Dr. Mária Palasik's presentation in Halifax

Mária Palasik, associate professor of our department delivered a lecture about Setting Women to work during the extensive industrialisation in the 1950's Hungary at the Dalhousie University in Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada) at the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities at the nineteenth annual conference of Hungarian Studies Association of Canada on 29 May 2003. The Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada (HSSFC), which represents more than 24,000 researchers in 67 learned societies and 69 universities and colleges in Canada, organises the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities in co-operation with a different Canadian university each year. This congress of more than 6,000 researchers from around the world was held from May 28 to June 5, 2003. There were planned nearly 1,200 seminars. The Congress was feature interdisciplinary symposiums, cultural events and public discussion. The purpose of the Congress is to promote a better understanding of the importance for Canada and the world of teaching and research in the social sciences and humanities. It also gave researchers a chance to meet, and better understand, one another.

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