MA Students

One-Year MA (2021/2022)

Michal Augustovic | Slovakia

Topic at CEU: Hidden Aspects of the Saint Ladislaus Cult

Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay

Celina Félix | Hungary

Topic at CEU: The Iconography of Medieval Passion Cycles in Spiš and Gemer Counties

Supervisor: Béla Zsolt Szakács

Csaba Latosinszky | Hungary

Topic at CEU: Early Slavic Ethnogenesis in the Light of Recent Historiography

Supervisors: Daniel Ziemann, József Laszlovszky

Tara Merrigan | USA, Ireland

Topic at CEU: Captive, Orientalist, Polemicist: A Comparative Analysis of the Printed Latin Writings of Bartholomew Georgević and the Czech Manuscript Tradition of Konstantin Mihailović's Memoir

Supervisors: Balázs Nagy, Éloïse Adde

Anastasiia Morozova | Ukraine

Topic at CEU: Gratia non debet occumbere cum dilectis: Love, Affection, and Affective Ties at the Ostrogothic Court in Cassiodorus’s Variae

Supervisors: Cristian-Nicolae Gaşpar, Volker Menze

Zsófia Nádai | Hungary

Topic at CEU: Ottoman-Era Earth and Wood Fortifications of the Kisvárda Castle

Supervisor: József Laszlovszky, Katalin Szende

Dragos Opran | Romania

Topic at CEU: Trying Witches: Shaping Heinrich Kramer’s Methods of Investigating and Convicting Sorceresses

Supervisors: Gerhard Jaritz, Gábor Klaniczay

Chloe Peters | Canada

Topic at CEU: Some Ants Go Marching Two by Two, Others Dig for Gold: The Visual and Textual Representations of Ants in the Medieval Period

Supervisors: Gerhard Jaritz, Alice Choyke

Lukas Plevko | Slovakia

Topic at CEU: The Role of the Catholic Church in the Administration of Slavery and Slave Trade in the Early Post-Roman Period

Supervisors: György Geréby, Volker Menze

Anna Shchetnikova | Russian Federation

Topic at CEU: Pagan Sinner or Ideal Wife? Lucretia in Medieval and Early Modern Contexts

Supervisors: Gerhard Jaritz, Éloïse Adde

Melbin Thomas | India

Topic at CEU: Art and Architecture in the Malabar Coast: The Maritime Trade and Its Influence on Material Culture of Northern Malabar

Supervisor: István Perczel, Katalin Szende

Kaila Yankelevich | Argentina

Topic at CEU: Animals and Identity in Early Arthurian Romance

Supervisors: Gerhard Jaritz, Alice Choyke

Two-Year MA

Year Two (2020-2022)

Daria Ageeva | Russian Federation

Topic at CEU: Regulation of Fisheries and Fish Consumption in the Early Modern Venetian Republic

Supervisors: Alice Choyke, Gerhard Jaritz

Ana Inés Aldazabal | Argentina, France

Topic at CEU: The Roman de Perceforest: An Early Account of the Witches' Sabbath?

Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay

Katarina Balcirakova | Slovakia

Topic at CEU: The Development of Christian Rituals of Excommunication and Penance in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries

Supervisors: Gábor Klaniczay, György Geréby

Saranya Chandran | India

Topic at CEU: The Development of Malayalam Scripts in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods (8th to 17th Centuries)

Supervisor: István Perczel

Ágnes Font | Hungary

Topic at CEU: Bone Working in Buda between the 15th–17th Century

Supervisors: Alice Choyke, Katalin Szende 

Agatha Georgescu | Romania

Topic at CEU: Seduction, Negotiation, (and Marriage?): Breaches of Marriage Promises in Late Medieval Records from Southern England

Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz

Marie-Eve Lafontaine | Canada, USA

Topic at CEU: Connoisseurship and Questions of Attribution in the Works of Hieronymus Bosch

Supervisor: Béla Zsolt Szakács

Giorgi Markozashvili | Georgia

Topic at CEU: Homonymy and Synonymy in the Philosophy of Neoplatonists and the Cappadocian Fathers

Supervisor: György Geréby

Zeynep Olgun | Turkey

Topic at CEU: A Sailor's Life for Me: The Middle Byzantine Sailor on Board and at Port

Supervisor: Baukje van den Berg

Osman Özdemir | Turkey

Topic at CEU: Decoding a Source-Based Dilemma: The Occupation of Jerusalem by Sassanids in 614 C.E.

Supervisors: István Perczel, Volker Menze

Zoë Schwartz | USA

Topic at CEU: Segregation and Interaction: The Medieval Jewish Communities in Regensburg and Worms and Social Cohesion

Supervisors: Carsten Wilke, Gerhard Jaritz

Bogdan Sorinca | Romania

Topic at CEU: Shifting Materialities under Habsburg expansion: The Typologies and Evolution of the Transylvanian Manor House in Early Modernity

Supervisors: Gerhard Jaritz, Marcell Sebők

Year One (2021-2023)

Maria Anghel | Romania

Topic at CEU: Mural Depictions of the Man of Sorrows in the Late Medieval Kingdom of Hungary - Form, Function, and Liturgical Space

Supervisors: Béla Zsolt Szakács, Gábor Klaniczay

Andrea Banikova | Slovakia

Topic at CEU: Scandinavians in the East - From Rus to the Rurikids

Supervisors: József Laszlovszky, Daniel Ziemann

Guillermo Bisbal | Venezuela

Topic at CEU: Tracing the Cult of St. Joseph as the Patron of Good Death: From Late Medieval Spain to the Colonial Caribbean Area (15th-18th Century)

Supervisors: Marcell Sebők, Carsten Wilke

Colin Boon | UK

Topic at CEU: Dynastic Instability or Invasion: What was the Greater Influence on the Reigns of the Post-Carolingian Kings of Germany

Supervisors: Daniel Ziemann, Balázs Nagy

Joshua Duffield | USA

Topic at CEU: The Evolution and Purpose of Warfare as Used by the Riurikid Princes and Kings

Supervisors: Balázs Nagy, József Laszlovszky

Andrei Dumitrescu | Romania

Topic at CEU: Byzantine Figures of Monarchic Power in late 15th- and Early 16th-Century Moldavia

Supervisors: Béla Zsolt Szakács, Baukje van den Berg

Robert Mazur | USA

Topic at CEU: Evolution of Epideictic Oratory in Late Antiquity

Supervisors: Baukje van den Berg, Cristian-Nicolae Gaşpar

Angeliki Patsoni | Greece

Topic at CEU: Neoplatonism and Modern Religions

Supervisors: István Perczel, György Geréby

Amine Yilmaz | Turkey

Topic at CEU: The Interaction of Islamic Political Concepts with Ottoman Empire-Building (15th-16th Centuries)

Supervisors: Tijana Krstić, Günhan Börekçi