Peter Jan Margry

Dr. Peter Jan Margry holds an MA in History (University of Amsterdam 1983) and a PhD from the University of Tilburg (2000). He is Professor of European Ethnology at the University of Amsterdam and also works as Senior Fellow at the Department of Ethnology of the Meertens Institute in Amsterdam, one of the research centres of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. His research focuses on visionary culture, pilgrimage and ritual, implicit religion, cultural memory and cultural heritage.