Balázs Boross MSc

PhD Candidate

Biographical Note

Balázs Boross is PhD candidate and lecturer at the Arts and Culture Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam. He obtained his master degrees at the Eötvös Loránd University of Science in Budapest (Hungarian Language and Literature, Cultural Anthropology) and at the University of Amsterdam (Sociology and Social Anthropology, with a specialization in ‘Gender, Sexuality and Society’). Besides a general interest in ritual theory, identity formation, social cohesion and the epistemology of ethnographic research, Balazs is currently focusing more on questions around mediatization, participatory culture and everyday life, turning his attention more towards interdisciplinary approaches and comparative research methods.

These topics and perspectives are integrated in his five year dissertation research, funded by the ‘PhD in the Humanities’ grant of the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO) and carried out at the Erasmus Research Centre for Media, Communication and Culture.