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N. Kivilcim Yavuz
Njalsgade 136, 2300 København S, Bygning 27, Building: 27-2-40
N. Kıvılcım Yavuz is based at the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow to work on her project entitled “Transtextual Networks in the European Middle Ages: A Digital Corpus of the Trojan Narrative in Latin Manuscripts.”
Yavuz completed her doctoral studies at the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds (2015) with her thesis entitled the “Transmission and Adaptation of the Trojan Narrative in Frankish History between the Sixth and Tenth Centuries.” She received her BA in Comparative Literature at Istanbul Bilgi University (2001) and her MA in Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds (2003). Between her MA and PhD studies, from 2003 to 2011, she worked in Istanbul in arts and culture, publishing, and the higher education industry, primarily in corporate communication and marketing.
Yavuz has authored articles on comparative literature as well as medieval culture and history, and edited books on art and culture as well as catalogues of modern and contemporary art exhibitions. As a writing, editing and translating professional, she has also done translations from English into Turkish and Turkish into English for over fifteen years. She also has presented papers at conferences in Europe and America, including Turkey, the UK, the Netherlands, France, Austria, Brazil and the US.
Yavuz is currently involved in a newly establishing open access publishing house, Kısmet Press, as General Editor. She has been a contributor to the International Medieval Bibliography since 2007. She has taught undergraduate-level courses on the history of the late antique, medieval and Renaissance Europe as well as on medieval European literature.
For further information, including work experience and lists of publications and presentations, see https://nkyavuz.com/.