Vera Sheridan receives the Order of Merit - Knight's Cross by the President of Hungary

BASEES is pleased to announce that Dr Vera Sheridan, the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies, Dublin City University has been awarded the Order of Merit - Knight's Cross by the President of Hungary.  This is in recognition of Vera’s contribution, as a 1956 refugee, to Hungarian scholarship in Ireland and as well as actively supporting students with their studies.  Vera was one f the delegates to the BASEES regional conference that took place in Budapest in December of last year where she delivered a paper on the reception of refugees form the 1956 Revolution in the Republic of Ireland.

Dr Vera Sheridan at the BASEES Regional Conference in Budapest in December 2016

Dr Vera Sheridan at the BASEES Regional Conference in Budapest in December 2016