Prospectus Defense

NameTitle of the prospectusDate
2017-2018
Dereli, CicekNarrating the Biography of the Monastery of Saint John the Forerunner of Studios6 June, 2018
Milenkovic, DunjaCompetence and Competitivity of the Byzantine Intellectual: The Case of Theodore Prodromos6 June, 2018
Miljan, SanjaOrganization and Activity of Franciscans in Medieval Dalmatia7 June, 2018
Komori, TundeA Network of Consumption: The Distribution of Luxury Ceramics in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire (16th - 17th centuries)7 June, 2018
Rudner, IuriiHermeticism in the circles of Accademia fiorentina, 1540–15836 June, 2018
2016-2017
Banic, JosipVenetian State Building in Late Medieval Istria (c. 1450 - c. 1550)13 June, 2017
Carr-Riegel, LeslieSpace and Social Interaction in Medieval Krakow 1300-150012 June, 2017
Ivic, InesBirth of a National Saint: Saint Jerome Between Identities in the Late Middle Ages Croatia13 June, 2017
Kandzha, IlianaThe Cult of the Royal Couple: Henry II and Cunigunde in Hagiographic Tradition, Art and Liturgy12 June, 2017
Knox, DanielEnnodius of Pavia and Social Networks in Ostrogothic Italy13 June, 2017
Parvanov, PetarMedieval Deviant Burial Customs in South-eastern Europe12 June, 2017
Shpakau, Miraslau

Ethnic Discourse in Late Medieval Poland and Lithuania: A Comparative Analysis

12 June, 2017
2015-2016  
Bertovic, KristianFor the Salvation of Soul: Patronage over the Pauline Order in Medieval Croatia and Istria7 June, 2016
Hayrapetyan, PiruzaThe Image of the Theotokos in Armenian Gandzes: Comparative Study of Armenian and Syriac Marian Hymns: Literary Motifs, Poetical Forms, and Metrics8 June, 2016
Laginja, MateaMoralty and Mentality: Impact of the Fourteenth Century Plague on the Daily Live of the Adriatic8 June, 2016
Mariani, GiacomoRoberto Caracciolo da Lecce’s Model Sermon Collections As a Source for the History of Religiosity and Culture in Italy in the Second Half of the Fifteenth-century25 February, 2016
Muntan, EmeseNegotiating Catholic Reform and Ottoman Subjecthood: Communal and Confessional Boundaries in the Missionary Work of Bosnian Franciscans, 1622-169931 May, 2016
Petrovic, MisoFrom Unam Sanctam to Placetum Regium: Development and Organization of the Church in Croatia, Dalmatia, and Slavonia (1290-1420)7 June, 2016
Rojas Molina, Grabiela

Challenging Legal Tradition: Relazioni and City Ideology in Venetian Subject-Cities of the Eastern Adriatic and the Mediterranean (14th-16th Centuries)

8 June, 2016
Soficaru, IulianaRestoring the City's Health: Medical Ecumenism and Public Health in Late Antique Constantinople and Alexandria9 June, 2016
Theologou, AnastasiaMother Nature vs Father Creator: On the Creation of the World8 June, 2016
2014-2015  
Demirtiken, ElifMonastics and Monasteries of Constantinople 1261-1341June 8, 2015
Mustata, RaduThe Syriac Version of Pedro Gomez's Treatise De Sacramentis and the Syriac Legacy of Francisco RozJune 8, 2015
Peto, ZsuzsannaThe Hermits of the King, the Hermits of the People: Pauline Monastic Space in the Carpathian Basin until the Mid-Fifteenth CenturyJune 5, 2015
Pow, StephenConquest, Withdrawal, and Diplomatic Overture: Understanding the Mongol Invasions of Europe in the Thirteenth CenturyJune 5, 2015
Razum, IgorA Century of Learning: Transferring the Canons of the Fourth Lateran Council into Central EuropeJune 4, 2015
Silnovic, NirvanaThe Art of the Mithraic Cult in the Roman Province of Dalmatia: Religion and SocietyJune 9, 2015
Stark, KarenOur Lady of Our Land: The Sacred Landscape of Marian Sanctuaries in East-Central Europe, 14th-16th centuries.June 8, 2015
2013-2014  
Holger, Hespen
Eschatological Debates in the 6th Century
Juganaru, Andra
Men, Women, and the Angelic Life: Double Monasteries in Late AntiquityJune 20, 2014
Konya, Anna
Late Gothic Wall Painting in Transylvania.June 3, 2014
Maric, IvanImperial Ideology After Iconoclasm: Renegotiating the Limits of Imperial Power in Byzantium, 843-944June 11, 2014
Sunnetcioglu, Evren Halil“A Unifier of the Seas of the Shari‘a and the Sufi Path” at the Time of Crisis: Re-Assessing the Seventeenth-Century Ottoman Religious Politics through the Career of a Scholar and Jurist Zekeriyyazade Yahya Efendi (d. 1644)
Vadas, AndrasAppropration of Water-resources in Medieval HungaryJune 4, 2014
Vargha, MariaThe Archaeology of Christianisation of the Rural Countryside of Medieval Hungary with the Context of East Central Europe (11th-13th centuries)June 4, 2014
2012-2013  
Becskereki, Ida
Modality and Redemption; Logical Commitments in Thomas Buckingham's SoteriologyJune 25, 2013
Bodnaruk, Mariana
Production of Distinction: The Representation of the Senatorial Elites in the Later Roman Empire, 306 - 395May 28, 2013
Eke, Zsuzsanna
Church Furniture and the Art of Carpenters in 16th-Century Transylvania. Mapping Workshops and InfluencesJune 6, 2013
Incze, János
An Unorthodox Royal Financial Policy? The Pledges of King Sigismund in HungaryMay 31, 2013
Kelenhegyi, Andor
The Construction of Animal Symbolism in Late Antique and Medieval Judeo-Christian Textual and Pictorial TraditionMay 30, 2013
Nikolaishvili, SandroImperial Ideology and Dynastic Propaganda in the Komnenoi ByzantiumJune 10, 2013
Orbán, Áron

