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Research in the Italian section

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The Italian Section at Cambridge maintains a strong research tradition across a wide range of specialisms. All the permanent members of staff in the department are actively engaged in research covering Dante, medieval literature and culture, Renaissance and modern periods, cinema, linguistics and dialectology.

Over the past 7 years the department has hosted eight externally funded postdoctoral researchers and 54 research students, many of whom have gone on to lectureships in Italian in the UK and abroad. The Department benefits from the outstanding research facilities and the dynamic, interdisciplinary research culture within the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge Italian Research Network (CIRN)

RAE 2008 results

Overview of Teaching and Research areas of Italian Staff

Research projects

Research students

Research events 2003-2017

Book series' and Journals

Latest News

Professor Helena Sanson publishes new book: Women in the History of Linguistics

16 March 2021

The Italian Section is delighted to announce the publication of a new book by Professor Helena Sanson, Women in the History of Linguistics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020; 672 pp.), co-edited with Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics). The volume is a ground-breaking...

Livia Russell Society for Italian Studies (SIS) Prize Winner 2020

27 January 2021

The Italian Section extends warmest congratulations to former undergraduate Livia Russell who has won the Society for Italian Studies (SIS) Undergraduate Prize 2020 for her Dissertation ‘Contact and intimacy: Mario Giacomelli’s photo-poetic encounters’ . The Society for Italian Studies (SIS) Prize aims to raise the profile...

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