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 will 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.
10. Interpretations of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight
It is often said that it is the past that changes the most. This saying befits few things in Hungary more than the events of 1956, the interpretations of which are a fascinating bouquet of flowers on the historian's desk.