Gabriel Pirický

PhDr. Gabriel Pirický, PhD. (*1965)

Studies: Arabic and Oriental Studies, Charles University, Prague, PhDr. 1989; Islamic Societies and Cultures, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, England, M.A. 1995; Turkish Language, Istanbul University, Turkey

Specialization: Modern trends in Islam, history and anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa

Activities: doctoral research on Modernist Interpretation of Islam in Egypt and Turkey in the Institute of Oriental and African Studies of the Slovak Academy of Sciences; Mellon Research Fellow 1998/1999

Lecturing: History of the Middle East at the Matej Bel University, Banská Bystrica

Membership in scholarly associations: Slovak Oriental Society – secretary, Association of European Journalists – secretary

Selected bibliography: list of publications