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Richland Campus to host Conspiracy Theory Presentation by Hungarian Visiting Scholar

Posted November 2, 2016 at 12:12 pm
Dr. Péter Krekó, Fulbright Visiting Scholar

Dr. Péter Krekó, Fulbright Visiting Scholar

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will be hosting a free lecture from Dr. Péter Krekó, a Fulbright Visiting Scholar, on Monday, November 14th, in the College’s Richland Campus Auditorium. His presentation, “The Psychology of Conspiracy Theory”, will begin at noon.

Péter Krekó is a Director at the Political Capital Institute, a Budapest-based Central European political research and consultancy firm. He is an Associate Professor at Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences in Budapest, and a member of the EU Radicalisation Awareness Network Centre of Excellence.

Dr. Krekó regularly serves as a commentator on international media. He has written many publications, including: A Russian Spy in Brussels, The Conspiratorial Mindset in Europe, European Far-Right and Putin, and A Hungarian Putin, and Russian Influence.

This presentation is conducted through the Fulbright Scholar Program’s Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF). OLF enables Visiting Scholars to share their research interests, speak about their home country, and exchange ideas with U.S. students, faculty, and community organizations. Through these lectures, colleges and universities forge relationships with the Fulbright Scholar Program and Visiting Scholars.

This event is open to the public.