HUNGARY 60: 1956 – Whose Revolution Exactly? A CEEL exclusive by writer and poet George Szirtes

Writer and poet George Szirtes left Budapest as a child-refugee in 1956. Now, surveying the country 60 years later, he finds a Hungary not so different from the one he left.  _______________________________________________________ Just about now, every year, Hungarians commemorate the outbreak of the Uprising of 1956. This year is special. It is the sixtieth anniversary.…

George Szirtes | October 21, 2016
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The Search for the Balkan War Criminals – a Frontline Club Event with Julian Borger, by Rachel Nicholson

Julian Borger’s The Butcher’s Trail: How the Search for the Balkan War Criminals Became the World’s Most Successful Manhunt is a historical account – which ‘reads like a thriller’ – of the largest manhunt in history since World War II. Author and journalist Adam Lebor chaired the Frontline Club’s panel discussion about Borger’s book, which…

Rachel Nicholson | March 15, 2016