Book Launch: Az Emberi Jogok Lobogója Alatt (The Noble Banner of Human Rights)


We cordially invite you to the presentation of the book

Robert R. King: Az Emberi Jogok Lobogója Alatt (The Noble Banner of Human Rights)

The book is the Hungarian adaptation of relevant parts of The Noble Banner of Human Rights: Essays in Memory of Tom Lantos (Brill/Nijhoff 2018). Through the memories of Tom Lantos's Chief of Staff, the distinguished American diplomat, Robert R. King, this publication offers unique insights into the life and work of a Hungarian-born U.S. Congressman, who was the only Holocaust survivor to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. The book is complemented by Robert R. King’s personal recollection of his long-time engagement with Hungary, including the 1978 return of the Holy Crown.   

The publishing of the book was supported by the US Embassy Small Grant Program. 

Date: 22 September 2022, 5 PM 
Place: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Kiselőadó
(Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 9, 1051)

Opening remarks will be delivered by János Martonyi, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and the President of the Board of the Center for Democracy Public Foundation. The opening remarks will be followed by a panel discussion with Robert R. King, American diplomat, Katrina Lantos Swett, daughter of Tom Lantos and President of the Lantos Foundation, Richard Swett, former Congressman and Ambassador. The panel is moderated by Tamás Magyarics, Professor, Eötvös Lóránd University.

The language of the event is English. 

During the event the book will be available for free in limited numbers. 

We would be honoured if you could attend.