July 3, 2020
On a hot summer night when visitors would have flocked to the Goldberger House, we could only host audiences online.
June 4, 2020
Due to the pandemic, the Galeria Centralis was forced to close its doors until further notice, but our colleagues are happy to announce that the exhibition Faith-Trust-Secrecy, which opened in February, is now available online!
April 23, 2020
For more insightful content on the pandemic, Blinken OSA staff are curating recommended articles, books and podcasts.
March 13, 2020
Blinken OSA provides access to even more digital collections through its Research Cloud available to the entire CEU community.
December 13, 2018
In the summer of 2018, OSA received a unique collection of over 200 propaganda and promotional films produced by the Hungarian Propaganda and Tourism Agency (Idegenforgalmi Propaganda és Kiadó Vállalat) before the regime change in 1989-1990.
December 13, 2018
Peter Pastor, professor emeritus of history at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ., donated his personal papers related to the Atlantic Research and Publications, Inc. (ARP) to Blinken OSA. Professor Pastor is a prominent member of the 1956 Hungarian exile community in the US and a historian focusing primarily on diplomatic and military relations between Hungary and Russia/USSR, and on twentieth century Hungary. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of seven books.
November 21, 2017
The Traces of Revolutions Program series at Blinken OSA – November 2017
November 7, 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.
October 10, 2017
Within CEU’s Open Learning Initiative Blinken OSA hosts a higher education program geared towards refugees and asylum seekers in Hungary.
February 28, 2017
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.