Vassányi, Miklós

Vassányi, Miklós

Title: PhD
Gender: M
Year of Birth: 1966
Place of Birth (Country): Hungary
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Office Phone Number: +36-1-483-2906

Doctoral Studies
Year of Doctoral Defence (PhD / CSc): 2007
Discipline: Philosophy
Title of Thesis: Anima mundi. The Rise of the World Soul Theory in German Enlightenment and Early Romanticism, Examined with Respect to the Relation between the Finite and the Infinite. (Promotor: Prof. Dr Martin Moors)
Issuing Institution: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)

MA Studies
Year of Obtaining the MA Degree: 1992
Discipline(s): Hungarian Language and Literature – English Language and Literature
Issuing Institution: ELTE University of Budapest

Further Studies and Qualifications

Institution Qualification Year of Obtaining the Qualification
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) MA in Philosophy 2004
     
     

Employment
Current Employer: Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Institute: Institute of Arts Studies and General Humanities
Department: Department of General Humanities
Current Position(s): Associate Professor, Head of Department, Deputy Dean for Research, Erasmus and Sports Affairs

Other Previous Employers: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Other Previous Positions Held: Assistant (2005-2007)

Previous Employer: ELTE University of Budapest
Previous Position Held: Doctoral scholarship holder (1992-1995)


Areas of Research and Teaching

History of Early Modern and Modern Philosophy (esp. Spinoza, Locke, Leibniz, Diderot and Schelling)
Metaphysics and Philosophy of Religion
Early Byzantine Theology (esp. St Denys the Areopagite and St Maximus the Confessor)
Later Greek Neo-Platonism (esp. Proclus)
Johannes Scottus Eriugena
History of Inca, Aztec and Inuit (Eskimo) Religion

Membership in Research Groups and Projects

OTKA (Hungarian National Fund for Scientific Research) Research Group K 101503 “The Concepts and Traditions of Mysticism in European Thought” (2012-2015), chief researcher

OTKA (Hungarian National Fund for Scientific Research) Research Group K 81278 “Theological Anthropology in Patristics” (April 2010-April 2014), research fellow

Educational Functions, Curriculum Development and Other
Teaching-Related Activities

Period Function or Activity
2008 Participation in the preparation of the curriculum of the MA-programme in Religious Studies
2012 Coordination of the preparation of the curriculum of the postgraduate degree programme in Christian Ethics
   
   
   

Language Skills

Language Level and Kind of Proficiency
English written and oral fluency
French written and oral fluency
Italian written and oral fluency
German conversational level and self-reliant reading skills
Dutch conversational level and self-reliant reading skills
Spanish conversational level and self-reliant reading skills
Latin self-reliant reading skills
Greek self-reliant reading skills
   
   
   

Honours, Distinctions, and Prizes

Name of Distinction Issuing Institution Year of Issuing
     
     
     

Membership in Academic Societies

Name of Organization Function (if any)
Hungarian Society for Religious Studies (MVT)  
Central European Association for Canadian Studies (CEACS)  
Deutsch-Ungarische Gesellschaft für Philosophie  
   

Guest Professorships and Research Fellowships in Foreign
Institutions

Period Institution Activities
April 2009 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,
Higher Institute of Philosophy
Erasmus Guest Instructor
December 2012 Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,
Higher Institute of Philosophy
OTKA (Hungarian National Fund
for Scientific Research) Short
Research Trip
     
     
     

Promotorship in Doctoral Studies

Name of
Doctoral Student,
Institution
Research Topic / Title of Dissertation Year of Defence
(if applicable)
Gergő Horváth,
ELTE Doctoral
School in
Philosophy
Martin Heidegger és a pszichoanalízis.
A Dasein-analízis fenomenológiai dimenziói
 
     
     
     

Opponentship in Doctoral Defences

Name of
Doctoral Student,
Institution
Title of Dissertation Year of Defence
Noémi Mária Najbauer,
ELTE Doctoral
School in
English Studies
„The Art of Salvation is but the Art of
Memory:” Memory as Art and Devotion
in the Sermons of John Donne
2010
Veronika Szántó,
ELTE Doctoral
School in
Philosophy
Radical Politics, Natural Philosophy, and
Religion in 17th-Century England
2011
     
     

 

List of Publications

Monographs

 

Edited Books and Journals

Chapters in Books

 

Articles in Academic Reviews (Printed and Electronic)

 

Conference Proceedings (Printed and Electronic)

 

Book Reviews

 

Translations

 

Creative Writing

 

Films and Multimedia (Digital Textbooks, Multimedia Creations etc.)

Discography

 

Organisation of Conferences

 

Academic and public Appearances (Live and Electronic)

 

Events


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