News from Modern Languages & Cultures
Dr Stefano Cracolici has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship for Dr Giovanna Capitelli
(24 April 2012)
Dr Stefano Cracolici, Reader in the Dept of Italian, has ben successful in obtaining a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship to enable Dr Giovanna Capitelli, Senior Lecturer at the Universita della Calabria, to spent two periods of research in the UK.
Dr Capitelli is the leading expert on religious art produced in Rome under Pius IX (1846-1878). Her interests range from 17th-century Dutch painting to Italian 19th-century sacred art, including the mostly famous Nazarene and Purist schools and their artistic influence.
Opening of Russian World Centre
The Russian World Centre opened at Durham University on 23 April 2013