Divna Manolova

Divna Manolova served as ETT‘s Academic Network Facilitator until November 2016.

Divna received her MA and PhD in Medieval Studies from Central European University where she defended a dissertation on the scientific and philosophical letters of the late Byzantine scholar Nikephoros Gregoras.

She carried out doctoral research at Central European University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations and Brown University’s Department of Classics. Subsequently, she held postdoctoral fellowships at New Europe College and the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Bucharest.

Divna’s research focuses on the history of Byzantine scientific and philosophical thought. At present, she is working on her dissertation monograph on polymathy and intellectual curiosity in late Byzantine scientific and philosophical discourses.


Role in the project

As ETT‘s network facilitator, Divna was coordinating the network’s meetings and communications, developing the project’s website, online archive and publications.


A complete list of Divna’s publications is available here.


Email: Divna.Manolova@ed.ac.uk (until January 2017) and dulila@gmail.com.


To learn more about Divna’s research, visit her Academia.edu page and her academic portfolio. You can also follow her on Twitter


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