsors, the organizers and the participants for contributing to the success of the conference.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1999-03-28, Duration: 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007252
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Between Past and Future Conference Summary
A video produced by CEU's Public Affairs Office summarizing the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" held at CEU in March 1999. Conference participants examined the legacy of the revolutions of 1989 and the prospects for continued democratic consolidation in the coming decade. The video reviews the topics and the participants of the conference in the order of their appearance.
English language, Date of production: 1999, Duration: 7 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007253
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[About CEU] 1/10 / 1/10
Contains recordings from CEU’s Academic Year 1997-1998. Prof. Mirosław Wyrzykowski, visiting professor at CEU, holds a seminar on human rights, part of “Human Rights Remedies” course. This is followed by an interview where he discusses his teaching experience, expectations and impressions about CEU, explains the courses he teaches and the international character of the university. Contains interviews with Prof. Mirosław Wyrzykowski’s students as well as other students in the CEU library.
English language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007254
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[About CEU] 2/10 / 2/10
Images of students studying in the CEU library. Interview with CEU Library Director Dr. Mária Szlatky who explains that the library was founded by George Soros in 1992 and that its main characteristic is the English language collection. Contains images of the library, the collections and the reading halls. Scenes from a course on gender and from the computer labs.
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-10, Duration: 32 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007255
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[About CEU] 3/10 / 3/10
Continuation of the series “About CEU.” Contains interviews with a professor and a student from the Department of Gender Studies as well as recordings from a lecture on constitutional issues and electoral processes held by Professor András Sajó. The lecture is followed by an interview with Prof. András Sajó who earlier that year won the “Best Professor Award”. A student attending his class explains why CEU is a valuable choice and what would be her future prospects with such an academic background. Presentation of American poet and novelist Michael Blumenthal (editor at the CEU Press between 1992-1996) while promoting the book “When History Enters the House: Essays from Central Europe” is also recorded on this tape. This event is followed by an interview with cofounder and co-director of the Program on Gender and Culture at Central European University between 1996-1998, Kim Lane Scheppele. The recordings end with an interview about the CEU Bookstore.
English language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 32 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007256
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[About CEU] 4/10 / 4/10
In the context of a conference on the issue of abortion, Associate Professor at CEU’s Political Sciences Department László Bruszt offers an interview about the role of the CEU for the intellectuals in the region. Teaching Philosophy at CEU, Professor János Kis delivers a speech about abortion. Next comes a discussion about the Department of Environmental Sciences & Policy and its multidisciplinary character with Professor Ruben Mnatsakamian. This film contains recordings of a student presenting his paper and being questioned by an evaluation committee. Images of CEU’s buildings, the inner courtyard and the Japanese Garden are presented as well. Interview with Gábor Klaniczay in the Japanese Garden where he explains the origins and the scope of the Medieval Studies Department at CEU also included on this tape.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 31 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007257
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[About CEU] 5/10 / 5/10
Contains the recording of a part of a seminar on human rights, particularly the rights of the Roma, in the frame of the international provisions, especially in the frame of EU norms and regulations. The course, entitled “Roma Rights” belongs to the Human Rights Program, taught by Prof. Dimitrina Petrova (Visiting Professor at the Legal Studies Department and founding Executive Director of The Equal Rights Trust think thank). Next, an interview with Dimitrina Petrova followed by an interview with István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU) in which he briefly describes the beginnings of the Department of History at the CEU, mentions the founders, the initial course topics and the subsequent evolution of the department. He also talks about the history of the CEU in Budapest.
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-11, Duration: 32 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007258
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[About CEU] 6/10 / 6/10
The continuation of the series “About CEU.” The recording contains the second part of the interview with István Teplán’s in which he gives a more detailed account on the history of the CEU and its departments.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 1998-06-11, Duration: 33 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007259
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[About CEU] 7/10 / 7/10
Interview with Mária M. Kovács, Professor of History Department and of Nationalism Studies Program at the CEU. She describes the program as being both a teaching and a research program and highlights its experimental and interdisciplinary character.
English language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 5 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007260
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[Budapest in Winter]
The second part of the video contains images of Budapest parks in winter.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 28 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007260
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[About CEU] 8/10 / 8/10
Promotional video about the CEU Conference and Residence Center situated on Kerepesi street in Budapest, Hungary. Footage of the exterior, the interior (rooms, computer labs, conference halls), the details of the building as well as the surroundings. The recording contains several interviews with students living in the dormitory.
English language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 29 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007261
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[About CEU] 9/10 / 9/10
The continuation of the series “About CEU” and the second part of the video about the CEU Conference and Residence Center. The reporter is interviewing students in the computer labs or in their rooms. The discussions revolve around the living conditions in the dormitory, the facilities offered by the university and the usual activities in the dorm. Images from the Gym inside the building and the indoor court where students can practice basketball, badminton, volleyball, soccer and tennis are also presented in this video. The recording ends with images from the cafeteria.
English language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 37 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007262
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[About CEU] 10/10 / 10/10
The continuation of the series “About CEU” and the third part of the video about the CEU Conference and Residence Center. Contains more images with the Sport Center, specifically the pool. The recording continues with scenes from the party held in the dormitory in one of the major conferences room known as the Budapest Room.
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-18, Duration: 11 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007263
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[The Capitalist Threat Conference] 1/5 / 1/5
On June 22, 1998 intellectuals and dignitaries gathered at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences to debate George Soros’ article “The Capitalist Threat” published in 1997 in the “Atlantic Monthly.” The first part of the debate is recorded on this tape. László Zsolnai, Director of the Business Ethics Center, Budapest University of Economic Sciences offers the introductory remarks, presents the invitations and opens the debate. László Zsolnai is followed by George Soros.
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-22, Duration: 25 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007263
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[The Capitalist Threat Conference] 2/5 / 2/5
The continuation of "The Capitalist Threat" conference. After an introduction by George Soros himself his arguments are debated by András Brody (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Olivier Giscard d’Estaing (Business Association for the World Social Summit, Paris), Ferenc Rabár (Budapest University of Economic Sciences) and Jörn Rüsen (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen).
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-22, Duration: 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007264
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[The Capitalist Threat Conference] 3/5 / 3/5
The continuation of "The Capitalist Threat" conference held on June 22, 1998 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Contains the second part of Ferenc Rabár's (Budapest University of Economic Sciences) comments. The last speaker is Jörn Rüsen (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen) and his speech is followed by Soros' concluding remarks.
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-22, Duration: 34 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007265
BetaSP PAL #129
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[The Capitalist Threat Conference] 4/5 / 4/5
The continuation of the conference "The Capitalist Threat" held on June 22, 1998 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Contains the recordings of the open session that succeeded the conference. The questions posed are answered by George Soros and the guest speakers of the conference: András Brody (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Olivier Giscard d’Estaing (Business Association for the World Social Summit, Paris), Ferenc Rabár (Budapest University of Economic Sciences) and Jörn Rüsen (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen).
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-22, Duration: 18 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007266
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[The Capitalist Threat Conference] 5/5 / 5/5
The continuation of "The Capitalist Threat" conference held on June 22, 1998 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Contains the second part of the open session that succeeded the conference. The remarks of the audience are answered by George Soros and the guest speakers of the conference: András Brody (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Olivier Giscard d’Estaing (Business Association for the World Social Summit, Paris), Ferenc Rabár (Budapest University of Economic Sciences) and Jörn Rüsen (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen).
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-22, Duration: 25 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007267
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[About CEU - Interviews]
Interview with Miklós Vásárhelyi, former member of the CEU Board of Trustees, former Chair of the Board of Trustees and one of the founders of the University. He talks about the history of the idea of the CEU. The second interview is with Professor János Kis who highlights the similarities and differences between the American schools and the CEU as a Western-type university. The third interview is with George Soros, businessman, philanthropist and the main founder of the CEU who touches upon the changes in the CEU since its beginnings.
English language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 15 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007268
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[About CEU - Interviews]
The first part of the tape contains three interviews. The first interview is with the President and Rector of the CEU, Josef Jařab. The second is with Academic Pro-Rector of CEU Sorin Antohi and the third with Prof. William Newton-Smith (Member of CEU Board of Trustees, Board Member of the Roma Educational Fund, and Professor at Oxford University). They answer questions related to the history of the CEU, the emergence of the idea of a Western university model in Central and Eastern Europe, the purpose of the university and its role in Central and Eastern Europe.
English language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 8 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007269
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[Graduation Ceremony 1998]
This part contains excerpts from the CEU Graduation Ceremony of the Academic Year 1997/1998 held in the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest on June 23. Following opening remarks by CEU President and Rector Prof. Josef Jařab, CEU Founder George Soros introduces Commissioner Emma Bonino of the European Commission, to deliver the commencement address. This section contains also the conferring of degrees to the MA graduates in every department and awarding the first students to finish the "International Cooperation Program" at CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-23, Duration: 27 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007269
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 1998]
The continuation of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of the Academic Year 1997/1998 held in the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest on June 23, 1998. The recording starts with the conferring of CEU’s first three doctoral degrees (Stanko Andric, Margaret Dimitrova, Dragan Golubovic), continues with Prof. Sorin Antohi, CEU’s Academic Pro-Rector, announcing the students’ choice of Prof. Tibor Várady of the Legal Studies Department as “Professor of the Year 1997/1998” and ends with the final address of the evening given by Ambassador Donald M. Blinken, Chancellor, CEU Council. At the reception that followed, Prof. Tibor Várady, Dragan Golubovic, receiver of the doctoral degree and an MA graduate are being interviewed. Recordings from the Reception and the Graduation Party are included.
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-23, Duration: 28 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007270
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[Interview with Donald M. Blinken]
Interview with Ambassador of the United States in Hungary Donald M. Blinken taken at the CEU Graduation Ceremony of the Academic Year 1997/1998 held in the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest on June 23, 1998 in which he talks about his support for the CEU and the need to make the CEU better known to the world.
English language, Date of production: 1998-06-23, Duration: 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007271
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[Reportage]
Interviews with Hungarians about the possible usage of a hall located in a protected territory near Nyugati Train Station.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007271
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[A Walk-out in Budapest]
Images of a walk-out in Budapest. Approximately 40 people march on the streets holding a placard with '16' written on it.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 1 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007271
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[In Memento Park] / [A Szoborpark Múzeumban]
Short recording about communism and the Russian legacy in Memento Park (Szoborpark Múzeum) in Budapest, Hungary followed by a demonstration for patience in the crowded streets of Budapest.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 10 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007271
BetaSP PAL #135
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Between Past and Future Conference Summary
The summary of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. A compact cassette documenting the entire event with excerpts from each panel and each speaker of the event. Josef Jařab (President and Rector of CEU) and Gábor Demszky (Mayor of Budapest) open the event, welcome the guests and deliver the introductory remarks. At the first conference panel entitled “1989 and Its Aftermath Through the Eyes of the Media” the participants were American and Hungarian print, television and radio journalist who covered the events in 1989. The panel was chaired by Kati Marton (author and journalist). The introductory remarks for this panel were delivered by former US Ambassador to Hungary Donald Blinken. The speakers were R. W. Apple Jr. (Chief Correspondent, “New York Times”), Barrie Dunsmore (Former Senior Correspondent, ABC News), James Carney (Political Correspondent, “Time Magazine”), Flora Lewis (Senior Columnist, “New York Times” Syndicate), Ambassador Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia) and György Bolgár (Journalist and Broadcaster, Hungarian Radio). The media panel was followed by a debate between the journalists and the audience, including conference participants István Rév, Timothy Garton Ash and Tamás Gáspár Miklós. Keynote address in the evening was delivered by Ágnes Heller (Philosopher, New School University). The second panel entitled “The Present Significance of the Past” was chaired by Vladimir Tismăneanu (Professor at Maryland University) who was also an organizer and speaker of the conference. Speakers in this panel were Jacques Rupnik (Institute of Political Studies, Paris), G. M. Tamás (Georgetown University), Karol Soltan (University of Maryland), Daniel Chirot (University of Washington) and Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector at CEU). The third panel was entitled “Winners and Losers in the Great Transformations Since 1989.” The speakers are Adam Michnik (Editor, Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland), Martin Palous (Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic), Valerie Bunce (Professor at Cornell University), János Kis (Professor at CEU), Jeffrey Isaac (Professor at Indiana University) and Vladimir Tismăneanu (Professor at Maryland University). In the evening, the CEU Bookshop hosted a special celebration launch for “The Revolutions of 1989”, a volume edited by Vladimir Tismăneanu with the contributions of Adam Michnik, Timothy Garton Ash, Jacques Rupnik, Katherine Verdery and Jeffrey Isaac. Before the beginning of the forth panel, entitled “Vulnerabilities of the New Democracies” , its chairman John Lampe (Professor at the University of Maryland) read a letter from Ivan Vejvoda (Director of the Fund for an Open Society Yugoslavia) who could not be present at the conference. Speakers in the panel were Katherine Verdery (Professor at the University of Michigan), Gail Kligman (UCLA), Kazimierz Poznanski (University of Washington), István Rév (Professor at CEU and Director of OSA Archivum) and Miklós Haraszti (Hungarian Writer, Journalist and Professor). After the debate, U.S. Congressman Tom Lantos shared his thoughts on the issue of civility and consensus building in institutions of representational democracy. The fifth and closing panel was entitled "The New Europe: Prospects for Cooperation and Conflict” and was chaired by CEU Professor Alfred Rieber. The speakers were Karen Dawisha (Professor of Political Science at Miami University), Bartlomiej Kaminski (Associate Professor of Government at the University of Maryland), Ivo Banac (Croatian Historian and Politician), Ilya Prizel (Professor at John Hopkins University), Jeffrey Wasserstrom (Professor of History at the University of California), Irena Grudzińska Gross (Polish Historian and Professor) and Chairman Alfred Rieber. Finally, Oxford Scholar Timothy Garton Ash and the President of Hungary Árpád Göncz offer the closing remarks for the three days international conference held at CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1999, Duration: 1 hour 15 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007272
Audio cassette #136
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Interview with Yehuda Elkana
Interview with Yehuda Elkana about his first year as the President and Rector of CEU. He talks about the character of the university, the objectives and future goals of the institution. CEU Rector Yehuda Elkana also provides answers to questions related to the Gender and Environmental departments at CEU. Questions are asked by Theresa Agovino.
