VERITAS Research Institute for History and Archives

Conference and exhibition

07 December 2016

On the occasion of the memorial year commemorating Hungarian political prisoners and forced laborers deported to the Soviet Union, the Hungarian House and the VERITAS Research Institute for History are running a series of events throughout Hungary and the Carpathian Basin. The next stop will be in Nagyvárad (Oradea, RO), where two events will take place.

The first is a conference organized by the Hungarian Civil Association. Among the invited speakers are:

Endre Marinovich (VERITAS Institute, Budapest): Hungarians in the GULAG

János Kristóf Murádin (Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Kolozsvár [Cluj-Napoca, RO]): Deportation and Soviet Captivity of the Hungarian and German Civilian Population in 1944-1945

Gusztáv Fodor (Trans-Tisza Reformed Church Diocese, Tiszaszentimre): A Living Church in the Valley of Death: The Reformed Church of Subcarpathia in the Shadow of Stalinist Terror

Location: Lorántffy Zsuzsanna Reformed Church Center, Strada Libertăţii (Street) 40, Nagyvárad (Oradea, RO)

Date: 2 PM on (Wednesday) December 7th, 2016

Following the conference, the Hungarians in the Camps of the Soviet Union – 1944-1956 exhibition will be opened.

Guests will be welcomed by: József Pálfi, Partium Christian University Rector

The exhibition will be opened by: Krisztina Csibi, Hungarian House Director

The exhibition will be introduced by: Endre Marinovich, VERITAS Deputy Director

Location: Partium Christian University, Strada Primăriei (Street) 36, Nagyvárad (Oradea, RO)

Date: 5 PM on (Wednesday) December 7th, 2016