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New Fellows 2020–21

The Italian Academy announces the Fellows chosen for 2020–2021.

Venus S. Akef
Weinberg Fellow in Architectural History and Preservation
The University of Technology (Baghdad, Iraq)
Preservation for peace: the role of cultural and architectural preservation in building positive peace

Andreas Beyer
Universität Basel (Switzerland)
On the body and soul of the Renaissance artist: nutrition, health, dreams

Lorenzo Bondioli
Princeton University (U.S.A.)
Trading empires: imperial state and capitalist merchants in Venice and Egypt, 1000–1350 CE

Dušan Borić
NOMIS Foundation Fellow
University of Cambridge (U.K.)
On the move: prehistoric mobility and the spread of agriculture in Eurasia

Alessandra Buccheri
Weinberg Fellow in Architectural History and Preservation
Accademia di Belle Arti di Palermo (Italy)
The oblivion of a Renaissance monument: Antonello Gagini’s tribune in the Cathedral of Palermo

Paolo Carta
Università di Trento (Italy)
Islands, insularity, and islandness

Jan Eike Dunkhase
Bard Graduate Center (U.S.A.)
The birth of a Renaissance scholar: Paul Oskar Kristeller’s letters from Italy (1934–39)

Antonella Fenech Kroke
Centre André Chastel CNRS, Sorbonne Université (France)
Sottosopra: bodily reversals in early modern and modern images

Carlo Ginzburg
Distinguished Scholar
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Italy); UCLA (U.S.A)

Mathieu Harsch
Università di Padova (Italy)
Color names for clothing dyes: between nature and culture

Valeria Marcenò
Università di Torino (Italy)
Hate speech and hate crimes

Gabriele Neri
Weinberg Fellow in Architectural History and Preservation
Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland)
Graphic satire and the public perception of architecture: a missing genre

Julie Parato
Columbia University (U.S.A.)
Pathogenic role of tubulin tyrosine ligase and delta-2 tubulin in Alzheimer’s disease

Arthur Prat-Carrabin
Columbia University (U.S.A.)
Cognitive economics of the habitus

Lucia Piccioni
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (France)
Artifacts of colonial heritage: face cast collections in Italian anthropological museums

Vanessa Roghi
Alexander Bodini Research Fellow in Developmental and Adolescent Psychiatry
Independent Scholar (Italy)
The illness of desire: a cultural history of heroin 1996–2018

Columbia University (U.S.A.)
The neurobiology of decision-making and the roots of conceptualization and abstraction