Termcard - Hilary term 1999
Oxford Hungarian Society
Week 1: Wednesday 20 January - Shackleton Room, Brasenose College, 8.15 p.m.
Myrtill Nádasi and John Castle: Something Old and Something New
A recital of Hungarian poetry in the original and in translation by the noted actress in London and a renowned British colleague.
Week 2: Tuesday 26 January - Lecture Theatre, Harris Building, Oriel College, 8.15 p.m.
Ninon Leader: 'Legyek két ország: Élet s Halál fia': an evening about Endre Ady
Dr Leader, formerly a Cambridge and Senior Producer at the BBC, introduces (in Hungarian) a commemoration of the poet on the 80th anniversary of hi death.
Week 3: Friday 5 February, - Lecture Theatre, Harris Building, Oriel College, 8.15 p.m.
Espresso, A film directed by Tamás Sas
A showing of this new (1998) award-winning film, with English subtitles. By courtesy of the London Hungarian Cultural Centre.
Week 5: Friday 19 February - Lecture Theatre, Harris Building, Oriel College, 8.15 p.m.
István Hernád: Speaking, Writing, Printing, Skywriting: Four Revolutions in Learned Inquiry
Hungarian-born and North American-trained, István Hernád (Steven Harnad), is Professor of Cognitive Science at Southampton and an expert in electronic communication.
Week 6: Thursday 25 February - MacGregor Room, Oriel College, 5 p.m.
Gábor Virágos: The Secrets of Medieval Pomáz (Seminar)
Gábor, one of the current Soros Scholars, describes the long process of excavating a lost village on the edge of today's Budapest. Followed by sherry.
Week 7: Thursday 4 March - Lecture Theatre, Harris Building, Oriel College, 8.15 p.m.
Tibor Zsuppán: Hungarian Bandits: The betyárok from Rózsa Sándor to Jancsó Miklós
Dr Zsuppán, the well-known historian of Hungary, brings new evidence to bear on his brigands and outlaws, real and fictional.
Week 8: Wednesday 10 March - probably Linacre College, 8.15 p.m.
Táncáz - Folk Dance Evening
An evening of Hungarian folk dancing, by popular demand, led by Gábor Molnár, a Hungarian from Slovakia.
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