Conventions and Inventions: Cosmographical Frameworks and Astrology in the Poetry of Conrad Celtis

June 3, 2013
2011-2012  
Adashinskaya, Anna
Ktetorship in Serbia under the Nemanjici as a Social PracticeJune 4, 2012
Bileta, Vedran
Masters and Commanders: The Changing Role of the Military Elite in the Late Roman West (AD 363-476)June 1, 2012
Grigoryan, Sona
Freethinking and Unbelief in the Abbasyd Era: The Case of Abu 'Ala al-Ma'arriJune 4, 2012
Kondor, Marta
"Double-hatted" in the Middle Ages? Sigismund of Luxembourg and the First Decade of the Hungarian - German Personal Union (1410-1419)June 4, 2012
Konrad, Eszter
The Representation of Mendicant Saints in Late Medieval HungaryJune 4, 2012
Kraft, AndrasThe Last Roman Emperor and the Mahdi: The Genesis and Reciprocal Development of a Contentious Politico-Religious ToposJune 1, 2012
Mielke, Christopher

Every Hyacinth the Garden Wears: The Archaeology of Medieval Hungarian Queenship (1000-1395)

June 4, 2012
Mitrea, MihailHesychasm and Hagiography in Late Byzantium: The Hagiographical Œuvre of Philotheos KokkinosJune 1, 2012
Znorovszky, Andrea-Bianka
Holy Female Monks: A Comparative Study of the Patterns and Development of their Visual RepresentationsJune 4, 2012
2010-2011  
Aklan, AnnaNeoplatonism and Indian PhilosophyJune 9, 2011
Artimon, TeodoraThe Image of the Ruler in Moldavia and Walachia in the 16th centuryJune 6, 2011
Bencze, UnigeWestern Monastic Orders in Medieval TransylvaniaJune 6, 2011
Ivanisevic, DoraLate Antique Bishops in ExileJune 6, 2011
Kiss, TamasCyprus in Western and Ottoman Political Imagination before and after 1570-71June 6, 2011
Nastasoiu, DragosPolitics and Theology in the Iconography of "Sancti Reges Hungariae"June 6, 2011
Plumtree, JamesControlling Death in Anglo-Norman Society (1066-1216)June 6, 2011
2009-2010  
Csikos, VeronikaEpiscopal Patronage in Angevin HungaryJune 10, 2010
Dobcheva, IvanaThe Transmission and Reception of the Aratea in the Latin West in the Early Middle Ages (from the 8th to the 11th centuries)June 18, 2010
Ferenczi, LaszloLandscapes of Power. A Spatial Analysis of the Economic and Social Background of Cistercian Expansion in Central Eastern EuropeJune 9, 2010
Kozlowski, Wojciech
The Angevin-Piast Alliance in the First Half of the Fourteenth Century.June 10, 2010
Putnik, Noel
Rewriting The Bible: The Biblical and Patristic Heritage in the Works of Cornelius Agrippa von NettesheimJune 8, 2010
Savinetskaya, IrinaFrance as a Constructive “Other” for the Formation of German Identities (1450-1520)June 9, 2010
Shlyakhtin, Roman
Scythians or Persians? The Image of the Seljuk Turks in Byzantine Historical Literature of Eleventh and Twelfth CenturiesJune 10, 2010
2008-2009  
Kliuchnik, AlenaFrom Europe to “European Asia”: Western Representations of Poland, Lithuania and Muscovy in the Fifteenth and the First Half of the Sixteenth Centuries.May 21, 2009
Lyubljanovic, KyraAnimal Husbandry and Cuman Economic and Social Integration in Medieval Hungary. An Archaeozoological Approach.May 27, 2009
Magyar ZsoltRepresenting the Self: A Comparison of Late Antique Mausolea in Pannonia and DalmatiaMay 27, 2009
