Dr Janina Ramirez completed her PhD in 2006 at the Centre for Medieval Studies, York. It was entitled The Symbolic Life of Birds in Anglo-Saxon England, and is being prepared for publication in 2012. She also completed a study of serpent symbolism, Slippery Symbolism: The Symbolic Life of Serpents in Anglo-Saxon England.

Recent publications include:

  • ‘Creating Terra Nova: The Sagas of Iceland’, History Today, May 2011.
  • ‘Sub Culmine Gazas: The Peacocks in the Codex Amiatinus,’ Gesta; Journal of the International Centre of Medieval Art, XLVIII/1 (2009).
  • ‘The Anglo-Saxon Cross at St Andrew, Auckland: Living Stones,’ York Medieval Yearbook 2 (2003).

You can view a sample of her work online by selecting the link below:

Janina is currently working on a number of academic articles, including ‘Columba as Columba: The dove and Columba’s Christianity’. She is also preparing a monograph entitled Approaching Anglo-Saxon Art Anew, alongside other projects.

Information on new publications will be made available here.