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Kristina Markman

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Dissertation: Between Two Worlds: A Comparative Study of the Representations of Pagan Lithuania in the Chronicles of the Teutonic Order and Rus'


?Letters Of Gediminas? and ?Peter of Dusburg?s Chronicle of the Prussian Land? select translation, annotations, and introduction in Reading the Middle Ages. Sources from Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic World, ed. Barbara H. Rosenwein, 2nd ed. (Toronto: Toronto University Press, 2013), 388-394.?Tactics of Manipulation: A Revisionist Study of Gediminas and the Threat of Teutonic Invasion, 1315-1342,? Comitatus 42 (2011): 115-134.

Grants and Awards

ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in Eastern European Studies, 2013-2014Fulbright IIE US Student Grant, 2012-2013UCLA History Department Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, 2011-2012FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) Fellowship for German study, 2010-2011 (cancelled due to insufficient funding)

Conference Presentations

?Conflict and Collaboration on the Baltic Frontier: Peter of Dusburg and the Teutonic Order?s Crusade against Lithuania? (paper to be presented at annual meeting of the Medieval Academy of America and Medieval Association of the Pacific, UCLA, April 10-12, 2014).?The Image of Gediminid Power and Early State Formation in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania? (paper presented at ?Images of Ducal Power in Medieval Poland,? conference at German Historical Institute, Warsaw, Poland, June 17, 2011).


Patrick Geary (chair)Teofilo F. RuizPiotr GoreckiArch Getty


C. Phil, Medieval History, UCLA (2011)M.A., Medieval History, UCLA (2010)B.A., History, UCSD (2007)B.A., Philosophy, UCSD (2007)