Commemorate Charles Dickens with the University of Debrecen

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The University and National Library of the University of Debrecen, the International Summer School, the Institute of English and American Studies and the Linguistic and Literary Scholarship Council of the Regional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Arts and Sciences cordially invite you to a series of programmes commemorating the life and work of Charles Dickens on the occasion of the bicentenary of his birth. The exhibition will be open from April 5 to 12.

  • 3.30 p.m., 5 April (Thursday), 2012

Opening ceremony for the Charles Dickens exhibition

Welcome speech by MIKE BALFOUR, member of the Pickwick Club, United Kingdom

Venue: University Library Entrance Hall, Main Building, University of Debrecen


  • 5 p.m., 5 April (Thursday), 2012


Pickwick, Port and Partridge

Venue: Room #111, Main Building, University of Debrecen

The lecture is followed by a wine and cheese party.


  • 6 p.m., 24 April (Tuesday), 2012

Roman Polanski, Oliver Twist (feature movie)

Introduction by Professor Tamás Bényei and Zsolt Győri

Venue: Auditorium #2, Main Building, University of Debrecen

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