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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Minority Elites Yesterday and Today Conference

The Forum Institute in Somorja (Šamorín) is organising a conference entitled Minority elites yesterday and today in Révkomárom (Komárno) on 12-13 October 2023. The conference will also include presentations by our colleagues:

Nándor Bárdi: The relationship between Fidesz and minority elites

Zsombor Csata: Ethnic aspects of management dilemmas among minority economic elites.

The language of the conference is Hungarian.

The conference programme is available here.

International conference Settling and Unsettling

Our colleague Réka Marchut will give a lecture at the international conference Settling and Unsettling. Towards a "Settler Turn" in the Study of the East of Europe (1700s - Present) organised in Tübingen, Germany, from 12-14th October. Her presentation is entitled: The Plan and Practice of the "Resettlement" of the Szeklers from Bukovina and the Moldavian Csángós during and after the Second World War.

You can find more information about the conference here.

International conference Identities, Representations and Policies: State-Minority Relations in the 20th and 21st Centuries

The Romanian Institute for Research on National Minorities is organizing an international conference on October 5-6, 2023 at the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj titled Identities, Representations and Policies: State-Minority Relations in the 20th and 21st Centuries. The conference will be held in English and Romanian.

Four members of our Institute will also give presentations:

October 5th:

Béni L. Balogh: Românii din Transilvania de la sfârșitul secolului al XIX-lea până la 1918.

Réka Marchut: Iuliu Maniu in Viena

October 6th:

Nóra Kovács: The Changing Role of Hungarian Folk Dancing in a Hungarian Diaspora Community in South America

Csilla Zsigmond: Paterns of National Identity Among Minority Hungarian Youth

Conference Exploring Racial Capitalism

On 20 October, Gergely Pulay will present a paper at the online conference Exploring Racial Capitalism: Critical Romani Studies in Central and Eastern Europe, organised by Babeș-Bolyai University, CEU and Critical Romani Studies. His presentation is titled Personalized value struggles amid marketization on the margins of Bucharest. The conference can be followed online. The conference programme and all information is available on the official website.