Education

PhD in Art History, University of Vienna, 2019

Magister (MA) in Art History, University of Vienna, 2010

Publications

The Central Synagogue of Sofia and the ‘Modernization’ of Sofia’s Jewry, in: R. Stojsavljević (ed.), Synagogues and Jewish Heritage in Southeastern Europe, Novi Sad: Archives of Vojvodina 2021, pp. 193-214.

Appendixes: Introduction, in: M. Mullett, R. Ousterhout, & F. Gargova (eds.), The Holy Apostles: A Lost Monument, a Forgotten Project, and the Presentness of the Past, Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 2020, pp. 293-297.

Appendixes A-J, in: M. Mullett, R. Ousterhout, & F. Gargova (eds.), The Holy Apostles: A Lost Monument, a Forgotten Project, and the Presentness of the Past, Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 2020, pp. 299-430.

The Alhambra and the Dream of Sepharad, in: A. Varela Braga, & F. Giese (eds.), The Power of Symbols. The Alhambra in a Global Context, Bern 2018, pp. 141-156.

Medievalism, Byzantinism, and Bulgarian Politics through the Archival Lens, in B. Bildhauer, & C. Jones (eds.), The Middle Ages in the Modern World, Oxford 2017, pp. 152-167.

The Holy Apostles – Visualizing a Lost Monument: The Underwood Drawings from the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 2015 (exhibition booklet with B. Daskas).

The Meteora Icon of the Incredulity of Thomas Reconsidered, in: L. Theis, M. Mullett, M. Grünbart, G. Fingarova, & M. Savage (eds.), Female Founders in Byzantium and Beyond, Vienna 2013, pp. 369-381.

Understanding Artifacts through Geographies – Perceiving Geographies through Artifacts, in: K. Kriz, W. Cartwright, & M. Kinberger (eds.), Understanding Different Geographies, Heidelberg 2013, pp. 67-78.

DiFaB – A Databased Visual Archive of Byzantium and the Challenges of Indexing Historical Material Culture, in: K. Kriz, W. Cartwright, & L. Hurni, Mapping Different Geographies, Heidelberg 2010 (with S. Teetor, D. Terkl, U. Unterweger), pp. 201-217.

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

International Conference Digital Memory – Digital History – Digital Mapping, 22-24 September 2021: “Towards a Jewish Topography of Sofia. Reinscribing Jewish Spaces into the Urban Fabric through a Digital Mapping Project”

Memberships

Association for Jewish Studies
Byzantine Studies Association of North America
DArtHist
Society of Architectural Historians
Verband österreichischer Kunsthistorikerinnen und Kunsthistoriker

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