Janina Ramirez

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Janina Ramirez

Janina Ramirez is a British art and cultural historian and TV presenter, based in Oxford. She specialises in interpreting symbols and examining works of art, within their own historical context.

Ramirez gained a degree in English literature, specialising in Old and Middle English, from St Anne's College, Oxford, before completing her post-graduate studies at the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York. She completed an art/literature PhD on the symbolism of birds, which led to a lectureship in York's Art History Department, followed by lecturing posts at the University of Winchester, University of Warwick, and University of Oxford.

Ramirez is currently the course director on the Certificate in History of Art at Oxford University's Department for Continuing Education.[1]

Television career[edit]

  • Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years' War 3-part series for BBC Four, February 2013[2]
  • Illuminations: The Private Lives of Medieval Kings 3-part series for BBC Four, January 2012 [3]
  • Britain's Most Fragile Treasure BBC Four, October 2011
  • The Viking Sagas BBC Four, May 2011 [4]
  • Treasures of the Anglo-Saxons, part of the Norman Season on BBC Four, August 2010


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