Defining ‘Europe’ in Medieval European Geographical Discourse


Translatio and Translation

New article: Natalia Petrovskaia, “Translatio and Translation: The Duality of the Concept from the Middle Ages to the Early Modern Period”, Doshisha studies in English 99 (2018), pp. 115-136 Translatio studii et imperii (translation/movement of learning and empire), a medieval theory describing the westward movement of civilization, is intricately connected to geography. Texts refering to the concept…

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Project Poster: March 2018

The present poster, introducing the project, was presented at the conference organized by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Oxford, UK, in March 2018.

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Earlier Presentations

The research results of this project were presented at a number of conferences. These presentations will be made available here. ‘Europe and the Non-European Other in the Medieval Geographical Tradition’, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, Monday 3 July 2017: 11.15-12.45. Information on the session may be accessed at the International Medieval Congress website,…

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