Dr. Nina Adamova is a Senior Lecturer at the Modern History Department of St Petersburg University, Russia. Her research during the British Academy Visiting Fellowship will explore how the books on sacred history were read and interpreted in Reformation England. Relying on the marginal comments left in these books by early modern readers and especially focusing on the heavily annotated copies of the Nuremberg Chronicle preserved the Manchester libraries
Dr. Adamova’s project will examine the impact of ‘sacra historia’ on the readers and investigate early modern reading practices. Dr. Adamova will be based at Manchester Metropolitan University and mentored by Dr. Rosamund Oates, a distinguished expert in early modern reading and puritan culture.