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
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” eastern…
The Future of Europe – in a Global Context – IASK Lecture Series Ottomans in Europe The rapid Ottoman expansion from Thrace to the Danubian Europe is remembered as posing the greatest threat to Christendom. It gave rise to the widely shared image of the “terrible Turk” as the most feared enemy of European peoples…
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.
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…
As part of the series “European Year of Cultural Heritage”, the international conference ‘Heritage and identity’ was organised by the Association of Cultural Heritage Managers (KÖME) in collaboration with the Institute of Advanced Studies (iASK) and the local government of Kőszeg between 23-26 March 2018.
Annual conference dedicated to “World Water Day” – Organiser: József Bognár Foundation on Economic Research, Venue: Seat of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences – 1051 Budapest István Széchenyi Sq. 9
The Doctoral School of Sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences of ELTE and the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg will organise a conference in Kőszeg on April 26-27, 2018.
Stefano Bianchini’s new book reviewed by Erhard Busek (Former Vice-Chancellor of Austria, Chairman of the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe) and James M. Skelly (researcher of iASK, former Director of the Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies).
Opening lecture of the iASK Series: Europe’s Transformation in Global Context by Prof. Stefano Bianchini (University of Bologna) – You can watch Bianchini’s lecture in the article.
Second Lecture of the iASK Series: “The Future of Europe in Global Context” by Stuart Holland (University of Coimbra, iASK). Date: 3 p.m. 19 March, 2018.
Live streaming of the lecture is accesible at www.iask.hu and https://www.facebook.com/iask.hungary