English language, Date of production: 2000-09-07,
BetaSP PAL #137
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[CEU Opening Ceremony, 10th Anniversary at Pesti Vigadó - Primary Camera I]
Recording of the CEU Opening Ceremony for the class of 2001/2002 held at Pesti Vigadó, Concert Hall on October 13, 2001. On this occasion the 10th Anniversary of CEU was also celebrated. The welcome and Opening Remarks are delivered by Stefan Messmann, the Academic Pro-Rector of CEU. Andrej F. Kovaljev who graduated in 1992 is the Alumnus Speaker of the Ceremony and he is followed shortly by Daniela Raiman, an Incoming Student Representative at Legal Studies. Short remarks are then given by the representative of the Faculty, Petr Lom, Associate Professor and PhD Director at Nationalism Studies Program. George Soros, the founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees is introduced by Academic Pro-Rector of CEU to deliver a special announcement – declare the University financially independent and self-supporting. Next to speak is Prof. István Rév (Director of OSA Archivum) who recounts briefly the history of CEU and its developments. President and Rector of CEU, Yehuda Elkana, delivers a short address before the brief musical interlude of the ceremony.
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007274
BetaSP PAL #138
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[CEU Opening Ceremony, 10th Anniversary at Pesti Vigadó - Primary Camera II]
Continuation of the CEU Opening Ceremony for the class of 2001/2002 held at Pesti Vigadó, Concert Hall on October 13, 2001. After a brief Musical Interlude played on violin by Ausra Railaite from Political Science Department, the ceremony continues with a lecture on “Terrorism and Human Rights” by Lord Russell-Johnston, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007275
BetaSP PAL #139
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[CEU Opening Ceremony, 10th Anniversary at Pesti Vigadó - Primary Camera III]
Continuation of the CEU Opening Ceremony for the class of 2001/2002 held at Pesti Vigadó, Concert Hall on October 13, 2001. After Lord Russell-Johnston’s lecture, Pro-Rector of CEU, Stefan Messmann offers the closing remarks of the Ceremony. The Ceremony is followed by a Press Conference at Pesti Vigadó, where the chair is István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU) and the participants are George Soros (Founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees), Yehuda Elkana (Rector and President of CEU) and Zuzana Jalcova (PhD Student).
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 18 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007276
BetaSP PAL #140
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[CEU Opening Ceremony, 10th Anniversary at Pesti Vigadó - Secondary Camera I]
Recording of the CEU Opening Ceremony for the class of 2001/2002 held at Pesti Vigadó, Concert Hall on October 13, 2001. On this occasion the 10th Anniversary of CEU was also celebrated. The welcome and Opening Remarks are delivered by Stefan Messmann, the Academic Pro-Rector of CEU. Andrej F. Kovaljev who graduated in 1992 is the Alumnus Speaker of the Ceremony and he is followed shortly by Daniela Raiman, an Incoming Student Representative at Legal Studies. Short remarks are then given by the representative of the Faculty, Petr Lom, Associate Professor and PhD Director at Nationalism Studies Program. George Soros, the founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees is introduced by Academic Pro-Rector of CEU to deliver a special announcement – declare the University financially independent and self-supporting. Next to speak is Prof. István Rév (Director of OSA Archivum) who recounts briefly the history of CEU and its developments. President and Rector of CEU, Yehuda Elkana, delivers a short address before the musical interlude of the ceremony. After the brief musical interlude played on violin by Ausra Railaite from Political Science Department, the ceremony continues with a lecture on “Terrorism and Human Rights” by Lord Russell-Johnston, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007277
BetaSP PAL #141
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[CEU Opening Ceremony, 10th Anniversary at Pesti Vigadó - Secondary Camera II]
Continuation of the CEU Opening Ceremony for the class of 2001/2002 held at Pesti Vigadó, Concert Hall on October 13, 2001. It continues with Lord Russell-Johnston’s second part of the lecture. Next, Pro-Rector of CEU, Stefan Messmann offers the closing remarks of the ceremony which is then followed by a Press Conference where the chair is István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU) and the participants are George Soros (Founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees), Yehuda Elkana (Rector and President of CEU) and Zuzana Jalcova (PhD Student).
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007278
BetaSP PAL #142
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[CEU Opening Ceremony, 10th Anniversary at Pesti Vigadó - Secondary Camera III]
Continuation of the Press Conference held at Pesti Vigadó which followed the CEU Opening Ceremony for the class of 2001/2002 held on October 13, 2001. The chair of the conference is István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU) and the participants are George Soros (Founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees), Yehuda Elkana (Rector and President of CEU) and Zuzana Jalcova (PhD Student).
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 8 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007279
VHS PAL #143
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[CEU Opening Ceremony 2001-2002, 10th Anniversary - Full Ceremony (Primary Camera)]
Recording of the CEU Opening Ceremony for the class of 2001/2002 held at Pesti Vigadó, Concert Hall on October 13, 2001. On this occasion the 10th Anniversary of CEU was also celebrated. The welcome and Opening Remarks are delivered by Stefan Messmann, the Academic Pro-Rector of CEU. Andrej F. Kovaljev who graduated in 1992 is the Alumnus Speaker of the Ceremony and he is followed shortly by Daniela Raiman, an Incoming Student Representative at Legal Studies. Short remarks are then given by the representative of the Faculty, Petr Lom, Associate Professor and PhD Director at Nationalism Studies Program. George Soros, the founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees is introduced by Academic Pro-Rector of CEU to deliver a special announcement – to declare the University financially independent and self-supporting. Next to speak is Prof. István Rév (Director of OSA Archivum) who recounts briefly the history of CEU and its developments. Prof. István Rév is followed by President and Rector of CEU, Yehuda Elkana who delivers a short address to the audience. After a brief musical interlude played on violin by Ausra Railaite from Political Science Department, the ceremony continues with a lecture on “Terrorism and Human Rights” by Lord Russell-Johnston, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Next, Pro-Rector of CEU, Stefan Messmann offers the closing remarks of the ceremony. After the ceremony there is a Press Conference chaired by István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU) in which the participants are George Soros (Founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees), Yehuda Elkana (Rector and President of CEU) and Zuzana Jalcova (PhD Student).
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 1 hour 30 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007280
VHS PAL #144
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[CEU Opening Ceremony, 10th Anniversary at Pesti Vigadó) - Full Ceremony - Secondary Camera]
Recording of the CEU Opening Ceremony for the class of 2001/2002 held at Pesti Vigadó, Concert Hall on October 13, 2001. On this occasion the 10th Anniversary of CEU was also celebrated. The welcome and Opening Remarks are delivered by Stefan Messmann, the Academic Pro-Rector of CEU. Andrej F. Kovaljev who graduated in 1992 is the Alumnus Speaker of the Ceremony and he is followed shortly by Daniela Raiman, an Incoming Student Representative at Legal Studies. Short remarks are then given by the representative of the Faculty, Petr Lom, Associate Professor and PhD Director at Nationalism Studies Program. George Soros, the founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees is introduced by Academic Pro-Rector of CEU to deliver a special announcement – to declare the University financially independent and self-supporting. Next to speak is Prof. István Rév (Director of OSA Archivum) who recounts briefly the history of CEU and its developments. Prof. István Rév is followed by President and Rector of CEU, Yehuda Ellkana who delivers a short address to the audience. After a brief musical interlude played on violin by Ausra Railaite from Political Science Department, the ceremony continues with a lecture on “Terrorism and Human Rights” by Lord Russell-Johnston, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Next, Pro-Rector of CEU, Stefan Messmann offers the closing remarks of the ceremony. After the ceremony there is a Press Conference chaired by István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU) in which the participants are George Soros (Founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees), Yehuda Elkana (Rector and President of CEU) and Zuzana Jalcova (PhD Student).
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 1 hour 20 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007281
VHS PAL #145
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2001]
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of the class of 2000/2001. It starts with images of the students and the teachers getting prepared for the ceremony, putting on the caps and gowns and taking pictures on the halls of CEU. The ceremony starts with the procession and continues with Prof. Stefan Messman the Pro-Rector of the CEU greeting the audience and inviting the President and Rector of the University Yehuda Elkana to present his introductory remarks. After Prof. Yehuda Elkana’s speech Prof. Stefan Messman welcomes János Martonyi the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary. After János Martonyi’s speech Prof. Gábor Klaniczay, Rector at Collegium Budapest is invited to speak about the academic achievements of Prof. Bronisław Geremek (Polish social and political historian) who immediately afterwards accepts the “CEU Open Society Prize” from George Soros (Founder of CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees). Prof. Bronisław Geremek’s commencement speech is followed by the moving of the tassels which confers the students the status of graduates. Images from the reception are also included here.
English language, Date of production: 2001-06-21, Duration: 1 hour
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007282
BetaSP PAL #146
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[Aerial recordings - Budapest] / [CEU légifelvétel - Budapest]
Promotional video about Budapest. Contains aerial images with Heroes’ Square, the city center and St. István Basilica, the Danube, the bridges and the Parliament, as well as the Buda side with St. Geller Hill. Presentation from above of CEU’s main building on Nador street 11. Aerial footage with Kerepesi street and the CEU Residence and Conference Center.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 1998-01, Duration: 10 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007283
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[Promotional Video - India]
Footage of buildings, streets, markets and people.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 7 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007283
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[Administrative Issues at CEU]
Recording of a brief discussion about IDs, passports and residence permits in Hungary.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 3 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007283
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[Sports]
Fragments of a football game, a ping-pong game and a marathon.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 16 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007283
VHS PAL #147
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[Aerial recordings - Budapest] / [CEU légifelvétel - Budapest]
Promotional video about Budapest. Contains aerial images with the Heroes’ Square, the city center and St. István Basilica, the Danube, the bridges and the Parliament, as well as the Buda side with St. Geller Hill. Presentation from above of CEU’s main building on Nador street 11. Aerial footage with Kerepesi street and the CEU Residence and Conference Center.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 1998-01, Duration: 10 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007284
203-13-1:147/2
[Bonpet]
Reportage about a new type of fire extinguisher made in Japan and called Bonpet which was tested at the Museum of Military History after one of the exhibitions hosted there. Interview with Kiss László (Executive Assistant at the Museum of Military History), Akihiro Iwadate (Chief Engineer at Kabo Kogyo Company) and Görgicze Zoltán (Phaeton Kft).
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 7 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007284
Audio cassette #148
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Human Dignity Conference 1/3 / 1/3
Recording of the speeches delivered at the international conference organized in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference, entitled "On Human Dignity," was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. After the chairman welcomes the audience and the introductory remarks, the opening lecture is delivered by Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. Next, the speeches, recorded in order of their deliverance, belong to: Andrei Pleşu (Romanian philosopher), George Soros (economist and philanthropist), Katalin Gönczöl (the past first Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights, Ombudsman of Hungary), Mário Soares (the former President of Portugal), Shlomo Avineri (Israeli political scientist and Recurring Visiting Professor at CEU), and Veena Das (Professor of Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University).
English, Hungarian, Portuguese language, Date of production: 2000-06-23,
Audio cassette #149
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Human Dignity Conference 2/3 / 2/3
Continuation of the recording of the speeches delivered at the international conference organized in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference, entitled "On Human Dignity," was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. After Veena Das (Professor of Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University) finishes her speech, the next to follow is economist János Kornai. He is then followed by Avishai Margalit (Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton), Aryeh Neier (President of the Open Society Institute), Professor Thomas Scanlon and Asztrik Várszegi (Arch-abbot of Pannonhalma).
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000-06-24,
Audio cassette #150
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Human Dignity Conference 3/3 / 3/3
Continuation of the recording of the speeches delivered at the international conference organized in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference, entitled "On Human Dignity," was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. The audio recording continues with the words of Arch-abbot Asztrik Várszegi of Pannonhalma and Cornelio Sommaruga (lawyer, diplomat and former President of the International Committee of the Red Cross). The recording ends with President Árpád Göncz’s speech which also closes the conference.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000-06-24,
Audio cassette #151
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Iván Szelényi Public Lecture - Comparative Social Research
Recording of the public lecture delivered by Iván Szelényi, a William Graham Sumner Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Professor of Political Science. He talks about social inequalities from a comparative and historical perspective, market economies and various social-political systems, with a particular focus on the Eastern-European post-communist systems.
English language, Date of production: 2001-05-24,
Audio cassette #152
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Tamás Gáspár Miklós Discussion with Ágnes Heller and István Mészáros - What's Left of Marx?
Recording of a discussion, part of a public debate series entitled "Controversies" moderated by CEU Visiting Professor Tamás Gáspár Miklós. This is the recording of the first event of this kind, held on March 21, 2001. The debate on "What's Left of Marx?" was between Ágnes Heller of New School University and István Mészáros of the University of Sussex.
English language, Date of production: 2001-03-21,
Audio cassette #153
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Mini-symposium - On Multi-stories History 1/2 / 1/2
Audio recording of a mini-symposium presented by Central European University, entitled "On Multi-stories History" held in István Rév's honor on March 12, 2001. The moderator is the President and Rector of the CEU, Yehuda Elkana. The lectures are delivered by Natalie Zemon Davis from the University of Toronto and Carlo Ginzburg from the University of California, Los Angeles. The lectures are followed by a panel discussion entitled "Socio-political Implications of Writing and Thinking in Terms of Multi-stories History" where Prof. István Rév (Director of OSA Archivum and member of the CEU Board of Trustees) gives a presentation about multiple stories and their social consequences. The first part of István Rév’s presentation is recorded here.
