In this interview, Karen Culver speaks with Anna Kinde to discuss her research into the construction and function of late medieval cathedrals in Central Europe. We also learn how the concepts used in the design of these ancient buildings are relevant to the design of buildings and public spaces today. To listen to the podcast please click here.
This podcast is part of the New Faces, New Ideas series in which Ph.D students in the Department of Medieval Studies talk about their current research and future ambitions.
Anna Kinde is an advanced PhD student at the CEU Medieval Studies Department. Anna obtained her BA at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest and graduated from Pázmány Péter Catholic University with an MA in Art History.
In 2018, Anna received an MA in Late Antique, Medieval and Early Modern studies at CEU, and wrote her thesis about the use of ambulatories in fourteenth-century Central European cathedrals. Her present research continues this theme and focuses on the use of the eastern end of late Medieval cathedrals in Central Europe.