Hungary and the Low Countries

The Children Trains and Beyond – Cultural, Religious and Political Contacts Between Hungary and the Low Countries in the Interwar Period

 De kindertreinen en verder – Culturele, religieuze en politieke betrekkingen tussen Hongarije en de Lage Landen in het interbellum

 International conference St Anna Kapel Kampen

6 and 7 February 2020

The Neo-Calvinism Research Institute at Theological University, Broederweg 15, Kampen

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L.S.,

The Neo-Calvinism Research Institute would like to invite you to the international conference De kindertreinen en verder – Culturele, religieuze en politieke betrekkingen tussen Hongarije en de Lage Landen in het interbellum / The children trains and beyond – Cultural, religious and political contacts between Hungary and the Low Countries in the Interwar Period, which will be held on 6 and 7 February 2020 at the St. Anna Kapel at the Theological University, Broederweg 15 in Kampen. This conference has been organized jointly with the Department of Dutch Studies of the Eötvös Loránd University Budapest (ELTE).

The conference fee (including coffee/tea and lunch) is € 20 (or € 10 for one day); participating in the dinner on February 6 costs an additional € 15. Participants can register before 1 February 2020 by writing to this address: info@adckampen.nl

The detailed conference programme can be found at www.adckampen.nl

For further information please contact us: info@adckampen.nl or 038 – 44 717 30

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L.S.,

Graag nodigt The Neo-Calvinism Research Institute u uit voor de internationale conferentie De kindertreinen en verder – Culturele, religieuze en politieke betrekkingen tussen Hongarije en de Lage Landen in het interbellum / The children trains and beyond – Cultural, religious and political contacts between Hungary and the Low Countries in the interwar period , die gehouden wordt op 6 en 7 februari 2020 in de St. Anna Kapel bij de Theologische Universiteit, Broederweg 15 te Kampen. Deze conferentie is deels Engelstalig en wordt georganiseerd samen met Vakgroep Neerlandistiek van de Eötvös Loránd Universiteit Budapest (ELTE).

De toegangsprijs (inclusief koffie/thee en lunch) voor deze conferentie is € 20 (of €10 voor één dag); deelname aan het diner op 6 februari kost €15. U kunt zich tot 1 februari 2020 aanmelden via info@adckampen.nl

Het programma is te vinden op www.adckampen.nl

Nadere informatie: info@adckampen.nl of 038 – 44 717 30

 

PROGRAM

Thursday, 6 February

9.00-9.45 Registration

9.45-10.15 Words of Welcome

Roel Kuiper, President Theological University Kampen András Kocsis, Hungarian ambassador in the Netherlands René van Hell, Dutch ambassador in Hungary

Bort Koelewijn, Mayor of Kampen

10.15-10.30 George Harinck (NRI, Theological University Kampen), Introduction of the conference theme

10.30-12.00 Panel 1 (English): Interwar Hungary: The Historical and Religious Context of the Children Trains

Balázs Ablonczy (Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences – MTA), A Path to the Isolation: Hungarian Foreign Policy after the First World War

Pál Hatos (University of Kaposvár), László Ravasz and the ‘Religious Renaissance’ of

Interwar Hungary

Adriaan Overbeeke (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Boundary Changes Imposed on Hungary by Art. 27 of the Trianon Treaty (1920) and its Consequences for Reformed and Roman Catholic communities

12.00-12.30 Book Presentation (English):

Maarten J. Aalders, Gábor Pusztai & Orsolya Réthelyi (eds.) A gyermekvonatok. Élő híd Magyarország, Hollandia és Belgium között az első világháború után / De Hongaarse kindertreinen. Een levende brug tussen Hongarije, Nederland en België na de Eerste Wereldoorlog

Jan Bank (Universiteit Leiden), Review / Recensie

 

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

 

13.30-14.30 Panel 2 (English): The Children Trains: Humanitarian Action, Social Context

Friederike Kind-Kovács (Hannah-Arendt-Institut für Totalitarismusforschung Dresden – HAIT), Children’s Transnational Displacement after the Great War

