“What Happened to Christianity in Post-Socialist Europe?”
Presented by István Povedák, Research Group for the Study of Religious Culture, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and University of
Szeged, Senior Research Fellow
Monday, October 24, 2016
Knight Library Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St. Eugene, OR
Dr. István Povedák is a Senior Research Fellow of the Research Group for the Study of Religious Culture, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and University of Szeged. His main fields of research are contemporary vernacular religiosity, modern mythologies, and the cult of heroes and celebrities. His books include Pseudo Heroes and Fake Gods? (in Hungarian); Heroes and Celebrities in Central Eastern Europe; Landscape as a Factor for Creating Identity; and Shamans Everywhere: The Multidisciplinary Analysis of Contemporary Paganism (in Hungarian).