Early Hungarian history symposium is being held in Russia

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Early Hungarian history before the conquest period is the theme of the conference that kicked off on Tuesday in Russia said Ethnographer Koppány László Csáji to MTI.

The event has been organized by the Russian Academy of Sciences Ural Chelyabinsk Institute of Archeology Department and the South Ural State University. Csáji emphasized that this is the first such international scientific conference in Russia in the topic.

The event takes place in three locations: the symposium kicked off in Shadrinsk; the first day, experts examining and evaluating the artifacts found at the excavation sites of the region that originate from the early iron age and the migration period; then, the conference moves to Uelg, which is located one hundred kilometers north of Chelyabinsk; artifacts found at the Uelg site have paramount importance from the Hungarian perspective said Csáji.

Participants that take part in the conference have come from four countries: Russia, Ukraine, Hungary and Kazakhstan.

(MTI –


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