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On November 16, 2017, the Department of Philosophy and History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences will hold a conference entitled Huszonhét éve terhes múlt (Oppressive Past for Twenty-seven Years) where three staff members of 1956 Institute – Oral History Archives will also deliver lectures.
In the course of a diplomatic visit, Director-General of NSZL László Tüske signed a cooperation agreement with Abdalilah Tahani, Director of the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco.
During the Scientific Session, the Family Day and the finals of János Arany reciting competition, discount books sales will be held in National Széchényi Library.
On November 15, 2017, there will be a film history roundtable discussion in FilmesHáz (Film House), Budapest with the participation of film historian László Kelecsényi, and photographers Ferenc Markovics and Magda B. Müller.
National Széchényi Library will hold its traditional scientific conference on November 23 and 24, 2017, related to the János Arany bicentenary and the 215th anniversary of the foundation of the Hungarian national library.
On the occasion of the Hungarian Opera Day, the Hungarian State Opera released a unique CD collection including masterpieces of 200 years of the Hungarian opera culture. The collection entitled Magyar Opera200 (Hungarian Opera200) will be presented to municipal libraries and musical institutions of Hungary by the Hungarian State Opera. NSZL was the first library that received this prominent publication.
A conference entitled Book trade and library partnerships will be held in National Széchényi Library by the Department of Research and Organization Development of the Hungarian Library Institute on November 10, 2017.
We will follow the crusaders, look for mystic Koran interpretations and discuss the issues of Islamic ethics in the fall season of NSZL’s cultural history lecture series. Our November guest will be Arabist, archaeologist and historian Balázs Major, who will deliver a lecture entitled In the footsteps of the crusaders.
As part of the programs related to the Autumn Festival of Museums 2017, on November 3 we invite you to discovery adventure tours in the repositories of National Széchényi Library.
You are cordially invited to the presentation ceremony of a book entitled The Perception of Islam in Bohemia at the Turn of the 16th and 17th Centuries by Eszter Kovács in the Ceremonial Hall of National Széchényi Library. The event will start at 16:30 on Wednesday November 8, 2017.
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