News on project implementation

News on project implementation

The project’s aim is to survey resources, collection and digitalization of sources connected to János Esterházy as personality and his activities.
10 researchers of four partners and also people providing technical and administrative support are participating in the project.
The project began with a workshop in Budapest on 5 October 2012 under title János Esterházy’s career and memory (the historical resources and the opinion on the politician). In this workshop researchers had a keynote lectures on the present state of the theme and on scientific results.

The Slovakian partner, the Forum Minority Research Institute organizes the research works in Slovakia and also is responsible for digitizing and transcribing the collected documents.
The Polish partner already finished the research works in Poland. The Czech partner carries out researches in the Czech Republic that are still under process.
The Hungarian partner explored Esterhazy documents in the mentioned two daily papers that are in Hungarian public collections, and also the heritage owned by the Esterhazy family. Besides these activities the Lead partner also completed the previous researches made on the Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Foreign Affairs archives.

Currently, the collection and evaluation of the resources is under process, which is coordinated by the partnering institutions.
After fulfillment of this activity the project will continue with digitalization of sources and publication of the source database in the internet.
The project will be finished with a closure conference where the researchers will evaluate the outcomes of their research activities.