Dr Mihai Dragnea

Mihai Dragnea (PhD 2018) is an associate researcher at the University of South-Eastern Norway (Department of Business, History and Social Sciences) since 2019. He is the president of the Balkan History Association and the editor of Hiperboreea, the journal affiliated to the association which is published by the Pennsylvania State University Press. His interests and collaboration include cultural, social and political relations between Germans, Scandinavians and Wends during the High Middle Ages, Viking Age, early Slavic ethnicity and state formation, and identity and conflict in the Balkans. Mihai is the book series editor for “Christianity and Conversion in Scandinavia and the Baltic Region, c. 800-1600” and “South-East European History”, both published by Peter Lang. He is a contributor to the International Medieval Bibliography and the International Bibliography of Humanism and the Renaissance, published by Brepols. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the following journals: Romanian Journal for Baltic and Nordic Studies, published by the Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies; Journal of Ottoman Legacy Studies, published by the International Symposium on Balkan History Studies Committee (UBTAK), Res novae, published by the Catholic Institute in Ljubljana, Croatica Christiana Periodica, published by the Institute of Church History, Catholic Faculty of Theology, University of Zagreb,  International Journal of Divination and Prognostication, published by Brill in close cooperation with the Society for the Critical Study of Divination. Mihai is also member of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East, the Romanian Association of Slavic Studies, Centre of Urban History, University of Hradec Králové, and Waldemar Ceran Research Centre for the History and Culture of the Mediterranean Area and South-East Europe, University of Łódź.