Thanks to a generous contribution from Dr. Carlo Hruby, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini has created one 1-month residential scholarship in memory of his parents-in-law, Ferruccio and Titta Ascari, to enable a PhD student or a post-doctorate scholar no older than 40 on October 30, 2016 to attend the Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture and conduct research in the field of history of art.
Thanks to a generous contribution from Lida Guglielmi Grazioli Lante Della Rovere, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini has created one 6-month residential scholarship in memory of her mother, Ylda Cini Guglielmi, to enable a PhD student or a post-doctorate scholar no older than 40 to attend the Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture and conduct research on Vittorio Cini as art collector and the Fondazione Giorgio Cini art collections.
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The Fondazione Giorgio Cini offers six scholarships – aimed at two vocal soloists (a soprano and an alto) and a string quartet that will be accompanied by a thoroughbass, coached and directed by Eduardo López Banzo and assisted by the musicologist Dinko Fabris – to partecipants to next Early Music Seminars, directed by Pedro Memelsdorff, that will take place on February 7-10, 2017.
This year’s topic is: Maestros Napolitanos. Francesco Durante – José de Nebra, Neapolitan Music in Baroque Spain (1730-1760).
The Fondazione Giorgio Cini is pleased to announce a new series of collaborations with TORCH – The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, generously funded by the John Fell OUP Fund, that will bring students and professors from Oxford to Venice, to pursue research projects at the Cini’s Vittore Branca Center for visiting scholars. This year grant holders are: Harriet Boyd-Bennett (Musicology), Malcolm Bull (Art History), Lisandra Costiner (Renaissance Studies), Luca Zenobi (History of Venice) and Katie Lynn-Gardner (Theatre Studies).
In 2011 Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Renaissance Society of America (RSA) established the Patricia H. Labalme Grant, awarding $3,000 to a selected American scholar willing to study Renaissance-related topics in Venice, working at the Vittore Branca Center for one month. This year grant holder is Clement Godbarge, from New York University, who will work on the research topic “The Scepter of Asclepius: Medicine and Politics in Renaissance Mantua 1328-1630.”
In 2014 Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Renaissance Society of America (RSA), with the generous support of the Kress Foundation, established the RSA-Kress Patricia H. Labalme Grant, awarding $3,000 to a selected American art historian willing to study Renaissance Art-related topics in Venice, working at the Vittore Branca Center for one month. This year grant holder is Lorenzo Buonanno, from Columbia University, who will work on the research topic “Sculpture in Renaissance Venice: Carving in the City of Colorito, c.1460-c.1530.”