Mgr. Pavel HORÁK, Ph.D.
Department of Critical Heritage Studies
tel.: +420 222 828 602e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
New religious movements, especially modern/contemporary Paganism; Christian theology; history and anthropology of religion; magic; (western) esotericism
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.
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).
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
ORCID iD: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3789-977X