“On guard”

The Foundation’s board members “on guard” at the University of Theatre and Film Arts, currently occupied by students protesting against the government’s crackdown on academic freedom. © Gabriella Csoszó / FreeDoc

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The Deutsche Welle about the Lukács Archives

“Seit zwei Jahren ist das Archiv des Philosphen Georg Lukács geschlossen – aus politischen Gründen, behaupten Kritiker. Ehemalige Mitarbeiter kämpfen seitdem vergeblich für die Wiedereröffnung.” Continue reading.

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Statement of Solidarity

The Lukács Archive International Foundation firmly protests the politically motivated harrassment of the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory of the University in Belgrade. We owe solidarity to the colleagues in Belgrade and to all those who also condemned the closure of the Lukacs Archive. Both were attacks on independent research and free and critical […]

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Nicolas Tertulian (1929–2019)

  « Nous avons l’immense tristesse de vous annoncer le décès aujourd’hui 11 septembre 2019 à Suresnes de Nicolas Tertulian, grand spécialiste mondial de la pensée de Lukacs, sans doute l’un des derniers à avoir personnellement connu le maître. » Prof. Jean-Pierre Morbois (Le blog des amis de Georg Lukacs)   „Eine wahrhaft traurige Nachricht! Nicolas […]

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Georg – The Doc

Film release on 20 September 2019,  at 7 p. m. in Nyitott Műhely (1123 Budapest, Ráth György utca 4.) A documentary film about the Hungarian Marxist philosopher, aesthetician, literary historian, and critic, György Lukács, based on an idea of Sotiris Bekas and the research of Cody J. Inglis, Ágnes Kelemen, Jordan Skinner. The music of […]

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Ágnes Heller (1929–2019)

Hungarian philosopher Ágnes Heller, who was a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and a founder of our Foundation, died at the age of 90 on July 19. Thank you for everything, Ági!

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Statement of Solidarity

The Lukács Archive International Foundation (LAIF) is appalled by the news that the government has condemned yet another scientific research group, the 1956 Institute, to closure. The integration into the pro-government Veritas Institute will inevitably lead to its dissolution: the current researches will discontinue and the source materials of the Oral History Archive will be […]

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To the Friends of the Lukács Archive

Dear Friends, Since the release of our last statement (17 June 2018) – in which we expressed our hope in the success of negotiations with the representatives of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) and its Library and Information Centre (LIC) – the situation of the Lukács Archives (LAK) has not changed: it remains closed, the […]

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