On the occasion of the Memorial Day for the Victims of Communism, the Foundation to Preserve the Memory of Those Who Perished in the Gulag (FPMG) organizes a conference entitled Forced Slavery, Broken Lives and Unmarked Graves: Unanswered Questions in Researching the GULAG. FPMG President Jolán Pintér, Deputy State Secretary for Civil Society Relations Vince Szalay-Bobrovniczky and Director of the Hungarian National Museum Benedek Varga give welcoming remarks.
Several VERITAS historians have been invited to speak.
Emőke Kovács – Bitter Reality: János Rózsás’ Difficult Fate
Péter Bertalan – From Collective Guilt to Superpower Status
János Rácz – The Anglo-American Perspective and the Soviet Camps
Dávid Kiss – The POW Policy of the Hungarian Communist Party
Kálmán Árpád Kovács – “[...] the adolescent youths do not dare show themselves.”
The conference is free to the public; if you would like to attend, please register at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 24th, 2020.
Location: Hungarian National Museum, Múzeum körút (Boulevard) 14-16, Budapest
Date: 9 AM on (Tuesday) February 25th, 2020