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György Endre Szőnyi
name György Endre Szőnyi
name of institution
doctoral school
ELTE Doctoral School of Literary Studies (Academic staff member)
KEE Doctoral School of History (Supervisor)
SzTE Doctoral School of Literature (Core member)
Council of the Doctoral School
SzTE György Málnási Bartók Doctoral School of Philosophy (Announcer of research topic)
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. ELTE Doctoral School of Literary Studies 5%
KEE Doctoral School of History 37%
SzTE Doctoral School of Literature 52%
SzTE György Málnási Bartók Doctoral School of Philosophy 5%
SzTE IHLL Council of the Doctoral School 1%
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Szeged
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2014. XII. 12.)
Contact details
E-mail address geszonyilit.u-szeged.hu
phone number +36 62 544-030
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1993
discipline to which degree belongs literature
institution granting the degree MTA (CSc) (to be translated)
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2004
discipline to which degree belongs
institution granting the degree HAS
2006 - Central European University, Budapest
university professor or researcher
1977 - University of Szeged
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 14
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 6
students who obtained their degrees:
(50%) Noel Putnik, PhD 2018  
Áron Orbán PhD 2017  DSH-CEU
Francesco La Rocca PhD 2017  DSH-CEU
Ágnes Drosztmér PhD 2016  DSH-CEU
(50%) Tamás Kiss PhD 2016  DSH-CEU
(50%) Korinna Csetényi PhD 2015  IHLL
Csaba Maczelka PhD 2014  IHLL
Gergely Nagy PhD 2012  IHLL
(50%) Larissza Zámbóné Kocic PhD 2012  IHLL
Erzsébet Stróbl PhD 2011  DSLS
(50%) Miklós Péti PhD 2007  IHLL
Róbert (SZTE) Péter PhD 2006  
Lilla (SZTE) Kopár PhD 2004  
Attila (SZTE) Kiss PhD 1998  

students with degree granting in process:
(50%) Zsuzsa Sidó PhD (2019/08)  DSH-CEU
completed course requirement, without degree or degree granting in process:
(50%) Ágnes Bató (PhD) 2017/08  IHLL
(50%) Attila (SZTE) Mócza (PhD) 2013/08  IHLL
(50%) Zsuzsanna (SZTE) Tóth (PhD) 2015/08  IHLL
present PhD students:
Iurii Rudnev, (PhD) (2021/08)  DSH-CEU
(50%) Ahmed Jasmin (PhD) (2020/08)  IHLL
(50%) Róbert Pölcz (PhD) (2019/08)  IHLL
hiányos adatú hallgatói:
Khanim Garayeva PhD ()  IHLL
  Thesis topic proposals
research area Cult history: English, Hung, Polish lit and cult; Renaissance cultural and science history; Western esotericism; cultural theory (historiography, theories of mediality, iconology and semiotics).
research field in which current research is conducted literature

György E Szönyi: Myth and Magic. Victorian Enoch and Historical Contexts, In: Szerk.: Forshaw Peter J Lux in Tenebris: The Visual and the Symbolic in Western Esotericism. Leyden: E. J. Brill, 2017. pp. 269-295. (Aries Book Series; 23.)
type of document: Part of book/Szaktanulmány (to be translated)
language: English

György E Szönyi: The Hermetic Revival in Italy, In: Szerk.: Christopher H Partridge The Occult World. London: Routledge, 2015. pp. 51-74. (Routledge Worlds)
type of document: Part of book/Szaktanulmány (to be translated)
language: English

György E Szönyi: Enoch - the Modern Apocalyptic Hero. Contemporary Cultural Representations of the Biblical/Apocryphal Patriarch, IKON: JOURNAL OF ICONOGRAPHIC STUDIES 8: pp. 131-141.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Szőnyi György Endre: Kortársaink-e Shakespeare románcai?, SZCENÁRIUM. A NEMZETI SZÍNHÁZ MŰVÉSZETI FOLYÓIRATA 2: (6) pp. 27-41.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: Hungarian

György E. Szönyi: Layers of Meaning in Alchemy in John Dee's 'Monas hieroglyphica' and its Relevance in a Central European Context, In: Szerk.: Tomás Nejeschleba, Szerk.: Jiri Michalík Latin Alchemical Literature of Czech Provenance. Olomouc: Palacký University, 2014. pp. 100-130. (Univerzita Palackého; Sborníky)
Proceedings from the Centre for Renaissance Texts
type of document: Part of book/Szaktanulmány (to be translated)
language: English
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Szőnyi György Endre: From the Hieroglyphic Monad to Angel Magic. Semiotic Aspects of John Dee's Esotericism, LEXIA: RIVISTA DI SEMIOTICA 11-12: pp. 109-136.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Szőnyi György Endre, Rowland Wymer: John Dee as a Cultural Hero, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES 15: (3) pp. 189-209.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Szőnyi György Endre : Pictura & Scriptura. Hagyományalapú kulturális reprezentációk 20. századi elméletei [Pictura & Scriptura. 20th-century Theories of Tradition-based Cultural Representations], Szeged: JATEPress Kiadó, 324 p. (Ikonológia és Műértelmezés; 10.)
type of document: Book/Monography
number of independent citations: 8
language: Hungarian

Szőnyi György Endre : John Dee's Occultism. Magical Exaltation Through Powerful Signs, Albany (NY): State University of New York Press (SUNY Press), 362 p. (SUNY Series in Western Esotericism)
type of document: Book/Monography
number of independent citations: 22
language: English

Szőnyi György Endre: Architectural Symbolism and Fantasy Landscapes in Alchemical and Occult Discourse, In: Szerk.: Alison Adams Emblems and Alchemy. Glasgow: University of Glasgow, 1998. pp. 49-69. (Glasgow Emblem Studies; 3.)
type of document: Part of book/Szaktanulmány (to be translated)
number of independent citations: 4
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:34 
Scientometric data
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scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
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further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
Habil.: ELTE, 2000 Leverhulme Prof (Anglia Ruskin U, Cambridge, 2009); Fulbright (USA, 1986/7, 2004); Mellon (Germany 1995, USA 2001, Germany 2012); Erasmus (Hull 1993, Brighton 1994, Salzb 1996, Turku 2000, Milano 2002, Warsaw 2008). Board member: Hung Science Fund, Hungarian Accred Board, European Soc for the Study of Western Esotericism, Timisoara Shakespeare Centre. President, Hungarian Soc for the Study of English (2005-11).

2019. I. 10.
ODT ülés
Az ODT következő ülésére 2019. február 22-én 10.00 órakor kerül sor a Semmelweis Egyetem Szenátusi termében (Bp. Üllői út 26. I. emelet).

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