Anna Gubinskaya

Anna Gubinskaya studied translations of medieval Japanese Literature.

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BA in Asian Studies, 2011 Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation
Master by Thesis in Asian studies, 2013 Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation
Exchange Student: Maple Programme, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
PhD in Asian Studies, 2022 Victoria University of Wellington


Anna studied images of weapon in medieval literature. Having her major in Japanese languages and culture, she devoted years of Bachelor’s programme to comparison of Japanese and European medieval literature and images of sword in both. She worked on the research of Japanese weapon images in medieval Japanese literature through Western eyes: acquisition, assimilation and localization of Japanese medieval military narratives in Western world via translation and academic study.


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Dennitza Gabrakova

School of Languages and Cultures