Seminar: Raphael’s Antiquity

Seminar: Raphael’s Antiquity

Five-hundred years ago, on Good Friday, April 6th 1520, the painter Raphael died in Rome after a brief illness, exactly 37 years after his birth, also on Good Friday, in Urbino. Even though ‘but’ an artist, at his death he was a prominent member of a network that was...
International Summer School: Shakespeare’s Rome (SRISS)

International Summer School: Shakespeare’s Rome (SRISS)

Within the Shakespearean corpus the image of ancient Rome works as the emblem of the classical past, a goldmine of foundational myths and the model of an authoritative culture early modern England felt compelled to look to. To Ancient Rome Shakespeare devoted five...
Seminar: Contested History, Memory and Museums

Seminar: Contested History, Memory and Museums

In this course, the biography of Ennio Quirino Visconti (Rome, 1751 – Paris, 1818) is leading in the understanding how archives and museum collections in Rome have been established and organized when it comes to order and explain shifts in power. Museums, widely...
Minor Program Rome-Florence

Minor Program Rome-Florence

Rome and Florence are of paramount importance to those working in the humanities, since most of its disciplines originate in late medieval or early modern Italy, and even postmodernism has some of its most significant roots in Italian intellectual debates. Therefore,...