Researchers

Paweł Figurski

PhD awarded (date and institution):

December 21, 2016, Warsaw University, Faculty of History

Further academic qualifications:

Master of Theological Studies, University of Notre Dame (May 2017)

Specialisation:

history of the Middle Ages, identity and early medieval state formation in Central Europe, sacralization of political power, liturgy, political theology

Additional information

Department/Section:
Department of Medieval Studies

Website:
https://pan-pl.academia.edu/PawełFigurski

Awards and Honors:
1.
International Fellow at the WWU Münster (Fall 2018).
2. Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Culture, University of Notre Dame (2016/2017).
3. Professional Development Grants, the Nanovic Institute, University of Notre Dame (2015–2017).
4. Fellow at Collegium Invisibile (2008–2016).
5. Self-Placed Graduate Award, Fulbright Commission (2015/2016).
6. Garstka Fellow at the Department of History, University of Notre Dame (2014/2015)
7. Fellowships START, Foundation for Polish Science (2012 and 2013).
8. Scholarships, Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2007–2011).

Participation in research projects:
1.
“Neglected Sources. A Socio-Political History of Poland (until ca. 1300) Based on Liturgical Manuscripts” (NCN Sonatina 2), no. 2018/28/C/HS3/00464.

Selected publications:

1. “Political Liturgies, Cologne’s Manuscript Culture, and Historical Myths, or: The Provenance of the Sacramentary of Tyniec,” in: Das Sakramentar aus Tyniec. Eine Prachthandschrift des 11. Jahrhunderts und die Beziehungen zwischen Köln und Krakau in der Zeit Kasimir des Erneuerers, eds. Klaus Gereon Beuckers, Andreas Bihrer, Böhlau Verlag, Köln, 2018, pp. 66–91.
2. “The Exultet of Bolesław II of Mazovia and the Sacralisation of Political Power in the High Middle Ages,” in: Premodern Rulership and Contemporary Political Power. The King’s Body Never Dies, eds. K. Mroziewicz, A. Sroczyński, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2017, pp. 73–111.
3. [With K. Mroziewicz and A. Sroczyński] “Introduction,” in: Premodern Rulership and Contemporary Political Power. The King’s Body Never Dies, eds. K. Mroziewicz, A. Sroczyński, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2017, pp. 9–21.
4. [Collaboration E. Schlotheuber and N. Hoffmann) “De institucione Paradysi et humili ingressu sororum” (a source edition), in: Liturgical Life and Latin Learning at Paradies bei Soest, 1300–1425: Inscription and Illumination in the Choir Books of a North German Dominican Convent, 2 vols., eds. J. Hamburger, E. Schlotheuber, S. Marti, M. Fassler, Münster, 2016, pp. 4–17.
5. “Das sakramentale Herrscherbild in der politischen Kultur des Frühmittelalters,” Frühmittelalterliche Studien, 50 (2016), pp. 129–161.
6.Mactata hostia. O tożsamości Brunona z Kwerfurtu oraz logice wizji dla czasów ottońskich,” [Mactata hostia – Identity of Brun of Querfurt and Logic of Vision of the Ottonian Culture], in: Ja–my–oni. Tożsamości ludzi średniowiecza, [I–we–they. Identities of medieval people], eds. L. Jurek, P. Figurski, W. Oczkowski, M. Sas, Studenckie Koło Naukowe Historyków UW, Warszawa, 2012, pp. 67–85.
7. “Duchowość eucharystyczna Bernwarda z Hildesheim. O obrazowości kultury ottońskiej” [The Eucharistic Spirituality of Bernward of Hildeshiem. On the Imagery of Ottonian Culture], Kwartalnik Historyczny, 119, 3 (2012), pp. 425–465.
8. “Przekaz ideowy i datacja Mors et miracula beati Verneri [The Meaning and Datation of Mors et miracula beati Verneri], Studia Źródłoznawcze. Commentationes, 48 (2010), pp. 25–43.

Contact:

pfigursk@alumni.nd.edu