Roland Perényi (Budapest History Museum – Kiscell Museum), Images of Post-War Misery as Instruments of Propaganda. Kornél Tábori’s Illustrated Lectures and the Children Trains

14.30-15.00 Coffee/Tea Break

15.00-16.30 Panel 3 (English): Hungary and the Netherlands in the Interwar Years: Church and Politics

George Harinck (NRI, Theological University Kampen), Alongside the Children Trains: Private and Public Initiatives to Diffuse Neo-Calvinism

Gábor Lányi (Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Budapest – KGRE), Jenő

Sebestyén and the Movement of Historical Calvinism

Ábrahám Kovács (János Selye University, Slovakia / Debrecen Reformed Theological University), Jenő Sebestyén’s Theological Thinking in the Light of Dutch Influence

16.30-18.45 Drinks and Conference Dinner

19.30-21.00 Theatrical Performance: Rudi Hermans – Een bijzondere vrouw (Dutch; Hungarian text provided)

Friday, 7 February

9.00-10.30

Panel 4 (Dutch): Hungary and the Netherlands in the Interwar Years: Church and Society

Maarten J. Aalders (NRI, Kampen Theological University), Een Hongaarse kerkscheuring?

Over de relatie tussen de Gereformeerde Kerken en de Hongaarse Gereformeerde Kerk / A Hungarian Church Schism? The Relationship Between the Reformed Churches in The Netherlands and the Hungarian Reformed Church 1920-1927

Hermán M. János (Pártiumi Keresztény Egyetem – Christian University Partium Oradea RO), De grote inzet van Miklós Knébel na de Eerste en Tweede Wereldoorlog / The great effort of Miklós Knébel after the First and Second World War

László Gonda (Debrecen Reformed Theological University), Onvergetene martelaars. Het zendingswerk van Emma Hadady en Gyula Cseszkó in Nederlands Oost-Indië / Unforgotten Martyrs. The Missionary Work of Emma Hadady and Gyula Cseszkó on the Dutch East-Indies

 

10.30-11.00 Coffee/Tea Break

 

11.00-12.30 Panel 5 (English/Dutch): The Children Trains: Cultural Production I

Jacqueline Bel (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Henriëtte Kuyper en Hongarije in oorlogstijd / Henriëtte Kuyper and Hungary in times of war

Vera Hajtó (independent scholar), ‘Our Stefaan is a Saint.’ The Role of István Regőczi and His Literary Work in the Collective and Individual Identity Construction of the Children of the Belgian-Hungarian Child Relief Project

Orsolya Réthelyi (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest – ELTE), The Children Trains and Cultural Production: The Dutch Histories of Hungarian Literature by W.A. Dekker,

A.L.I. Sivirsky and A. Cardijn

 

12.30-13.30 Lunch

 

13.30-15.00 Panel 6 (Dutch): The Children Trains: Cultural Production II

Gábor Pusztai (University of Debrecen), Het echtpaar Székely-Lulofs en de Nederlands- Hongaarse literaire betrekkingen in het interbellum / The Couple Székely-Lulofs and Dutch-Hungarian Literary Relations in the Interwar Years

Jaap Faber (Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Budapest – KGRE / Eötvös Loránd University Budapest – ELTE), Literair proza als culturele brug. Hongaarse literatuur in Nederland tijdens het interbellum / Bridging Cultures with Literary Prose. Hungarian Literature in the Netherlands during the Interwar Years

Roland Nagy (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest – ELTE) – Van middel tot object Taalkundige resultaten van de Hongaars-Nederlandse culturele contacten rondom de tijd van de kindertreinen / From Tool to Object. Linguistic Results of Hungarian-Dutch Contacts at the Time of the Children Trains

 

15.00-15.30 Coffee/Tea Break

 

15.30-17.00 Round-Table Discussion on the Conference Theme (Dutch): moderator: Orsolya Réthelyi. Gesprek met o.a. / Conversation with a.o. Lieke Kézér, Edgar Hermans, Rudi Hermans, Roeland Hermans, Ferenc Postma en Aranka Wijnbeek

17.00-17.15 Closure

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