English language, Date of production: 2001-03-12,
Audio cassette #154
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Mini-Symposium - On Multi-stories History 2/2 / 2/2
Audio recording of a mini-symposium presented by Central European University, entitled "On Multi-stories History" held in István Rév's honor on March 12, 2001. The moderator is the President and Rector of the CEU, Yehuda Elkana. After the lectures delivered by Prof. Natalie Zemon Davis and Prof. Carlo Ginzburg, Prof. István Rév (Director of OSA Archivum and member of the CEU Board of Trustees) gives a presentation about multiple stories and their social consequences of which the second part is recorded here. Following this presentation, Prof. Gábor Klaniczay and Prof. János Kis offer their remarks on the matter of “Multi-stories History” which are then followed by a discussion between all the participants. Among the participants there is also George Soros (CEU Founder and Chairman of the board of Trustees) who contributes to the symposium with a short speech and then presents the university’s first ‘Medal of Appreciation’ to Prof. István Rév.
English language, Date of production: 2001-03-12,
Audio cassette #155
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Leon Botstein Public Lecture - Music in Historical Context 1/2 / 1/2
Recording of Leon Botstein (President of Bard College, New York, and Music Director, American Symphony Orchestra) giving a public lecture at CEU on April 5, 2001 in Gellner Room. Among the highlights in his talk on "Music in Its Historical Context" were contrasting historical and contemporary experiences: for example, intense modern familiarity via the prism of specific interpretations, "Humphrey Bogart moments" and the change in the music playing abilities of the audiences today as opposed to the "elite amateurism" existing in the 1830s. The lecture is then followed by a commentary of musicologist Judit Frigyesi ( Bar-Ilan University, Collegium Budapest) who elaborated on the problem of music by drawing on the example of Bartók and his modernist milieu in turn-of the-century in Budapest.
English language, Date of production: 2001-04-05,
Audio cassette #156
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Leon Botstein Public Lecture - Music in Historical Context 2/2 / 2/2
Continuation of the audio recording of Leon Botstein’s (President of Bard College, New York, and Music Director, American Symphony Orchestra) public lecture delivered at CEU on April 5, 2001 in Gellner Room. The recording follows the dialogue between him and Judit Frigyesi, as well as his answers to the questions raised by the audience.
English language, Date of production: 2001-04-05,
Audio cassette #157
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Academia String Quartet - Amos Elkana and György Kurtág
Recording of an event organized by CEU to celebrate CEU’s Tenth Anniversary. The Academia String Quartet performs after Leon Botstein’s (President of Bard College and Musical Director, American Symphony Orchestra) third lecture at CEU entitled "Music and Politics in the Twentieth Century." The Academia String Quartet performs: György Kurtág with “ Hommage á Mihály András,” Beethoven with “ String Quartet in C minor” and Amos Elkana with “String Quartet No. 1.” The latter composition was commissioned by CEU and premiered on this occasion.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 2001-10-15,
Audio cassette #158
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Press Conference at Pesti Vigadó - CEU Endowment
Audio recording of the press conference at Pesti Vigadó, after George Soros announced, on the10th Anniversary ceremony of CEU, the establishment of a $250 million permanent endowment for the university. The press conference was chaired by István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU) and the participants were George Soros (Founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees), Yehuda Elkana (Rector and President of CEU) and Zuzana Jalcova (PhD Student). The Q&A session that followed is also recorded here.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 2001-10-13,
Audio cassette #159
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[Gábor Demszky's Public Lecture]
Budapest Mayor Gábor Demszky is having a public lecture at CEU on April 11, 2001, part of the Academic Pro-Rector’s Public Lecture Series. Gábor Demszky talks about reform strategies in the municipality of Budapest.
English language, Date of production: 2001-04-11,
Audio cassette #160
203-13-1:160/1
Aryeh Neier Public Lecture. The Global Movement for Human Rights: Successes and Failures
Recording of the fourth public lecture given by Aryeh Neier, President of the Open Society Institute and Founder of Human Rights Watch. The lecture entitled "The Global Movement for Human Rights: Successes and Failures" was held at the CEU Auditorium on October 16, 2001 and was part of a week of special events planned to celebrate CEU’s Tenth Anniversary. The lecturer was introduced by President and Rector of the CEU, Yehuda Elkana. Contains the Q&A session as well.
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-16,
Audio cassette #161
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Leon Botstein Public Lecture - Music and Politics in the Twentieth Century
Recording of Leon Botstein (President of Bard College, New York, and Music Director, American Symphony Orchestra) giving a public lecture at CEU on October 15, 2001 at the CEU Auditorium. This third public lecture given by Leon Botstein was entitled "Music and Politics in the Twentieth Century" and was part of a week of special events planned to celebrate CEU’s Tenth Anniversary. In his lecture, Leon Botstein talks about composers, arts and musical movements from historical and geographical perspective.
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-15,
Audio cassette #162
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Alumni Breakfast - George Soros' Speech
Audio recording of the first Alumni Breakfast within the Second Annual Alumni Leadership Forum, held in conjunction with CEU's Tenth Anniversary celebrations. President and Rector Yehuda Elkana delivers a speech in which he explains the importance of staying in touch with the graduates and how necessary it is to create a network between them. President and Rector of CEU, Yehuda Elkana asks Alumni to stay involved in university affairs. He then invites the Representative of Alumni Leadership Forum to say a few words. Next two representatives of the Alumni Fundraising Committee announce the Alumni Scholarship Campaign results. The Alumni Breakfast continues with a speech delivered by Founder of CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, George Soros.
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13,
Audio cassette #163
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Gerhard Casper's Public Lecture: The Future of Universities as Institutions
Audio recording of the Second Public Lecture given by Gerhard Casper, Professor at the Institute for International Studies, Stanford University. The lecture entitled "The Future of Universities as Institutions" was held at the CEU Auditorium on October 14, 2001 and was part of a week of special events planned to celebrate CEU’s Tenth Anniversary. The lecturer was welcomed and introduced by President and Rector of CEU Yehuda Elkana. Contains also the Q&A session that followed the lecture.
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-14,
Audio cassette #164
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Géza Mezei's Public Lecture: The Role of the Council of Europe in the ‘Greater Europe’: Instruments, Policies, Limitations
Géza Mezei (Chief Officer, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) delivers a lecture on “The Role of the Council of Europe in the ‘Greater Europe’: Instruments, Policies, Limitations.” The lecture is delivered on June 14, 2001 and it closes the Pro-Rector’s Academic Public Lecture Series for that academic year.
English language, Date of production: 2001-06-14,
Audio cassette #165
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[CEU Opening Ceremony 2001, 10th Anniversary at Pesti Vigadó]
Recording of the CEU Opening Ceremony for the class of 2001/2002 held at Pesti Vigadó, Concert Hall on October 13, 2001. On this occasion the 10th Anniversary of CEU was also celebrated. The welcome and Opening Remarks are delivered by Stefan Messmann, the Academic Pro-Rector of CEU. Andrej F. Kovaljev who graduated in 1992 is the Alumnus Speaker of the Ceremony and he is followed shortly by Daniela Raiman, an Incoming Student Representative at Legal Studies. Short remarks are then given by the representative of the Faculty, Petr Lom, Associate Professor and PhD Director at Nationalism Studies Program. George Soros, the founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees is introduced by Academic Pro-Rector of CEU to deliver a special announcement – to declare the University financially independent and self-supporting. Next to speak is Prof. István Rév (Director of OSA Archivum) who recounts briefly the history of CEU and its developments. Prof. István Rév is followed by President and Rector of CEU, Yehuda Elkana who delivers a short address to the audience. After a brief musical interlude played on violin by Ausra Railaite from Political Science Department, the ceremony continues with a lecture on “Terrorism and Human Rights” by Lord Russell-Johnston, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Finally, Pro-Rector of CEU, Stefan Messmann offers the closing remarks. The ceremony ends with the academic recessional.
English language, Date of production: 2001-10-13,
mini DV #166
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2001]
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of the class of 2000/2001. It starts with images of the students and the teachers getting prepared for the ceremony, putting on the caps and gowns and taking pictures on the halls of CEU. The ceremony starts with the procession and continues with Prof. Stefan Messman the Pro-Rector of the CEU greeting the audience and inviting the President and Rector of the University Yehuda Elkana to present his introductory remarks. After Prof. Yehuda Elkana’s speech Prof. Stefan Messman welcomes János Martonyi the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary. After János Martonyi’s speech Prof. Gábor Klaniczay, Rector at Collegium Budapest is invited to speak about the academic achievements of Prof. Bronisław Geremek (Polish social and political historian) who immediately afterwards accepts the “CEU Open Society Prize” from George Soros (Founder of CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees). Prof. Bronisław Geremek’s commencement speech is followed by the moving of the tassels which confers the students the status of graduates. Images from the reception are also included here.
English language, Date of production: 2001-06-21, Duration: 1 hour
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007303
Audio cassette #167
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Tamás Gáspár Miklós Discussion with Ferge Zsuzsa and Béla Greskovits - Two Nations in Each Nation
Recording of a discussion between Zsuzsa Ferge of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and Béla Greskovits, Head of CEU's Department of International Relations and European Studies. This discussion is part of the public debate series entitled "Controversies" moderated by CEU Visiting Professor Tamás Gáspár Miklós. It was the second event of this kind and it was held on April 10, 2001. Zsuzsa Ferge and Béla Greskovits debated on the topic entitled "Two Nations in Each Nation?"
English language, Date of production: 2001-04-10,
VHS PAL #168
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Human Dignity Conference 1/3 / 1/3
Recording of an international conference in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference, entitled "On Human Dignity" was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. The opening lecture is delivered by Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. Among numerous scholars, researchers and professors, participants include, in the order of their appearance, Romanian philosopher Andrei Pleşu, economist and philanthropist George Soros, Katalin Gönczöl, the past first Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of Hungary, and Mário Soares, the former President of Portugal. This recording contains the moderator’s introductory words about the guests of the conference as well as the Q&A sessions following the presentations.
English, Hungarian, Portuguese language, Date of production: 2000-06-23, Duration: 1 hour 47 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007305
VHS PAL #169
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Human Dignity Conference 2/3 / 2/3
Continuation of the international conference "On Human Dignity" in honor of outgoing Hungarian President Árpád Göncz held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. The conference was organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Central European University and the Faculty of Law and Political Science of Eötvös Loránd University. The recording starts with Prof. Shlomo Avineri, an Israeli political scientist and Recurring Visiting Professor at CEU. It continues with Veena Das, Professor of Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University, economist János Kornai, Prof. Avishai Margalit (Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton), Aryeh Neier (President of the Open Society Institute), Prof. Thomas Scanlon and Arch-abbot Asztrik Várszegi of Pannonhalma. Last to deliver a speech on human dignity is Cornelio Sommaruga (lawyer, diplomat and former President of the International Committee of the Red Cross). President Árpád Göncz closes the conference. This recording contains the moderator’s introductory words about the guests of the conference as well as the Q&A sessions.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000-06-24, Duration: 3 hours 55 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007306
VHS PAL #170
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2001. Media Monitoring]
Recording of the coverage made by Duna Televízió of the Graduation Ceremony of the academic year 2000/2001 where Bronisław Geremek (Polish social and political historian) was awarded with the “CEU Open Society Prize.”
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2001-06-21, Duration: 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007307
VHS PAL #171
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Giordano Bruno - Statue Installation / [Giordano Bruno - szoboravatás]
MTV Recording of the unveiling ceremony of Alexander Polzin’s statue at the CEU Residence and Conference Center in Budapest. The almost 7.5 m high bronze statue was commissioned in 2000 on the occasion of CEU founder George Soros’s 70th birthday and it commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of Giordano Bruno. The ceremony opens with remarks by CEU Academic Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann. György Konrád, President of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin, then gives a brief address in honor of George Soros. In addition to CEU faculty, staff and students, a number of guests from outside the university were present. Among the guests were His Excellency Karl-Josef Rauber, the Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary, Minister Alexander von Rom representing the German Embassy, and Giorgio Pressburger, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute. President and Rector of CEU Yehuda Elkana was also present at the ceremony.
English language, Date of production: 2001-02-17, Duration: 3 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007308
VHS PAL #172
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[Statue Unveiling] / [Szoboravatás]
Images of Alexander Polzin’s statue at the CEU Residence and Conference Center in Budapest. The almost 7.5 m high bronze statue was commissioned in 2000 on the occasion of CEU founder George Soros’ 70th birthday and it commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of Giordano Bruno. Contains recordings of the fixing of the statue in front of the CEU Residence and Conference Center and a short interview with Alexander Polzin. It also contains the recording of the unveiling ceremony where the opening remarks are provided by CEU Academic Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann who also uncovers the statue. He is then followed by György Konrád, President of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin, who gives a brief address in honor of George Soros. In addition to CEU faculty, staff and students, a number of guests from outside the university were present. Among the guests: His Excellency Karl-Josef Rauber, the Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary, Minister Alexander von Rom representing the German Embassy, and Giorgio Pressburger, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute. Images from the reception held in the CEU Residence Center are also included.
English language, Date of production: 2001-02-17, Duration: 12 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007309
BetaSP PAL #173
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[Statue Unveiling] / [Szoboravatás]
Images of Alexander Polzin’s statue at the CEU Residence and Conference Center in Budapest. The almost 7.5 m high bronze statue was commissioned in 2000 on the occasion of CEU founder George Soros’ 70th birthday and it commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of Giordano Bruno. Contains recordings of the fixing of the statue in front of the CEU Residence and Conference Center and a short interview with Alexander Polzin. It also contains the recording of the unveiling ceremony where the opening remarks are provided by CEU Academic Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann who also uncovers the statue. He is then followed by György Konrád, President of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin, who gives a brief address in honor of George Soros. In addition to CEU faculty, staff and students, a number of guests from outside the university were present. Among the guests: His Excellency Karl-Josef Rauber, the Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary, Minister Alexander von Rom representing the German Embassy, and Giorgio Pressburger, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute. Images from the reception held in the CEU Residence Center are also included.