Manolova, DivnaThe Philosophical Argumentation, Its Form, Content and Employment during the Hesychast Debate in Mid Fourteenth-Century ByzantiumMay 20, 2009
Sabau, AntoanetaDeveloping Latin Theological and Philosophical Language at the Court of Charles the Bald: De imagine of Gregory of Nyssa in the Translation of John Scottus Eriugena10 June, 2010
Spoljaric, LukaNicholas of Modrus (1427-1480): Defensor Ecclesiae, Decus IllyriaeMay 21, 2009
Vukovic, MarijanaRemembering the Saint? Irenaeus of Sirmium in Latin, Greek, and Old Church Slavonic Hagiography (8th to 13h centuries)May 20, 2009
Wheatley-Irving, LindaBuilding the Monastic Life: Mar Abhai and Pesqin Monasteries on the EuphratesJune 12, 2009
2007-2008  
Conti, FabrizioPreachears and Confessors against "superstitions:"Learned approaches in Franciscan Observants with Particular Emphasis on the "Rosarium sermonum" of Bernardino BustiJune 12, 2008
Drosztmér, ÁgnesImages of the Occupier: The Ottomans in sixteenth-century Hungarian Literary DiscourseJune 9, 2008
Dulus, MirceaPhilagathos of Cerami and Neilos Doxapatres: Byzantine Culture, Monastic Renewal, and Politics at the Court of King Roger II (1130-1154) and William (1154-1166)June 12, 2008
Karacic, DarkoThe Franciscan Impact on Medieval Dalmatian and Bosnian Urban CentersJune 9. 2008
Mérai, DóraTradition and Transformation in transylvanian Stone: Stone Sepulchers in the face of the ReformationJune 9, 2008
Tsonkova, SvetlanaPrayers, Incantations, Amulets Practical Magic in Bulgarian Popular Magic (Eleventh-Fifteenth Centuries)June 12, 2008
2006-2007  
Bokody, PéterReality and Symbol A History of Image-within-Picture in the Art of Medieval Italy (1290-1350)June 8, 2007
Gabrichidze, NatiaHistoria Ecclesiastica by St. Germanos I Patriarch of Constantinople and its Old Georgian TranslationsJune 6, 2007
Hasimbegovic, ElmaBooks for Monks/priests and/or Nobility: Manuscripts of the Bosnian ChurchJune 13, 2007
Jedamski, Julia Itinerary Kingship in Byzantium: A Topographical analysis of the Laskarid Realm (1204-1261)June 7, 2007
Keene, Katie Margaret of Scotland: Her Life and MemoryMay 23, 2007
Leonte, Florin Writing Politics in Late Byzantium (1354-1425): From the Age of Post-Hesychasm to the Times of Manuel II Palaiologos May 23, 2007
McEntee, Brian The Queen’s Town: Queens and Óbuda in the Late Middle AgesMay 23, 2007
Novalija, AlenA Ruler or a Prayer: Ideas and Ideals of Medieval Serbian SainthoodJune 18, 2007
2005-2006  
Arany, KrisztinaFlorentine Merchant Families in Hungary During the Reign of King Sigismund of LuxemburgMay 29, 2006
Buda, ZsőfiaThe Visual Representation of Solomon in Jewish Book Illumination of the 13-15 c. A Comparative ApproachSeptember 27, 2006
Daniel, Cristian NicolaeCoping with the Powerful Other: Orthodox Ecclesiastical Geography of Late Medieval TransylvaniaMay  30, 2006
Fügedi, KrisztinaVices and Virtues as Didactic Instruments in Benedictine Monastic Texts and Images from Austria (1000-1200)June 7, 2006
Kurelic, RobertBorder Society: Immigration, Integration, and Conflict in the Late Medieval County of PazinMay 31, 2006
Szilágyi MagdolnaMedieval Roads in TransdanubiaMay, 2006