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Please join the Columbia Journalism School, the Columbia School of the Arts, the Society of Fellows, the Heyman Center, and the Harriman Institute for a lecture by László Upor.
When Hungary’s illiberal regime began taking control of universities, only one fought back: The University of Theater and Film Arts in Budapest. After months of protest, half the faculty resigned — and then a mass of students left with them. Now they are building a liberatory and international alternative.
László Upor, a professor and dramaturg on the frontlines of the movement, tells the story of this inspiring cultural resistance.