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Objectives

The project 1) creates online databases serving family reconstitution, 2) collects and publishes egodocuments, 3) produces studies yielding insights into stepfamily structures and experiences across several social strata and four centuries 4) create an online exhibition and curriculum for university students, 5) organizes national and international conferences and workshops.
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Overview

Momentum “Integrating Families” Research Group is supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The project entitled Integrating Families: Children and the Stepfamily in the Kingdom of Hungary (16–19th Centuries) runs for five years. The project aims to study the history of the pre-modern family in Hungary, Europe and the world from a genuinely new perspective.
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events

2018. June 23.
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Family Histories on the Night of Museums, 23 June 2018

Four members of the research group give lectures during the night! Topics: the stepfamilies of the 17th century Transylvanian princely family, the...
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2018. May 25.
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The conversation with research team members on Kossuth Radio

  Listen here the conversation with research team members concerning their latest results on Kossuth Radio...
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2018. April 07.
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Members of the research team gave papers at ESSHC 2017

Stepfamily relationships, 1500-1800. Panels organized at ESSHC (Belfast, 2-7 April 2017) in cooperation with Lyndan Warner (St Mary’s University,...
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blog

2018. April 20. 13:17
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“God, how we all grow!” The family of Júlia Szendrey at Hársfa Street

Emese Gyimesi presents the everyday life of Julia Szendrey’s stepfamily, who was the most famous literary widow of the 19th century. In the...
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2018. March 20. 13:41
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“Such a numerous family as mine”. István Széchenyi as Stepfather

Zoltán Fónagy presents one of the best-known Hungarian historical figures in a lesser-known role. István Széchenyi, sometimes referred to as...
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2018. February 04. 15:08
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In Search of Stepmothers: The Stepfamilies of a Calvinist Minister

Family, autobiography, emotions Calvinist minister István Miskolci Csulyak (1575–1645) introduced his sixth and final marriage at the age of 65 in...
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