Marijana Mišević

Marijana Mišević

PhD Candidate in History and Middle East Studies

Marijana Mišević entered the joint History & Middle Eastern Studies PhD program in 2013. She specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of the Early Modern Ottoman empire with focus on the Ottoman-ruled Southeastern Europe. Her thesis investigates a corpus of texts recorded in Slavic languages by the use of Arabic script as a case study in Early Modern Ottoman literacy and multilingualism. Her academic interests also include Islamic History, Early Modern European History, Byzantine History, Philosophy of History, Historical Methodology, and Language Anthropology. Before beginning her graduate work at Harvard University, Marijana earned her M.A. degree from Central European University in Comparative History: Medieval Studies, a Magister Degree from University of Belgrade in Linguistics, and B.A. from University of Belgrade in Oriental Philology.

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