Sixty Years On: The 1956 Hungarian Revolution and World Politics

International and Public Affairs, Alumni, Faculty, Postdocs, Students, Morningside, Lecture
Event Location: 
International Affairs Building Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219
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2016-10-20 12:00:00
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2016-10-20 13:00:00

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a talk with Csaba Békés, István Deák Visiting Professor of History, Columbia University. Csaba BÉKÉS, Ph.D., Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, is Research Chair at the Center for Social Sciences, Institute of Political Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and founding director of the Cold War History Research Center (, both in Budapest. He is also Professor of History at Corvinus University of Budapest, a recurring visiting professor at Columbia University and a former Fulbright Visiting Professor at New York University. He is a former research fellow of the Cold War International History Project at the Wilson Center in Washington D.C. and the Project on the Cold War as Global Conflict at New York University. His main field of research is Cold War history, the history of East–West relations, Hungarian foreign policy after World War II.

For further information regarding this event, please contact Carly Jacksonby sending email to or by calling 212 854 6217.

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Carly Jackson
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212 854 6217
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Event Date: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:00