General Finno-Ugric Information

Johanna Laakso johanna.laakso at
Wed Jan 14 11:35:03 UTC 2009

Dear All,

below, excerpts of the general information sent out recently by Enikő Szíj
on the Hungarian FINNUGOR-L list (apologies for multiple postings!):

For 2009, the following events and anniversaries:
- 80th birthday of the Hungarian ethnomusicologist László Vikár
- 200th anniversary of Finland's separation from Sweden and the birth of
Finland's autonomy
- 200 years from the death of the German scholar A. L. Schlözer, one of
those who prepared the way for early comparative Finno-Ugristics
- 200 years from the birth of the Hungarian Fennophile István Fábián
- 150 years from the birth of the Hungarian ethnographer and translator Béla
- 100 years from the birth of the Hungarian poet and translator Géza Képes
- 175 years from the birth of Aleksis Kivi, Finland's national poet
- 125 years from the death of Elias Lönnrot, compiler of Finland's national
epic Kalevala
- 2-5 June: international Kalevala conference in Petrozavodsk (Contact:
conf at
- 23-27 September: All-Russian Finno-Ugrists' Conference in Khanty-Mansiisk
(Contact: ouipiir at )

For 2010:
- 375th anniversary of the ELTE university, Budapest
- 200 years from the birth of Pál Hunfalvy, one of the founding fathers of
Hungarian Finno-Ugric studies
- 150 years from the birth of Bernát Munkácsi, Hungarian Finno-Ugrist
- 9-14 August: 11th International Congress of Finno-Ugric Studies in
Piliscsaba ( )
- 11th Finno-Ugric Writers' Congress in Finland

Stay tuned!

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johanna Laakso
Institut für Europäische und Vergleichende Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft
Abteilung für Finno-Ugristik
Universitätscampus AAKH, Spitalgasse 2-4 Hof 7, A-1090 Wien
Tel. +43 1 4277 43019 | Fax +43 1 4277 9430
johanna.laakso at |

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