With the support of the National Széchényi Library, the Institute for Musicology at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Research Center for the Humanities, the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg and the Institute of German Literature and Didactics at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt jointly organize an international German-language conference entitled Hungary as the Subject and Problem of Literature (ca. 1550–2000). Our colleague Gábor Ujváry has been invited to speak at the event. The title of his lecture is Do we still think about Piroschka? How the Novel I Often Think of Piroschka* Influenced Germans’ View of Hungarians.
Location: Institute for Musicology at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Táncsics Mihály u. (Street) 7, Budapest
Date: 10:10 AM on (Saturday) October 19th, 2019
*Set in Hungary in the 1920’s, Hugo Hartung’s 1954 novel is about a German writer who meets a girl named Piroschka on his holiday at Lake Balaton.