The Future of Europe – in a Global Context – IASK Lecture Series Europe, Eurasia Eurasia both poses a critical challenge and offers an opportunity for the EU. The demise of the Soviet empire has had unexpected consequences globally and, in particular, for the Atlantic Alliance. The EU’s enlargement fatigue, following the “big-bang”…
Science in the Pub Series – on 28th of May – In most European countries the concept of “one language –one nation” is prevalent although national minorities are also living there. Due to international migration, however, the identity of European nation states has changed lately. The ethnic composition of countries and large cities has changed tremendously, and more and more mixed language areas are formed where people become bilingual. The use of two or more languages entails integration of two or more cultures and changes the original nation state identity.
Science in the Pub: Singapore and Southeast Asia
Lecturer: Anikó Magasházi (economist, iASK researcher)
Date: on 07th of May at 6.00 p.m.
Venue: Tóth Vinery Rákóczi st. 6. H-9730 Kőszeg
Live streaming of the lecture is accessible at www.iask.hu and https://www.facebook.com/iask.hungary
Global climate change is literally beyond belief. It does not favor any political, economic, social, religious or ethnic group. Fourth Lecture of the iASK Series: “The Future of Europe in Global Context” by Daniel Brooks (University of Toronto)
Date: on 23rd of April at 2.00 p.m.
Mónika Mátay, (reseacher of iASK) is a guest-lecturer at the Duke University (North Carolina, USA) this week. She is participating in the discussion and evaluation of students’ research-projects. The main aim of the visit is to present the Talking Houses project of iASK at the University and to develop mutual research and educational cooperation with students…
I will not in the following essay investigate the multiple origins of today’s human rights nor actually question the importance of human rights for Europe. My purpose is to review some recent developments in the interdisciplinary, quite fragmented historiography of human rights (including by jurists) and discuss its significance for European history and identity. My…
Imagining European Unity since 1000 AD – Reflecting on Long-term European History- Patrick Pasture’s lecture at iASK
Third Lecture of the iASK Series: “The Future of Europe in Global Context” by Patrick Pasture (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven). Date: 2 p.m. 16 April, 2018. Live streaming of the lecture is accesible at www.iask.hu and https://www.facebook.com/iask.hungary
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Both humans and animals can think. The essential difference is that humans are capable of exchanging thoughts with their fellows. Venue: Ibrahim Coffe-house and Restaurant, Kőszeg H-9730 Főtér 17. Date: on the 09th of April 2018 at 6 p.m.
Contextuality is a fundamental notion in the foundations of quantum theory. It says that one cannot assign values to a quantum observable independently of what other observables are co-measured with it. That is, physical properties in quantum theory are contextual: they depend on other, jointly performed measurements.
On 6 April 2018, at 5 p.m. sculptor Endre András Tornay’s exhibiton entitled “Shades hidden in matter” will be opened by iASK in the Zwinger Old Tower in Kőszeg.
Resilience and Regeneration of the Pannonian Region in Hungary: Towards a Circular Economy 4 April 2018 Wednesday 13.00 Introduction to the project by Hillary Brown and Sándor Kerekes 13.30 Welcome by Básthy Béla deputy major of city Koszeg 14.00 Study trip to Kőszeg and introduction of the site by László Tóth 17.00 Industrial ecology and…