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Marija Krnic

works on the doctoral thesis entitled ‘Hybridity, Cross-Cultural Transfer, and Performance of National Identity – Saints’ Plays in Croatian Theatre and Culture’. She is interested medieval religious theatre and its contemporary re-actualizations. Specifically, her research explores saints’ plays in eastern Adriatic urban communities, focusing on the cultural and social history of such performances, and the revival of saints’ plays in the context of the late-twentieth-century state-building project in Croatia. Before coming to Warwick she gained an MA degree in Medieval studies at the Central European University in Budapest, an MA in Croatian philology and Comparative literature from the University of Zagreb, and she was a visiting student at the University of Trieste. She also worked as a dance teacher and choreographer.

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