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educator , Philosopher

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

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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