Archive for the 'Refugees' Category

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Welcome to the Voice Matters podcast, a series of discussions on media and communication as part of the Open Learning Initiative for refugees and asylum seekers at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Each week, a few minutes after the academic seminar, students interview the guest lecturer about the subject that was discussed in class. The seminar reflects on the power of media to shape reality and the challenge of making our voices heard in today’s society. All interviews are conducted by participants from the course. (more...)

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This episode introduces a unique research project at Blinken OSA, the goal of which is to collect and make available online the dispersed cultural heritage of the refugees who fled Hungary following the 1956 Revolution. The documents assembled from the collections of the International Rescue Committee at the Hoover Institution at Stanford and the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington DC shed a unique light on the history of 1956.

(Contributors : Judit Izinger , Csaba Szilágyi , Alexey Zelensky)

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