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New Publication

Dr. Natalia Petrovskaia’s article, ‘Translation and Transmission of Texts in Medieval Europe: Two Aspects of Translatio‘ has been published in Literature, Science & Religion. Textual Transmission and Translation in Medieval…

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Project extended

We are delighted to announce that the duration of the project “Defining Europe in the Medieval European Geographical Discourse” has been officially extended, to continue until 31 January 2021.

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New Publication

Dr. Natalia Petrovskaia’s article on the medieval Welsh figure of Gawain has appeared in Japanese translation as 「中世ウェールズ文学におけるグワルフマイ」 in 『アーサー王研究』中央大学人文科学研究所研究叢書71 (=Research on the Arthurian Legend, Chuo University Humanities Research Institute…

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“Regnum Imaginarium” Gallery Talk

On 21 November 2019 Dr Natalia Petrovskaia gave a gallery talk at the exhibition “Regnum Imaginarium: Realm of the Marvelous and Uncanny” at the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka,…

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Database of Imago mundi texts and manuscripts

Our database of manuscripts of the Imago mundi and its vernacular translations and adaptations is now publicly available online at https://imagomundi.hum.uu.nl/ . The digital platform of the database was created by Robert…

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new review of Natalia Petrovskaia’s book

The current issue of Speculum (July 2019) features a new review of Natalia Petrovskaia’s book, Medieval Welsh Perceptions of the Orient (Turnhout: Brepols, 2015) : Michael A. Faletra, “Natalia I. Petrovskaia, Medieval Welsh Perceptions of…

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Traductio et Traditio Mediaevales

Dr Natalia Petrovskaia presented a paper at the International Congress ‘Traductio et Traditio Mediaevales’, 14-16 March, 2019. The video of the congress can be viewed here. The beginning of dr….

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Imago Mundi as devotional text?

At the workshop on “Medieval Devotional Texts: Technologies Old and New ” held at the University of Düsseldorf on 7-8 March 2019, Natalia Petrovskaia presented some of the patterns yielded…

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A Database of Imago Mundi Manuscripts

In the course of this project we have been putting together a database of manuscripts, collecting information on the manuscript tradition of the Imago mundi and its vernacular adaptations. Working together…

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upcoming lecture

On 24 January 2019, Natalia Petrovskaia will be giving a lecture on the transmission of the encyclopaedic treatise Imago mundi into Wales. The lecture is organised by SV-Asterix Keltisch. For more on…

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Congratulations to Kiki Calis

Congratulations to Kiki Calis on her MA! Kiki, who has been working as project assistant on the “Defining Europe” project since early 2018, has been awarded the MA degree cum…

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