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BERNARD ADAMS, literary translator, was born in 1937 in the Black Country of the English West Midlands. Educated at King Edward’s School, Birmingham, he did his national service in the regimental band of the Royal Scots Greys, then read Hungarian and Russian at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He was awarded an

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GUSZTÁV BÁGER is professor emeritus at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest. Between 1990 and 1992, he was the Head of the Economic Policy Department of the Ministry of Finance, and in 1992, he became the Head of the International Finance Department of  the  Ministry of Finance. From 2003, he was

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SZILÁRD  BIERNACZKY, CSc,  retired associate professor, music and ethnographic researcher, Africanist, book publisher, poet, and translator. His awards include the Károly Kós Prize and the Iroko Lifetime Achievement Award. His main research areas are Hungarian, Italian, and African literature, musical and oral traditions. Dr Biernaczky is the author and editor

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ÁGNES BERETZKY is an associate professor at Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary. She received her MA in History, English, and Scandinavian Studies, and a PhD in History from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. Her main areas of research are modern British history, British–Hungarian relations in the twentieth

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ANTAL BABUS (Gyöngyös, 1960) literary historian, librarian. Graduated from Debrecen University (KLTE) in 1984 majoring in Hungarian and Russian Philology. He obtained his PhD from the same university in 2002. He has been working in the Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books of the Library and Information Centre of the

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ANTAL BABUS (Gyöngyös, 1960) literary historian, librarian. Graduated from Debrecen University (KLTE) in 1984 majoring in Hungarian and Russian Philology. He obtained his PhD from the same university in 2002. He has been working in the Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books of the Library and Information Centre of the

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ANTAL BABUS (Gyöngyös, 1960) literary historian, librarian graduated from Debrecen University (KLTE) in 1984 majoring in Hungarian and Russian. He obtained his PhD degree in 2002 from the same university. He has been working in the Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books of the Library and Information Centre of the

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ATTILA BALÁZS (Novi Sad/Újvidék, 1955), writer, translator, journalist. Author of twelve books of prose. Founder of the cultural magazine Ex Symposion. He worked as editor for the YU Radio-Television; moved to Budapest in 1991. For a time he worked as war correspondent, then as political correspondent for the newspaper Pesti

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JAMES ALLAN holds the oldest named chair at The University of Queensland. Before arriving in Australia in 2005, he spent 11 years teaching law in New Zealand at the University of Otago, and before that lectured in law in Hong Kong. He is a native-born Canadian who practised law in

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ISTVÁN ÁRKOSSY (Kolozsvár/Cluj-Napoca, 1943) is a Hungarian painter and graphic artist. He graduated at the University of Fine Arts in Clausenburg in 1966. Between 1967–1987 he was the graphic artist of the weekly literary and artistic magazine, Utunk. Since 1982 painting has been occupying a significant role in his artistic