Balázs Kántás was born in Budapest, Hungary, 1987. He graduated at Eötvös Loránd University in BA English Studies in 2009, then in MA. Literary and Cultural Studies in 2011. He obtained a PhD degree in Comparative Literature in 2015, at the same university. As a literary historian, his primary field of research is the oeuvre and Hungarian reception of Paul Celan. Furthermore, he is also a very active critic and scholar of contemporary Hungarian literature. Currently he works as a senior archivist in the National Archives of Hungary, and as such, he is also a researcher of the history of the radical right-wing paramilitary movements of Hungary in the 1920s, including their international relations with their German and Austrian counterparts. In parallel, at the moment he is working on his second PhD dissertation in History at Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary. He is the author of numerous monographs, collections of studies and source publications. The present collection contains his selected essays in Humanities.