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Termcard - Hilary term 2000

Oxford Hungarian Society

Week 1: Thursday 20 January, the bar of Linacre College, 6.30 p.m.

Party, a social event to start the new term


Week 2: Friday 28 January, Harris Building, Oriel College, 8 p.m.

Film evening: Simon Magus

A recent film, directed by Ildiko Enyedi, with English subtitles (by courtesy of the Hungarian Cultural Centre in London)


Week 4: Tuesday 8 February , MacGregor Room, Oriel College, 8 p.m.

Laszlo Solymar: The History of Communications from Ancient Times to the Telefon Hirmondo (Telephone News)

Prof Solymar, who left Hungary in 1956, and recently retired from a chair of Engineering at Oxford, has just completed a book on this subject.


Week 4 – 6: Exhibition. See below.


Week 6: Tuesday 22 February , MacGregor Room, Oriel College, 5 p.m.

Laszlo Lorenzovici: Az erdelyi magyarsag: beolvadunk?

Laszlo, who was born at Sepsiszentgyorgy and studied at Marosvasarhely and Kolozsvar, is currently a Soros Scholar here. He will talk, in Hungarian, about the present situation of Hungarians in Transylvania.

Week 7: Tuesday 29 February , MacGregor Room, Oriel College, 8 p.m.

Peter Zollman: The Poetry of Sandor Kanyadi

Corvina Publishing House is preparing an English language anthology by this great and very popular Transylvanian poet. A selection will be introduced by the translator, Peter Zollman, and read by the distinguished actor Paul Ridley.


Week 8: Monday 6 March, MacGregor Room,, Oriel College, 8.15 p.m.

Matyas Sarkozi: The Xenophobe’s Guide to Hungarians

The London writer and broadcaster introduces the recently published volume, of which he is the co-author.




7-25 February, in the Private Dining Rooms and the Florey Room of Wolfson College, Linton Road.

10 am – 4 pm (please ring 274100 before visiting)


An exhibition of paintings by contemporary Hungarian artists: Csaba Ferjesi and Laszlo Santa




For more information contact Kati Evans at or call 01865 73.69.73.