Professor Dr. Hans Mommsen tackled aspects of Germany’s attempts to face its Nazi past when he delivered a lecture titled “Coming to terms with the Nazi past in the Federal Republic of Germany. Burden and Obligation” at Andrássy University last Tuesday.
Bob Dent searches for some missing history. When I first came to Budapest in the 1980s there was a memorial plaque on the façade of the M?csarnok or Hall of Arts in Heroes’ Square. The plaque commemorated a massive workers’ demonstration of 1 September 1930. The marchers had passed through Heroes’ Square on their way to City Park. In recent years it has struck me that the plaque is no longer there.