English language, Date of production: 2001-02-17, Duration: 12 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007310
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[Interview. Reportage]
Interview about the collapse of Margit Hid (Budapest) on 4th of November and the evacuation order on the 26th of November, 1944. Two Jewish women present the events of Budapest of 1944 by recounting their own personal experiences - hiding and surviving the German and the Russian troops.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 8 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007310
VHS PAL #174
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[Josef Jařab - Rector's Inauguration]
Recording of the inauguration of Josef Jařab as the President and Rector of CEU. Opening remarks are delivered by László Bruszt, Associate Professor of Political Science and Academic Pro-Rector at CEU. The next speaker at the ceremony is George Soros, the Founder of the CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Péter Medgyes, Under-secretary of State for International Relations from the Ministry of Culture and Education, Budapest delivers a speech in which he congratulates Josef Jařab for his new acquired position. A brief informal word about László Bruszt delivered by former CEU Rector and President Alfred Stepan is followed by formally handing over the medal and the position to Josef Jařab. Contains Josef Jařab's first speech as the President and Rector of the CEU.
English language, Date of production: 1997-03-13, Duration: 58 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007311
mini DV #175
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[Graduation Ceremony 2001] 1/3 / 1/3
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of the class of 2000/2001. It starts with images of the students and the teachers getting prepared for the ceremony, putting on the caps and gowns and taking pictures on the halls of CEU and in the CEU Auditorium. The ceremony starts with the procession and continues with Prof. Stefan Messman the Pro-Rector of the CEU greeting the audience and inviting the President and Rector of the University Yehuda Elkana to present his introductory remarks. After Prof. Yehuda Elkana’s speech Prof. Stefan Messman welcomes János Martonyi the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary to deliver his speech. Next, Prof. Gábor Klaniczay, Rector at Collegium Budapest is invited to speak about the academic achievements of Prof. Bronisław Geremek (Polish social and political historian) who immediately afterwards accepts the “CEU Open Society Prize” from George Soros (Founder of CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees). Before the conferring of the master and doctoral degrees and the commencement speech, there is a short musical interlude on violin by Ádám Banda.
English language, Date of production: 2001-06-21, Duration: 1 hour
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007312
mini DV #176
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Graduation Ceremony 2001 2/3 / 2/3
Recording of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of the class of 2000/2001. After the brief musical interlude, the ceremony continues with the words of the Alumni Speaker and the Student Speaker. The ceremony then continues with the conferring of the master degrees by the Heads of the Academic Departments and CEU Programs.
English language, Date of production: 2001-06-21, Duration: 1 hour 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007313
mini DV #177
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Graduation Ceremony 2001 3/3 / 3/3
Continuation of the CEU Graduation Ceremony of the class of 2000/2001. The ceremony continues with the conferring of the doctoral degrees and special departmental awards. The commencement speech is then delivered by Bronisław Geremek (Polish social and political historian) who earlier in the ceremony received the “CEU Open Society Prize.” The commencement speech is followed by the moving of the tassels which confers the students the status of graduates. The academic recessional and images from the reception are also included here.
English language, Date of production: 2001-06-21, Duration: 42 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007314
VHS PAL #178
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[Dalai Lama Public Lecture]
Recording of the public lecture held by the Dalai Lama who, at the invitation of the CEU and the Open Society Institute (OSI) visited CEU in Budapest on October 12, 2000. CEU Warsaw Pro-Rector Edmund Mokrzyczki introduces the Dalai Lama. Katalin E. Koncz, Executive Director of OSI–Budapest delivers the introductory remarks and offers Dalai Lama a symbolical gift. The lecture the Dalai Lama delivered to the CEU/OSI/IMC Community was entitled "Ethics for the New Millennium" and took place in the CEU Auditorium. The lecture is followed by a Q&A session with the audience.
English, Tibetan language, Date of production: 2000-10-12, Duration: 1 hour 20 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007315
VHS PAL #179
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Smoke Signals from the New World (Alternative title: Anew From Ground Zero) / DNW: Rooksignalen uit de nieuwe wereld
A three part series about the war on terror. The documentary tries to answer to the question of who is involved in this war and how much. The main protagonist in this series is political theorist Benjamin R. Barber who is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos, president and director of the international NGO CivWorld at Demos, as well as Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Rutgers University. The first part of the series entitled “The temple” focuses on Ground Zero in New York and the people affected by the collapse of the twin towers. Interviews with Tina Brown and Lisa Goldring whose great-grandfather built the World Trade Center, Manuel Castells, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute at the Open University of Catalonia and Karen Armstrong, a British ex-nun and theologian who writes on the issue of fundamentalism. The second part called “The Mountain” focuses on the Chechen war and the guerrilla fighters, with a particular emphasis on Khozh-Ahmed Noukhaev, considered a freedom fighter by the Chechens and a terrorist by the Russians. The third part, entitled “The Challenge” debates the Washington Consensus, discusses globalization, democracy and capitalism. It focuses on the idea of ‘Open Society’ and debates the possibility of such a society in non-European nations. Interviews with CEU graduates Selima Salamova (Kazakh, UN worker), Aibek Atazin (Kazakh, juridical advisor) and Nadir Burnashev (Russian, bank director) are included here. “The Challenge” contains footage with Peter Lom, representative of the CEU Faculty, Associate Professor and PhD Director at Nationalism Studies Program, visiting Russia and talking about CEU, George Soros and the idea of Open Society. This third part of the series contains interviews with Javier Solana (Secretary General of EU between 1999 and 2009), Erkki Sakari Tuomioja (former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland between 2000 and 2007), Ulrich Beck (German sociologist, professor at Munich University and at the London School of Economics), Mary Kaldor (British Professor of Global Governance at the London School of Economics and the Director of its Centre for the Study of Global Governance), Narcís Serra i Serra (former Mayor of Barcelona, former Minister of Defence of the Government of Spain, former Vice President of the Spanish Government), George Soros (financier, philanthropist and Founder of the CEU) and Yehuda Elkana (President and Rector of the CEU).
Dutch; Flemish, English, Russian, English language, Date of air: 2002-01, Date of production: 2002, Duration: 2 hours 28 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007316
VHS PAL #180
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Observer - CEU Endowment and Opening Ceremony
Recording of the news presented on the Duna Televízió, M1 and RTL about the establishment of a $250 million permanent endowment for the CEU by George Soros (CEU founder and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees). The reports contain images from the press conference held at Pesti Vigadó on the 13th of October, 2001 where István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU) chaired the event and George Soros (Founder of CEU and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees), Yehuda Elkana (Rector and President of CEU) and Zuzana Jalcova (PhD Student) were the participants.
Hungarian language, Date of air: 2001-10-13, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 3 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007317
VHS PAL #181
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[City TV - CEU Endowment and Opening Ceremony]
Recording of the news coverage presented on City TV about the CEU and the $250 million permanent endowment offered by George Soros. The report contains an interview with István Teplán in which he briefly describes George Soros’ actions.
Hungarian language, Date of air: 2001-10-13, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007318
VHS PAL #182
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[Hungarian Television Channel ATV Program Monitoring] / [Observer - Magyar ATV]
Recording of a talk show broadcasted on Magyar ATV called “Sajtóklub”. On June 15, 2001, István Lovas, who is the moderator of the show, together with András Bencsik, Zsolt Bayer and János Hollós discussed in the first half of the show Mayor Gábor Demszky’s resignation from the Alliance of Free Democrats – Hungarian Liberal Party (Szabad Demokraták Szövetsége – a Magyar Liberális Párt, abbreviation SZDSZ). Among the issues debated in the second half of the show is also the notion of "Open Society." The moderator and his guests debate here the character of George Soros' economical and philanthropic actions.
Hungarian language, Date of air: 2001-06-15, Date of production: 2001-06-15, Duration: 1 hour
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007319
mini DV #183
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António Guterres at CEU 1/2 / 1/2
On April 4, 2003 President of the Socialist International and former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, delivered a speech entitled "For a Better Global Governance: Europe’s Contribution." CEU President and Rector Yehuda Elkana chaired the discussion panel, which included Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs László Kovács, Hungarian Minister of Education Bálint Magyar, and CEU Professor László Csaba.
English language, Date of production: 2003-04-04, Duration: 1 hour 2 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007320
mini DV #184
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António Guterres at CEU 2/2 / 2/2
Recording of the second half of the conference where President of the Socialist International and former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, delivered the speech entitled "For a Better Global Governance: Europe’s Contribution." CEU President and Rector Yehuda Elkana chaired the discussion panel, which included Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs László Kovács, Hungarian Minister of Education Bálint Magyar, and CEU Professor László Csaba.
English language, Date of production: 2003-04-04, Duration: 48 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007321
VHS NTSC #185
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The Best of Times! Relive the 2003 CEU Graduation Ceremony
Edited recording of the 2003 CEU Graduation Ceremony that was held on June 18, 2003, at Vigado Hall in the center of Budapest. During the ceremony, the university awarded 397 Master's degrees and 19 doctoral degrees. The Master of Ceremonies is Academic Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann. Opening remarks are delivered by CEU President and Rector Yehuda Elkana. Tamás Korhecz from Legal Studies is the Alumni Speaker whilst Angela Fitzpatrick from Political Science is the Student Speaker who represents all the graduates of the academic year 2002/2003. The musical interlude is provided by Nora Bacsovics on violin. The commencement address is then delivered by the former president of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, who spoke “In Defense of a Democratic Global Governance.”
English language, Date of air: 2003, Date of production: 2003-06-18, Duration: 25 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007322
VHS PAL #186
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[CEU Opening Ceremony 2004]
Recording of the CEU Opening Ceremony for the academic year 2004/2005, held on September 24, 2004 at the CEU Residence and Conference Center. The students are welcomed by Academic Pro-Rector László Mátyás who is also the Master of Ceremonies. The opening remarks are delivered by Yehuda Elkana, President and Rector of CEU. The Student Speaker greeting the fellow students is Nicole Gallagher a newly enrolled student at the International Relations and European Studies Department at CEU. The Alumni Speaker is Lívia Járóka, an MA Graduate from the CEU Department of Sociology in Warsaw. Her speech is followed by the opening address delivered by Josef Jařab, former CEU President and Rector and at the time being Senator of the Czech Parliament. After a brief musical interlude, Prof. János Kornai is awarded the Honorary Doctorate. The “laudatio” is delivered by the Head of the Department of Economics, Prof. Ugo Pagano while the awarding of the honorary doctorate in the name of the Senate of the University is being done by Yehuda Elkana. The awarding is followed by János Kornai’s public lecture. The ceremony ends with László Mátyás’ closing remarks.
English language, Date of production: 2004-09-24, Duration: 1 hour 14 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007323
VHS PAL #187
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2005]
Recording of the 14th CEU Graduation Ceremony held at the Operetta Theater on June 16, 2005 when approximately 450 Master’s degrees, along with 25 doctoral degrees, were awarded. The Master of the Ceremonies was László Mátyás, CEU University Professor of Econometrics and CEU Academic Pro-Rector. Introductory remarks were delivered by CEU President and Rector Yehuda Elkana. The student speaker was Andreea Raluca Maierean, an MA candidate from the Political Science Department. Speaking on behalf of the CEU alumni was Monica Macovei (Legal Studies, 1993), who became the Minister of Justice in Romania. In addition to the awarding of degrees, certificates were given to those who completed the Special Business program, as well as the Roma Access Program. The commencement address was then delivered by Antjie Krog, the South African poet, writer, and journalist, who earlier in the ceremony was awarded the CEU Open Society Prize by the CEU founder, George Soros. The ceremony ends with the performance of the CEU’s choir, moving the tassels to the left and the academic recessional.
English language, Date of production: 2005-06-16, Duration: 2 hours
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007324
VHS PAL #188
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[Panoráma - News] / [Panoráma - Hírek]
Recording of “Panorama,” news broadcast on M1 TV on world politics. Topics include: bird flue in neighboring countries and the EU, China’s second space expedition with Shenzhou 6 spacecraft, Chechen terrorism, Angela Merkel as the new German Chancellor, Saddam Hussein’s trial, and finally the alternative peace plan for Israel and Palestine, referred to as the Geneva Initiative, hosted by the CEU Humanities Center on October 10-11, 2005. Key participants in the conference: Yossi Beilin (Israeli politician and former Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister and Justice Minister) and Yasser Abd Rabbo (Palestinian politician).
Hungarian language, Date of air: 2005-10-18, Date of production: 2005-10, Duration: 43 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007325
VHS PAL #189
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[Interview with George Soros]
A journal interview with financier and philanthropist George Soros, broadcast on DW-tv, with questions asked by Rick Bluett. Topics covered: globalization, the notion of open society and financial issues.
English language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 9 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007326
VHS PAL #190
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[ATV Television Program]
Recording of the late evening news presented by Norbert Fülöp and the TV program “Órarend” (Timetable) presented by Anna Berecz. Guests in the program are Dr. István Teplán (CEU Executive Vice President) and András Derényi (director of the Office of the National Credit Council National Institute for Public Education). They discuss the credit system in the higher educational institutions in Hungary, particularly the ECTS system in the CEU. President and Rector of CEU, Yehuda Elkana, is interviewed about the history of credits in CEU. Zoltán Szabó also provides some words about the Bologna system, the American credit system and the Hungarian credit system. Other interviews are with University Professor Gábor Klaniczay, Hungarian politician and Member of the European Parliament, István Szent-Iványi and University Professor Dr. György Bazsa.
Hungarian language, Date of air: 2004-10-07, Date of production: 2004, Duration: 55 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007327
VHS PAL #191
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[Accreditation of CEU]
Recording of the news concerning the registration and accreditation of the CEU in Hungary. The coverage contains interviews with István Teplán (CEU Executive Vice President) and László Mátyás (CEU Academic Pro-Rector) who explain the necessity of the CEU to have not only not only an US accreditation but a Hungarian accreditation as well.
