Árpád Göncz, first President of Republic of Hungary, former participant of the 1956 Revolution died on 6 October, 2015. He was also the founding member of the board of 1956 Institute Foundation in 1989. Mr. Göncz was interviewed on his life-course by András B. Hegedüs, first in 1985 and later in 1990, just after his election to President.
Edited text of the lengthy interview is available here.
(Árpád Göncz in 2000, Photo: Péter Korniss)
JÁNOS M. RAINER: UNDERGROUND STREAMS—THE SURVIVAL IN HUNGARY OF CONSERVATISM AND RIGHT-WING RADICALISM THROUGH THE PERIOD OF THE SOVIET-TYPE SYSTEM
(Final Report of the Research Project Underground Streams and an Introduction of a Forthcoming Book – Excerpts)
The 1956 Institute was established on June 17, 1989, the day after the reburial of Imre Nagy and his fellow martyrs. First it was working as a private foundation, then became a public foundation in the spring of 1995 by government decision in view of the important public task it performed. The founding...>>>
A WITNESS TO THE PAST. SALVAGING HUNGARY'S ARCHIVAL HERITAGE
An international petition protesting the Government of Hungary’s planned legislation to allow for the destruction of archival documents pertaining to the country’s communist secret police. Submitted to the Embassy of the Republic of Hungary in Ottawa and to the European Union Delegation to Canada
Edited by: Christopher Adam
The EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION (ESEC),
on October 16, 2010
awarded a Medal of Excellence: Networking Media
to our Internet content entitled:
The photographic database of the 1956 Institute (interactive website)
as an exemplary multimedia product for educational purposes.
Editor: Réka Sárközy, Orsolya Danó
Project head: Zoltán Lux
Photographies about celebration:
For more on the awards see: http://www.euromediaawards.eu/category/euromedia-awards-2010/winners-2010/
PÁL GERMUSKA: RED ARSENAL
Hungary's part in international arms-industry cooperation within COMECON (Hungarian)
YEARBOOK XVI. 2009
Kádárism: Deep Drillings (Hungarian)
Editor: János Tischler