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One of the key tasks of the national library is the coordination of issues related to library standardization, including the preparation of library standards, rules and recommendations. We are pleased to inform you about positive developments in this field.
On Wednesday May 23, 2018, our series entitled Orientalists in NSZL will be continued by Ágnes Birtalan’s lecture. Based on the source, the lecture will present the survival of Genghis tradition in the 19th century, the judgement of Buddhist and Shamanic religions, the identity consciousness and political prophecies of Mongolians living within the frames of the Manchurian Empire.
The Hungarian national library used to carry out its collecting, guarding and servicing activities in the same building as the Hungarian National Museum, so we are more than happy to take part in the joint festivities of the Summering of Museums every May. This year, we will wait for visitors and families with creative crafts games and bookmark making on May 13, 2018.
The Hungarian Comics Association and National Széchényi Library will open a joint exhibition on May 14, 2018, in order to present some major chapters in the history of Hungarian comics.
The Hungarian Comics Association and NSZL will open a joint exhibition on May 14, 2018, in order to present some major chapters in the history of Hungarian comics. The exhibition focuses not only on comics as an independent art form and a possible way of self-expression, but also on comic adaptations and the Hungarian literary works that have inspired them.
Posters lent from the stock of National Széchényi Library will be on display at the event to be held in Uránia National Film Theater on April 30, 2018.
On the occasion of the International Dance Day, you are cordially invited to the presentation ceremony of a book by Katalin Lőrinc, entitled Body As Text.
From 10 a.m. on Friday April 20, 2018, the Hungarian Library Institute will hold a professional workshop day entitled Library Spaces of the Future as part of the Modern Library, Advanced Services – K2 further training series.
At 5 p.m. on April 25, 2018, Professor István Vásáry will deliver a lecture entitled Survival of the Turkish-Mongolian tradition in the Persian and Turkish chancelleries of Timur and the Timurids (1370–1506) in National Széchényi Library.
Based on a cooperation agreement signed previously by the two institutions, Professor Krasimira Aleksandrova, Directress of the St. St. Cyril and Methodius National Library of Bulgaria and some of her colleagues paid a visit to National Széchényi Library. The main aim of the meeting was to identify relics of early Bulgarian book printing kept in NSZL.
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