Hungarian language, Date of air: 2004-06-21, Date of production: 2004, Duration: 4 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007328
BetaSP PAL #192
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Welcome to CEU
The final version of the promotional video about the Central European University in Budapest. Established in 1991 and described as a pan-regional graduate university, CEU was based upon British philosopher Karl Popper’s philosophical principle of an ‘open society’ and founded by financier and philanthropist George Soros. Contains information and images about students, faculty and management. Students interviewed: Ainur Arenova (Legal Studies, Kazakhstan), Dziemidok Rafal (Human Rights, Poland), Allan Simpson (Legal Studies, Scotland) and Angéla Kóczé (Roma Rights Course, Hungary). Short interviews with András Sajó (University Professor and founding dean of Legal Studies at CEU, since 2008 judge at the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg), Wiliam Newton-Smith (Member of CEU Board of Trustees, Board Member of the Roma Educational Fund, and Professor at Oxford University), Dimitrina Petrova (Visiting Professor at the Legal Studies Department and founding Executive Director of The Equal Rights Trust think thank), Gábor Klaniczay (Professor and Founding Head at the Department of Medieval Studiesat CEU), Ruben Mnatsakanian (Professor and Head of the Environmental Department at CEU), US Ambassador to Hungary Donald Blinken (First CEU Chancellor) and George Soros (Founder of CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees).
English language, Date of production: 1998-09-28, Duration: 7 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007329
VHS PAL #193
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[The Educational System in Hungary and CEU]
Recording of the “Fogadóóra” program televised by MTV. The first half of the program is an informative report on Hungary’s educational system in general and higher education in particular. Topics covered: career options, degrees, the credit system, the value of the schooling levels, the functionality of various universities including the CEU. The interviews are with Dr. Béla Mang (acting under-secretary of the Ministry of Education), András Máté (Head of the Department of Logics, ELTE), György Geréby (Associate Professor Head, Department of Medieval Studies docents), Kata Bohus (student), Dr. Károly Molnár (Professor and Rector at Budapest University of Technology and Economics - BME), Dr. Anna György (docents at BME), Dr. István Teplán (Executive Vice President of CEU), Zsuzsanna Pató (PhD Candidate, CEU). The second half of “Fogadóóra” is about “Dinosaurs with Feathers' exhibition held at the Hungarian Natural History Museum in 2004.
Hungarian language, Date of air: 2004, Date of production: 2004, Duration: 25 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007330
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[Commercials and Games]
Recording of commercials, tele-shopping and a TV prize competition (SMS game) on MTV.
Hungarian language, Date of air: 2004, Date of production: 2004, Duration: 45 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007330
VHS PAL #194
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[Ethics in America - Anatomy of a Hostile Takeover]
“Ethics in America” is a ten-part television series in which panels of leading politicians, lawyers, journalists, doctors, business people, and philosophers discuss the ethical issues of hypothetical scenarios in politics, the media, medicine, law, and other areas. “Anatomy of a Hostile Takeover” is an episode of the series and it inquires about ethics in business. Presenter: Fred W. Friendly (Columbia University). Moderator of the discussion: Lewis Caden (Columbia Law School). Participants: Robert E. Mercer (Chairman and CEO, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Inc), Jane Bryan Quinn (Financial Columnist, Newsweek Magazine), James Bere (Chairman and CEO, Borg-Warner Corporation), Warren Buffet (Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.), Joseph H. Flom (Attorney), Arthur Liman (Attorney), T. Boone Pickens Jr. (General Partner, Mesa Ltd. Partnership), Rudolph W. Giuliani (U.S. Attorney, Southern District of NY), Senator Timothy E. Wirth (Colorado), Edward Jay Epstein (Author, EJE Publications), Lester C. Thurow (Dean, Sloan School of Management/MIT), Harrison J. Goldin (New York City Comptroller), Sir James Goldsmith, and John F. Gutfreund (Chairman and CEO, Salomon Brothers).
English language, Date of production: 1989-10-31, Duration: 58 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007331
VHS PAL #195
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Soros: The Prophet and the Loss
Two part documentary about George Soros exploring his life, businesses and philanthropic activities, as well as his business philosophy. The film contains interviews with Richard Medley (Former Quantum Fund Manager), Crispin Odey (Odey Asset Management Ltd.) and Jeremy Hawkins (Bank of America) who recall the “Black Wednesday” (September 16, 1992), the day when Soros shocked the world by earning an estimated US$ 1.1 billion from speculations concerning the Bank of England and the sterling. Next, the film looks for clues to understand how George Soros’s financial and philanthropic side developed and functioned together. The film starts with his early years in Budapest when he was a child hiding from the German troops. Then, Gary Gladstein (Managing Director, Quantum Fund), Simon Kester and Nora Degara talk about his early years as an adolescent in London. Alan Cohn (Wertheim Schroeder & Co) and Susan Soros (George Soros’ wife) describe his life in New York. George Soros himself talks about the need to give away the money and how the Quantum Fund was set for distributing funds all over the world. Cristina Kruck (Soros Roma Foundation), Anna Csongor (Csenyeta School Project) and Zsolt Csalog (Writer) speak about George Soros’ philanthropy. The film ends with George Soros describing his choices and his approach to life, which in the end provides a more detailed portrait of both the financier and the philanthropist.
English language, Date of air: 1994-12-04, Duration: 39 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007332
BetaSP PAL #196
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Welcome to CEU
A short edited version of a promotional video about the Central European University in Budapest. Established in 1991 and described as a pan-regional graduate university, CEU was based upon British philosopher Karl Popper’s philosophical principle of an ‘open society’ and founded by financier and philanthropist George Soros. Contains information and images about students, faculty and management. Students interviewed: Ainur Arenova (Legal Studies, Kazakhstan), Dziemidok Rafal (Human Rights, Poland), and Allan Simpson (Legal Studies, Scotland). Short interviews with: János Kis (University Professor and Head of Political Science Department), William Newton-Smith (Member of CEU Board of Trustees, Board Member of the Roma Educational Fund, and Professor at Oxford University), András Sajó (University Professor and Founding Dean of Legal Studies at CEU, since 2008 judge at the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg), Tibor Várady (University Professor, International Business Law Stream), and Gábor Klaniczay (Professor and Founding Head at the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU).
English language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 6 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007333
BetaSP PAL #197
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Welcome to CEU
A long edited version of a promotional video about the Central European University in Budapest. Established in 1991 and described as a pan-regional graduate university CEU was based upon British philosopher Karl Popper’s philosophical principle of an ‘open society’ and founded by financier and philanthropist George Soros. Contains information and images about students, faculty, management and affiliated institutions. The video starts with some remarks by István Teplán (Executive Vice- President) about CEU’s early history, the press, the Open Society Archives, and the library. It continues with students being interviewed. They are: Ainur Arenova (Legal Studies, Kazakhstan), Dziemidok Rafal (Human Rights, Poland), O Jong Su (International Cooperation Program, North Korea), Renáta Uitz (SJD Student, Legal Studies, Hungary), Angéla Kóczé (Roma Rights Course, Hungary), Dragan Golubovic (PhD Student, Legal Studies, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia), Tamás Kozsik (Modeling Research Program, Hungary), Nikolai Vasilyev (Environmental Sciences and Policy, Russia), Katrin Kivimaa (Program on Gender and Culture, Estonia), and Allan Simpson (Legal Studies, Scotland). Mentioned as initiators of the idea of a Western-style university in Central and Eastern Europe and later founders of CEU are George Soros, Péter Hanák, Miklós Vásárhelyi, William Newton-Smith, Endre Bojtá, and Litván György. Professors interviewed are: Prof. Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector of CEU), Prof. János Kis (University Professor and Head of Political Science Department), Prof. Josef Jařab (President and Rector of CEU), Prof. William Newton-Smith (Member of CEU Board of Trustees, Board Member of the Roma Educational Fund, and Professor at Oxford University), Prof. Mária Kovács (Head of the Nationalism Studies Program), Prof. Petrova Dimitrina (Visiting Professor at the Legal Studies Department and founding Executive Director of The Equal Rights Trust think thank), Prof. Kim Lane Scheppele (Co-director, Gender Studies Program), Prof. András Sajó (University Professor and Founding Dean of Legal Studies at CEU, since 2008 judge at the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg), Prof. Tibor Várady (University Professor, International Business Law Stream), Prof. Gábor Klaniczay (Professor and Founding Head at the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU), Prof. László Bruszt (Political Science Department), and Prof. Ruben Mnatsakanian (Professor and Head of the Environmental Department at CEU). Images and info about the CEU Conference and Residence Center, the students’ dormitory located on Kerepesi street Budapest, are also included in this promotional video. In the final section, former US Ambassador to Hungary Donald Blinken (First CEU Chancellor) speaks about the university and its purpose. Excerpts from various interviews with George Soros (Founder of CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees) are available on this tape.
English language, Date of production: 1998-09-28, Duration: 20 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007334
BetaSP PAL #198
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Welcome to CEU
The longest edited version of the promotional video about the Central European University in Budapest. Established in 1991 and described as a pan-regional graduate university CEU was based upon British philosopher Karl Popper’s philosophical principle of an ‘open society’ and founded by financier and philanthropist George Soros. Contains information and images about students, faculty, management and affiliated institutions. The video starts with some remarks by István Teplán (Executive Vice- President) about CEU’s early history, the press, the Open Society Archives, and the CEU library. Mentioned as initiators of the idea of a Western-style university in Central and Eastern Europe and later, founders of CEU, are George Soros, Péter Hanák, Miklós Vásárhelyi, William Newton-Smith, Endre Bojtá, and Litván György. Interviews with CEU Faculty staff: Prof. Sorin Antohi (Academic Pro-Rector of CEU), Prof. János Kis (University Professor and Head of Political Science Department), Prof. William Newton-Smith (Member of CEU Board of Trustees, Board Member of the Roma Educational Fund, and Professor at Oxford University), Prof. Mária Kovács (Head of the Nationalism Studies Program), Prof. Dimitrina Petrova (Visiting Professor at the Legal Studies Department and founding Executive Director of The Equal Rights Trust think thank), Prof. Kim Lane Scheppele (Co-director, Gender Studies Program), Prof. András Sajó (University Professor and Founding Dean of Legal Studies at CEU, since 2008 judge at the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg), Prof. Tibor Várady (University Professor, International Business Law Stream), Prof. Gábor Klaniczay (Professor and Founding Head at the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU), Prof. László Bruszt (Political Science Department), and Prof. Ruben Mnatsakanian (Professor and Head of the Environmental Department at CEU). Students interviewed speak about the dormitory on Kerepesi street (The CEU Conference and Residence Center), the CEU library and the city of Budapest. Students are: Ainur Arenova (Legal Studies, Kazakhstan), Dziemidok Rafal (Human Rights, Poland), O Jong Su (International Cooperation Program, North Korea), Renáta Uitz (SJD Student, Legal Studies, Hungary), Angéla Kóczé (Roma Rights Course, Hungary), Iassen Deenitchin (Economical Sciences, Bulgaria), Mamuka Murijkneli (International Management Center, Georgia), Tamás Kozsik (Modeling Research Program, Hungary), Nikolai Vasilyev (Environmental Sciences and Policy, Russia), Katrin Kivimaa (Program on Gender and Culture, Estonia), Allan Simpson (Legal Studies, Scotland). In the final section, former US Ambassador to Hungary Donald Blinken (First CEU Chancellor) speaks about the university and its purpose. Excerpts from various interviews with George Soros (Founder of CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees) are available on this tape.
English language, Date of production: 1998-09-28, Duration: 24 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007335
BetaSP PAL #199
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Soros Meets Students (Camera 1) 1/3 / 1/3
Recording of George Soros in a public conversation with students on November 9, 2004 in the CEU Auditorium. Vice President for Student Services, Rositsa Bateson is moderating the discussion. First part contains George Soros' brief introductory remarks about the 2004 American elections and the opening of the floor for the question and answer session with CEU students. Topics covered: US elections, the war in Iraq, the current and future role of the Open Society Institute (OSI), regional issues of Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and Central Asia, and Central European University itself.
English language, Date of production: 2004-11-09, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007336
BetaSP PAL #200
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Soros Meets Students (Camera 1) 2/3 / 2/3
Second part of the recording of George Soros in a public conversation with students on November 9, 2004 in the CEU Auditorium. The discussion is moderated by Rositsa Bateson (Vice President for Student Services). Topics covered: US elections, the war in Iraq, the current and future role of the Open Society Institute (OSI), regional issues of Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and Central Asia, and Central European University itself.
English language, Date of production: 2004-11-09, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007337
BetaSP PAL #201
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Soros Meets Students (Camera 1) 3/3 / 3/3
Final part of the recording of George Soros in a public conversation with students on November 9, 2004 in the CEU Auditorium. The discussion is moderated by Rositsa Bateson (Vice President for Student Services). Topics covered: US elections, the war in Iraq, the current and future role of the Open Society Institute (OSI), regional issues of Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and Central Asia, and Central European University itself.
English language, Date of production: 2004-11-09, Duration: 22 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007338
BetaSP PAL #202
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Soros Meets Students (Camera 2) 1/2 / 1/2
Recording of George Soros in a public conversation with students on November 9, 2004 in the CEU Auditorium. Vice President for Student Services, Rositsa Bateson is moderating the discussion. First part contains George Soros' brief introductory remarks about the 2004 American elections and the opening of the floor for the question and answer session with CEU students. Topics covered: US elections, the war in Iraq, the current and future role of the Open Society Institute (OSI), regional issues of Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and Central Asia, and Central European University itself.
English language, Date of production: 2004-11-09, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007339
BetaSP PAL #203
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Soros Meets Students (Camera 2) 2/2 / 2/2
Second part of the recording of George Soros in a public conversation with students on November 9, 2004 in the CEU Auditorium. The discussion is moderated by Rositsa Bateson (Vice President for Student Services). Topics covered: US elections, the war in Iraq, the current and future role of the Open Society Institute (OSI), regional issues of Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and Central Asia, and Central European University itself.
