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July 12, 1993

Library of Congress Hosts Lecture on "Minorities in Eastern Europe"

WHAT: Lecture on "Minorities in Eastern Europe"

WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, August 10, 1993

WHERE: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Mary Pickford Theater (third floor), 101 Independence Ave., S.E.

WHO: Gyorgy Tokay, Vice President for Political Affairs of the Democratic Association of Hungarians in Romania

Mr. Tokay is an attorney and former journalist who has been active in championing the rights of Hungarians in Romania since 1989 and was elected to his current post in 1992. He has attended numerous international conferences on the problems of minorities in Europe and forums dealing with minority rights.

Mr. Tokay's lecture is part of a series of presentations by a variety of experts on issues of political, social and economic importance to Europe and the United States. The series is sponsored by the Library of Congress's European Division, which recommends materials for the Library's collections, provides reference services and prepares bibliographies and other publications on the social sciences and humanities of Europe (including Russia but excluding Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom.) These lectures are free and open to the public.

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PR 93-090
ISSN 0731-3527

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