A festival of heritage preservation kicks off in Kunszentmiklós
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.
Saint László is more Asian than most of our kings
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...
Banned maps of the Trianon Peace Conference on display in Paris
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.
A cruelly sad duty
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.
"Dead heroes are stronger than living sinners" - We must remember
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.
With science for national consciousness - Interview with the Director General in Magyar Demokrata
The Institute of Hungarian Research, one of the flagships of the strengthening of national identity, has achieved a paradigm shift in research on prehistory.
"1242 - At the Gates of the West", gap-filling historical adventure film about the era of Béla IV and Batu Khan
"We shall see Batu Khan, the merciless lord of the steppe, arrive with his army under the walls of Esztergom, and the handful of defenders - led by Canon Özséb and the Spanish mercenary captain Simon - prepare for the final battle."
Who got lost in a flash of history? - Fiume and the Hungarian coastline
The issue of Fiume or Rijeka in Croatian, and the Hungarian coastline is a long-standing debate between Hungarian and Croatian politicians and historians. It is worth reviewing the history of the town and its surrounding areas from a public law perspective, excluding the flood of interpretations, opinions, intentions and desires.
The ancestors were present
"This is the debt we owe to János Hunyadi and to all the Hungarian heroes who died for the homeland, as well as to those who are still serving the homeland as soldiers today", Csaba László Hidán, our archaeologist-historian researcher, told daily Magyar Nemzet, when asked about how it felt to raise János Hunyadi's battle flag at the site of the Battle of Kosovo.