September

The calendar presents the year's events around the world. The programme is subject to change. The calendar is updated continuously.

5 September

Stockholm: Celebratory ceremony for the Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Celebration Act

A visiting delegation from the US Senate and Congress participate in a celebration at the Riksdag. With Raoul Wallenberg's sister Nina Lagergren.

Sidney, Australia: Ceremony commemorating Raoul Wallenberg

New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell participates in commemorative ceremony for Raoul Wallenberg and announces the establishment of an annual NSW Human Rights Award, to recognise an individua's extraordinary efforts in the human rights arena, in the memory of Raoul Wallenberg. With the Swedish, Hungarian and Israeli Ambassadors and survivour George Farkas.
Organised by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies at the NSW Parliament

Stockholm: Lecture on Raoul Wallenberg by Bengt Jangfeldt

Author Bengt Jangfeldt tells the story of Raoul Wallenberg, based upon his newly published book 'Raoul Wallenberg - a bioghraphy'. in Swedish. Free of charge
Venue: Rotundan, Stockholms Stadsbibliotek, Sveavägen 73
Time: 18.30

Jönköping: Lecture - Raoul Wallenberg, A Humanist in uniform

Lecture in Swedish by Lars Brink, author and researcher
Organizer:Folkuniversitetet, Jönköping

Time: kl 18.00
Venue: Folkuniversitetet, Skolgatan 15

8 September

Stockholm: Guided Tour - Sweden, the Holocaust and Wallenberg

Venue: The Army Museum
Time: 13.00

9 September

Budapest: Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Evening

A memorial evening will be held in the Dohány Street Synagogue. The organiser of the event is the March of the Living Foundation.
Date: Sunday 9 September 2012
Venue: Dohány Street Synagogue (Address: 1074 Budapest, Dohány u. 2.)

Paris: Documentary "The Angel of Budapest"

The Swedish Insitiutet in cooperation with the Hungarian Insitutet and the Swedish Embassy in Paris will screen the documentary "the Angel of Budapest" in two parts by Philippe Halphen and Jean-Michel Meurice, 1982, 59 min, TF1.
Time: Första delen 14.30, andra delen 17.00
Venue: Institut suédois, 11 rue Payenne

11 September

Sweden: Raoul Wallenberg evening

Friends of the Hebrew University in Sweden host a
Raoul Wallenberg evening.
Planned.

12 September

Dublin: Conference on Raoul Wallenberg

"MAN AMIDST INHUMANITY", the centennial of the birth of Raoul Wallenberg. Conference organised by the Swedish, Hungarian and Israeli Embassies in Ireland and Trinity College Dublin
Venue: LONG ROOM HUB, TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
Time: 09.00 - 16.30

15 September

Malmö: Lecture on Raoul Wallenberg's work in Budapest

Researcher Gellert Kovacs gives a lecture at the Hungarian Association in Malmö.

15-16 September

Budapest: Open doors at the British Embassy

In November 1944 the Bank leased the third floor of the building to the Swedish Legation, initially as office space. On the occasion of the Raoul Wallenberg year in Hungary the British Embassy in Budapest opens its doors to the general public and welcomes all interested guests during the European Heritage Days on the weekend of 15-16 September 2012.

18 September

Copenhagen: Seminar about Raoul Wallenberg

The Swedish and Hungarian Embassies along with the Danish Insitut for International Studies, DIIS, host as seminar with the hungarian researcher László SzQcs of the Holocaust Center in Budapest and Professor of History Kristan Gerner on the theme "Raoul Wallenberg - secular saint and secret agent". Moderated by danish Holocaust resercher Cecilia Stokholm Banke.
Time:14-16
Venue: DIIS, Köpenhamn

Ekerö: About RW with author Ingrid Carlberg

Ingrid Carlberg talks about Raoul Wallenberg and her new book "Det står ett rum här och väntar på dig".
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Venue: Biblioteket (the Library), Kulturhuset, Ekerö C
Contact: Maud Edvardsson: maud.edvardsson@ekero.se

Göteborg: Lecture - Raoul Wallenberg, A Humanist in uniform

Lecture by Lars Brink, author and researcher
Organizer: Folkuniversitetet, Jönköping
Organizer: Göteborgs Stadsmuseum, Tisdagsklubben (in Swedish)
Time: 15.00
Venue: Göteborgs Stadsmuseum, Norra Hamngatan 12

