In addition to the publications, books, card and wall calendars issued by Áramlat [Stream] and Szabad Idő [Free Time] managed by Jakab, the collection containing classic samizdat material of the era was offered to Blinken OSA in 2016 and has now become available for researchers after being arranged and described in 2019.
Opening speech to Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2013 by János Térey poet, writer, translator ( Debrecen, September 14, 1970 – June 3, 2019)
An Arrow Pointing at Death
…everyone distorts others by being distorted
Gombrowicz: The Marriage
…much that is absurd, when one thinks about death
Bernhard: My Prizes
The exhibition focuses on the rootless nature and the fall of three Hungarian Republics established in 1918, in 1946 and in 1989–1990. It searches for the reason why the notion of republic is so weak and fragile within the framework of Hungarian politics; and looks at how this characteristic continuously leads to the emergence of authoritarian regimes.
September 28 is the International Right to Know Day when civil organizations, professional institutions, journalists, and what is most important, citizens celebrate the right to access to public information – or where such a right legally does not exist, urge its adoption. Blinken OSA, the custodian of documents from recent history, has always regarded making these documents publicly available as one of its main mission.
Blinken OSA's George Mason University intern in the 2018 spring term reflected on the time he spent working at the archives.
Andrew Millin is a student in conflict analysis and resolution, during his time at Blinken OSA he worked on the Archives and Refugees project.