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  • Karla Wursterová, Péter Balázs and Michal Cerny

    What Role Does Central European Co-operation Play In Shaping European Foreign Policy?

    Karla Wursterová, Péter Balázs and Michal Cerny

    Karla Wursterová, Executive Director of the International Visegrad Fund in Bratislava, Slovakia, discusses with Péter Balázs, Director of the CEU Center for EU Enlargement Studies and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary and Michal Cerny, Director of the Czech Centre in Budapest, how co-operation among Central European states (the Visegrad Group and the Central European Initiative) influences the formation of European foreign policy.

    Co-organized with CEU in collaboration with Napvilag Kiado
    Event in English

    Budapest 2013, Friday 17 May 2013, 3pm - CEU, POPPER ROOMaudio available

  • Michael Cox in conversation with Adam Austerfield

    The LSE Lecture: From West To East?

    Michael Cox in conversation with Adam Austerfield

    The dimensions of global power shifts in the modern era. The Director of LSE IDEAS and Professor of International Relations talks about what global political and economic changes we can expect from the rise of China, India, Latin America and other developing markets around the world, and what this means for central and Eastern Europe.

    Co-organized with LSE (London School of Economics) in collaboration with Egmond Kiado

    Budapest 2013, Friday 17 May 2013, 4.30pm - CEU, POPPER ROOMaudio available

  • Marcus du Sautoy talks to Lászlo Lovász

    Symmetry

    Marcus du Sautoy talks to Lászlo Lovász

    In a short lecture the British mathematician reveals how symmetry is a fundamental concept both in the arts and the sciences: from the walls of the Alhambra to the Higgs Boson, from the music of Bach to deadly viruses. He tells the story, based on his book Finding Moonshine, of how mathematicians have produced a language to be able to explore, tame and classify this slippery concept. Followed by a converstaion with Wolf Prize-winning mathematician Professor Lászlo Lovász.

    Supported by the British Embassy in Hungary in collaboration with Park Publishing and Typotex Kiado 

    Budapest 2013, Friday 17 May 2013, 5.45pm - CEU, AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Nicole Krauss in conversation with Zsófia Bán

    Nicole Krauss in conversation with Zsófia Bán

    According to the New York Times, Nicole Krauss is ‘one of the most important novelists in the United States’. She presents her most recent novel Great House. Her previous works, The History of Love and Man Walks into a Room, bestsellers in both English and Hungarian, have been specially reprinted for her visit to Budapest.

    In collaboration with the US Embassy in Hungary and Magveto Publishing House

    Budapest 2013, Friday 17 May 2013, 7pm - CEU, AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Petra Finy with Réka Farkasházy and her band

    A Handful Of Bubbles

    Petra Finy with Réka Farkasházy and her band

    Petra Finy is one of Hungary’s best-loved children’s authors, whose poems for children are not only presented here by the author herself, and also sung by Réka Farkasházy. The programme features storytelling, puppetry, and lots of interaction with the audience.

    In collaboration with Libri Publishing House and Kolibri Books

    Budapest 2013, Saturday 18 May 2013, 9.30am - CEU, AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Odile Decq talks to Martha Thorne

    Odile Decq talks to Martha Thorne

    The award-winning French academic and architect (Museum for Contemporary Art in Rome – MACRO; Phantom Restaurant Opera Garnier), awarded Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur (2003) and International Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, discusses where contemporary architecture is headed, with the Executive Director of the Pritzker Prize and Associate Dean of the IE School of Architecture.

    Budapest 2013, Saturday 18 May 2013, 11am - CEU, AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • María Dueñas, Georg von Habsburg and Marta del Riego

    María Dueñas, Georg von Habsburg and Marta del Riego

    The bestselling Spanish author of The Time In Between, translated into Hungarian in 2013, discusses her work with HH Georg von Habsburg, Hnngarian ambassador-at-large and former President of the Red Cross, and Marta del Riego, writer and features editor of Vanity Fair

    In collaboration with Instituto Cervantes, the Spanish Embassy in Hungary, Fundación Lara, IE University and Gabo Publishing House

    Budapest 2013, Saturday 18 May 2013, 12.30pm - CEU, AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Owen Sheers talks to Gabriella Gulyás

    Owen Sheers talks to Gabriella Gulyás

    The Welsh poet (Skirrid Hill, Pink Mist) and author discusses his work in theatre (The Two Worlds of Charlie F.), fiction and film (Resistance) that develops his concern for the impacts of war and our relationships with place and landscape.

