One History – Multiple Explanations. Interpretations of Hungarian History
At the request of the Blinken OSA Archivum, historian Krisztián Ungváry is giving twelve lectures on controversial issues of 19th and 20th-century Hungarian history. The lecture series outline different interpretative frameworks and patterns on controversial pivotal points in Hungary's recent history.
The lecture series is held in Hungarian at CEU in Budapest, between February 7 and May 2.
The venue: the Central European University (CEU), Auditorium B, 15 Nádor Street, 1051 Budapest.
8. Hungary's entry into the war – maneuvering without room
In the context of the catastrophes of the Second World War, György Ránki described the country's situation in terms of the paradigm of "room for maneuver" and "forced orbit". Krisztian Ungváry's lecture takes a closer look at these possibilities and constraints.