At the online conference, – moderated by Gergely Prőhle Director -, the audience was able to listen to David Contosta, professor at Chestnut Hill College, former associate of John Lukács; Géza Jeszenszky, historian, former Hungarian Foreign Minister, Ferenc Hörcher, historian, research professor, Gergely Szilvay, historian, journalist, and Tamás Magyarics, historian, former ambassador, university professor. The meeting was opened by András Koltay, Rector of the University of Public Service.
More than two hundred people – including Professor Lukacs’s former students from the US -, registered for the conference, and after the speeches a lively discussion took place between the audience and the conference speakers.
- András Koltay – Greetings
- David Contosta – John Lukacs at the Chestnut College
- Géza Jeszenszky – John Lukacs, the Hungarian
- Ferenc Hörcher – The Importance of Tocqueville in John Lukacs’s Oeuvre
- Máté Botos – Regime Change from a Historian’s Perspective
- Gergely Szilvay – Churchill In, Churchill Out – John Lukacs and the Presidents
- Tamás Magyarics – Democracy and Populism – in the Light of the Current Events
The conference can be viewed here in Hungarian. English subtitles are coming soon!