VERITAS Research Institute for History and Archives

Conference in Veszprém

07 November 2018

The Historiography Committee of the Veszpém Regional Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the VERITAS Research Institute for History, the Institute and Museum of Hungarian Military History, the Institute for Commemoration Policy and Historiographical Research at Kodolányi János University and the Hungarian Historical Society jointly organize a conference titled From the 7th Field Artillery Regiment (Veszprém) to Army Chief of Staff to Minister of Defense: The Military Career of Colonel General János Vörös.    

Mihály Pósfai of the Veszpém Regional Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences opens the conference. Several of our colleagues have been invited to speak:

Sandor Szakály:  János Vörös: From Csabrendek to Balatonfüred

András Joó:         Intentions and Objectives of the SOE (Special Operations Executive) in

                             Hungary in 1944 (Relations and Missions)

Zoltán Dévavári:  A Change in Military Leadership: The Szombathelyi – Vörös Switch

Dávid Kiss:          Military Organization under Minister of Defense János Vörös       

László Tamás Vizi (Vice Rector for General Affairs at Kodolányi János University) and our own Gábor Ujváry jointly chair the concluding session of the conference. Sándor Szakály makes closing remarks.

Location: Veszpém Regional Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Vár utca (Street) 37, Veszprém

Date: 9 AM on (Wednesday) November 7th, 2018

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