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Pavel Horák

Pavel Horák

Mgr. Pavel HORÁK, Ph.D. 

Department of Critical Heritage Studies

tel.: +420 222 828 602e-mail: horak@eu.cas.cz

 

Education

2018   Ph.D. in studies of religion, University of Pardubice, Department for the Study of Religions

2013   Mgr. in studies of religion, University of Pardubice, Department for the Study of Religions

2011   Bc. in studies of religion, University of Pardubice, Department for the Study of Religions

Research interests

New religious movements, especially modern/contemporary Paganism; Christian theology; history and anthropology of religion; magic; (western) esotericism

Recent publications

2021    Who is, and Who Is Not a Pagan? Struggles in Defining Contemporary Paganism. Pomegranate: International Journal of Pagan Studies, 22 (2), (forthcoming).

2021    Magic between Europe and India: On Mantras, Coercion of Gods, and the Limits of Current Debates Religions. Religions, 2: 87 (2): 87. (with Martin Fárek).

2017    The Image of Paganism in the British Romanticism”. Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies, 19 (2): 141-65.                                                        

2016    The Image of Paganism in the Age of Reason: From Idolatry towards a Secular Concept of Polytheism". Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies, 18 (2): 125–49.

Funding

2021    How to Magically Edify a Nation? Occultism and Nationalism in Central Europe, 1890-1939 (Jan Patočka Junior Visiting Fellowship – Institut für die Wissenschaften von Menschen, Vienna)

2020    “Magic and Supernatural vis-a-vis The Czechoslovak and Czech State”. (Strategy AV21).

2019    Erasmus+ Postdoctoral Internship (University of Amsterdam; The Ritman Library and Research Institute)

2018    Erasmus+ Postdoctoral Internship (Ghent University, Belgium)

2016    Erasmus Internship (Ghent University, Belgium)

2015    Fieldwork in Ireland – Internal Grant Agency, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice (University College Cork)

2015    Fieldwork in Slovenia – CEEPUS Fellowship (University of Ljublanja).

Membership

EASA – European Association of Social Anthropologists

CASA – Czech Association for Social Anthropology

CASR – Czech Association for the Study of Religions

ESSWE – The European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism

Societas Magica

 

Academia.edu: https://cas-cz.academia.edu/PavelHorak

ORCID iD: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3789-977X

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