Scientific conference entitled “Ethnographic Research in the Present”. MNM Forgách-Liptay Castle Museum It was organized by the MNM Palóc Museum on the proposal of the Miskolc District Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in the city on the banks of the Eboli River.
– At our professional event, we were able to get an overview of paleontological research, and we were also able to encounter the specific current situation of museology. The lectures presented one phenomenon or another as a repertoire of the teaching of our ancestors. In many cases, the aspect of how to transmit and love traditional elements of knowledge, which can be indispensable for life and serve our future, also emerged. The cooperation between the provinces of Hévíz, Borsod and Nograd goes back half a century, and we are confident that this event will add to the collected knowledge of Baloux and deepen our knowledge – said Dr. Agnes Lengyel, President of the Ballock Museum.
He emphasized Ivan Nagy’s role as a historian
Dr. Gabor Limbacher, Institutional Director of the Czesseny Museum, emphasized the role of historian Ivan Nagy at the press conference of the conference. He is the one who still influences us with his patriotism and the founding of the museum. I believe that in our fast-paced world, ethnographers play a very important role in influencing the future and achieving our goals. Half of Palócság extends beyond the border, which is why we are very happy that Laszlo Jambor, Besztercebánya County Municipality Representative, will also participate in the conference. We are trying to serve the purpose of developing a forward-looking structure and experiencing historical belonging – said Dr. Gabor Limbacher.
In his speech, Dr. Petrčak Tivadar, Chairman of the Ethnography Committee of the MTA Miskolc Academic Committee, emphasized that the museums in the three provinces have acquired serious scientific potential. – In addition to exhibitions, research is also an important task for museums. Now we can work on a theme through which past and present processes can be examined, which is typical of Palócsag. The head of the specialized committee said that it is important that the research results become part of public awareness and that we mobilize people interested in ethnography and traditions.
In his greeting, Nandor Skozzi, President of the Nograd County Municipal Assembly, referred to the mission of shaping the future by preserving the values of Nograd. – I ask researchers to help the work of activists in public life, so that in this world of lost value we can show the way for today’s generation so that they can be proud of their values and be able to thrive here locally – stressed Nandor Skozzi.
The mission of museums is to preserve and transmit values
At the press conference, Vice-President of the Borsod-Abaj-Zemplén District Association, Gergely Szabó, drew attention to the fact that the work of researchers serves as the basis, through them we can learn about, interpret and preserve the past. The values that the past has bequeathed to us. – Our mission is to leave this treasure as a legacy for the future and show people today why this value is important to them. The Vice President explained that the role of the museum is not to be a closed unit, but to spread the word about researching and learning as much as possible about the past, making it timeless and accessible.
Professor Dr. Károly Köcsis, regular member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and President of the MAB of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, detailed the importance of science in ethnographic research and the preservation of traditions. This year is the 20th year that we pay tribute to Széchényi with a series of Hungarian Science Festival events to disseminate our research results to the world. Professor Dr. said: Carolee Kocsis.
He added that regional committees across the country are working to promote research and science. In northern Hungary A Balochland They provide the backbone for ethnographic research centered in museums. In addition, as a layman, he considers ethnographic research to be his heart’s content.
Preserving traditions is also a prominent theme
President of the General Assembly of the Municipality of Hévíz Farmigii Dr. In his welcoming speech, Attila Simon Juhasz drew attention to the importance of preserving traditions. -By preserving traditions, we can create and shape society. In this way, we can also show our true identity in kindergarten and school events. Even by preserving folk dance and music, we feel that the society we live in is our society. That is why I now thank researchers for revealing to us these traditions, through which we can shape our societies – said the president of the association.
They have earned a certificate
After the opening, woodcarver István Egri and furniture painter János Sásváry, who recently received Nógrádikum recognition, received certificates. At the conference, a number of ethnographers, Dr. Tivadar Petrčak, Professor Dr. Karoly Kocsis, Dr. Gabor Limbacher and Peter Maxo are Roman Catholic priests. The event concluded with viewing the Jubilee Exhibition of Petofi and Madash.