English language, Date of production: 2004-11-09, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007340
Audio cassette #204
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[CEU Endowment - Media monitoring]
Radio news about the press conference at Pesti Vigadó where George Soros elaborated on the establishment of a $250 million permanent endowment for the Central European University. Contains the recording of the Info Rádió news on October 15, 2001 where Judit Kálmán presents a brief report and an interview with George Soros. On October 18, 2001 Info Rádió in “Magazin” present a longer report about the same event. Finally, the tape contains the recording of the “Esti Krónika” from Kossuth Radio from October 17, 2001, where the news report is accomplished by Csilla Kegyes. These reports contain interviews with George Soros. Topics covered: funds and cutting funds, self-sustainability of the institutions and the NGOs, tolerance and openness of the Hungarian society, anti-Semitism, xenophobia and corruption.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2001-10-13, Duration: 9 min.
Audio cassette #205
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Caroline Hernandez - The Challenges of Transition to Democracy: The Philippine Experience
Recording of a public lecture organized by The Department of International Relations and European Studies and presented by Carolina G. Hernandez on May 25, 2001. Speaking to a large and enthusiastic group, which included the ambassadors of the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam, Hernandez addressed the issue of "The Challenges of Transition to Democracy: The Philippine Experience."
English language, Date of production: 2001-05-25,
Audio cassette #206
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Aziz Al-Azmeh - Postmodern Obscurantism and The Muslim Question
Introduced by President and Rector of CEU Yehuda Elkana, Distinguished Visiting Professor Dr. Aziz al-Azmeh offered a lecture on "Postmodern Obscurantism and 'The Muslim Question'" in the CEU Auditorium on February 19, 2002. The recording contains the Q&A session that followed the lecture.
English language, Date of production: 2002-02-19,
BetaSP PAL #207
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2002. Edited Version]
Edited version of the recording of the CEU’s 11th Graduation Ceremony on June 20, 2002. Contains George Soros’ Laudatio for Mikheil Saakashvili, former Minister of Justice, and Zurab Zhvania, former Chairman of the Parliament, before awarding them with the CEU Open Society Prize. After receiving the prize, the two are invited to share some words with the audience. Excerpts form their speeches are included here.
English language, Date of production: 2002-06-20, Duration: 10 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007344
BetaSP PAL #208
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2002] 1/5 / 1/5
Recording of the CEU’s 11th Graduation Ceremony on June 20, 2002. The ceremony starts with the academic procession and the introductory words of the CEU Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann, also the Master of the Ceremonies. Yehuda Elkana, President and Rector of CEU, offers the opening speech and he is followed shortly by the Alumnae Speaker (Master of Law Degree in Comparative Constitutional Law, class of 1999) and the Student Speaker (MA Candidate in Environment Sciences Department, class of 2002). Violinist Emese Kapcsos who plays Johann S. Bach, “Allemande in D minor” provides the musical interlude and thus closes the first part of the ceremony.
English language, Date of production: 2002-06-20, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007345
BetaSP PAL #209
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2002] 2/5 / 2/5
Recording of CEU’s 11th Graduation Ceremony on June 20, 2002. The ceremony continues with the conferring of the master’s degrees. Participants: Yehuda Elkana (Rector and President of CEU), George Soros (Founder of CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees), the Heads of the Departments and the MA candidates.
English language, Date of production: 2002-06-20, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007346
BetaSP PAL #210
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2002] 3/5 / 3/5
Recording of CEU’s 11th Graduation Ceremony on June 20, 2002. The ceremony continues with the conferring of the master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as the special departmental awards. Participants: Yehuda Elkana (Rector and President of CEU), George Soros (Founder of CEU and Chairman of the Board of Trustees), the Heads of the CEU Departments, the supervisors and the PhD Candidates.
English language, Date of production: 2002-06-20, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007347
BetaSP PAL #211
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2002] 4/5 / 4/5
The recording of the CEU’s 11th Graduation Ceremony on June 20, 2002. This part contains the last departmental awards and the special scholarships awarded to CEU students with outstanding performances in International Business Law. The ceremony continues with the speech of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and CEU Founder George Soros. He announces Mikheil Saakashvili, former Minister of Justice, and Zurab Zhvania, former Chairman of the Parliament as the winners of the CEU Open Society Prize. The Laudatio for the two recipients was given by George Soros and it was followed by Mikheil Saakashvili’s and Zurab Zhvania’s thanking speeches. Next, President and Rector of CEU awards CEU Faculty and staff for prolonged commitment and dedication to their work at CEU. Among the recipients of the award are: János Kis, Béla Greskovits and Mária Szlatky.
English language, Date of production: 2002-06-20, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007348
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2002] 5/5 / 5/5
Continuation of the recording of the CEU’s 11th Graduation Ceremony on June 20, 2002. It contains the recording of Yehuda Elkana reading a letter from Péter Medgyes (Under-secretary of State for International Relations from the Ministry of Culture and Education, Budapest), who could not attend the ceremony yet wished to salute and congratulate the graduates of the academic year 2001/2002. Moving of the tassels, the symbolic gesture of becoming Alumni is also recorded here. The ceremony ends with the academic recessional.
English language, Date of production: 2002-06-20, Duration: 35 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007349
BetaSP PAL #213
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2002. Edited Version]
Edited version of the recording of the CEU’s 11th Graduation Ceremony on June 20, 2002. Contains excerpts from the academic procession, the introductory remarks delivered by Yehuda Elkana (President and Rector of CEU), the speeches of the Alumni Speaker and the Student Speaker, fragments of the musical interlude presented by violinist Emese Kapcsos and images of conferring master’s and doctoral degrees. It continues with part of George Soros’ speech and the awarding of the CEU Open Society Prize to Mikheil Saakashvili (former Minister of Justice) and Zurab Zhvania (former Chairman of the Parliament). The edited version continues with Yehuda Elkana reading a letter from Péter Medgyes (Under-secretary of State for International Relations from the Ministry of Culture and Education, Budapest), who could not attend the ceremony. It ends with the moving of the tassels and the academic recessional.
English language, Date of production: 2002-06-20, Duration: 32 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007350
VHS PAL #214
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Panorama
Recording of a report on China where Stefan Messmnann CEU Academic Pro-Rector talks about China's transformation and recent changes.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2002-11-20, Duration: 11 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007351
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[Korea: Half a Republic] / Korea: Fele köztársaság
A documentary film about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) shot before the fall of communism in 1989 which presents life in North Korea.
Korean, Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 48 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007351
mini DV #215
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[CEU Opening Ceremony 2002. Edited Version]
Recording of the ceremony that marks the official beginning of CEU's 2002/2003 academic year, in the Vigadó Concert Hall on Saturday, October 12, 2002. CEU Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann provides the introductory remarks and welcomes the students as well as Prof. Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, who speaks both as an Alumni (Environmental Sciences & Policy, 1992) and as a Professor at CEU. The speech of Vlatka Butorac, PhD candidate at Legal Studies is followed by the words of the CEU President and Rector, Yehuda Elkana. Next to follow are the speech of the Incoming Student and the musical moment provided by Incoming Student Kinga Szücs. CEU Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, George Soros offers his welcome speech to the new students and then invites Bálint Magyar, the Hungarian Minister of Education to deliver the Opening Address. Next, Stefan Messmann brings into attention new developments within CEU: the Student Exchange Program with BART College and Princeton University and the development of the CEU Business School. Ferenc Pártos (Chief Executive Officer) speaks about the Business School and the MBA degree it offers. The “Plaque of Appreciations” for the 10 years of service in the university is offered by Yehuda Elkana and Stefan Messmann to János Bak (Professor at the Department of Medieval Studies), László Bruszt (Professor at the Department of Political Science) and Gábor Klaniczay (Permanent Fellow of Collegium Budapest - Institute for Advanced Study and Professor at the Department of Medieval Studies at the CEU). The fourth “Plaque of Appreciations” goes to Prof. Susanne Zimmerman who could not attend the ceremony. The ceremony is followed by a small reception at the University. Various Ambassadors, Hungarian Senior Officials, Rectors and Deans from other universities are among the participants.
English language, Date of production: 2002-10-12, Duration: 1 hour 9 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007352
VHS PAL #216
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Observer - TV2 Napló - About North Korea
Recording of "Napló" broadcasted on Hungarian TV2 on September 1st, 2002. It is a report on North Korea which follows Dr. Béla Szilágyi providing aid and medical assistance in various areas of the country. The report includes interviews and comments of Dr. Béla Szilágyi about work abroad and the limitations of humanitarian and medical work in problematic areas.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2002-09-01, Duration: 15 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007353
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2003] 1/4 / 1/4
The 12th annual CEU Graduation Ceremony was held on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in the Vigadó Hall in the center of Budapest. During the ceremony, the university awarded 397 Master's degrees and 19 doctoral degrees. The ceremony starts with the academic procession and it opens with the words of The Master of Ceremonies, Academic Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann. The introductory remarks are delivered by CEU President and Rector Yehuda Elkana. Tamás Korhecz from Legal Studies is the Alumni Speaker whilst Angela Fitzpatrick from the Department of Political Science is the Student Speaker who represents all the graduates of the academic year 2002/2003. The musical interlude is provided by Nora Bacsovics on violin. The conferring of degrees starts with Prof. László Mátyás, Head of the CEU Economics Department.
English language, Date of production: 2003-06-18, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007354
BetaSP PAL #218
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2003] 2/4 / 2/4
Continuation of the annual CEU Graduation Ceremony held on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in the Vigadó Hall in the center of Budapest. This part contains the conferring of the degrees to the students graduating from the following departments: Gender Studies (presented by Prof. Linda Fisher), History (presented by Prof. László Kontler), International Relations and European Studies (presented by Prof. Julius Horváth), Legal Studies (presented by Prof. Károly Bár), Medieval Studies (presented by Prof. József Laszlovszky), Nationalism Studies Program (presented by Prof. Mária M. Kovács) and Political Science Department (presented by Prof. Nenad Dimitrijevic).
English language, Date of production: 2003-06-18, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007355
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2003] 3/4 / 3/4
Continuation of the annual CEU Graduation Ceremony held on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in the Vigadó Hall in the center of Budapest. This part continues with the conferring of the degrees to the graduates from Political Science Department (presented by Prof. Nenad Dimitrijevic), Sociology Department of Warsaw (Head of the Department could not be present) and the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy (presented by Prof. Ruben Mnatsakanian). After conferring the Master’s degrees, Stefan Messmann and the Head of the Departments award the PhD candidates who fulfilled all the academic requirements with their doctoral degree and the outstanding Master's graduates from each academic department and program with special prizes and acknowledgements. The commencement address is then delivered by the former president of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, who spoke “In Defense of a Democratic Global Governance.”
English language, Date of production: 2003-06-18, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007356
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2003] 4/4 / 4/4
Continuation of the annual CEU Graduation Ceremony held on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in the Vigadó Hall in the center of Budapest. This part records the second part of the commencement address delivered by the former president of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, who spoke “In Defense of a Democratic Global Governance.” The ceremony ends with the moving of the tassels and the academic recessional.
English language, Date of production: 2003-06-18, Duration: 10 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007357
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2003. Edited Version] 1/2 / 1/2
The 12th annual CEU Graduation Ceremony was held on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in the Vigadó Hall in the center of Budapest. During the ceremony, the university awarded 397 Master's degrees and 19 doctoral degrees. The ceremony starts with the academic procession and it opens with the words of The Master of Ceremonies Academic Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann. The introductory remarks are delivered by CEU President and Rector Yehuda Elkana. Tamás Korhecz from Legal Studies is the Alumni Speaker whilst Angela Fitzpatrick from the Department of Political Science is the Student Speaker who represents all the graduates of the academic year 2002/2003. The musical interlude is provided by Nora Bacsovics on violin. Contains images with students receiving their Master’s degrees.
English language, Date of production: 2003-06-18, Duration: 36 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007358
BetaSP PAL #222
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2003. Edited Version] 2/2 / 2/2
Continuation of the annual CEU Graduation Ceremony held on Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in the Vigadó Hall in the center of Budapest. This part continues with the conferring of the Master’s and doctoral degrees to the MA and PhD candidates of the year 2002/2003. Contains also the presentation of the awards to outstanding Master's graduates from each academic department and program. The moving of the tassels is included here after presenting a short part of the commencement address delivered by the former president of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso. The ceremony ends with the academic recessional. Scenes from the reception following the ceremony are included.
English language, Date of production: 2003-06-18, Duration: 27 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007359
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António Guterres at CEU - Media Monitoring
Recording of the news presented by the Hungarian TV Channel, Duna Televízió on April 4, 2003 when the President of the Socialist International and former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, a guest of the CEU, delivered a speech entitled "For a Better Global Governance: Europe’s Contribution" in which he touched upon the issue of the EU enlargement.
English, Hungarian, Hungarian language, Date of air: 2003-04-04, Date of production: 2003-04-04, Duration: 1 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007360
VHS PAL #224
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Tegenlicht - Debate Europe (VPRO) / Tegenlicht - Aanbouw Europa (VPRO)
Jirži Dinzbir (Czechoslovakia), Konstanty Gebert (Poland), Jože Mencinger (Slovenia) and Balázs Váradi (Hungary) gathered in the Netherlands for a debate about the future of their countries in Europe. The moderator of the discussion was Christoph Bertram. Topics covered: revolutions, reforms, democracy, EU enlargement and NATO membership.
Dutch; Flemish, English language, Date of air: 2002-12-10, Date of production: 2002-12-09, Duration: 49 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007361
VHS PAL #225
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Georgian Guests at Hungarian ATV / Grúz vendégek a Magyar ATV-nél
Recording of a TV program entitled “Napi 120’” on Magyar ATV where the guests are Mikheil Saakashvili, former Minister of Justice, and Zurab Zhvania, former Chairman of the Parliament. They discuss, among other topics, their newly earned CEU Open Society Prize, Georgia’s status in world affairs and debate Georgia’s past and present problems. Reporter and interviewer: László Szőke.
