MA Students

One-Year MA (2020/21)

Matej Cermak | Czech Republic

Liam Downs-Tepper | USA

Misel Gara | Hungary

Shota Matitashvili | Georgia

Theres Pattery | India

Zvonimir Plavec | Croatia

Fabian Riesinger | Germany

Domagoj Smojver | Croatia

Olha Stasiuk | Ukraine

Two-Year MA

Year Two (2019/20-2020/21)

Aleksandar Andjelovic | Serbia
Topic at CEU: Between the Literal and the Literary: Social Background, Linguistic Competence, and Meaning in the Late-antique Latin Translations of the Vita Antonii

Supervisors: Cristian-Nicolae Gaspar, György Geréby

Aleksandar holds BA and MA degrees from the University of Belgrade, from 2016 and 2018 respectively. For his BA degree, he translated parts of Macrobius’s Saturnalia and Ovidius’s Fasti concerning ancient Roman religion in the classical period and Late Antiquity. At the MA level his thesis, Dictys Cretensis and the Trojan War in John Malalas’s Chronographia, focused mainly on John Malalas and the reception of the classical myth of the Trojan War in Early Byzantine historiography. Aleksandar studied Modern Greek in Athens and Thessaloniki, and actively participated in regional conferences in Ljubljana (Slovenia), Skopje (North Macedonia) and Zadar (Croatia). His main interest is Greek spiritual terminology during Late Antiquity/Early Byzantium, influence of the Scripture on Byzantine Literature and Early Medieval Greek language in general.

Ágnes Font | Hungary
Topic at CEU: Medieval Bone Working in Buda: Operation, Interrelation, and Spatial Distribution of Workshops Between the 14-17th Century

Supervisors: Alice M. Choyke, Katalin Szende

Ágnes received her bachelor’s degree in Medieval and Classical Archaeology at Eötvös Loránd University Budapest. During her MA studies at ELTE, she specialized in archaeozoology. Before commencing her studies at CEU, she worked on archaeological projects in France, Germany, Slovakia and Hungary. In addition to archaeozoology, her current academic interests include medieval bone, antler and ivory working, medieval topography and urbanization, connection between workshops, and medieval handcrafts in general. She also likes flowers.

Müberra Kapusuz | Turkey
Topic at CEU: Against Millennialism: 16th-Century Ottoman Cosmography and Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali’s The Mirror of the Worlds (Mir’atü’l-Avalim)

Supervisors: Günhan Börekci, Marcell Sebők (second reader)

Sebastian Krasnovsky | Slovakia
Topic at CEU: Johannes Filiczki as a Renaissance Man: Identities and Self-fashioning

Supervisor: Marcell Sebők

Sebastian received his MA degree in Archival Studies and Auxiliary Sciences of History from Comenius University Bratislava. He is also a proud alumnus of Accademia Vivarium Novum in Italy. His research interests lie in medieval and early modern Central Europe, focusing on intellectual and cultural history, reception of classical culture, and relations with Western humanism. He is also interested in archival science and linguistics in general.

Giorgi Markozashvili | Georgia
Topic at CEU: Ancient Commentators of Aristotle on Homonymy and Synonymy

Supervisor: György Geréby

Glenn Mills | UK
Topic at CEU: The Language of the Law in Christian Sources from the Second to the Fifth Century CE

Supervisors: György Geréby, Volker Menze

Glenn began his academic studies at the University of St Andrews in Scotland, where he embarked on an MA (Hons) in English Literature and Medieval History, graduating in 2019. His literary studies encompassed medieval romance, Older Scots and early Tudor writing, while his historical interests lie in late antique religious and legal history. He was the editor of the student-led St Andrews Historical Journal and has completed research assistantships with the Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research and the Medieval and Renaissance Research Group. Beyond this, he has been involved in conservation and heritage projects, fundraising and educational quality review.

Eszter Sajni | Hungary
Topic at CEU: Spanish Female Mystics and The Claim for Authority in the Sixteenth Century – The Case of Magdalena de la Cruz

Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay

Faeza Yuldasheva | Russian Federation
Topic at CEU: 'For Truly my Treasure is Thou': Idioms of Wealth and Poverty in Middle English Devotional Literature

Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay

Year One (2020/21-2021/22)

Daria Ageeva | Russian Federation

Ana Adazabal | Argentina, France

Katarina Balcirakova | Slovakia

Saranya Chandran | India

Agatha Georgescu | Romania

Marie-Eve Lafontaine | Canada, USA

Zeynep Olgun | Turkey

Osman Ozdemir | Turkey

Zoe Schwartz | USA

Bogdan Sorinca | Romania