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Péter Techet LL.M., M.A.

Member of the academic staff, project "Battles over Belief", 2014–2018

Current research projects:

Battles over Belief: Religion and Violence in Catholic Europe (1848–1914)

The Emmy Noether research group undertakes the first systematic analysis of the use of protest and violence in conflicts pertaining to religious culture and Church power in late-nineteenth-century and early-twentieth-century Europe.

National motivated Inner-Catholic conflicts and Anticlericalism in the Austro-Hungarian Littoral (Trieste, Istria, Fiume/Rijeka), 1890-1914

The project of Péter Techet analyses the impact that ethno-national conflicts had on the local Catholic church and religious life in Trieste and Fiume/Rijeka. It investigates what role the Slavophil policies of Pope Leo XIII played in this context and how conflicts in the Austrian and Hungarian parts of the coastline unfolded differently.