Program series at Blinken OSA – November 2017
In October, a series of student outreach programs organized in conjunction with the Somewhere in Europe/ Gaudiopolis exhibition at Blinken OSA attracted close to 800 students from 38 different schools and institutions across Budapest. The exhibition explored the story of Gaudiopolis (City of Joy), a children’s republic founded in 1945 in Budapest by Lutheran pastor Gábor Sztehlo.
Within CEU’s Open Learning Initiative Blinken OSA hosts a higher education program geared towards refugees and asylum seekers in Hungary.
The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives launched its first Teacher Training Program for Hungarian high school history teachers, entitled Scopes and Constraints in 20th Century Hungarian History, with accreditation for five years granted by the Hungarian Ministry of Education.
A new photo gallery documenting how Hungarian refugees were treated from their arrival to their eventual resettlement is now available on Blinken OSA’s website Hungarian Refugees in 1956.