News & Events

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Under the resolution passed by the Hungarian Parliament in 2011, we celebrate the Day of the Hungarian language on 13 November commemorating the same day in 1844 when King Ferdinand V - bending to the demand of more than half a century of the Hungarian nation and reformers – adopted II preamble on the Hungarian language and nation, thereby making the Hungarian language official.

The 19th National Conference on Public Education was organised on 7-9 November 2017 in Hajdúszoboszló where the Institute for Hungarian Language Strategy (MANYSI) was represented by Attila Tóth, director.

This year the 7th annual Diaspora Council meeting and the sixteenth session of the Hungarian Permanent Conference (Máért) were held on 9-10 November at the Castle Garden Bazaar in Budapest. The Institute for Hungarian Language Strategy (MANYSI) was represented by Attila Tóth, director at both events.  

Jowita College
30 November 2017 - 01 December 2017

The Finno-Ugric Department of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań organizes an international conference on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the Hungarian specialization (hungarystyka, later filologia węgierska), entitled “The Present and Future of Hungarology”.

In 2015 the National Assembly of Hungary – in line with the commitment enshrined in the Fundamental Law – declared 15 November, the birthday of Gábor Bethlen, Prince of Transylvania the Day of the Hungarian diaspora. The goal of the Memorial Day is to draw the attention to the situation of the Hungarians living in diaspora in the Carpathian basin and to support them in remaining in their homeland and preserving their language, culture and identity.

UNE Hungarology Center
12 January 2018 - 14 January 2018

Between January 12 and 14, 2018, the International Scientific Conference “Interaction of Languages, Literature and Cultures in the Age of Globalization” was held in in Ungvár (Uzhgorod).

Department of Technical Language of Tourism, Faculty of Commerce, Catering and Tourism of the Budapest Business School
17 November 2017 - 18 November 2017

The 17th SOKOE International Conference on Technical Languages “Knowledge Sharing, Value Mediation, Digitization - Trends in Vocational Education and Research” was organised by the National Association of Language Teachers and Researchers and the Foreign Language and Communication Institute of the Budapest Business School on November 17-18, 2017.

MTA Nyelvtudományi Intézet
02 February 2018

The Committee of Applied Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Research Institute for Linguistics organise the 12th Conference for PhD Students of Applied Linguistics on 2 February 2018.

The international scientific conference “The Present and Future of Applied Linguistics” was organised by the Department of Hungarian Language and Literature of the University of Novi Sad on 7 November 2017.

The 9th of November was declared the Day of Hungarian Sign Language by a resolution of the National Assembly of Hungary.

By its decision of 31 October 2017, the Hungarian Parliament endorsed the European Citizens' Initiative on the protection of autochthonous national minorities and language groups.

The Institute for Hungarian Language Strategy (MANYSI) held its second roundtable discussion on the media on 12 October 2017 in the Nádor street premises of the Institute.

On 8 October 2017, Professor János Péntek, member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Hungarian Language Strategy gave an interview with the title “No textbook preferred to bad textbook” to Tetőterasz (Rooftop) programme of Radio Kolozsvár (in Romanian: Radio România Cluj).

Attila Tóth, the Director of the Institute for Hungarian Language Strategy was interview by Magyar Fórum, daily newspaper.

The Hungarian Legal Language Journal was published in July 2017 with the aim to ensure a better understanding of the legal technical language.

The Reformed Theological Academy of Sárospatak
13 October 2017

Commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Institute for Hungarian Language Strategy and the Termini Research Network of the Hungarian Language organize a celebratory conference in the building of the Reformed Theological Academy of Sárospatak on October 13, 2017.

The Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Faculty of Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc) of the Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania and the Consulate General of Hungary in Csíkszereda organised a workshop-conference entitled „Linguistic Landscape and Linguistic Diversity” on 22-23 September in Csíkszereda.

The Institute for Hungarian Language Strategy (MANYSI) organised a conference on linguistic and social disadvantages with the title “At Home in Our Language? – Opportunities for All” on 12 September 2017 in the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. As MANYSI considers the language use of disadvantaged groups as one of the important components of the language strategy being prepared, our objective is the interdisciplinary research of the linguistic and social situation of people living in extreme poverty.

The Institute for Hungarian Language Strategy (MANYSI) organised a roundtable discussion on improving the comprehensibility of the language of public administration on 6 September 2017 at the National University of Public Service. The invited experts tried to find the answer to the question of what public administration institutions, civil servants and the representatives of the government and the academia can do so that citizens can better understand the communication of public administration bodies.

MTA Library
12 September 2017

The Hungarian Language Strategy Institute (MANYSI) organised a conference on linguistic and social disadvantages with the title “At home in our language? – A chance for everyone!” on 12 September 2017, in the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.