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Oxford Hungarian Society - Trinity term 2000

Week 2: Friday 12 May, MacGregor room, Oriel College, 8 p.m.

Tamas Kabdebo: An Evening of Attila Jozsef

The well-known writer, translator and librarian emeritus introduces a selection of recent English renderings of poems by this 20th-century classic.

Week 3: Tuesday 16 May, MacGregor room, Oriel College, 8 p.m.

Imre Lazar: Hungarian Tapestries

An illustrated talk by a visiting medic who has made a special study of this art form.

Week 4: Thursday 25 May, MacGregor room, Oriel College, 8 p.m.

Sandor Striker: Madach's The Tragedy of Man

The Director of the Hungarian Cultural Centre in London discusses this famous 19th-century Hungarian drama.

Week 5: Wednesday 31 May, MacGregor room, Oriel College, 5 p.m. (please note the time)

Monika Baar: National Myths and National Leaders - a seminar

Monika is finishing her doctorate on the history of nationalism in central and eastern Europe, and will introduce a discussion on some of the leading issues and colourful characters she has encountered.

Week 6: Wednesday 7 June, MacGregor room, Oriel College, 8 p.m.

Judy Young: From Budapest to Ottawa - with Oxford in Between

Judy left Hungary as a teenager and studied in Britain before making a career in Canada, where she is a government advisor on multiculturalism, including issues relating to Hungary.

Week 7: Saturday 17 June, all day

A Tour of the Cotswolds

A trip in shared cars to interesting and picturesque places is planned; please indicate a.s.a.p. if you would like to come. We shall leave at 9 a.m. from the Redbridge park and ride (at the southern edge of Oxford on the Abingdon road: terminus of the green 300 park-and-ride bus); returning mid-afternoon for refreshments at the Evanses' cottage in Sunningwell. Bring a packed lunch. If you would like to come, please contact us at no later than the meeting on 7 June.

For more information contact Kati Evans at or call 01865 73 69 73.