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…
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.
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.
Kenan Malik: History and heritage in the age of identity – keynote speech at the Heritage and Identity Conference in Kőszeg Tibor Navracsics: Exploring heritage and identity – towards embracing a European identity Ferenc Miszlivetz: European (Inter)Cultural Heritage in the Age of Fluid Identities Zoltán Mizsei (iASK): The Sounding City Concept at the Heritage…
Excellent musicians will give concerts in honour of Johann Sebastian Bach between 24th and 25th of March in Kőszeg. On the occasion of the famous composer’s birthday, the audience will have the chance to listen to his outstanding musical pieces in special places and circumstances.
The conversation will focus on the specifics of music as an analog mode of communication between human beings. Date: 21 of March, 2018 at 3.00 p.m. Venue: Szamos Marzipan Patisserie – Budapest, 1126 Böszörményi st. 44-46.
A whistleblower puts his life on the line to defy Soviet aggression. Sixty years later, this forgotten story of subterfuge, smears and suspicious death has never felt more timely. The Povl Bang-Jensen story – based on the iASK publication book Cry for Freedom – on the Narrative.ly.
(Magyar) A várost földrajzi helyzete, egységes épített öröksége, páratlan történelmi és polgári hagyományai, illetve iskolavárosi múltja alkalmassá teszik arra, hogy új típusú tudásközponttá váljon
iASK Lecture Series 2018 Spring – Contribution of international scientists and researchers – Live streaming of all lectures is accessible at www.iask.hu
How long can the Earth bear the burdens of the uncontrolled consequences of production?
When can the recovery mechanisms of the Earth restore the natural order?
Can environmentally friendly patterns be enforced considering global companies?
Pope Francis and the situation of Christendom – Science in the Pub – Monday, 12 February 2018 at 5 p.m. Speaker: Asztrik Várszegi archabbot, Pannonhalma “The joys and the hopes, the griefs and the anxieties of the men of this age, especially those who are poor or in any way afflicted, these are the…
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