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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


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


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 of Italian Studies at British and Irish Universities both at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, and to reward the excellent research being carried out in the discipline. The competition is open to undergraduate students taking Italian as one of their subjects until their final year and to postgraduate students (MA, MRes, MPhil, PhD) in Italian Studies who passed their work (final year essay/dissertation/thesis) during the academic year just completed. The subject matter is confined to disciplines in the humanities and social sciences relating to Italy, from the Middle Ages to the present day. Further information can be found here.