Termcard - Michaelmas term 1998
Oxford Hungarian Society
Week 0: Tuesday 6 October - Small Senior Common Room, Oriel College, 6 p.m. to 7.30 p.m
Welcome Party for New Arrivals
The Hungarian Ambassador will be present
Week 2: Tuesday 20 October - Lecture Theatre, Harris Building, Oriel College, 8.15 p.m.
Daniel Abondolo: Sound and Meaning in the Poetry of Balassi to Babits
Dr. Abondolo is Lecturer in Hungarian Language and Literature at London University (School of Slavonic and East European Studies)
Week 3: Thursday 29 October, - MacGregor Room, Oriel College, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Miklos Lojko: C A Macartney and Central Europe
A seminar about this most celebrated British historian of the Habsburg Monarchy and commentator on Hungarian affairs. The speaker is a former Soros Scholar, now a lecturer at Budapest University and currently researching in Cambridge.
Week 4: Wednesday 4 November - Lecture Theatre, Harris Building, Oriel College, 8.15 p.m.
Geza Vermes: From Mako to Jerusalem, via Oxford
The speaker is Emeritus Professor of Jewish Studies at Oxford and world-famous authority on the Dead Sea Scrolls. He will introduce his recently published autobiography.
Week 5: Tuesday 10 November - Divinity School and Convocation House, Old Bodleian Library, 8 p.m.
Auction of Hungarian Books and Books about Hungary: from the library of the late Prof. George Cushing, formerly Professor of Hungarian at London University
The evening will begin with a tribute to Professor Cushing by his pupil and colleague, Peter Sherwood
Week 6: Thursday 19 November - Lecture Theatre, Harris Building, Oriel College, 8.15 p.m.
Judit Brody: The Chequered History of the Lanchid
The story of the first permanent bridge between Buda and Pest, completed 150 years ago and still one of the city's most famous landmarks: Judit Brody is a former science librarian, who has made a special study of the Chain Bridge.
Week 7: Tuesday 24 November - East Schools, Examination Schools, 5 p.m.
Dr. Árpád Göncz: Halfway between Urals and Atlantic - Hungarian Identity in the Face of Transition
The event with the President of the Republic of Hungary is organised by the Oxford University European Affairs Society; it costs two pounds for non members. For more information call 01865 510641 or visit the website of the society..
Week 8: Thursday 3 December - St Giles House, St John's College, 7 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.
Mikulás Party(by kind invitation of Michael Hurst)
Our traditional bring-and-share end-of-term event (please come with some finger food and/or drink)
For more information contact Kati Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 01865 86.32.53.