Screening and Panel Discussion - Budapest, Hungary


Location: Toldi Cinema

The Department of English Literatures and Cultures at Pázmány Péter Catholic University will host a screening of the feature-length documentary (86 minutes) at Budapest's Toldi Theatre, at 8:00 p.m.  The screening will be preceded by an informal reception in the lobby of the Toldi Cinema beginning at 7:00 p.m.  

The screening will be followed the next day, Wednesday, October 19,  by a panel discussion in connection with the symposium titled "The 1916 Rising and Central Europe,"  The Irish Ambassador to Hungary, Pat Kelly, and Deputy Head of the Mission, Méabh Ní Drisceoill, along with the attaché Marianne Joó, will be present, along with Dr. Fodor Győrgythe Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, and Dr. Zsolt Almási, Head of the University's Department of English Literatures and Cultures. 

 The programme on Wednesday,  October 19, will be from 9:45 am to 4:30 p.m. at the Sophianum Building.

At 10:00 a.m., the session on 1916 The Irish Rebellion will feature:

Thomas Bartlett, Chair emeritus of Irish History at the University of Abderdeen and general editor of a four-volume history of Ireland to be published by Cambridge University Press (forthcoming, 2017)

Christopher Fox (Executive Producer for Notre Dame of the documentary), Professor of English and Director, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame

Michael McAteer, Associate Professor, Department of English Literatures and Cultures, and Institute of English and American Studies, Pázmány Péter Catholic University; Director, Budapest Centre for Irish Studies

Moderator:  Judith Fox, Clinical Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame Law School.

Lectures and discussions within the symposium will continue throughout the day.

Budapest.The 1916 Rising and Central Europe. (677k) PDF  - Download the programme for the symposium "The 1916 Rising and Central Europe."