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The Hungarian Constitutional Moment of 1848, and its meaning today

Start: Mar 15, 2017 12:00 PM
End: Mar 15, 2017 01:30 PM

Location: Masaryk Senior Common Room, UCL SSEES 16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW

Torveny Czikkek 1848

To commemorate the 169th anniversary of the outbreak of the Hungarian revolution on 15th March, 1848, the School of Slavonic and East European Studies is pleased to host a public lecture by Professor Ferenc  Hörcher of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, entitled ‘The Constitutional Moment in Hungary in 1848 and its Meaning Today’.

Professor Hörcher is one of Hungary’s leading political and legal philosophers, as well as a historian of political thought and director of the Institute of Philosophy of the Research Centre for the Humanities at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Professor Hörcher’s lecture will be introduced by His Excellency, Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, Hungary’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom since 2016.

Professor Hörcher’s lecture will be followed by a reception with light refreshments.

A seminar organised by the UCL SSEES Study of Central-Europe Seminar series.

Convenor: Dr Thomas Lorman

Registration is free but essential, please register via Eventbrite