The Institute for Minority Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the European Centre for Minority Issues agree on a Memorandum of Understanding.


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Amendments to the Law on Education, Minorities and Language in Ukraine

What does the legislative amendment package mean, with which Ukraine would convince the Hungarian government that it has a place in the EU?

What exactly are the Ukrainian education, minority and language laws? What was passed by the Ukrainian Parliament on Friday this week and how will it affect Hungarian language education in Transcarpathia? Has Ukraine met Hungarian expectations and can it move closer to the EU?

Csilla Fedinec's article (in Hungarian) can be read on

The process of the break-up of the Soviet Union is not yet complete

On December 8, 1991 the elected leaders of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus signed an agreement about the dissolution of the Soviet Union. What was behind the collapse. Who came out of the cataclysm the best and the worst among the member republics? To what extent can the current Russian-Ukrainian war be traced back to the collapse of the Soviet Union? 

Csilla Fedinec was interviewed by Mandiner, which can be read here.

The War and Literature in Ukraine after 2014

The St. Adalbert Foundation for Research of Central and Eastern Europe prganizes a discussion at the Szekfű Gyula Library of the Institute of History, of the ELTE Faculty of Humanities on 11 December 2023 with the participation of Csilla Fedinec, Gábor Körner, Lajos Pálfalvi and Iván Halász.

Finding your way as a minority representative

In the podcast series Határátlépések (Border Crossings) of the Research Institute for Hungarian Communities Abroad, Csongor Molnár talked with our colleague Nándor Bárdi about the book Nemzetiségi parlamenti képviselet. Nemzetiségi képviselet Magyarországon és az utódállamok parlamentjeiben (1869-1918 /1920-1990)  [Minority Representation in the Parliament. Minority Representation in Hungary and the Parliaments of the Successor States (1869-1918 /1920-1990)].

You can listen to the episode here. (In Hungarian)

Cultures in the conflict zone

On 29-30 November 2023, György Szerbhorváth will participate in the international conference Kulture u zoni konflikata / Cultures in the conflict zone in Novi Sad, where he will give a presentation in Serbian entitled Sećanje na stara loša vremena - "zadatak" pisaca pre, za i posle vremena zla (Remembering the bad old days - the "task" of writers before, during and after the time of evil).