Week -1: Monday 25 September, MacGregor room, Oriel College, 7.30 p.m.
The Transylvanian poet is going to read from his poems and answer questions. The evening will be in Hungarian
and English to introduce a recent collection of Kanyadi's work in English, translated by Peter Zollman and published by Corvina.
Week 1: Sunday 8 October, Stables Art Gallery, Green College, 4 p.m.
Kati Vamos: Exhibition
Preview of an exhibition by the Hungarian potter from Exeter. Tea will be served, as this will also be our Introductory Party, with a
special welcome for new arrivals.
Week 2: Tuesday 17 October, MacGregor room, Oriel College, 8 p.m.
John Dunleavy: Queen Elizabeth of Hungary: Uncrowned Queen of Ireland
John, one of our regular members, is an Irishman who has taught English in
Hungary. He will uncover the secret life of Erzsebet kiralyne on the Emerald Isle.
Week 4: Tuesday 1 November, MacGregor room, Oriel College, 8 p.m.
Bernard Adams: Dear Aunt...
So begin many of the Letters from Turkey, Kelemen Mikesís celebrated
18th-century memoir of life as an exile after the Rakoczi revolt. Bernard,
an expert in Hungarian literature, talks about this work, his translation of
which has recently been published.
Week 7: Tuesday 21 November, MacGregor room, Oriel College, 8 p.m.
Peter Unwin: Where East met West: A Central-European Journey
The former British ambassador to Hungary and author introduces his latest
book (to be published in October) on history, politics, and travel in
central and eastern Europe.
Week 8: Saturday 2 December (venue and time to be announced)
We hope to have our traditional bring-and-share end-of-term event, but are
looking for a venue and someone to organize it.
For more information contact Kati Evans at email@example.com or call 01865 73 69 73.