Magdaléna Jánošíková is a PhD student at the School of History, Queen Mary, University of London. She is joining the research group on Jewish Translation and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Europe to further explore the topic of medicine and Jews, which animate her current work.
Jánošíková researches the transmission of knowledge and cultural history of medicine among Jews in the late medieval and early modern Europe. She received ‘The David Patterson Award for the Best Dissertation’ for her master’s thesis in Jewish studies (The University of Oxford, 2014) and completed M.A. degree in History, specializing in pre-modern Europe, from Palacký University in Olomouc (2013). Jánošíková will soon defend her PhD dissertation entitled “Composing Hebrew Medical Literature in the Sixteenth Century: Medicine in the Life and Work of Eliezer Eilburg,” a work supervised Prof. Miri Rubin.