Deutsch: Wir protestieren gegen die Schließung des Lukács-Archivs!
Español: Protestamos contra el cierre de Lucas Archivo
Français: Nous protestons contre la fermeture des Archives Lukács
Magyar: Tiltakozunk a Lukács Archívum szétszedése ellen
Italiano: Protesta per la chiusura dell'Archivio Lukács
Português: Protesto contra o fechamento do Arquivo Lukács
русский язык: Протест против закрытия Архива Георга Лукача в Будапеште
українська: Протест против закрытия Архива Георга Лукача в Будапеште

Protest Against Closing Down the Lukács Archiv


We, the undersigned, wish to express our deepest worries about the resolution of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences to close down the Lukács Archives in Budapest. Görgy Lukács was one the significant philosophers of the 20th century, an author of modernity outstanding not only in philosophy but also in the fields of political mindedness, theory of literature, sociology and ethics An author of international renown, Lukács represented one of the intellectual peaks in Hungary's history of civilisation, his works constitute a part of the treasures of humankind. For decades, the Lukács Archives has facilitated academic and non-academic circles to have access to the documents related to the philosopher's life and professional achievements. As it is located in the philosopher's home of his late years, it has also served as a memorial place devoted to a decisive personality of our era. Based on the above, we call on the authorities in charge to re-consider their decision, which took the international community of science and art by consternation and sorrow.


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