English, Hungarian language, Date of production: 2002-06-20, Duration: 25 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007362
mini DV #226
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[CEU Opening Ceremony 2003]
Recording of the official opening ceremony of the 13th academic year at CEU which took place on Friday, September 26, 2003 at Vigadó Concert Hall in Budapest. The welcome address is delivered by the Master of Ceremonies and Academic Pro-Rector László Mátyás. He then introduces President and Rector of CEU, Yehuda Elkana who delivers the opening remarks. Further welcoming remarks are then provided by Karl Hall, Assistant Professor at the Department of History. Dóra Benedek (Second year, Department of Economics, 2004) is welcoming the incoming students. The response comes from incoming student Ales Vidmar (Department of Political Science, 2004). After the musical interlude in which Charity Tillemann-Dick (vocal) and Lela Purtskhvanidze (Department of Gender Studies, 2004, piano) perform George Gershwin “Summertime” and Claude Debussy’ “Nuit d’étoile,” Yehuda Elkana introduces the keynote speaker. The opening address is then delivered by keynote speaker István Csillag, Hungarian Minister of Economics and Transport who speaks about “Hungarian Economic Policy on the Threshold of EU Accession.” Another musical moment follows the opening address, in which Charity Tillemann-Dick (vocal) and Mariann Rigó (Second year, Department of Economics, 2004, piano) perform Charles Gounod, “Ah! Je veux vivre.” The ceremony ends with László Mátyás’ concluding remarks.
English language, Date of production: 2003-09-26, Duration: 58 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007363
mini DV #227
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2004. Part1]
Recording of CEU’s 13th Graduation Ceremony, held in the Operetta Theater on June 17, 2004 when more than 450 students receive degrees, both Master’s and doctoral. The ceremony starts with the academic procession and with the words of the Master of Ceremonies and Academic Pro-Rector László Mátyás. The introductory remarks are delivered by President and Rector of CEU Yehuda Elkana. After the speeches of the Alumni and the Representative Student, the Heads of the CEU Departments, CEU Rector Yehuda Elkana and CEU founder George Soros confer the degrees and offer congratulations to the graduates. Next, the representative of the Student Council, presents the award for the most supportive and helpful administrative employer of the university - “Best Administrator” is awarded to Richard Kartosonto (Student Life Officer). CEU founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees George Soros introduces Commissioner Emma Bonino of the European Commission and awards her with the CEU Open Society Prize. She then delivers a speech. Finally, the commencement address is delivered by Mark Malloch Brown (UNDP Administrator) on "Factors of Freedom." Concluding remarks are given by Yehuda Elkana and László Mátyás. CEU’s choir performs in front of the audience and the ceremony ends with the academic recessional.
English language, Date of production: 2004-06-17, Duration: 1 hour 45 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007364
VHS PAL #228
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István Teplán Interview on Duna TV
Recording of Duna TV news report on EUA Conference on Joint Degrees "Institutions working together at European Level," hosted by Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania, on October 24-25, 2003. CEU Executive Vice President István Teplán is interviewed in this reportage.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2003-10-25, Duration: 4 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007365
Audio cassette #229
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Paul Ricoeur Receives Honorary Doctorate 1/2 / Paul Ricoeur diszdoktori avatás 1/2
Audio recording of the event held on Sunday, March 9, 2003 when the Senate of CEU awarded its first honorary doctorate. The receiver of the honorary doctorate was Paul Ricoeur, Professor Emeritus of the University of Paris X–Nanterre, and of the University of Chicago. The ceremony took place in the CEU Auditorium and the laudation was given by CEU President and Rector Yehuda Elkana. After Paul Ricoeur’s response violinist Emese Kapcsos offers a short musical performance. Further presentations in the event are given by Jörn Rüsen (President, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen), Aziz Al-Azmeh (CEU Distinguished Visiting Professor), Chris Lorenz (Professor of Philosophy of History, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam) and Sorin Antohi (CEU University Professor).
English language, Date of production: 2003-03-09,
Audio cassette #230
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Paul Ricoeur Receives Honorary Doctorate 2/2 / Paul Ricoeur diszdoktori avatás 2/2
Continuation of the audio recording of the event held on Sunday, March 9, 2003 when the CEU Senate offered the honorary doctorate to philosopher Paul Ricoeur. Contains the end of Prof. Sorin Antohi’s presentation.
English language, Date of production: 2003-03-09,
Audio cassette #231
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Paul Ricoeur Public Lecture - History, Memory, and Forgetting 1/2 / 1/2
Audio recording of philosopher Paul Ricoeur’s public lecture at CEU on March 8, 2003. Paul Ricoeur delivered a lecture on "History, Memory, and Forgetting," in the framework of the international conference entitled "Haunting Memories? History in Europe After Authoritarianism." Ricoeur was introduced by Sorin Antohi, CEU University Professor.
English language, Date of production: 2003-03-08,
Audio cassette #232
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Paul Ricoeur Public Lecture - History, Memory, and Forgetting 2/2 / 2/2
Second part of philosopher Paul Ricoeur’s public lecture at CEU on March 8, 2003. The lecture is entitled History, Memory, and Forgetting" and it is part of the international conference entitled "Haunting Memories? History in Europe After Authoritarianism." Concluding remarks are delivered by CEU Prof. Sorin Antohi.
English language, Date of production: 2003-03-08,
Audio cassette #233
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István Teplán Phone Interview
Audio recording of István Teplán in a phone interview with Alisa Roth, the latter inquiring about CEU as an English-language institution in Central and Eastern Europe, CEU’s departments and programs, CEU applicants, students and degrees.
English language, Date of production: 2002-06-25,
Audio cassette #234
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Ira Lieberman Public Lecture
Audio recording of Dr. Ira Lieberman’s (Senior Economic Advisor at the Open Society Institute - Soros Foundation and former Senior Advisor in the World Bank's Eastern Europe and Central Asia region) public lecture entitled "Recent Financial and Economic Crises and Globalization: The Tale of Two Crises - Argentina and Turkey," hosted by CEU on January 27, 2003. The lecture is being introduced by László Csaba (CEU Professor at the Department of International Relations and European Studies). The Q&A session that followed the lecture is included on this tape.
English language, Date of production: 2003-01-27,
Audio cassette #235
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Péter Balázs Public Lecture
Audio Recording of a public lecture by Péter Balázs (Hungarian politician and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary) hosted by CEU as part of the Academic Pro-Rector’s Lecture Series. The lecture was entitled "The Shaping of a New European Union: Hungarian Interest in the European Convention" and was held on February 10, 2003 in the Popper Room.
English language, Date of production: 2003-02-10,
Audio cassette #236
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Transatlantic Dialogues - First Discussion
Recording of the first discussion of the series called "Transatlantic Dialogues." The series was organized in North America by the CEU New York office and in Budapest by the External Relations Office. The first discussion entitled "Split in the New Europe East and Central European Perceptions of US Foreign Policy and the Conflict with Iraq" took place on April 15, 2003 in the New York office of the Council on Foreign Relations. It focused on the recent split over US foreign policy towards Iraq which occurred between the “old” members of the European Union and the “new” member countries. Topics discussed covered foreign relations, including defense issues, legal and constitutional changes, economic challenges, and fundamental shifts in social, political and cultural structures. The chair of the panel was Donald Blinken (former US Ambassador to Hungary and former Chair of the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York). Keynote speakers were Yehuda Elkana (President and Rector of CEU) and András Simonyi (former Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary to the United States). Commentators were: Thomas Carothers (founder and director of the Democracy and the Rule of Law Project at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) and Ivan Krastev (Director of the Center for Liberal Strategies in Bulgaria). The Q&A session is included on this recording.
English language, Date of production: 2003-04-15,
mini DV #237
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2006] 1/2 / 1/2
Recording of the first part of the 15th Commencement Ceremony of the Central European University. The Graduation Ceremony took place on June 15, 2006 in the Budapest Congress and World Trade Center (BCWTC). The introductory remarks are delivered by CEU Academic Pro-Rector László Mátyás. The opening address is delivered by CEU President and Rector Yehuda Elkana. Following the Alumni Speaker Patrick Zoltvany (Slovakia, MA in International Relations and European Studies, EU Affairs Adviser to the Minister of Industry, as member of EU Affairs Committee to National Union of Employers) and the Student Speaker Slava Shayman (Russian Federation, Candidate for Master of Law Degree), Rector Yehuda Elkana announces and confers the Master’s status for almost 450 students.
English language, Date of production: 2006-06-15, Duration: 1 hour
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007374
mini DV #238
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[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2006] 2/2 / 2/2
Recording of the second part of the 15th Commencement Ceremony of the Central European University, which took place on June 15, 2006 in the Budapest Congress and World Trade Center (BCWTC). The recording continues with awarding degrees to the students who graduated from CEU’s special programs, such as “Roma Access Program.” It continues with the conferring of the doctoral degrees, the outstanding academic achievement awards and the special departmental recognitions. Júlia Teleki (Student Council Representative) announces Richard Kartosonto (Student Life Officer) as the “Best CEU Administrative Employee.” On behalf of the CEU Business School the “Administrative Employee Recognition Award” was awarded to Veronika Kovacs (Student Services Manager at CEU Business School). The first Dr. Elemer Hantos Prize, given by the Central Europe Foundation of Zurich, is awarded to Stefan Messmann and Tibor Tajti. After the musical interlude performed by Balázs János Junior on piano, George Soros (CEU founder and Chair of the Board of Trustees) delivers the laudatio for Ricardo Lagos (former President of Chile) and awards him with the “CEU Open Society Prize.” The commencement address is then delivered by Ricardo Lagos. The ceremony continues with moving the tassels from left to right as a symbolic gesture for graduating. The concluding remarks are then offered by CEU’s Academic Pro-Rector László Mátyás and CEU’s President and Rector Yehuda Elkana. The academic recessional closes the ceremony.
English language, Date of production: 2006-06-15, Duration: 50 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007375
Audio cassette #239
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[CEU Rector's Inauguration with Yehuda Elkana]
The audio recording of the inauguration of Yehuda Elkana as Rector and President of the CEU in 1999. Member of the Board of Trustees Miklós Vásárhelyi opens the inauguration Ceremony with an introductory speech. The words of the former Pro-Rector who could not be present at the Ceremony are read out loud by the Executive Vice-President Istvan Teplan, words which are then followed by Yehuda Elkana’s speech. Among the personalities in the audience is Stefan Messmann who, in the same year, became the new Pro-Rector.
English language, Date of production: 1999-11-05,
Audio cassette #240
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Academia String Quartet - Amos Elkana and Kurtág György
Recording of an event organized by CEU to celebrate CEU’s Tenth Anniversary. The Academia String Quartet performs after Leon Botstein’s (President of Bard College and Musical Director, American Symphony Orchestra) third lecture at CEU entitled "Music and Politics in the Twentieth Century." The Academia String Quartet performs: György Kurtág with “ Hommage á Mihály András,” Beethoven with “ String Quartet in C minor” and Amos Elkana with “String Quartet No. 1.” The latter composition was commissioned by CEU and premiered on this occasion.
The tape got damaged thus only the first 2,3 minutes was digitized.
Afghan Persian, Dari language, Date of production: 2001-10-15, Duration: 30 min.
VHS PAL #241
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News - Environmental Conference / Híradó - környezetvédelem
Recording of news about the conference entitled "Rivers of Life or Rivers of Death? Transboundary Environmental Issues in Central and Eastern Europe" held at CEU. The news reportage talks about the pollution of the river Tisza. News were broadcasted on Hungarian TV station, MTV.
English language, Date of air: 2000-04-03, Duration: 1 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007378
VHS PAL #242
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The University of Aarhus - A Historical Presentation
A history of the Aarhus University, Denmark. It covers the main events and transformations within the University since its inauguration in 1928.
English language, Date of production: 1995, Duration: 30 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007379
VHS PAL #243
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Leicester University - Climb to Success
Promotional video about Leicester University in Leicester, UK. Contains interviews with Prof. Robin White (Law), Prof. Alec Jeffreys (Genetics), Dr. Bob Warwick (Physics and Astronomy), Sir David Attenborough (broadcaster, film-maker and naturalist), Dr. Tony Heagerty (Medicine), Prof. Graeme Barker (Archeologist), Dr. Shearer West (Art History), Dr. Vin Sehmi (Engineering), Prof. Ivan Waddington (Sociology), and Prof. Gerry Bernbaum (Registrar).
English language, Date of production: 2000, Duration: 20 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007380
VHS PAL #244
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International Management Center (IMC)
Promotional video about the first educational institution in Central Eastern Europe to offer graduate business education leading to an American MBA. Contains the presentation of the International Management Center (IMC), later known as CEU Business School. Interviews with: George Soros (CEU Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees), John Curnow (Coca Cola Amatil), Charles Huebner (Hungarian - American Enterprise Fund), Ferenc Rolek (Tungsram, General Electrics), Donald Blinken (US Ambassador to Hungary), Rodney Irwin (Canadian Ambassador to Hungary) and Peter Zwack (Member of the Parliament).
English language, Date of production: 1995-05, Duration: 9 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007381
VHS PAL #245
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[George Soros about The Crisis of Global Capitalism]
Recording of “Hét,” broadcast by the Hungarian National TV (MTV). Contains an interview with George Soros in which he talks about his book “The Crisis of Global Capitalism. Open Society Endangered” published in 1998.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 1998, Duration: 8 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007382
VHS PAL #246
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[Correspondent: Tamás Frei] / [A riporter: Frei Tamás]
Recording of “A Riporter: Frei Tamás”, a show moderated by Tamás Frei, broadcast on RTL Klub in which he documents the life of prosperous and famous people, among which Peter Munk (Canadian businessman and philanthropist) and Paul Soros (private investor, philanthropist and George Soros’ brother). Tamás Frei travels to Toronto and interviews Peter Munk and to New York to discuss with Paul Soros.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000-11-27, Duration: 54 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007383
VHS NTSC #247
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Between Past and Future - Media Panel 3/3 / 3/3
Recording of the international conference "Between Past and Future: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Struggle for Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe" organized by CEU and the University of Maryland, held at CEU between 26th and 28th of March, 1999. The introductory remarks for media panel “1989 and its Aftermath through the Eyes of the Media” are delivered by former US Ambassador to Hungary, Donald Blinken. After giving the presentations, the members of the panel launch into a debate about the legacy of communism and media perception. The speakers are R. W. Apple Jr. (Chief Correspondent, “New York Times”), Barrie Dunsmore (Former Senior Correspondent, ABC News), James Carney (Political Correspondent, “Time Magazine”), Flora Lewis (Senior Columnist, “New York Times” Syndicate), Ambassador Richard Holbrooke (U.S. Special Envoy to Yugoslavia), György Bolgár (Journalist and Broadcaster, Hungarian Radio) and Kati Marton, the Chairman of the conference panel. The media panel is followed by a debate between the journalists and the audience, including conference participants István Rév, Timothy Garton Ash and Tamás Gáspár Miklós.
