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Ilya Afanasyev

Jagiellonian Project Research Associate
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Ilya Afanasyev is a Research Associate, Kingdom of Bohemia for the Jagiellonian project. He studied for his first degree in history in Moscow and then moved to Oxford to write his doctoral thesis on national categories in twelfth-century England.

Throughout his doctorate he published several articles in renowned journals, such as Historical Research and the Journal of Medieval History. Ilya’s research interests include dynasty and the construction of national and regional identities across medieval and modern periods.