Matko Matija Marušić

is a research assistant at the Institute of Art History and a PhD candidate at the Postgraduate doctoral programme of Medieval studies, University of Zagreb. He holds bachelor’s degree in Philosophy (2012) and master’s degree in Art History (2014). He was awarded with Rector’s award (2012), Award of excellence in studies in Art history (2013), and scholarship of University of Zagreb (2013). His thesis on monumental crucifixes in churches of Dubrovnik prior to the Council of Trent was supervised by Igor Fisković and Ana Marinković. During the MA studies (2013-2014) he participated in one-year student exchange at the University of Naples Federico II, and was trained at the Digital Visualization Workshop “The Ghetto of Venice” (June of 2013), organized by the Visualizing Venice Project and supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. Other stays in Italy include language schools in Florence and Venice, the latter supported by the Istituo Italiano di Cultura.
His research interests are iconography of sacred space, medieval devotional culture and urban history.