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Vittore Branca Center
Scholarships

ONE 6-MONTH RESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR RESEARCH ON ECONOMIC HISTORY OF VENICE

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini, thanks to a generous contribution by Aldo Bassetti, has created one 6 month residential scholarship in memory of his brother, Giansandro Bassetti, to enable a PhD student or a post-doctorate scholar not older than 35 to join the Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture for a research on economic history of Venice in 15th and 16th century.

 Application deadline: 30 June 2016

ONE 6-MONTH RESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR RESEARCH ON VENETIAN ART OF WEAVING

The Fondazione Giorgio Cini, thanks to a generous contribution by Avv. Favaretto Rubelli, has created one 6 month residential scholarship to enable a PhD student or a post-doctorate scholar younger than 35 to join the Vittore Branca International Center for the Study of Italian Culture for a research on 17th and 18th century-Venice art of weaving.

Application deadline: 30 June 2016

THREE RESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LITERARY STUDIES IN MEMORY OF BENNO GEIGER

The Giorgio Cini Foundation offers three residential scholarships (one month each) for studies focused on the Benno Geiger Archive, which is preserved and developed on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, as well as on other literary archives held by the Foundation. The scholarships are in accordance with Elsa Geiger Ariè’s will and are associated with the “Premio letterario Benno per la traduzione poetica”, an annual poetry translation prize, set up to commemorate her father.

Application deadline: 30 June 2016

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FONDAZIONE GIORGIO CINI – OXFORD UNIVERSITY/TORCH – Visiting Studentships, Fellowships, and Professorships 

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). 

Info: Oxford University / TORCH

FONDAZIONE GIORGIO CINI – RENAISSANCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA RESEARCH GRANT / Patricia H. Labalme Grant

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.”

Info: The RSA – Patricia H. Labalme Grant

FONDAZIONE GIORGIO CINI – RENAISSANCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA – KRESS GRANT / Patricia H. Labalme Grant

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.”

Info: The RSA-Kress Patricia H. Labalme Grant