COVID Response: CEUInspired Campaign

May 4, 2020

CEUInspired is a campaign to provide the CEU community with events and online workshops as a constructive outlet during COVID-19 to reflect on current and forthcoming challenges during and after this lock-down period. It aims to help our community combat isolation and encourage connection in this new reality. It is an attempt to capture the resilience, emotions and spirit of our community through this period.  

All events related to the campaign will be regularly updated on this page. 

11 MAY- 7 JUNE - CEUINSPIRED CONTEST 

EVENT INFO HERE

The Community Engagement Office in collaboration with the Dean of Students Office and Alumni Relations Office invites all students, staff, faculty and alumni to take part in the CEU-wide creative contest as a response to COVID, dedicated to the topic of “Reflections of life in a pandemic and beyond”. This contest is part of the CEUInspired campaign*.  

The contest is open till 7 June following which a committee will select submissions which will be displayed on CEU’s website and social media platforms. Some of the submissions will also be displayed as an exhibition and permanent installation at CEU’s Vienna Campus. Special prizes are sponsored by the Dean of Students Office.  

All students, staff, professors and alumni are encouraged to take part in the CEUInspired online campaign. 

Please post your works, artworks, videos on social networks channels like Instagram, Facebook and Vimeo using hashtag #CEUInspired to share your creations with the community online. 

12 MAY - ANIMATED-DOCUMENTARIES FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP  

EVENT INFO HERE 

Alumna and filmmaker Maria Stanisheva (POLS ’03) will present a case study of her experience working in various formats to create "art for social change" on topics such as Women's rights; Inclusion of people with disabilities; Racial inequality; Sexual discrimination; Refugees; Climate Change and more. She will discuss ways of combining animation and documentary content in short and feature-length films, human rights campaigns, online series, educational videos, political satire, environmental activist clips and a post-doc research project presented in an animated format. 

The session, moderated by Jeremy Braverman, visiting professor and Media and Visual Education Specialist at CEU, will open a discussion about ways animated documentaries can be effectively used to present research and reach audience beyond the academic world.  

Category: 

Share