Assist. prof. Aleš Maver (1978) works as assistant professor for medieval history at the Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor. He obtained a bachelor degree in Slovene and Latin Studies at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, and a bachelor degree in theology at the Faculty of Theology. In 2009 he obtained a doctoral degree in history at the Faculty of Arts (thesis title: Political History in the Latin Christian Historiography of the 4th and 5th Century
). His scholarly bibliography counts more than 150 entries (including 4 monographies).
He is active and publicly renown also as a translator and political commentator. He was one of the contributors preparing the integral Slovene edition (2009–2013) of the Honor and Glory of the Duchy of Carniola
by baron Johann Weichard Valvasor (Slovene-Austrian polymath from the 17th
century). He publishes his political analyses in Slovene daily newspapers Dnevnik
and on online newspaper Časnik
. Between 2012 and 2016 he was editor in chief of the Christian journal for spirituality and culture Tretji dan