The Catholic University of America

History Department News November 2016


Jennifer Davis published “The Curious Persistence of Frankish Law,” in The Berlin Journal 30 (2016), pp. 52-55.

Jennifer Paxton led a day-long seminar at the Smithsonian Institution entitled: “How the Britons Became the English, the Welsh, and the Scottish: Creating a United Kingdom” on 29 October.

Arpad von Klimo gave a talk on Friday, October 21, 2016, on the “Collapse of the Stalinist Politics of Memory in Hungary after 1956” at the workshop, “New Directions in the Scholarship on the 1956 Hungarian Revolution,” held at the Russian, East European and Eurasian Center, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He participated in the panel “Religious Persecution under Communism. Exihibition on the Life of Marton Aron,” held at CUA on Monday, November 7, 2016. He also gave a comment at the premiere of the documentary film “Keep Quiet” about a Hungarian Neo-Nazi leader who became an orthodox Jew, at the Jewish Film Festival, Philadelphia, also on November 7, 2016.