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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

Staff and Governance

Core Staff

The day-to-day running of IMEMS is the responsibility of the Core Executive Committee, comprising the Director and Associate Directors and the Administrator. 

Publication details for Professor Stefano Cracolici

Image: Apostar por Roma: arte en México en el siglo de la IndependenciaCapitelli, Giovanna & Cracolici, Stefano (2018). Apostar por Roma: arte en México en el siglo de la Independencia. In Roma en México / México en Roma: las academias de arte entre Europa y el Nuevo Mundo, 1843-1867. Capitelli, Giovanna & Cracolici, Stefano Campisano Editore. 19-56.

Author(s) from Durham


This essay introduces the exhibition catalogue of the Rome in Mexico / Mexico in Rome exhibition at the Museo Nacional de San Carlos in Mexico City (Dec 2018 - May 2019). As the title suggests, the essay addresses the question on how and why Mexico 20 years after its independence and in a period of political turbulence turned to Rome for revamping the National Academy of Fine Arts.

Full Executive Committee

Our Full Executive Committee is made up of the Core Executive Committee, listed above, plus a number of executive members including:

International Advisory Board

We are extremely fortunate to have be able to call on the help and guidance of colleagues from around the world who help to shape and guide our direction, strategy and international reach. Our current Advisory Board members are: