Introductory Party, with Welcome for New Arrivals
Andrew Merkler: The Life and Work of Sir Alexander Korda
Mr. Merkler, a Hungarian writer living in London, will speak about his distant relative and benefactor, the famous film-maker.
Andras Kappanyos: Joyce magyarul
Andras is a former Soros scholar, now a senior researcher at the Institute of Literary Studies in Budapest, who is on a return visit to Oxford. He will discuss in Hungarian how translators have dealt with James Joyce.
Laszlo Grof: In Peter Bodís Footsteps in Transylvania
A talk by one of our long-standing members about a recent trip to the Szeklerland, discovering the traces of this celebrated 18th-century Calvinist antiquarian and man of letters.
Nicholas Parsons: Scotland and Hungary in the Reform Era
Nicholas is a freelance writer on central European themes, based in Vienna. This second talk of his to the Hungarian Society will discuss the parallels and contrasts between two ancient kingdoms in the crucial decades before 1848.
Film evening: The Lordís Lantern in Budapest
A new film by Miklos Jancso, with English subtitles, by courtesy of the Hungarian Cultural Centre in London. (A small charge will be levied to cover expenses.)
Laszlo Solyom: The Role of the Constitutional Court in the New
Dr Solyom is the former President of the Hungarian Constitutional Court, and now professor at the University of Cologne.
George Gyomori and Clive Wilmer: Gyorgy Petriís Eternal
The two poets and translators present a new collection of Petriís work in English, which has been issued to coincide with the Hungarian theme of this yearís Frankfurt Book Fair.
Mikulas 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 73.69.73.