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HIF Executive Director Anna Smith Lacey, Csongor Bajnoczki and Franciska Epli-Cunningham

HIF Attends 11th Annual Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Victims of Communism Memorial

On June 8th, HIF joined sixteen embassies, four delegations, and representatives from thirty-nine ethnic and human rights organizations, at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation’s (VOC) 11th Annual Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom & Roll Call of Nations Wreath-Laying Ceremony on Capitol Hill honoring the memory of the victims of communist regimes. In his opening remarks […]

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Introducing Hungarian American Coalition Third 2018 CIP Intern Tatjána Turányi

Tatjána Turányi from Orosijevo (Sárosoroszi), Ukraine arrived to Washington this summer and will spend 3 months interning at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). With HIF’s support, the Hungarian American Coalition’s Internship Program will be hosting eight interns in 2018 to provide first-hand experience at various Washington-based institutions. Internship participants are also expected to […]

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HIF Graduate Scholar Mátyás Mervay Revivifies the Memory of Austro-Hungarian PoWs Rescued by the US

Mátyás Mervay is a History PhD candidate at New York University (NYU) in East Asian and Central European fields, where he has successfully completed the first academic year of his doctorate program. He received financial assistance from The Hungary Initiatives Foundation (HIF) during the Spring semester 2018 to ease the beginning of his US studies. […]

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Anna Smith Lacey

Regional Diaspora Meeting in Washington Brings Together Dozens of Hungarian American Leaders

The Embassy of Hungary hosted Regional Diaspora Meetings in Washington over the weekend of May 19. Over 40 Hungarian-American organizations participated in the day-long discussions on current and brand new projects shaping the future of the Hungarian diaspora in the U.S. The program, hosted by Ambassador László Szabó included presentations by Dr. Zoltán Kádár, chief of […]

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Krisztián Jójárt with CEPA CFO&COO Ilona Teleki

Introducing CEPA Andrássy Fellow, Krisztián Jójárt

Krisztián Jójárt is the second participant of the Andrássy National Security Fellowship and has started his work at CEPA (Center for European Policy Analysis) this June. During his six-month research Krisztián intends to provide a thorough analysis on Russia’s asymmetric warfare strategy based on the critical evaluation of the writings of prominent Russian military thinkers. “I […]

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