Image:  The Central European University has been a bastion of democracy for three decades, but in recent years it was best known as a punching bag for the increasingly illiberal regime of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán. It was Orbán’s 2017 higher education law that forced CEU to move most of its activities from Budapest to Vienna, where, following the tenure of Michael Ignatieff as president and rector, Shalini Randeria has taken the helm. Randeria, a U.S.-born Indian...

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