We, the faculty of the "Cultural Diversity East and West: Postcommunism, Postcolonialism and Ethnicity" summer course, wish to thank for their professional support in the long maieutic of starting this course to the following persons and organizations:
The Central European University and the Soros Open Society Foundation for offering this wonderful opportunity for us to meet and share ideas.
Ms. Éva Gedeon, Course Director, for her competent guidance in the making of the syllabus, the design of the study materials and the timetabling process. And for her endless patience and for her lots of megabites of 'Guidelines' and 'Recommendations' :-)
Ms. Kornelia Vargha, Program Officer, for her assistance in the arcanes of the occult (at least to me) science of budgeting the course, as well as in a thousand of course-related technicalities.
Ms. Katalin Teller, program assistant, from the Summer University Office, for expertly liaising with the students.
Ms. Olga Sipos the responsible for coordinating book orders for the Summer University, for her efficient picking up the best deals for the books that the CEU offerred to you.
Ms. Sarolta Szabo for professionally dealing with our travel arrangements and with the accommodation.
Ms. Agnes Bruszt, our Course Coordinator, for interviewing the candidates in the selection phase and for her future committment to this course.