    Supported by Arts Council of Wales

    Simultaneous translation from English into Hungarian 

    Budapest 2013, Saturday 18 May 2013, 3pm - CEU, AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • George Szirtes talks to Júlia Várady

    George Szirtes talks to Júlia Várady

    The celebrated poet and translator reads and discusses his work. Born in Hungary, Szirtes writes poetry in English. His award-winning collections include The Slant Door, The Budapest File, An English Apocalypse and The Burning of the Books. He translates Sándor Márai and László Krasznahorkai.

    In collaboration with Corvina Books

    Event in Hungarian with readings in English

    Budapest 2013, Saturday 18 May 2013, 4.30pm - CEU, AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Fernando Savater, Rolf Strom-Olsen, Csaba Mányai

    Fernando Savater, Rolf Strom-Olsen, Csaba Mányai

    One of Spain’s most popular philosophers, the winner of the 2008 Planeta Prize and humanities and history professor Rolf Strom-Olsen talk to Csaba Mányai, curator of TEDxDanubia.

    In collaboration with Instituto Cervantes, the Spanish Embassy in Hungary, Muszaki Konyv Kyado, Fundación Lara and IE Universit

    Budapest 2013, Saturday 18 May 2013, 6pm - CEU, AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Erzsébet Dobos and Arcadi Espada

    Nazi Budapest Viewed From The Embassy Of Spain

    Erzsébet Dobos and Arcadi Espada

    Professor Erzsébet Dobos, author of Megmenekültek, talks to celebrated journalist Arcadi Espada, author of En nombre de Franco, about the protection given to Hungarian Jews by the Spanish Embassy in Budapest during WWII.

    In collaboration with the Spanish Embassy in Hungary, Instituto Cervantes and Fundación Lara

    Budapest 2013, Saturday 18 May 2013, 7.30pm - CEU, AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Eurig Salisbury talks to Gaston Vadasz

    Eurig Salisbury talks to Gaston Vadasz

    The Welsh-language Children’s Poet Laureate has published a collection of children’s poetry and a book of poems, Llyfr Glas Eurig (‘Eurig’s Blue Book’). He reads and discusses writing for children and introduces the riches of the Welsh language.

    Supported by Arts Council of Wales

    Budapest 2013, Sunday 19 May 2013, 4.30pm - PIMaudio available

  • Jaap Scholten talks to Nóra Winkler

    Jaap Scholten talks to Nóra Winkler

    Jaap Scholten is a Dutch writer living in Budapest. According to The Austrian magazine, Falter compared his writing to that of Thomas Mann and JD Salinger. Scholten will speak with Nóra Winkler about his latest book Comrade Baron, his first non-fiction work, about the Hungarian aristocracy in Transylvania and how they survived communism.

    In collaboration with Corvina Books

    Budapest 2013, Sunday 19 May 2013, 6pm - PIMaudio available

  • Péter Esterházy talks to Revel Guest

    Péter Esterházy talks to Revel Guest

    A conversation with one of the world’s great novelists and men of letters, author of Not Art, Celestial Harmonies and Revised Edition. Introduced by Csilla Csorba, Director of thePetofi Museum of Literature.

    In collaboration with Magveto Publishing House

    Budapest 2013, Sunday 19 May 2013, 7.30pm - PIMaudio available

  • Germaine Greer

    Shakespeare’s Lovers

    Germaine Greer

    The Professor of poetry lays bare Shakepeare’s depiction of romantic lovers and the explorations of sex, love and marriage in the plays, with special reference to Romeo & Juliet

    In collaboration with Corvina Books

    Budapest 2013, Monday 20 May 2013, 6.30pm - PIMaudio available

  • Carl Bernstein

    Carl Bernstein

    A conversation with the legendary American investigative journalist who broke the Watergate scandal in The Washington Post, co-author of All The President’s Men and biographer of Hillary Rodham Clinton. Chaired by Edit Inotai.

    In collaboration with the US Embassy in Hungary, American Corner of Corvinus University and Alexandra Publishing House

    Budapest 2013, Tuesday 21 May 2013, 6.30pm - PIMaudio available

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