Győző Lugosi 1952–2021

  At the age of 69, Győző Lugosi, vice president of our Foundation, university professor of History and editor of the quarterly Eszmélet, has died of COVID-19. We will honor his memory. Eszmélet’s obituary (in Hungarian and English)

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László Sziklai 1942–2021

  László Sziklai, who founded the Archive and and administered it for a quarter of a century, has died of COVID-19 on March 26. We will honor his memory. Miklós Mesterházi’s obituary (in Hungarian) Péter Agárdi’s obituary (in Hungarian) Rüdiger Dannemann’s obituary (in German)

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Documentary on Lukács is now available online

Georg – The Doc, directed by Sotiris Bekas and screened at the 7th Peloponnisos International Documentary Festival, is now available worldwide with English, Hungarian, and Greek subtitles through Vimeo On Demand. Part of the income will be donated to support the Foundation. Thank you! Ευχαριστώ!    To visit the documentary’s official Facebook Page, click […]

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“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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