The Transcarpathian Hungarian Pedagogical Association’s position on the right to receive education in the native language in Ukraine

2020.01.28 News 333 view(s)

The Transcarpathian Hungarian Pedagogical Association’s position on the right to receive education in the native language in Ukraine in connection with the Law on Complete General Secondary Education. On January 16, 2020, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Bill No. 0901 on Complete Secondary Education (327 people’s deputies voted in favor). It is worth noting that all...


The Ruska Kraina Experiment

2020.01.13 News 371 view(s)

In early December 1918 Ruthenian representatives of various political views from north-eastern Hungarian counties went to Budapest by a special train. The train might have been slow due to the shortage of coal in the post-war months in Hungary, so they had to economize on heating in the locomotive. The Ruthenian delegates were going to...


Venice Commission’s Expert Opinion of the 2019 Law on Supporting the Functioning of the Ukrainian Language as the State Language

2019.12.21 News 466 view(s)

Below you will find the opinion of the Venice Commission on the Ukrainian state language of 2019, i.e. the Law on Supporting the Functioning of the Ukrainian Language as the State Language in Hungarian and Ukrainian translations as well as its original text in the English language. The Opinion was adopted by the Venice Commission...


George Rákóczi II – the warrior

2019.12.19 News 362 view(s)

Among the Transylvanian princes George Rákóczi II (1621-1660) can be called a warrior because of his fight with the Turks and his unsuccessful campaign in Poland. He was prepared for reign from his childhood. His father educated him to read the Bible and go to church. As captain of Várad, he married Zsófia Báthori, the...


Human Geographical Processes in East Central Europe: Problems, Tendencies and Trends

2019.12.11 News 338 view(s)

International Geographical Conference Berehove (Transcarpathia, Ukraine), March 26–27, 2020 Following the successful conferences in 2012 and 2016, the Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education is organizing its third international geographical conference in cooperation with the Research Institute for National Strategy (Budapest, Hungary), the Department of Regional Science at Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest,...


Wilson in Verkhovyna

2019.12.10 News 334 view(s)

Szabó Simon, a Greek Catholic canon, the leader of the Hungarian Ruthenian People’s Assembly, declared in November 1918, “The people heard president Wilson’s wakening word and discuss in their wooden huts the rights of nations for self-determination.” Szabó’s comment is rather a rhetorical element fitting the political climate, than a description of the Ruthenian highland’s...


Proposals of the Transcarpathian Hungarian Pedagogical Association regarding the teaching of Hungarian and Hungarian-language education in Ukraine

2019.11.29 News 360 view(s)

The Transcarpathian Hungarian Pedagogical Association sent a letter regarding the Hungarian-language education in Ukraine to Hanna Novosad, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine. This letter was also sent to the editorial staff of Karpátalja.ma, we publish it without any changes. Our association continues to await the implementation of the Venice Commission’s proposal to amend Article 7 and...