Ana Marija Grbanovic, M.A.


2007-2011         BA Preservation of Artistic and Architectural Cultural Heritage: Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy. BA dissertation “Some Bosnian Ottoman mosques,” supervisor: Prof. Giovanni Curatola.

2013-2014         MA History of Art and Architecture of the Islamic Middle East, SOAS, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK. MA dissertation: “A re-examination of the Ilkhanid buq’a Pir-i Bakran’s decoration and its aesthetics,” supervisor: Prof. Doris Behrens Abouseif.

Since 2015         PhD candidate: Islamic Art and Archaeology, University of Bamberg, PhD project: “Ilkhanid Stucco and Tile Revetment in Iran, c. 1300. Function, Meaning and Aesthetic Principles,” supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lorenz Korn. 

2017     Contract Lecturer, “A History of Ottoman Architecture,” University of Bamberg, SS 2017.

2018     Contract Lecturer, “Architecture in Iran 13-14th centuries: Ilkhanid Architecture and Architectural Decoration,” University of Bamberg, SS 2018.

Since 2019         Research Associate, Professorship for Islamic Art and Archaeology, University of Bamberg, in the DFG funded project “Stucco and Tiles.”