100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution
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On November 9, Danube Institute will hold an international conference on the Russian Revolution.

The Danube Institute November, 2017 Program


100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution


Date: November 09

Location: Danube Institute, 24 Eötvös Budapest, 1067 Hungary

Time: 13:00-19:00

Registration is required. Please register here.


A commemoration on the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution, the conference will explore:

The Collapse of Communism - David Pryce Jones, UK author of The War
That Never Was: The Fall of the Soviet Union, 1985-1991, along with former
Ambassador Charles Crawford, and former Foreign Minister Géza Jeszenszky will examine the unraveling of the USSR. How did it happen? Why were Western governments caught flat-footed at the collapse?
The Revolution in Hungary - Gergely Romsics, Historian at ELTE University, will present a lecture on the impact of the Russian revolution on Hungarian public thinking between 1918-1941. Professor Romsics will examine how this ideological and political shock created long-lasting waves that deeply influenced the Hungarian political elite and the intelligentsia.
Communism and Society (The Economy, the Arts, and the Intellectuals) -  Historian Norman Stone will discuss the attraction of communism to the
Communism and the Arts - Poet, Critic and Strategist Gyula Kodolányi will
discusses the impact of Communism on the arts, first as a revolutionary doctrine, second as a bulwark of state power.
The Victims of Communism: the Unquiet Graves - Áron Máthé, Vice Chair National Committee on Remembrance (NEB) along with Jaap Scholten, author of the award winning book, “Comrade Baron” will focus on the millions of victims of communism and the need to ensure that their sacrifice and the crimes against them will receive the full weight of history’s condemnation.
• Professor Robert Service responds.
Registration is required. Please register here.

Making Hungarians, Making Europeans: Problems, Solutions

Date: 25/10/2017 9:00 a.m.
Location: Eötvös utca 24, Budapest, 1067
A mini-conference on demography at the Danube Institute on October 25.


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Mit tehet az ember, ha fiatal és magyar? A FOCUS csoport konferenciája Gárdonyban.

Conference on today's warfare and insecurity

Date: 18/10/2017 6:00 p.m.
Location: Széchenyi István tér 9, Budapest
Understanding hybrid threats and managing insecurity in 21st century. Conference on 18 October at the MTA in Budapest.

100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution

Date: 09/11/2017 1:00 p.m.
On November 9, Danube Institute will hold an international conference on the Russian Revolution.

Austrian Economics Meeting Europe: Call for Papers

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The Austrian Economics Meeting Europe invites young scholars to next year's meeting in Budapest.

FOCUS csoport: konzervatív fiatalok a magyarságért

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A Danube Institute együttműködik a FOCUS csoporttal az első konferenciájukon.

Conversations: An Evening With Robert Agostinelli

Past Events

The well-known financier and philantropist Robert Agostinelli will be the guest of the Danube Institute in Budapest on 21 September.

Who and What Funds Terrorism?

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A lecture by Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld, PhD, Director of the American Center for Democracy and expert on terrorism and its financing.

Dinner with the Atlantic Council

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The Danube Institute and Zsolt Németh co-hosted a dinner for the delegation of the Atlantic Council of the United States.


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