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Memory Project Expands Online Archive of Hungarian Diaspora Stories

In 2017, the Memory Project continued to expand the online archive of diaspora interviews gathering fifty more oral history treasures from across America. Through their eyes, we learn our own history. With the help of HIF, founders Andrea Lauer Rice (author and multi-media producer) and Réka Pigniczky (television journalist and documentary filmmaker) continued to grow the Memory […]

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Young Hungarian Leaders Program Inspires Next Generation of Transatlantic Bridge Builders

HIF’s second annual Young Hungarian Leaders Program (YHLP) concluded on April 7th with 11 participants bringing back a renewed confidence in private initiatives and a deeper understanding of republican self-government to their native Hungary. The 2018 Young Hungarian Leaders Program co-organized with Meridian International Center, offered eleven Hungarian graduate students and young professionals a 5 day intense […]

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Introducing Hungarian American Coalition CIP Intern Viktória Katona

Viktória Katona from Keszthely, Hungary arrived to Washington this spring and will spend 4 months at 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 complete a Coalition […]

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Introducing Hungarian American Coalition Intern Orsolya Andrea Lőrincz

Orsolya Andrea Lőrincz from Odorheiu Secuiesc (Székelyudvarhely), Romania arrived to Washington this spring and will spend 3 months at Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN). 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 complete a […]

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Hungarians Attend 58th Annual Florida Conference of Historians

This past February, Ms. Eszter Rakita presented her paper entitled “Social-Economic Reasons and Consequences of Mass Migration from Hungary to the USA at the End of the 19th Century” at the 58th Annual Florida Conference of Historians. Eszter is an archivist at the Institute of History/Tittel Pál Library at Eszterházy Károly University. Here, Eszter works […]

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