Eternally Júlia – scientific conference

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National Széchényi Library cordially invites you to its scientific conference entitled Eternally Júlia.

Date: Tuesday January 22, 9.30‒14.30
Venue: National Széchényi Library, Ceremonial Hall (Budapest, Wing “F” of Buda Royal Palace)

Program of the conference:
9.30‒9.40 Welcome speech by László Boka, Director of Research and Academic Affairs

Section I
9.40‒10.00 Alinka Ajkay: The found letters - The Szendrey Problem
10.00‒10.20 Péter Buza: The genus of Julia Szendrey
10.20‒10.40 Emese Gyimesi: New perspectives in Júlia Szendrey research
10.40‒11.00 Debate, coffee break

Section II
11.00‒11.20 István Margócsy: The pitiable femme fatale. Júlia Szendrey’s image at the end of the 19th century
11.20‒11.40 Márton Szilágyi: János Arany and Júlia Szendrey (Textual traces on Júlia Szendrey’s second marriage in Arany’s oeuvre)
11.40‒12.00 Rita Ratzky: Júlia Szendrey and George Sand, Júlia Szendrey and Andersen
12.00‒12.15 Debate
12.15‒13.00 Lunch

Section III
13.00‒13.20 Petra Bozsoki: Writer couples in the 19th century. Júlia Szendrey’s and Emília Kánya’s wife role repertoire
13.20‒13.40 Rita Szűts-Novák: Romantic child image of Júlia Szendrey (1828‒1868), the poetess
13.40‒14.00 Anikó Ágnes Patonai: The dandy and the housekeeper
14.00‒14.30 Debate and closing remarks


You are most cordially welcome.

The conference is part of the event series of the Day of Hungarian Culture

Invitation card (in Hungarian)