The inauguration of the statue of King Attila the Hun took place in the National Historical Park of Ópusztaszer. At the symbolic site of the meeting of Árpád and his nobles, one day before the celebration of the founding of the state, (...)

Gabriella Jeki's interview with Endre Neparáczki, Director of the Research Centre for Archaeogenetics of our Institute, about the identification of the remains of Hungarian rulers was published on the news site.

Ambassador Borbála Obrusánszky was awarded the county award for the development of cooperation between Hungary and Mongolia on the 80th anniversary of the founding of the county of Sükhbaatar.

The Eurasian Alliance Foundation is organising a three-day traditional festival entitled Centuries of the Hungarian State in Kunszentmiklós between 29 and 31 July. The festival will commemorate significant events in Hungarian history with horse and foot cavalry jousting demonstrations, exciting performances, cultural events and craftsmen.

By his genome composition, King Saint László was even more closely linked to the conquering Hungarians and carried fewer European genes than the kings of later centuries. Tamás Pataki's interview with Endre Neparáczki, Director of the Research Centre for Archaeogenetics at the Institute of Hungarian Research, was published in the weekly Magyar Demokrata.

- Did you know that the original man was Romanian?

- I may have heard that joke before...

It took more than a hundred years for the scientific world to see the maps produced in Paris for the negotiations leading up to the Treaty of Trianon. In his presentation, a researcher from the Institute of Hungarian Research highlighted that the Hungarian experts had created more than sixty maps, of which only Count Pál Teleki's map was displayed during the public session of the conference.

Dr László Tamás Vizi, Deputy Director General for Research and our researcher Artúr Köő participated at a history conference titled “1920 - On a forced path. The ratification of the Trianon peace treaty". The Directorate for Public Collections and Public Education of the Office of the National Assembly of Hungary organised the conference in cooperation with the Hungarian Historical Society on 2 June 2022 in the chamber of the Upper House of the Hungarian Parliament.

Gábor Horváth-Lugossy, Director General of the Institute of Hungarian Research, laid flowers of remembrance at the commemoration ceremony organised to mark the anniversary of the reburial of the heroes of 1956, and, at the invitation of László Géza Sömjéni, President of the Public Foundation for Freedom Fighters, he paid his respects in the infamous Detention Centre, (...)

The establishment of the system of castle-counties (comitati), which is also documented in written sources, can be linked to Saint István, who organised the administration of the Kingdom of Hungary on the basis of territorial units. The centre of each county was a castle, whose estates constituted the territory of the castle-county. The castle-counties covered the entire territory of Hungary, thus public administration was guaranteed everywhere.