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Week 1

Thursday, 21 January - 19:00 (GMT), Online

Film Screening 

Due to the restrictions in Hungary and England ongoing, we’ll start this term with an event you can all join from your sofas, screening the light-hearted comedy ‘Rossz versek’ about love and contemporary Hungarian society.

Week 2

Friday, 29 January - 17:00 (GMT), Online

Guest Speaker - János Lackfi

János Lackfi is an award-winning contemporary poet, literary translator, teacher, and photographer. Most notably known for his light-hearted and lucid style filled with humorous word play and puns, he makes for an author who can truly engage both the youth and the elderly by approaching tougher and rather serious topics with effortless elegance and wit. His genial character and approachable nature make him a well-loved figure in the present-day Hungarian literary scene.

Week 3

Wednesday, 3 February - 19:00 (GMT), Online

Poker Tournament

The lockdown is certainly no reason to postpone our annual Hungarian Society Poker Tournament this winter! If you ever wanted to feel the buzz and tension that comes with a good game of poker, now is the time to try it. You’ll have the opportunity to compete for a prize and wrestle the Trophy from the incumbent champion of the Oxford Hungarian Society.

Week 4

Friday, 12 February - 19:00 (GMT), Online

Central European Games Night

After the success of Michaelmas, we’ll have another joint social with the Austrian Society. Come along for an evening of friendly competition playing games. Let’s find out who has the best strategies!

Week 5

Friday, 19 February - 19:00 (GMT), Online

Guest Speaker - Benedek Szabó

Benedek Szabó is a prominent musician of his generation, who founded the popular Hungarian band Galaxisok in 2013. Join us for the conversation, where you’ll have the chance to ask him about his career, his thoughts on the music industry, or anything on your mind.

Week 6

Thursday, 25 February - 18:00 (GMT), Online

Annual General Meeting

This year’s Annual General Meeting will take place in Week 7 in Hilary. The committee will report on this year’s work, which will be followed by the election of the new committee.

Week 7

TBC - Budapest

Budapest Social 

With so many of us spending Hilary Term in Budapest, we’ll have a little gathering in person outdoors when the weather is turning nice as spring comes. Details will be announced later based on existing guidelines.

Week 8

Wednesday, 10 March - 19:00 (GMT), Online

Film Screening

With all the current uncertainty, we’re planning a movie night for the end of Hilary. We’ll be watching the ‘1945’ by Ferenc Török, a sombre and powerful drama about the last days of the Second World War.


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