Lecture by Dr. Donal Cooper

On Tuesday, 12 April 2011, at 20.00, Dr Donal Cooper, associate professor at the University of Warwick (Great Britain), will present at the Institute of Mediterranean Studies a paper on the subject of Franciscan art and architecture in a Mediterranean context. The presentation will be in English.

Dr Cooper completed his PhD on Franciscan art and architecture in medieval Italy at the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2000 and later spent periods of time in Italy on research funded by the British School at Rome and the Leverhulme Trust. Before joining Warwick in 2005 he worked at the Victoria and Albert Museum for three years, contributing to the Museum's Medieval and Renaissance Galleries . He was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize for outstanding scholarship in 2006 and a Fellowship at the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti in Florence in 2009.