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Name  Janina Ramirez
Role  Art Historian

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Occupation  Lecturer Art historian Television presenter Researcher

Education  St Anne's College, Oxford

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Janina Sara Ramirez (née Maleczek; 7 July 1980), sometimes credited as Nina Ramirez, is a British art and cultural historian and TV presenter, based in Woodstock, Oxfordshire. She specialises in interpreting symbols and examining works of art, within their own historical context.


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Dr Ramirez gained a degree in English literature, specialising in Old and Middle English, from St Anne's College, Oxford, before completing her postgraduate studies at the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York. She completed an art/literature PhD on the symbolism of birds, which led to a lectureship in York's Art History Department, followed by lecturing posts at the University of Winchester, University of Warwick, and University of Oxford.

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Dr Ramirez is currently the course director on the Certificate in History of Art at Oxford University's Department for Continuing Education.

Television career

  • Treasures of the Anglo-Saxons, BBC Four, August 2010
  • The Viking Sagas, BBC Four, May 2011
  • Britain's Most Fragile Treasure, BBC Four, October 2011
  • Illuminations: The Private Lives of Medieval Kings, 3-part series, BBC Four, January 2012
  • Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War, 3-part series, BBC Four, February 2013
  • Architects of the Divine: The First Gothic Age, BBC Four, October 2014
  • Saints and Sinners: Britain's Millennium of Monasteries, 3-part series, BBC Four, February 2015
  • The Quizeum, A museum-based quiz panel show, BBC Four, April 2015
  • The Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich, BBC Four, July 2016
  • An Art Lover's Guide, BBC Four, May 2017
  • In Search of Arcadia, BBC Four, August 2017
  • Personal life

    She is married to copywriter and creative director Daniel Ramirez. They have two children.


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