W17 – Great Hall
Budapest, 1077, Wesselényi utca 17.

Milestone x Open Books – Spotlight: Krisztián Ungváry

In the framework of the Spotlight cultural event series Krisztián Ungváry, historian will be in conversation with Zsófia Várkonyi and Márton Gorka, Milestone alumni.

Krisztián Ungváry – historian, university lecturer, researcher on the history of World War II and state security, born in 1969 in Budapest. After graduating, he completed his doctoral studies at the Faculty of Humanities of Eötvös Loránd University, where he also started teaching. He defended his PhD thesis in 1999. His doctoral dissertation on the siege of Budapest in 1944-45 was published in book form. The work has been published in six Hungarian, four German, two English and two American editions. Since 2000 he has been a research fellow at the 1956 Institute and a subject leader at the doctoral programme of the Eszterházy Károly College in Eger. His latest book, “The Leap from History”, is published by Open Books. Spotlight is a joint series of events organised by Milestone Knowledge Port and Open Books in autumn 2022. The four evenings of the series will feature authors from Open Books, who will be interviewed by a Milestone alumni about their work and their latest books. The collaboration is inspired by the parallels and synergies identified in the work and ambitions of the two organisations

Previous events

2023. October 28.

Alumni Club S01E06 – Bachatomi Farewell Party

2023. October 11.

On the top of the World – Márton Price’s storytelling event at Milestone Institute

2023. September 09.

Alumni Club S01E05 – Summer Closing BBQ

2023. September 06.

Milestone X HYA (Hungarian Youth Association): All roads lead home?- Is being abroad a destination or only a station?

2023. August 05.

Alumni Club S01E04 – Alumni Day @Leavers’ Camp

2023. August 10.

Think for Tomorrow @Sziget Festival powered by FH and Milestone

2023. July 15.

Alumni Club S01E03 – Founders’ Ball

2023. June 24.

Alumni Club S01E02 – Picnic at Margaret Island

2023. May 18.

Alumni Club S01E01 – Pub Quiz

2023. June 07.

“Kiállok magamért” theatre play