19 September

NYC: Raoul Wallenberg and his Legacy

In marking the centenary of the birth of Raoul Wallenberg,
award-winning authors Kati Marton of the United States and Bengt Jangfeldt of Sweden will discuss the heroic efforts of the Swedish diplomat to rescue Jews in Hungary and his mysterious disappearance after World War II. Sponsored by United Nations Department of Public Information's Holocaust Programme and The Permanent Missions of Hungary and Sweden to the United Nations
Venue: Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust,36 Battery Place (Downtown Manhattan)
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tirana: Opening of RW exhibition

The exhibition "Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012" opens at the National History Museum in Tirana by the swedish Chargé d'affaires Patrik Svensson and with the participation of, among others, US Ambassador Alexander Arvizu.

Linköping: Lecture with author Ingrid Carlberg

Ingrid Carlberg talks about Raoul Wallenberg and her new book "Det står ett rum här och väntar på dig". An arrangement by Östergötland Museum and Linköping City.
Time: 19:00
Venue: Wallenbergsalen, Östergötland Museum

Sweden: Raoul Wallenberg Evening

Friends of the Hebrew Univeristy in Sweden hosts a Raoul Wallenberg Evening.
Details to be confirmed.

20 September

Stockholm: City Walk in the footsteps of Raoul Wallenberg

Guided walking tour organized by Stockholm City Museum
Venue: Meetinpoint to be confirmed.
Time: 18.00

Berlin: Art History Seminar on Raoul Wallenberg

'Künstlerische Formen der Erinnerungen an Raoul Wallenberg' with dr Tanja Schult. Arranged by the Swedish Embassy in Berlin, the German Resistance Memorial Center
and the Foundation Memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe. In German.
Contact: info@museum-bindenwekstatt.de
Time: 19.00
Venue: Museum Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt, Rosenthaler Str. 39

21 September

Mariehamn: Lecture "Raoul Wallenberg - Hjälte av en slump"

Author Ingrid Carlberg talks about Raoul at the Swedish History Days.
Venue: Alandica Kultur och Kongress
Time: 14 - 15

24 September

The Vatican: 'Courage in the Face of Evil' Commemorating Raoul Wallenberg

A seminar to commemorate Raoul Wallenberg will be organized on 24 September by the Swedish Embassy to the Holy See, the Union of Italian Jewish Communities and the Community of Sant'Egidio.The main speakers will be Bengt Jangfeldt, historian and Wallenberg biographer, Frank Vajda, saved by Wallenberg in 1944/45 and Claudio Magris, writer and essayist.
Time: 16.30-19.30
Venue: Community of Sant'Egidio, Piazza di Sant'Egidio 3, Rome

Berlin: Teacher Seminar

'Ethical discussions with youth - a Swedish view' (Tolerance, Bystander, Moral Courage) with Thomas Böhm for pedagogical staff. Arranged by the Swedish Embassy and House of the Wannsee Conference. In german.
Contact.wallenberg-berlin@foreign.ministry.se
Time: 18.00
Venue: the Felleshaus of the Nordic Embassies

25 September

Warsaw: Seminar - the legacy of Raoul Wallenberg

Side event during OSCE's Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) on Raoul Wallenberg. With the author Ingrid Carlberg and swedish Ambassador for Human Rights Hans Dahlgren and a representative for ODHIR.

26 September

Stockholm: City Walk in the footsteps of Raoul Wallenberg

City Walk organized by Stockholm City Museum
Venue: Meetinpoint to be confirmed.
Time: 18.00

27 September

Gothenburg: Launch of the Raoul Wallenberg Calendar

The Living History Forum launches the Raoul Wallenberg Calendar at the Göteborg Book Fair.

28 September

Gothenburg: Raoul Wallenberg at the Göteborg Book Fair

Who was Raoul Wallenberg? With authors Ingrid Carlberg och Bengt Jangfeldt. Moderator: Maarja Talgre, cultural journalist. In Swedish.
Venue: Gothenburg Fair
Time: 11.00

30 September

Stockholm: Seminar 'The place where it happened. Raoul Wallenberg in Budapest, 1944-45'

A seminar arranged by the Embassy of Hungary and the Army museum with the participation of Ambassador Gábor Szentiványi, researcher Gellért Kovács, author Georg Sessler and Ambassador Jan Lundvik.
Contact: anders.wesslen@armemuseum.se
Venue: Army museum
Time: 14.00