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60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution

Date: 
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

THE HUNGARIAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION CORDIALLY INVITES YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO THE CELEBRATION ORGANIZED IN OBSERVANCE OF THE 1956 REVOLUTION

60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1956 HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION

Monday, OCTOBER 17th, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
IN THE INDIANA MEMORIAL UNION UNIVERSITY CLUB (150)
The commemoration will be followed by a reception
With special guest: Dean of the School of Global and International Studies Lee Feinstein

Lotus Festival

Heavy rain on Friday night and early Saturday afternoon didn’t stop thousands of people from attending the 2016 Lotus World Music Festival in downtown Bloomington this past weekend. The festival, now in its 23rd year, ran from September 15 through September 18. This year, the IAUNRC was proud to sponsor performances by three groups: Söndörgo (Hungary), Aallotar (Finnish-American Folk), and Anda Union (Mongolia). Both Aallotar and Söndörgo gave multiple performances throughout the weekend. Anda Union only performed one set on Saturday evening.

Lotus World Music & Arts Festival

Date: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 12:00pm

30+ International Artists; 8 Venues; 4 Days; 1 Unforgettable Experience

The Lotus Festival, established in 1994, is a 5 day festival of global music and arts. The Lotus Festival typically hosts between 25 and 30 music ensembles and artists in downtown Bloomington. Downtown Bloomington will be transformed into a area hosting 6-8 venues with different musical and dance performances. 

More informaton regarding the festival and tickets can be found at www.lotusfest.org/2016-festival-information/

Hungary & Its East-Central European Neighbors: The View From Moscow, 1945-2015

Date: 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Until the late 1980s, Soviet leaders after World War II regarded Hungary and other East-Central European countries as an extension of their own country’s frontiers. Threats to the security of an East European Communist regime, whether external or internal, were seen as threats to Soviet security as well. Talk will discuss whether under President Putin Russia is returning to the same paradigm?

Tsagaan Sar, The Mongolian New Year

Date: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

Torn from the Flag (film)

Date: 
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 7:00pm

Introduction and post-screening Q&A with co-director Klaudia Kovacs

Torn from the Flag is an Oscar-nominated documentary film about the international decline of communism and the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Through interviews and archival footage the film features some of recent history’s most notable figures, including Mikhail Gorbachev, Ronald Ragan, and Henry Kissinger. Encompassing the Cold War, the film examines the rivalries of international superpowers and presents the 1956 Hungarian Revolution as the first catalyst in the future decline of the communist system.

33rd György Ránki Hungarian Chair Conference

The following was written by Jason Vincz for the Russian and Eastern European Institute. Reused with permission.

CEUS Colloquium Anne Tamm “Negation in Uralic Languages”

On March 23rd, 2015, Dr. Anne Tamm, a visiting professor at Johns Hopkins University and Associate Professor at Hungary Károli Gáspár University  gave a presentation as a part of the Spring 2015 CEUS Colloquium talks. Her talk was entitled “Negation in Uralic Languages,” and focused on the extensive forms of negation that are a part of various Uralic languages. Of the seventeen languages that Dr. Tamm used as the basis of her research, the majority are endangered.

33rd György Ránki Hungarian Chair Conference Transformations of Urban Social Fabric in East Central Europe, 1880-present

Date: 
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 8:00am

33rd  György Ránki Hungarian Chair Conference

Transformations of Urban Social Fabric in East Central Europe, 1880-present

Saturday-Sunday March 28-29, 2015

Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 East 7th Street

Indiana University, Bloomington

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