Affiliated Faculty

Edit Andras is a Visiting Professor at the Department of History, and she is a senior member of the Art History, Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

Khadija Zinnenburg Carroll is an Austrian-Australian artist and historian specializing in colonial history and visual art. Khadija's art practice involves montaging words and images in films and installations that voice alternate histories through texts and performances.

Kate Coyer is Director of the Civil Society and Technology Project for the Center for Media, Data and Society  in the School of Public Policy at CEU. Her research examines the complexities of media practice and policy; digital rights advocacy and the social uses of technologies; media development and communication for social change; the opportunities and challenges of emerging technologies as well as the resilience of ‘old’ mediums like radio.

Ian M. Cook is currently a research fellow within the project Sound Relations: Transgressions, Disruptions, TransformationsHe is an anthropologist whose work spans urban studies, south Asian studies and sound studies; he is obsessed with thinking the world through rhythms and making academic podcasts (though not at the same time); he has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Mangaluru (India) and Budapest (Hungary). 

Ulrich Meurer has been visiting professor in Visual Theory and Practice since the academic year of 2017/18. His research focus is on media philosophy, film & visual cultures, political theory from early modernism to the present, discourses of pré-cinéma and media archeology.

Dora Merai is an art historian and archaeologist, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Medieval Studies. She teaches and does research in the Cultural Heritage Studies Program.

Melanie Janet Sindelar is a social and cultural anthropologist with research interests in nationalism, contemporary art, global art markets, the Gulf and Indian Ocean countries. She has received her Ph.D. in socio-cultural anthropology from the University of Vienna with distinction and her MSc in Social Anthropology from the University of Oxford.

Klára Trencsényi is a freelance director / cinematographer committed to creative and social documentaries. Prior to her first feature length, award winning doc Train to Adulthood, she directed several mid-length and short films.  Her second feature doc The Missing Tale has been released in Fall 2022. Klara has led courses of documentary filmmaking at CEU, Budapest Metropolitan University and was tutor at the Participatory Video course at OLIve. Her research interests include intersections of personal, collective, and historical memory in documentary film, archival practices and participatory filmmaking.

Hyaesin Yoon is an assistant professor at CEU's Department of Gender Studies. Her areas of interest include transnational biopolitics, postcolonial criticisms, critical animal studies/posthumanisms, feminist science and technology studies, medical humanities, as well as performance and literary theories. Her present focus is on how technological assemblages of humans and other animals mediate the power relations of sex/gender, race, disability, and species in a transnational context. She is currently working on her book project Prosthetic Memories, examining the ethics of embodied memory in an age of transnational mobility and biotechnology by examining the diasporic tongue (as both language and organ), animal cloning, and human stem cell research across the United States and South Korea.