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Welcome to the BSR

Welcome to one of the most prestigious research academies in Rome.

For over 100 years world-class researchers of the art, history and culture of the western Mediterranean and the best contemporary artists in the Commonwealth have been nurtured at the BSR.

They still are.

We are the bridge between the intellectual and cultural heart of Rome and Italy and creative and academic researchers from Britain and the Commonwealth.

We celebrate these achievements, and welcome you to begin to explore what the BSR can offer you, and how you can be a part of a very special place.

Christopher Smith, Director of the BSR

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Latest News

Tuesday 21 October 2014

New book by Marina Warner 'Once Upon a Time: A Short History of the Fairy Tale'

Congratulations to Marina Warner (Current Council Member) on her new book Once Upon a Time: A Short History of the Fairy Tale which will be… more

Tuesday 21 October 2014

Laure Prouvost: FIAC 'In Process' 2014.

26 October 2014 As part of FIAC (Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain) Laure Prouvost (Max Mara Resident 2011-12) has two events on the last day of… more