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Religious sociological collection of István Kamarás

The chapel of the Calvary of Nagymaros, 1975. The chapel of the Calvary of Nagymaros, 1975.

This interview collection provides fascinating insights into the barely known everyday culture of grassroots Catholic communities under late socialism. Sociologist István Kamarás’ research collection represents an alternative lifestyle which never suited the official communist ideology.


  • Budapest Arany János utca 32, Hungary 1051
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  • Hungarian

Name of collection

  • Collection of István Kamarás

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • other: 100-499


Date of founding

  • 2013

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content


Access type

  • completely open to the public


  • Tari, Örs Lehel. "Kamarás István gyűjteményének bemutatása" [István Kamarás's Collection]. | Az MTA Társadalomtudományi Kutatóközpont Szociológiai Intézet Online Folyóirata. Accessed August 4, 2017.

Author(s) of this page

  • Apor, Péter
  • Kamarás, István
  • Pál, Zoltán


Kamarás, István , interview by Tibori, Tímea, April 04, 2013, April 16, 2013, May 27, 2013. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

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