Participant Info

First Name
Robyn Dora
Last Name
Central European University
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Habsburg, Central Europe, Ottoman Hungary, Early Modern Eurasia, Empires
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Personal Info

About Me

Robyn Dora Radway is a historian of Habsburg Central Europe and its imperial entanglements across internal and external borders. She completed her Ph.D. in history at Princeton University in 2017 with a dissertation entitiled ‘Vernacular Diplomacy in Central Europe: Statesmen and Soldiers Between the Habsburg and Ottoman Empires, 1543–1593’. She also holds a B.A. and an M.A. in the History of Art and has worked in several international and local museums.  

Recent Publications

“Christians of Ottoman Europe in Sixteenth-Century Costume Books,” in The Dialectics of Orientalism in Early Modern Europe, ed. Marcus Keller and Javier Irigoyen-García (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), 173–93.

“Vernacular Diplomacy: The Culture of Sixteenth-Century Peace Keeping Strategies in the Ottoman–Habsburg Borderlands,” Archivum Ottomanicum 34 (2017): 193–204.


Media Coverage
Country Focus
Holy Roman Empire
Expertise by Geography
Eastern Europe, Germany
Expertise by Chronology
2, 3, 6
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Book History, Diplomacy, Material Culture, Military, Museums, Urban History