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Hungary on the border-land of two world powers: the Habsburgs and the Ottomans

Sat, Mar 23, 9:00 am to Sun, Mar 24, 12:00 pm
Dogwood Room, Indiana Memorial Union

SATURDAY, March 23, 2013

 

9:00                 Continental Breakfast

 

9:30                 Welcoming Remarks

 

Patrick O`MEARA, Vice President Emeritus, Professor of Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University

 

Anna STUMPF, Congressional Liaison and Political Attaché, Embassy of Hungary, Washington, DC

 

10:00                   Panel I:  Devastating Wars between Habsburgs and

                            Ottomans

                            Chair: TBA

 

                            The Transitional Empire

                                    Charles INGRAO, Professor of History, Purdue University

 

                            The Ottoman-Habsburg Wars: A Reassessment

Gábor ÁGOSTON, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University

 

    Towns, Villages, Depopulated Settlements – Population

    Movements in Ottoman Hungary

                                    Géza DÁVID, Professor, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of

                                    Humanities, Budapest

 

                            Questions/remarks

                       

12:00               Buffet Lunch, University Club President’s Room

 

1:30                Panel II: Life in War and Peace

                            ChairToivo U. RAUN, Professor, Indiana University Department of Central

                            Eurasian Studies

 

                            The Ottoman Danubian Serhad in the Early 16th century:

                            Challenges and Policies

                                    Nikolay Atanasov ANTOV, Assistant Professor of History, University of

                                    Arkansas

 

The Hungarian Campaign in 1566, and the Battle of Szigetvár in Ottoman Sources

                                    Snjezana BUZOV, Associate Professor of Near Eastern Languages and

                                    Cultures, The Ohio State University

 

                        The Kingdom of Hungary in the "Long" 16th Century

Szabolcs VARGA,Theological College of Pécs

 

                          Questions/remarks

 

3:30                 Coffee break

 

3:45     Panel III: Transylvania: Between Two World Empires

Chair: TBA

 

At the border of two worlds: the legal status of the Principality of Transylvania between the Habsburgs and Ottomans

Teréz OBORNI, Institute of History of the Research

Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of

Sciences, Budapest

 

Together or apart? The Family Strategies of the Hungarian and Transylvanian Political Elite in the 16th Century

Ildikó HORN, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of

 Humanities, Budapest

 

                         Questions/remarks

 

 

SUNDAY, March 24, 2013

 

9:00                 Continental Breakfast

 

9:30                     Panel IV: Aftermath of the Ottoman Period

                                    Chair: Lászlo BORHI, Hungarian Fulbright Professor, Indiana University

 Central Eurasian Studies Department, Senior Research Fellow, Hungarian

Academy of Sciences

 

                            From “alla Turca” to “style hongrois:” Musical exoticism on the

                             borderland

Lynn HOOKER, Associate Professor, Central Eurasian

Studies, Indiana University

 

   Enthusiasm for a Hereditary Enemy: Demonstrations for Turkey in Budapest

   during the 1877-78 Russo-Turkish War

Iván BERTÉNYI, Jr., György Ránki Hungarian Chair Professor, Indiana University / Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Budapest

 

   The Turanian Language Concept in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-

   Century Hungary

                                    Matthew CAPLES, PhD Candidate, Central Eurasian

                                    Studies Department, Indiana University

 

                         Questions/remarks

 

11:30               Closing remarks

                                    TBA

 

 

The symposium is free and open to the public. The courtesy of advance registration is encouraged (to aid seating and lunch counts) but is not mandatory.

Write to Karen Niggle, kniggle@indiana.edu, using subject line HUNGARIAN.

 

If you have a disability and need assistance, arrangements

can be made to accommodate most needs.

 

The György Ránki Hungarian Chair Symposium is sponsored by the Indiana University György Ránki Chair in Hungarian Studies, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center, and Russian and East European Institute.

 

Department of Central Eurasian Studies

Indiana University, Goodbody Hall 157

1011 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington IN 47405-7005

Telephone: 812-855-2233, Fax: 812-855-7500

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