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Teaching courses: Fundamental Concepts in Sociology, The World of Yesterday: a Social Fresco of Greater Romania, History and Social Thinking in Romania: Deviance in Historical Perspective, Juridical Sociology.
Research interests: Methods and Theory in Sociology, The History of the Romanian Sociology, Historical Sociology in Romania, Sociological School of Bucharest, Social History of Romania, Historical Social Networks Analysis.
Short professional bio: Bogdan Bucur is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology of the Faculty of Political Science, at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA), of Bucharest, Romania. He holds a Bachelors' Degree in Political Science (SNSPA) and a Juris Doctor (University of Bucharest). He graduated the Master’s Degree Program in History of Ideas and Mentalities (Department of History, University of Bucharest). He successfully defended his PhD thesis in Sociology on Politico-Administrative Manifestations in the Monographic Research of the Sociological School of Bucharest at the University of Bucharest (2012). He published his expanded PhD thesis as a monograph under the title Sociologia proastei guvernări în România interbelică [Sociology of Bad Government in interwar Romania] (RAO Publishing House, Bucharest, 2019). His book received the Dimitrie Gusti Award in Sociology of the Romanian Academy (2021).
Bogdan Bucur currently teaches the courses Fundamental Concepts in Sociology, The World of Yesterday: a Social Fresco of Greater Romania, History and Social Thinking in Romania: Deviance in Historical Perspective, and Juridical Sociology. His main areas of research and academic interest are: the history of Romanian sociology (particularly the Sociological School of Bucharest, founded and led, between 1925-1948, by Acad. Dimitrie Gusti), the Romanian historical sociology (particularly the complex social phenomena subsequent to the longstanding transition and modernization of Romania, from the period between the late eighteenth century and early decades of the twentieth century) and the historical social network analysis.
The scholarly work of Bogdan Bucur includes Devălmășia valahă (1716-1828): o istorie anarhică a spațiului românesc [Wallachian Anomie (1716-1828): an Anarchical History of the Romanian Areal] (Paralela 45 Publishing House, Pitești, 2008). The book Jean Pangal, documente inedite: 1932-1942: contribuții la analiza rețelelor sociale istorice [Jean Pangal, Unpublished Documents: 1932-1942: Contributions to Historical Social Network Analysis] (RAO Publishing House, Bucharest, 2016) was granted Gheorghe Brătianu Award by the Romanian Society for Historical Sciences. The volume Cartea de aur a Centenarului Marii Uniri [The Golden Book of the Centenary of the Great Union] (RAO Publishing House, Bucharest, 2017) was granted Nicolae Iorga Award, both by the Romanian Society for Historical Sciences and by the Historic Magazine (in partnership with the National Bank of Romania). The volume became a documentary and a bestseller in Romania and Republic of Moldova. For this book, Bogdan Bucur was awarded the Centenary of the Great Union Anniversary Medal from the President of Romania.
More information regarding the complete academic profile and an up-to-date list of published works can be found at: https://snspa.academia.edu/BogdanBucur or https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bogdan_Bucur3.