Clare Hornsby elected Fellow of the Centro di Studi sulla Cultura e l’Immagine di Roma
Clare Hornsby, BSR Research Fellow in History of Art and former Assistant Director, has recently been elected Fellow of the prestigious Roman research institute Centro di Studi sulla Cultura e l’Immagine di Roma, whose President is the art and architectural historian Marcello Fagiolo.
As its name suggests, the Centro Studi is concerned with the history of Rome as presented and represented in visual culture. Founded in 1980 by the architect and historian Paolo Portoghesi and based at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, its activities are centred on major research projects and academic publishing and other Fellows include notable scholars such as Barbara Jatta, Director of the Musei Vaticani.
Clare’s association with the Centro Studi began early in 2019 when planning the Cardinal Alessandro Albani conference with its Director Mario Bevilacqua which took place at BSR and the BNC in December of that year; they are currently preparing the volume of Proceedings of the conference for publication. At the moment Clare is working on various projects connected with the next CSR/BSR collaboration, the delayed 300th anniversary conference on the work of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, due to take place in May this year.