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”…
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
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…
What is the meaning of 1918 for today’s European politics and societies? What is the role of this history in envisioning Europe of the 21st century? The Czech Centres in cooperation with Václav Havel Library, Bozar Centre for Fine Arts, Finnish Institute for the Benelux, Culture Action Europe, and EUNIC Prague cluster would like to…
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.
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.
“Blessed and enviable is the man that has found his role in life.” (Elemér Hankiss) Lecture by Csaba Pléh psychologist, linguist.