Evgeniya Shelina holds a PhD in History from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, an MA in Languages, Literature and Cultural Studies from Paris 4 Sorbonne, and B.Sc. in History from MSU. In 2013-2016, she was based at the CCHS-CSIC (Madrid) as a doctoral fellow within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN ‘Power and Institutions in Medieval Islam and Christendom’.
Her research lies at the intersection between history, linguistics, anthropology, and computer science. She carries out textometric analysis of large corpora of medieval texts (theological treaties, charters, chronicles) to make historical observations on the systems of representation of pre-modern European society.