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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than the meeting on 7 June.
For more information contact Kati Evans at email@example.com or call 01865 73 69 73.