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László Gróf - The World of András Sütő

Friday 02 February 2018, 08:00pm - 10:00pm


András Sütő (17 June 1927 – 30 September 2006) born in Pusztakamarás in the Mezőség region of Transylvania, was an ethnic Hungarian writer and politician in Romania. Sütő is one of the leading writers in the Hungarian language in the 20th century – the author of more than 50 books which include novels, essays and dramas, recipient of the prestigious Herder- (1979) and Kossuth Prize (2002).


László Gróf is an historian; he took a post-graduate diploma at Rewley House in Local History. Gaining a Distinction, his dissertation on the history of English straw-plait was later published as Children of Straw – first in 1988 in a hardcover edition and in 2002 again as a paperback. His training as a military cartographer led him into the research of the history of cartography, on the subject of which he has been lecturing in Hungary, but mainly in Transylvania where he has given over one hundred talks in more than sixty locations during the past twenty years at International Conferences, Academic Institutions and at the invitations of Hungarian communities.

Location : Harris Seminar Room, Oriel College


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