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Nikita Bogachev

Junior Research Fellow
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Nikita Bogachev is a graduate of Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg (2018) and the programme “Comparative History: Late Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies” at CEU, his background is in History and Byzantine Studies. In 2020, Nikita has defended master thesis in which he explored how Byzantine monastic literature shaped the penitential behaviour and practices related to body in the medieval male monasticism. Currently, his research interest is in exploring mutual determination of fiction and reality, relation of literature to collective trauma, and the ways literary and historical, especially neo-medieval, narratives are abused to justify and shape politics.