Latest releases:

From Central Planning to the Market by Libor Žídek


Tyrants Writing Poetry, edited by Konstantin Kaminskij and Albrecht Koschorke

Coming soon:

Coca-Cola Socialism by Radina Vučetić

Pagans and Christians in the Late Roman Empire was presented at Pécs University on November 20, and at CEU on November 30. At this latter occasion also the Latin-English hagiography of St Margaret of Hungary was launched.

CEU Press was at the 2017 ASEEES Convention in Chicago.

CEU Press exhibited at the Fifth European Congress on World and Global History hosted by both CEU and Corvinus University in Budapest.

House of a Thousand Floors  is a 2016

2017 Fall/Winter Catalog is available for download.

Roma-Gypsy Presence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 15th-18th Centuries by Lech Mróz received honorable mention for the Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies.


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National Security Archive Cold War Readers

The series, edited by Malcolm Byrne, explores key episodes in the Cold War based on the latest archival documentation from the former Soviet bloc and newly declassified Western sources. Edited and introduced by scholars affiliated with the National Security Archive’s “Openness in Russia and Eastern Europe Project,” the series represents a truly multinational approach to Cold War history. Funding for the Openness Project has been provided by the Open Society Institute, the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the German Marshall Fund of the United States. The series has been produced in cooperation with the Cold War International History Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for the Scholars in Washington, D.C.

Published in the series:

The Prague Spring, 1968
Compiled and edited by Jaromir Navratil with Antonin Bencik,
Vaclav Kural, Marie Michalkova, and Jitka Vondrova
With a preface by Vaclav Havel and a forword by H. Gordon Skilling

Uprising in East Germany, 1953 - The Cold War, the German Question, and the First Major Upheaval behind the Iron Curtain
Edited by Christian F. Ostermann
Foreword by Charles Mailer

The 1956 Hungarian Revolution - A History in Documents
Edited by Csaba Békés, János Rainer, and Malcolm Byrne
With a foreword by Charles Gati and an Introductory Essay by Timothy Garton Ash

A Cardboard Castle? - An Inside History of the Warsaw Pact
Edited by Vojtech Mastny and Malcolm Byrne

From Solidarity to Martial Law - The Polish Crisis of 1980–1981
Edited by Andrzej Paczkowski, and Malcolm Byrne
With a foreword by Lech Walesa

Masterpieces of History - The Peaceful End of the Cold War in Europe, 1989
Edited by Svetlana Savranskaya, Thomas Blanton, and Vladislav Zubok
With a foreword by Anatoly S. Chernyaev and Jack F. Matlock, Jr.