Prof. Dr. Chiara Franceschini
Chiara Franceschini is Professor for Early Modern Art History at the LMU and leads the ERC project and team SACRIMA, The Normativity of Sacred Images in Early Modern Europe. Before joining the LMU, Chiara worked at the Warburg Institute and taught Renaissance Studies at UCL, London. Before and after her PhD (Scuola Normale Superiore, 2008), she received several awards, including a Newton International Postdoctoral Fellowship from The British Academy, ‘I Tatti Prize’ for the best essay by an early career scholar, a Fernand Braudel Fellowship (Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme/EHESS, Paris) and a Fellowship from the Italian Academy at Columbia University. Her work is situated at the crossroads of the history of art, early modern history and visual culture.