Leaders, Lecturers & Tour Managers

Dr Gregoria Manzin

Dr Gregoria Manzin studied Languages and Literature at the University of Turin, Italy, before undertaking her PhD at the University of Melbourne. She has taught at the University of Melbourne and at Swinburne University. Since 2015 she has been a staff member in the Department of Languages and Linguistics at La Trobe University. She also works as a translator and has a close affiliation with SBS Italian Radio. Gregoria’s research focuses on the effect of borders in shaping cultural identity and literature.

Past Tours

Katya first joined ASA in 2005 as lecturer for our tours to Bulgaria which include:

  • Bulgaria & the Black Sea: Painted Towns, Byzantine Monasteries & Thracian Treasures (2016-2018)
  • Bulgaria & Romania: from the Danube to Transylvania (2005, 2007, 2009, 2011)