VERITAS Research Institute and Archives

As part of the GULAG Memorial Year

16. - 22. 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 Subcarpathia (Zakarpatszka oblaszty, UA), where four exhibitions will be opened.

The first exhibition will open in Beregszász (Berehove, UA) on December 16th, 2016.

Guests will be welcomed by: Ildikó Orosz (rector at the Ferenc Rákóczi II. Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute)

The exhibition will be opened by: Sándor Ötvös (Head of Department in the Prime Minister’s Office)

The exhibition will be introduced by: Dávid Ligeti (Research Fellow at the VERITAS Research Institute for History)

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The second exhibition will open in Ungvár (Uzshorod, UA) the next day.

Guests will be welcomed by: László Brenzovics (Member of the Ukrainian Parliament, Hungarian Cultural Alliance of Subcarpathia)

The exhibition will be opened by: György Kota (Government Commissioner Coordinator in the Prime Minister’s Office)

The exhibition will be introduced by: Dávid Ligeti (Research Fellow at the VERITAS Research Institute for History)

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The third exhibition will open in Munkács (Mukacseve, UA) on December 21st.

Guests will be welcomed by: Béla Popovics (local historian)

The exhibition will be opened by: Krisztina Csibi (Director of the Hungarian House)

The exhibition will be introduced by: Sándor Szakály (Director of the VERITAS Research Institute for History)

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The fourth exhibition will open in Nagyszőlős (Vinohradiv, UA) on December 22nd.

Guests will be welcomed by: József Bartha (Deputy Director of the Hungarian Cultural Alliance of Subcarpathia)

The exhibition will be opened by: Krisztina Csibi (Director of the Hungarian House)

The exhibition will be introduced by: Sándor Szakály (Director of the VERITAS Research Institute for History)

 

Beregszász location: Ferenc Rákóczi II. Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute, Kossuth tér (Square) 6

Date: 5 PM on December 16th (Friday), 2016

Ungvár location: Dayka Gábor High School, Pravoszláv part 24

Date: 3 PM on December 17th (Saturday), 2016

Munkács location: Munkács Russian Drama Theater, Béke tér (Square) 1

Date: 4 PM on December 21st (Wednesday), 2016

Nagyszőlős location: Perényi Zsigmond High School, Béke utca (Street) 54

Date: 4 PM on December 22nd (Thursday), 2016