Visiting Scholar
University of Belgrade






Nemanja Radulović is Professor of Folk Literature at the Department of Serbian Literature and South Slavic Literatures (Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade). He studied Serbian and comparative literature at the University of Belgrade. He specialised in folklore and defended his thesis in 2010 on narratives about destiny. He did his postdoctoral research at the University of Groningen (Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, 2011) and was a visiting lecturer at the universities of Tartu, Cologne, Venice, Pescara, Naples, Lisbon, and Prague in the fields of folklore and Slavic studies. His research interests are folk narratives (fairy tales, legends, urban folklore); Old Indian tales; esotericism and specifically its relation to literature. He is a member of the International Society for Folk Narrative Research (ISFNR) and the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism (ESSWE); member of the ESSWE board; the Belief Narrative Network board (within ISFNR); the folklore committee of International Committee of Slavic Scholars (MKS); the committee for folk literature of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts; the coordinator of the Esotericism and Literature network (within ESSWE); and a member of the steering committee of the Central and Eastern European Network for the Study of Western Esotericism. He also participated in projects by Cultural Transfer Europe-Serbia (Fund for Science, Republic of Serbia) and Slavic Fairy Tales (University La Sapienza). While at the Department in the 2024 summer semester, he co-ordinates a course on "Folkloristic and Religious Studies."