Doctoral Students by Enrollment Year

Enrollment Year 2017/18

  • Dereli, Çiçek| Turkey
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title:Glorious Past and Threating Future: The Monastery of Saint John the Forerunner of Studios
    Supervisor: TBA
  • Komori Tünde | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Relationship between Urban Topographies and Material Culture in Ottoman Hungary
    Supervisor: TBA
  • Milenković, Dunja| Serbia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Competence and Competitivity of the Byzantine Intellectual: The Case of Theodore Prodromos
    Supervisor: TBA
  • Miljan, Sanja| Croatia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Organization, activity and everyday life of Franciscans of the Province of Slavonia/Dalmatia in the Late Middle Ages
    Supervisor: TBA
  • Rudnev, Iurii| Russian Federation
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Hermeticism in the circles of Accademia fiorentina, 1540–1583
    Supervisor: TBA

Enrollment Year 2016/17

  • Banić, Josip | Croatia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title:Venetian State Building in Late Medieval Istria (c. 1450 - c. 1550)
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  • Carr-Riegel, Leslie | United States of America
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Space and Social Interaction in Medieval Krakow 1300-1500
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende, Gerhard Jaritz
  • Ivić, Ines | Croatia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Birth of a National Saint: Saint Jerome Between Identities in the Late Middle Ages Croatia
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  • Kandzha, Iliana | Russian Federation
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Cult of the Royal Couple: Henry II and Cunigunde in Hagiographic Tradition, Art and Liturgy
    Supervisor: Daniel Ziemann, Gerhard Jaritz
  • Knox, Daniel | New Zealand
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Ennodius of Pavia and Social Networks in Ostrogothic Italy
    Supervisor: Marianne Sághy, Volker Menze
  • Parvanov, Petar | Bulgaria
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Medieval Deviant Burial Customs in South-eastern Europe
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky, Alice M. Choyke
  • Shpakau, Miraslau | Belarus
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Ethnic Discourse in Late Medieval Poland and Lithuania: A Comparative Analysis
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz

Enrollment Year 2015/16

  • Bertović, Kristian | Croatia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: For the Salvation of Soul: Patronage over the Pauline Order in Medieval Croatia and Istria
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende, József Laszlovszky
  • Hayrapetyan, Piruza| Armenia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Image of the Virgin Mary in Armenian Gandzes: Comparative Study with Syriac Marian Hymns
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  • Laginja, Matea | Croatia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Contextualizing the Plague in the Adriatic
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz, Volker Menze
  • Mariani, Giacomo | Italy
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Roberto Caracciolo da Lecce’s Sermons as a Source for Religious and Intellectual History of Late Fifteenth-century Italy
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  • Muntan, Emese | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Negotiating Catholic Reform and Ottoman Subjecthood: Communal and Confessional Boundaries in the Missionary Work of Bosnian Franciscans, 1622-1699
    Supervisor: Tijana Krstić
  • Petrović, Mišo | Croatia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Development and Organization of the Church in Croatia, Dalmatia and Slavonia in the 14th Century
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende
  • Rojas Molina, Grabiela | Venezuela
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Political Language and Communication between Venice and the Albania Veneta at the turn of the Fifteenth century
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz, Katalin Szende
  • Soficaru, Iulia | Romania
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Restoring the City's Health: Medical Ecumenism and Public Health in Late Antique Constantinople and Alexandria
    Supervisor: Volker Menze
  • Theologou, Anastasia | Greece
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Mother Nature vs Father Creator: On the Creation of the World
    Supervisor: István Perczel, István Bodnár

Enrollment Year 2014/15

  • Mustaţă, Radu | Romania
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Syriac Version of Pedro Gomez's Treatise on the Seven Sacraments of the Church  and the Syriac Legacy of Francisco Roz
    Supervisor: István Perczel, Volker Menze
  • Pető, Zsuzsanna | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Hermits of the King, the Hermits of the People: Pauline Monastic Space in the Carpathian Basin until the Mid-Fifteenth Century
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende, József Laszlovszky
  • Pow, Stephen | Canada
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Conquest, Withdrawal, and Diplomatic Overture: Understanding the Mongol Invasions of Europe in the Thirteenth Century
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky, Balázs Nagy
  • Razum, Igor | Croatia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: A Century of Learning: Transferring the Canons of the Fourth Lateran Council into Central Europe
    Supervisor: Daniel Ziemann, Marianne Sághy
  • Silnović, Nirvana | Croatia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Art of the Mithraic Cult in the Roman Province of Dalmatia.
    Supervisor: Volker Menze
  • Stark, Karen | United States of America
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Our Lady of Our Land: The Sacred Landscape of Marian Sanctuaries in East-Central Europe, 14th-16th centuries.
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay, József Laszlovszky

