Radu Păun

Radu Păun

CMR 1900 project
Section Editor, South-East Europe

Contact details

Radu G. Păun is a researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris, as a member of the Centre d’Études des Mondes Russe, Caucasien et Centre-Européen (CERCEC).

Biography

Radu previously worked at the Institute of South-Eastern European Studies, Romanian Academy in Bucharest (1993-2007).  His fields of research cover the history of the political elites in the Greco-Romanian world, 16th-18th centuries, the history of the ideas and practices of power in the Balkan world in the 16th – 18th centuries, and the relations between the Christian world and the Ottoman Empire in the 16th- 17th centuries.

Publications

His recent publications include:

Gregorio Salinero, Agueda Garcia Garrido, Radu G. Păun (eds), Paradigmes rebelles. Pratiques et cultures de la désobéissance à l’époque moderne, Bruxelles-Bern-Berlin et al., Peter Lang, 2018

Paul Bushkovitch, Nikolaos A. Chrissidis, Radu G. Păun (eds), Les terres de l’orthodoxie au XVIIe siècle, circa 1590-1720 / The Lands of Orthodoxy in the Seventeenth Century, circa 1590-1720  [Cahiers du monde russe, 58, 3, 2017]

Radu G. Păun (ed.), Histoire, mémoire et dévotion. Regards croisés sur la construction des identités dans le monde orthodoxe aux époques byzantine et post-byzantine, Seyssel, La Pomme d’Or, 2016

'Mount Athos and the Byzantine-Slavic Tradition in Wallachia and Moldavia after the Fall of Constantinople' in Vlada Stanković (ed.), Before and After the Fall: The Balkans and Byzantine World before and after the Capture of Constantinople in 1204 and 1453, Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2016.

'Conquered by the (S)Word: Governing the Tributary Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia (16th-17th centuries)' in Robert Born & Michał Dzewułski (eds.), The Ottoman Orient in Renaissance Culture, Krakow: Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie, 2016, pp19-40.

''Ambassadeurs', 'émissaires' et autres. Vocabulaire et pratiques de la diplomatie au carrefour des langues (principautés de Valachie et de Moldavie, XVe-XVIe siècles) in Nicolas Drocourt (ed.) La figure de l’ambassadeur. Ambassades et représentations diplomatiques entre Orient islamique, Occident latin et Orient chrétien (XIe-XVIe s.), Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2015, pp45-78.

'Well-born of the Polis: The Ottoman Conquest and the Reconstruction of the Greek Orthodox Elites under Ottoman Rule (15th–17th centuries)' in Robert Born & Sabine Jagodzinski (eds.), Türkenkriege und Adelskultur in Ostmitteleuropa vom 16.18. Jahrhundert, Leipzig: Jan Thorbecke, 2004, pp59–85 (Studia Jagellonica Lipsiensia 14)

'The Barbarian Emperor: Thinking about Empire and Power Hierarchies during the Ottoman Era (Slavic Orthodox Lands, 15th-17th centuries)' in Robert Born & Andreas Puth (eds.), Osmanischer Orient und Ostmitteleuropa. Perzeptionen und Interaktionen in den Grenzzonen zwischen dem 16. und 18. Jahrhundert, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2014, pp75-106 (Forschungen zur Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Mitteleuropa 48).

'Some remarks about the historical origins of the ‘Phanariot phenomenon’ in Moldavia and Wallachia (16th–19th centuries)' in Radu G. Păun & Gelina Harlaftis (eds.), Greeks in Romania in the Nineteenth Century, Athens: Alpha Bank Historical Archives, 2013, pp47–94.

'Enemies within: Networks of Influence and the Military Revolts against the Ottoman Power (Moldavia and Wallachia, 16th–17th Centuries)' in Gábor Kármán & Lovro Kunčević (eds.), The European Tributary States of the Ottoman Empire in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2013, pp209–249 (The Ottoman Empire and Its Heritage 53).

'The Ottoman Empire and its Tributaries as Seen through Foreign Eyes: Venetian 16th century Relazioni' in Radu G. Păun & Gábor Kármán (eds.), Europe and the ‘Ottoman World’: Exchanges and Conflicts (16th-17th centuries), Istanbul: Isis, 2013, pp195-238.

'Byzance d’empereur et Byzance d’Église. Sur le couronnement des princes ‘phanariotes’ à Constantinople' in Olivier Delouis, Anne Couderc and Petre Guran (eds.), Héritagesde Byzance en Europe du Sud-Est à l’époque moderne et contemporaine, Athens: École française d’Athènes, 2013, pp141-160 (Mondes méditerranéens et balkaniques 4).

'La Moldavie de Ştefan le Grand (1457-1504) et le monastère de Hilandar au Mont Athos. Témoignages et hypothèses' in Revue des Études Sud-Est Européennes 50/1-4 (2012), pp167-190.

'La Valachie et le monastère de Chilandar au Mont Athos. Nouveaux témoignages (XVe-XVIe siècles)' in Medieval and Early Modern Studies for Central and Eastern Europe 2 (2010), pp137-184.