Dr. Katarzyna K. Starczewska
Postdoctoral Researcher - Madrid
Katarzyna K. Starczewska is a Juan de la Cierva post-doctoral researcher at the Spanish National Research Council (CCHS-CSIC) in Madrid. In 2012 she presented her PhD dissertation at the Autonomous University of Barcelona entitled Latin Translation of the Qur’ān (1518/1621) commissioned by Egidio da Viterbo. Critical Edition and Introductory Study. Katarzyna is currently working on a number of topics which revolve around the theme of explaining Muslim culture in Latin. Her interests include networks of early modern translators whose target language was Latin, the reflection of Latin interreligious polemics on early modern treatises in national languages, and the early modern grammar books of Arabic written in Latin. She is an author of numerous papers and book chapters. Her fist book Latin Translation of the Qur’ān commissioned by Egidio da Viterbo was published in Diskurse der Arabistik, Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, in 2018.
Watch below on YouTube her project research presentation