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Under the Erasmus program, Armenian guest professors of the Technology Transfer Office of Pázmány Péter Catholic University were received by Dr. László Tüske, Director-General of NSZL. At the meeting, discussion was held about organizing a cultural and historical exhibition commemorating the first printed Armenian bible.
The exhibition entitled”Others get laurel only by leaves…” – Treasures, cult, impact history is based on unique treasures stored in the Manuscript Collection of NSZL, and on period first publications in journals, book editions. At the same time, it also focuses on issues such as the reception and cult of Arany. Central element of the exhibition is the manuscript collection of Toldi trilogy donated to NSZL by the poet’s descendants in 1899.
Project Manager János Káldos and László Boka, Director of Research and Academic Affairs and Deputy Director-General of NSZL delivered a lecture at the conference held in the Hungarian Central Statistical Office on March 21, 2017.
On the third eve of the lecture series, entitled Orientalists in NSZL and presenting the culture of the East, Balázs Sudár will deliver a lecture at 5 p.m. on April 12, 2017.
As a closing programme of Shakespeare Live (400th anniversary of the death of the Bard), a sonnet performance of Leeds Beckett University staff and a talk show with lecture by Prof. Noel Witts and Ildikó Sirató, Head of Collection of Theatre History will be held in NSZL between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on March 28, 2017.
Colleagues of National Széchhényi Library will also deliver lectures at the conference held by Petőfi Literary Museum on March 29-30, 2017.
Members of the Association of Diplomatic Spouses Budapest DSB (Diplomatic Spouses Budapest) paid a visit to National Széchényi Library on March 9, 2017.
As part of the program series entitled A magyar szabadság éve (Year of the Hungarian Freedom), online knowledge repository Magyar Október (Hungarian October) will be presented on March 29, 2017. The website presents the information space that had an impact on the deeds and thinking of people of the era, and determined their actions and decisions.
János Arany exhibition entitled “Others get laurel only by leaves…” – Treasures, cult, impact history will be opened in National Széchényi Library at 11 a.m. on April 28, 2017.
A two-day conference of museum directors was held recently in Visegrád, Northern Hungary. László Boka, Deputy Director-General and Director of Research and Academic Affairs of National Széchényi Library also delivered a lecture at the conference.
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