Florin George Călian

Florin George Călian
Born(1978-10-06)6 October 1978
Bucharest, Romania
EducationUniversity of Bucharest, Central European University
Occupation(s)Historian, philosopher, journalist, essayist
SchoolContinental philosophy
InstitutionsCentral European University
Doctoral advisorGabor Betegh
Main interests
Religious Studies, Ancient Philosophy

Florin George Călian is a Romanian historian of religion and philosophy. He is a researcher at the Institute for Ecumenical Research, Lucian Blaga University.

Educational background

Florin George Călian studied psychology, philosophy and classical languages in Bucharest. He had a MA degree in archeology and Greek-Roman history from the University of Bucharest, and another MA in Medieval studies from Central European University. He obtained his doctoral degree from Central European University, with a dissertation on Plato's ontology of numbers, under the supervision of Gábor Betegh.

Professional background

Călian had several research stays at the Departement für Philosophie of Université Fribourg (Switzerland), Trinity College (University of Oxford), Plato Center (Trinity College Dublin), Tübinger Stift (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen), New Europe College (Bucharest), Robarts Library (Toronto), Department of Incunabula, Old and Precious Books, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Wien). Together with the philologist Antoaneta Sabău, Florin Călian founded a school for classical and oriental languages: Dan Slușanschi School for Classical and Oriental Languages, which is under the administrative stewardship of the Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu. The main languages promoted by the school are: Spoken Latin, Ancient Greek, Sahidic Coptic, Biblical Hebrew and Old Slavonic. He published and lectured about platonic and neoplatonic philosophy, classical philology, religious studies, sacred spaces, etc. Călian is member of the editorial board of SCHOLÉ. Independent Journal of Philosophy and Review of Ecumenical Studies. As jurnalist he published în Neue Zürcher Zeitung, The Armenian Weekly, Capital Cultural, etc.

Interviews

Nicht jeder Spezialist ist auch ein Intellektueller, Forscher Florin George Călian erzählt von Antoaneta Sabău, der Antike und Dan Slușanschi

Philosophy Today (with Florin Călian) Studying classical philology (with Antoaneta Sabău și Florin Călian)

See also


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