Enrollment Year 2013/14

  • Hespen, Holger | Germany
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Eschatological Debates in the 6th Century
    Supervisor: György Geréby, István Perczel
  • Jugănaru, Andra | Romania
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: From Religious Households to the Chorus of Angels: Emergence and Transformations of the Monastic Family Associations.
    Supervisor: Marianne Sághy, István Perczel
  • Kónya, Anna | Romania
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Late Gothic Wall Painting in Transylvania
    Supervisor: Béla Zsolt Szakács
  • Sünnetçioğlu, Evren Halil | Turkey
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Zekeriyazade Yahya Efendi (d. 1644) and His Legal Thought: An Intellectual Biography
    Supervisor: Tijana Krstic
  • Vadas, András | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Appropration of Water-resources in Medieval Hungary
    Supervisor: Alice M. Choyke, Katalin Szende
  • Vargha, Mária | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Archaeology of Christianisation of the Rural Countryside of Medieval Hungary with the Context of East Central Europe (11th-13th centuries)
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky

Enrollment Year 2012/13

  • Becskereki, Ida | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Modality and Redemption; Logical Commitments in Thomas Buckingham's Soteriology
    Supervisor: Geréby, György
  • Bodnaruk, Mariana | Ukraine
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Imperial Elite Representation in Late Antique Roman Art
    Supervisor: Sághy, Marianne
  • Eke, Zsuzsanna | Romania
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Church Furniture and the Art of Carpenters in 16th-Century Transylvania, Mapping Workshops and Influences
    Supervisor: Jaritz, Gerhard
  • Incze, János | Romania
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Sigismund of Luxemburg's Pledging Activity in Hungary
    Supervisor: Szende, Katalin, Nagy, Balázs
  • Kelenhegyi, Andor | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Construction of Animal Symbolism in Late Antique and Medieval Judeo-Christian Textual and Pictorial Tradition
    Supervisor: Wilke, Carsten
  • Nikolaishvili, Sandro | Georgia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Imperial Ideology and Dynastic Propaganda in the Komnenoi Byzantium
    Supervisor: TBA, Gaul, Niels

Enrollment Year 2011/12

  • Adashinskaya, Anna | Russian Federation
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Ktetorship in Serbia under the Nemanjici as a Social Practice
    Supervisor: Daniel Ziemann, Gábor Klaniczay
  • Bileta, Vedran | Croatia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Masters and Commanders: The Changing Role of the Military Elite in the Late Roman West (AD 363-476)
    Supervisor: Volker Menze
  • Grigoryan, Sona | Armenia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Critique of Religions and Notions of Freethinking in al-Ma'arri's Luzumiyyat.
    Supervisors: Aziz Al-Azmeh
  • Konrad, Eszter | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Representation of Mendicant Saints in Late Medieval Hungary
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  • Kraft, Andras | Germany
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Last Roman Emperor and the Mahdi: The Genesis and Reciprocal Development of a Contentious Politico-Religious Topos
    Supervisor: István Perczel

Enrollment Year 2010/11

  • Aklan, Anna | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Neoplatonism and Indian Philosophy
    Supervisor: István Perczel, Ferenc Ruzsa
  • Bencze, Ünige | Romania
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: On the Border: Western Monastic Orders in Medieval Transylvania (Eleventh to Sixteenth Century)
    Supervisors: József Laszlovszky, Katalin Szende
  • Nastasoiu, Dragoş-Georghe | Romania
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Representation in Mural Painting of the sancti reges Hungariae in the Fourteenth to Sixteenth Century as a Religious, Political, Social, and Artistic Phenomenon
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay, Béla-Zsolt Szakács

Enrollment Year 2009/10

  • Csikós, Veronika | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Image Building Strategies of the Dynasties in Central Europe after the Year 1300
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  • Ferenczi, László | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Landscapes of Power. A Spatial Analysis of the Economic and Social Background of Cistercian Expansion
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky
  • Putnik, Noel | Serbia
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: The Patristic and Medieval Christian Heritage in the Works of Cornelius Agrippa
    Supervisors: György Geréby and György Endre Szőnyi

Enrollment Year 2008/9

  • Kliuchnik, Alena | Belarus
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Western Representations of Poland, Lithuania and Moscovia in the Fifteenth - First Half of the Sixteenth Centuries. A Comparative Approach Using Visual Text Analysis.
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  • Wheatley-Irving, Linda | United States
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Building the Monastic Life: Mar Abhai and Pesqin Monasteries on the Euphrates
    Supervisors: József Laszlovszky and István Perczel

Enrollment Year 2007/8

  • Mérai, Dóra | Hungary
    Provisional doctoral dissertation title: Tradition and Transformation in Transylvanian Stone Sepulchers in the Face of the Reformation
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky