Dr Janina Ramirez releases her new book, The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England, on 27th August 2015.Read More
Dr Janina Ramirez presents a three-part series in which three great masterworks are examined in minute detail.Read More
Dr Janina Ramirez will be joining the panel for the new BBC FOUR quiz show, The Quizeum, celebrating the UK’s unique and fascinating museums.Read More
In her new three-part series, The Hundred Years’ War, Dr Janina Ramirez explores the causes of the greatest and longest conflict in medieval history. Now showing on BBC Four & iPlayer.Read More
New Book: The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England – out now.
Dr Janina Ramirez gained her degree in English literature and language (specializing in Old and Middle English) from St Anne’s College, Oxford. She then completed her post-graduate studies at the renowned Centre for Medieval Studies, York, where her love of medieval art flourished.
As a presenter, Dr Janina Ramirez has filmed a number of documentaries for BBC Television. In 2010 she presented her debut, ‘Treasures of the Anglo-Saxons’ which aired on BBC Four, before going over to BBC Two. In 2011, she presented The Viking Sagas, and Britain’s Most Fragile Treasure.
Dr Janina Ramirez is course director for the Undergraduate Certificate in History of Art at the University of Oxford, and contributes to a number of courses, including a forthcoming seminar series on decoding symbols in art (Trinity 2012). She continues to publish her research, most recently in international art history journal Gesta.