English language, Date of production: 1999-03-26, Duration: 2 hours 20 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_00007384
Audio cassette #248
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[István Rév - Conference on Human Dignity]
Interview with István Rév, Director of the OSA Archivum on the eve of the “On Human Dignity” conference held in Budapest, at CEU. Within the radio-show "Hungary Today" broadcast on Radio Budapest, István Rév talks about the participants, the guests and the message of the conference.
Hungarian language, Date of production: 2000-06-23,
mini DV #249
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[CEU Opening Ceremony 2002. Edited Version part 2] / [CEU A 2002/2003-as tanév ünnepi megnyitója 2. rész Vágott verzió
Recording of the ceremony that marks the official beginning of CEU's 2002/2003 academic year, in the Vigadó Concert Hall on Saturday, October 12, 2002. CEU Pro-Rector Stefan Messmann provides the introductory remarks and welcomes the students as well as Prof. Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, who speaks both as an Alumni (Environmental Sciences & Policy, 1992) and as a Professor at CEU. The speech of Vlatka Butorac, PhD candidate at Legal Studies is followed by the words of the CEU President and Rector, Yehuda Elkana. Next to follow are the speech of the Incoming Student and the musical moment provided by Incoming Student Kinga Szücs. CEU Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, George Soros offers his welcome speech to the new students and then invites Bálint Magyar, the Hungarian Minister of Education to deliver the Opening Address. Next, Stefan Messmann brings into attention new developments within CEU: the Student Exchange Program with BART College and Princeton University and the development of the CEU Business School. Ferenc Pártos (Chief Executive Officer) speaks about the Business School and the MBA degree it offers. The “Plaque of Appreciations” for the 10 years of service in the university is offered by Yehuda Elkana and Stefan Messmann to János Bak (Professor at the Department of Medieval Studies), László Bruszt (Professor at the Department of Political Science) and Gábor Klaniczay (Permanent Fellow of Collegium Budapest - Institute for Advanced Study and Professor at the Department of Medieval Studies at the CEU). The fourth “Plaque of Appreciations” goes to Prof. Susanne Zimmerman who could not attend the ceremony. The ceremony is followed by a small reception at the University. Various Ambassadors, Hungarian Senior Officials, Rectors and Deans from other universities are among the participants.
English language, 2002, Duration: 7 min. 12 sec.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000031
VHS PAL #250
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Sándor Demján 60 Years Old / Demján Sándor 60 éves
Tamás Vitray's televisio ninterview with Demján on Hungary's public television MTV1 broadcast on 15 May 2003.
English language, Date of production: 2003,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000035
VHS PAL #251
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CEU: An International Academic Community
A short promotional video about about CEU, it's programs and it's future in downtown Budapest, Hungary.
English language, Date of production: 1998,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000036
VHS PAL #252
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Budapest / Budapest
A short promotional film about the city, produced by the Tourism Office of Budapest.
English language, Date of production: 1996,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000037
VHS PAL #253
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CNNI-Europe: World Reports with the United Nations University 5/20/2003
English language, Date of production: 2003,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000038
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[CEU external relations office videos]
English language, 1997,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000039
VHS PAL #255
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203-13-1-
Prague: The Magic Lantern
Michale Frayn, BBC1, Omnibus.
2 November 1993
English language, 1993,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000040
VHS PAL #256
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203-13-1-
CEU Prague College Opening 1993/1994
Lecture by Alfred Stepan.
English language, Date of production: 1993,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000041
VHS PAL #257
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203-13-1-
[CEU external relations office videos]
Contents to be identified.
English language, Date of production: 1993,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000042
VHS PAL #258
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Transition to a democratic market economy in Czechoslovakia / xx
CEU Prague, 6.4.1992.
Master3
English language, Date of production: 1992, Duration: 45 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000043
VHS NTSC #259
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Hungary. Touch this world
Film by the Hungarian National Tourist Office.
English language, Date of production: 1993, Duration: 13 min.
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000044
VHS PAL #260
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203-13-1-260
United Nations University spot on CNN
A 15 seconds promotional video.
English language, Date of production: 1993,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000045
VHS NTSC #261
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203-13-1-261
SBS reporting about Central Eastern Europe
Report by Ch. Lee.
English language, Date of production: 1993,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000046
mini DV #262
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203-13-1-
[CEU Graduation Ceremony 2004. Part2]
Recording of CEU’s 13th Graduation Ceremony, held in the Operetta Theater on June 17, 2004 when more than 450 students receive degrees, both Master’s and doctoral. The ceremony starts with the academic procession and with the words of the Master of Ceremonies and Academic Pro-Rector László Mátyás. The introductory remarks are delivered by President and Rector of CEU Yehuda Elkana. After the speeches of the Alumni and the Representative Student, the Heads of the CEU Departments, CEU Rector Yehuda Elkana and CEU founder George Soros confer the degrees and offer congratulations to the graduates. Next, the representative of the Student Council, presents the award for the most supportive and helpful administrative employer of the university - “Best Administrator” is awarded to Richard Kartosonto (Student Life Officer). CEU founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees George Soros introduces Commissioner Emma Bonino of the European Commission and awards her with the CEU Open Society Prize. She then delivers a speech. Finally, the commencement address is delivered by Mark Malloch Brown (UNDP Administrator) on "Factors of Freedom." Concluding remarks are given by Yehuda Elkana and László Mátyás. CEU’s choir performs in front of the audience and the ceremony ends with the academic recessional.
English language, Date of production: 2004-06-17,
Digital version available | HU_OSA_90000048
Audio cassette #263
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Conversations with Writers. Vladimir Tismaneanu 1. / Beszélgetések írókkal. Tismaneanu Vladimir 1.
Date of production: 1998-11-26,
Audio cassette #264
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Conversations with Writers. Tismaneanu, Vladimir 2. / Beszélgetések írókkal. Vladimir Tismaneanu 2.
Date of production: 1998-11-26,
Audio cassette #265
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Conversations with Writers. Victor Yerofejev / Beszélgetések írókkal. Yerofejev Victor
CEU
Date of production: 1998-04-28,
Audio cassette #266
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Conversations with Writers. Minister Michal Kulesza / Beszélgetések írókkal. Minister Kulesza Michal
Date of production: 1998-11-05,
Audio cassette #267
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Conversations with Writers. Pawel Huelle / Beszélgetések írókkal. Huelle Pawel
Date of production: 1999-03-18,
Audio cassette #268
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Conversations with Writers. Ambassador Michael Lake 2. / Beszélgetések írókkal. Ambassador Lake Michael 2.
Date of production: 1999-04-01,
Audio cassette #269
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Conversations with Writers. Ambassador Michael Lake 1. / Beszélgetések írókkal. Ambassador Lake Michael 1.
Date of production: 1999-04-01,
Audio cassette #270
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Conversations with Writers. Pál Schiffer 1. / Beszélgetések írókkal. Schiffer Pál 1.
Date of production: 1999-02-24,
Audio cassette #271
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Conversations with Writers. Skip Gates / Beszélgetések írókkal. Gates Skip
Date of production: 1999-06-14,
Audio cassette #272
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Conversations with Writers. Skip Gates 2. / Beszélgetések írókkal. Gates Skip 2.
Date of production: 1999-06-14,
Audio cassette #273
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Conversations with Writers. Graham Avery / Beszélgetések írókkal. Avery Graham
Date of production: 1999-05-06,
Audio cassette #274
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Conversations with Writers. Larry Wolff / Beszélgetések írókkal. Wolff Larry
Date of production: 1999,
Audio cassette #275
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Conversations with Writers. Tom Lantos US Foreign Policy and Europe / Beszélgetések írókkal. Lantos Tom US Foreign Policy and Europe
Date of production: 1999,
Audio cassette #276
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Conversations with Writers. Tom Lantos US Foreign Policy and Europe 2. / Beszélgetések írókkal. Lantos Tom US Foreign Policy and Europe 2.
Date of production: 1999,
Audio cassette #277
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Conversations with Writers. Ales Debeljak / Beszélgetések írókkal. Debeljak Ales
Date of production: 1999-03-04,
Audio cassette #278
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Conversations with Writers. Eda Kriseová (1.) / Beszélgetések írókkal. Kriseová Eda (1.)
Date of production: 1999-02-18,
Audio cassette #279
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Conversations with Writers. Eda Kriseová (2.) / Beszélgetések írókkal. Kriseová Eda (2.)
Date of production: 1999-02-18,
Audio cassette #280
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Conversations with Writers. Michael Stuart / Beszélgetések írókkal. Stuart Michael
Date of production: 2000-03-08,
Audio cassette #281
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Conversations with Writers. Michael Ignatieff / Beszélgetések írókkal. Ignatieff Michael
Date of production: 2000-06-09,
Audio cassette #282
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Conversations with Writers. Robert A. Markus: Changing Models of Holiness in Early Middle Ages / Beszélgetések írókkal. Markus A. Robert: Changing Models of Holiness in Early Middle Ages
Date of production: 1999-05-10,
Audio cassette #283
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Conversations with Writers. Timothy Garton Ash & Árpád Göncz / Beszélgetések írókkal. Garton Ash Timothy & Göncz Árpád
Date of production: 1999-05-04,
Audio cassette #284
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Conversations with Writers. Milan Simecka Conversations with Writers 3 / Beszélgetések írókkal. Simecka Milan Conversations with Writers 3
Date of production: 1999,
Audio cassette #285
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Conversations with Writers. Mircea Cartarescu Conversations with Writers # 5 / Beszélgetések írókkal. Cartarescu Mircea Conversations with Writers # 5
Date of production: 1999,
Audio cassette #286
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Communism Rieber 17 June 96 What is Communism
Date of production: 1996-06-17,
Audio cassette #287
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Rieber Riceur Rév tenor COMMUNISM 18 June 96
Date of production: 1996-06-18,
Audio cassette #288
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Rév Campaigns Rittersporn COMMUNISM 18 June 96
Date of production: 1996-06-18,
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Rieber Austrian School COMMUNISM 19 June 96
Date of production: 1996-06-19,
Audio cassette #290
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Rév Brenner article COMMUNISM 19 June 96
Date of production: 1996-06-19,
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Rieber – Verdesy Szőke? COMMUNISM 20 June 96
Date of production: 1996-06-20,
Audio cassette #292
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Rieber Counting the Dead COMMUNISM
Date of production: 1996-06-20,
Audio cassette #293
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Rév Foucault / (Rieber) Reform COMMUNISM 21 June 96
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #294
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POLAND COMMUNISM 24 June 96 class discussion on Soviet Union 21 June 96
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #295
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Morgan – 76 in Poland COMMUNISM 24 June 96
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #296
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Poland Communism, Yugoslavia Communism
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #297
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Rieber Origins Yugoslavia Communism
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #298
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Ajr Romania Communism, Rév Yugo example Communism
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #299
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Bieber Romania Communism
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #300
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Rév Rieber Czech debate Communism
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #301
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Rév Hungary Communism 28 June 96 Rieber /J Czech Communism 27 June 96
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #302
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Rév Hungary Communism 28 June 96 Rév Hungary Communism 28 June 96
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #303
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Hungary class discussion Communism 28 June 96
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #304
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Presentation of participants Marsha Siefert Open media The Crucible of Open Society / Siefert continues Miklós Sükösd What is a political crisis?
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #305
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Sükösd continues What is a political crisis? / Sükösd ends What is a political crisis? (Seifert and Murdock respond) Tape 2
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #306
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Graham Murdock The Irish Question / Graham Murdock continues The Irish Question
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #307
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Graham Murdock continues The Irish question / Graham Murdock and discussion
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #308
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Marsha Siefert Censorship and national security Marsha Siefert (continues) Grenada and Gulf War Graham Murdock responds
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #309
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G Murdock continues + discussion Chernobyl / Discussion continues Romania, Lithuania
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #310
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Discussion continues Estonia
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #311
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Marsha Siefert Glasnost and open media / Discussion
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #312
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Discussion Marsha Siefert Chernobyl / Discussion Chernobyl
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #313
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Discussion Chernobyl
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #314
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Graham Murdock Media, Students and Dissidents / Graham Murdock continues, ends
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #315
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Marsha Siefert Tienanmen Discussion
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #316
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Jakubowicz Poland continues / Jakubowicz
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #317
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Second Week Karol, Jakubowicz a) Hungary 1956 Miklós Sükösd b) Sükösd continues c) The American attitude on 1956 d) Jakubowicz
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #318
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Jakubowicz continues the third part, questions / Marsha Siefert The Berlin Wall
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #319
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H. Frederick intro P. Gross Romania / P. Gross Romania continues
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #320
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Calin presentation continues
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #321
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P. Gross Romania continues, ends / Discussion Romania Calin presentation
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #322
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Jakubowicz Reform? of Communism of Velvet Revolution / Jakubowicz continuation János Rodni (?) Bucharest: University (?)
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #323
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Jakubowicz first part
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #324
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Azerbaijan / Latvia Lithuania
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #325
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Lithuania continuation Estonia
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #326
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Death of Yugoslavia John Lampe? University of Maryland / Death of Yugoslavia John Lampe? University of Maryland continuation
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #327
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Reviewing session
Date of production: 1996,
Audio cassette #328
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Death of Yugoslavia John Lampe (University of Maryland) / Death of Yugoslavia (continuation)
Date of production: 1996,