V. Fraknói Summer Academy - Eger

The fifth Fraknói Summer Academy was organized in Eger between 1–4 August 2019. Participants attended lectures on church history. Curators of the event were Péter Tusor and rev. Máté Gárdonyi, the director and organizer was Viktor Kanász.

On the first day the attendants were welcomed by the curators and the director. István Bitskey gave his lecture about the city of Eger in the 16th century. Thereafter he participated on a panel discussion about his scientific career.

On the second day of the Summer Academy, the latest results of the church history of Hungary were presented. The lectures included various presentation regarding the history of Archdiocese of Eger. The lecture was held by István Fazekas, Tamás Véghseő, Béla Vilmos Mihalik, Attila Verók. Furthermore Tamás Fedeles and Norbert C. Tóth presented György Domokos’s newest book. In the afternoon session of the academy program many more presentation were held in the topic by György Sági, Gábor Nemes, Xénia Jonica, Viktor Kanász and Róbert Oláh.

On Saturday the attendants visited the archbishop’s library. After the cultural program those present went hiking to the nearest hill, Nagy-Eged. To close the evening the director of Summer Academy, Viktor Kanász held a quiz on church history.

On the last day participants visited archbishop’s archives, and finally as usual those present participated a mass in the basilica of Eger.