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Ion Talos

Ion Talos, Romanian philosopher, educator. Recipient award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 1966-1968, 1971. Member of Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Volkskunde, Kommission fur Volksdichtung, International Society Folk Narrative Research.

Background

  • Talos, Ion was born on June 22, 1934 in Prodanesti, Romania. Arrived in Germany, 1985, naturalized, 1992. Son of Gavril and Ilca Talos.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Boys School for Teachers, Cluj, Romania, 1952. Philologist diplomat, University Cluj, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bucharest, 1970.

    Career

    • Assistant researcher Romanian Academy, Cluj, 1957—1963, science investigator, 1963—1968, science investigator degree III, 1968—1985. Lecturer University Cologne, Germany, 1978—1983, science co-worker Germany, 1986—1993, professor Germany, since 1993. Asst professor University Cluj, 1964—1968, member faculty, 1976—1985.

      Director Folklore Archive Cluj, 1968—1985. Member faculty University Cologne, 1993—2000, visiting lecturer, 1978—1985. Visiting professor University Cluj, 2001, 02.

    Works

    • Author: (novels) The Bilding Sacrifice in Customs and Legends, 1970, Master Manole, An European Theme in Customs, Legends and Ballads, 1973, The Magical Thinking of Romanians, 2001, Petit dictionnaire de mythologie populaire roumaine, 2002. Editor: (review) Folklore Year Book, 1980-1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Volkskunde, Kommission fur Volksdichtung, International Society Folk Narrative Research.

    Connections

    • Married Florica Pavel, October 6, 1963. Children: Ion, Florin.
    • father: Gavril Talos
    • mother: Ilca Talos
    • spouse: Florica Pavel
    • children: Ion Talos
    • Florin Talos
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    Born June 22, 1934
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    • 1952
      Boys School for Teachers
    • 1957
      University Cluj
    • 1970
      University Bucharest
    • 1957 - 1963
      Assistant, researcher Romanian Academy
      Cluj, Romania
    • 1963 - 1968
      Assistant, researcher Romanian Academy
    • 1968 - 1985
      Assistant, researcher Romanian Academy
    • 1978 - 1983
      lecturer, University Cologne
      Germany
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