Blanca Villuendas

Blanca Villuendas is a PhD candidate at the Spanish National Research Council and at the Complutense University of Madrid, currently working on Mediaeval Judaeo-Arabic literature in the field of Divination. In her research, she studies and edits manuscripts that come from two synagogues in Cairo. One of her great interests is to explore the transmission of works and ideas between peoples and to challenge the concept of cultural identity for which Divination provides a very unique and interesting perspective.

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Magic in the Middle Ages (Coursera)

Jun 27th 2022
Magic in the Middle Ages (Coursera)
Course Auditing
Magical thought has always attracted human imagination. In this course we will introduce you to the Middle Ages through a wide conception of magic. Students will have an approach to medieval culture, beliefs and practices from the perspective of History and History of Science. Popular magic, as well as [...]