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Hungary: The Central-European Conference

THE SEVENTH annual Central-European Conference (CEC), organised by the Rajk László College for Advanced Studies, will be held from March 6 to 10.

THE SEVENTH annual Central-European Conference (CEC), organised by the Rajk László College for Advanced Studies, will be held from March 6 to 10.

The international conference brings students together to discuss the social, political and economic issues of the region. This spring it will focus on the new challenges of modernisation, and the impacts it will have on the economic and social life of the region. The event features interactive debates with invited lecturers. Participants will take part in one of five sections: Development Economics, Art Management, Venture Capital, Corporate Governance, and Nationalism.

Applicants should be interested in participating in a professional workshop, especially about questions related to the Central European region; be fluent in English; be an undergraduate or graduate student; and have a proper professional background. The conference pays for participants’ accommodation, meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and participation in the programmes, but participants must arrange and pay for their travel to Budapest.

To apply, send a letter of motivation and an essay related to the section of choice (seven to 10 pages) to paper.cec2008@gmail.com.

Deadline for applications: February 3

For more information: see www.rajk.bke.hu or www.cec.co.hu, or contact info.cec2008@gmail.com

Source: www.rajk.bke.hu

Topic: Spectator College


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