The 1956 Hungarian Revolution: The Massacre and Its Memory, Featuring Dr. John Lukacs

Victims of Communism — Memorial Foundation

The 1956 Hungarian Revolution: The Massacre and Its Memory, Featuring Dr. John Lukacs

JOIN US FOR A COMMEMORATION OF THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1956 HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION

DATE: Thursday, November 3, 2016
TIME: 6:00PM-8:00PM
LOCATION: George Washington University

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University’s Elliott School are pleased to co-host a commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.

The event comprises a keynote address from noted historian Dr. John Lukacs, remarks from experts on Hungarian political development, and “Massacre and its Memorial,” an exhibit of images and descriptions of the Kossuth Square Massacre sponsored by the National Office of Public Collections and Directorate of Public Education of the Hungarian Parliament. Together each component will contribute to understanding how the experience of 1956 has shaped and continues to shape Hungarian political development, and to commemorating the lives lost to communism, the deadliest ideology in history.

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. John Lukacs

Remarks By:
Márton Baranyi, Brain Bar Budapest
Dr. Réka Földváryné Kiss, Hungarian Committee of National Remembrance

 

REGISTER HERE

Nov 3, 2016
6:00pm — 8:00pm

The George Washington University: Lindner Commons, 1957 E Street NW, Washington, D.C.,