Defining ‘Europe’ in Medieval European Geographical Discourse



dr. Natalia Petrovskaia
Primary Investigator
Dr Petrovskaia holds a BA (Hons), MA, MPhil and PhD degrees from the University of Cambridge and has held a research fellowship at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, a Leverhulme Trust Study Abroad Studentship at the British School at Rome, a visiting professorship at the Università degli Studi Roma Tre, and an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship at Philipps-Universität Marburg. Her publications include Medieval Welsh Perceptions of the Orient (Turnhout: Brepols, 2015) and she is currently also completing an edition of Delw y Byd, the medieval Welsh translation of the twelfth-century encyclopedia Imago mundi, for the MHRA Library of Medieval Welsh Literature. For recent publications and courses she currently teaches at Utrecht University, see her university page.
Kiki Calis
Project Assistant
Kiki Calis recently completed the Research Master programme Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, at Utrecht University. She specializes herself in the overlap between the French and the Welsh traditions in medieval Arthurian literature. Within the Defining ‘Europe’ project, Kiki is responsible for the inventarisation of manuscript evidence.