November 30, 2021
Petar Milošević (Kalaz, March 3, 1952 - Santandreja, November 19, 2021) was a Serbian writer, literary historian, anthologist and university professor in Budapest.
Petar Milošević was born on March 3, 1952 in Kalaz (Hungary), a place near Buda. Father Milenko was a respected professor and long-term deputy director of the Serbo-Croatian primary school and gymnasium in Budapest. Mother Divna Rafajlović was born in Medina, a small town not far from the Serbian monastery of Grabovac in Tolna County. Petar Milošević attended the Serbo-Croatian Gymnasium, where after his studies he worked for some time, in 1976 and 1977, as a professor of Serbian literature and language.
Between 1977 and 1979, he was a scholarship holder of scientific training, and in the period from 1980-1984. worked as an assistant at the Slavic Department of the Faculty of Philology of the University of Budapest Etvesh Lorand. From 1984 to 1995 he was an assistant professor, and in 1995 he obtained the title of university assistant professor, and in 2011 he acquired the title of university professor.
He passed his doctorate in 1979, and in 1994 he obtained a candidacy for literary science, and in 2000 he became a habilitated doctor of literary science.
Milosevic has written numerous studies, analyzes in the field of Serbian, Croatian and Hungarian history of literature. He is the author of numerous reviews of the works and works of writers of these national literatures.
From the 1970s and during the 1980s, Petar Milošević edited the column "Culture" in the Official Gazette, a former weekly of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes in Hungary. He carefully followed and wrote critical articles about the work and activities of our writers in this area.
Milosevic was a member of the editorial board of "Nevena", an article in the Official Gazette for literature, art and culture. In the eighties of the 20th century, he was one of the founders of the literary magazine "Glas", which was published in Budapest.
Petar Milošević is one of the founders of the Jakov Ignjatović Endowment, founded in 1988 in Budapest.
From May 1991 until April 1999, Milosevic was the first editor-in-chief of Srpske narodne novine, the only Serb weekly in Hungary. Thanks to his engagement, the "Almanac" of the mentioned paper was published for a while.
In May 2003, he became the editor-in-chief of the re-launched "Nevena" article