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Doctoral Defense of Petar Parvanov

The Bulgar khan Krum drinks from the cup made from emperor Nicephore's skull. Chronicle of Constantinus Manasses, 14th century (Vatican: Cod. Vaticanus, slav. II).
Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Public Defense of the Doctoral Dissertation of Petar Parvanov on

Deviant Burial Practices in Medieval Southeastern Europe (7th-15th century)

Hybrid: Budapest, Nádor utca 9, Hanák Room (201) and Zoom (for link contact

Examination Committee Chair: Miklós Takács, DSc, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Archaeology, Budapest

Supervisors: József Laszlovszky, CEU, Department of Medieval Studies
Alice Choyke, CEU, Department of Medieval Studies

Member: Daniel Ziemann, CEU, Department of Medieval Studies

External Readers: Edeltraud Aspöck, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, (present)
Andrew Reynolds, University College London (not present)

The doctoral dissertation is available for inspection on the CEU e-learning site. Should you wish to access it and/or join the defense online, contact Csilla Dobos (