Abigail Brundin

Abigail Brundin

Professor Abigail Brundin took up her role as Director of the BSR in September 2021. She is Professor of Italian and a fellow of St Catharine’s College at the University of Cambridge, where she was previously Chair of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics. Her research interests include Italian literature and literary history from the beginning of the age of print, with particular concern for marginalised voices including those of women and religious minorities. She has also run projects in historic libraries in English country houses on books connected with the Grand Tour, in collaboration with the National Trust and English Heritage.

Abigail is based in Rome. You can contact her at director@bsrome.it or by telephone on +39 06 32649375.

Latest News

Latest News

We are now accepting applications for the Postgraduate Course in Roman Epigraphy 2022. This biennial course is designed for postgraduates
Dr Beatrice Fochetti has recently been named a Research Fellow at the BSR. Her project, 'Archaeological research on the central
We are delighted that our latest events programme is now live. The programme, which runs from January to March, features
The Naughton Gallery, Belfast, is currently hosting a solo exhibition by John Rainey, based on work made at the BSR
The work of BSR alumni Barbara Walker (The Bridget Riley Fellow 2020–1) and Denzil Forrester (Rome Scholar in Painting 1984–5)
Congratulations to Serena Alessi (Rome Fellow 2016–17), who was recently appointed as the new Director of the Italian Cultural Institute
Visitors to this year's Royal Academy Summer Exhibition will encounter works by a multitude of BSR alumni, including those listed
Congratulations to the following BSR alumni who were awarded a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship in the 2020–1 and 2021–2
An interview with Freya Dooley, Creative Wales–BSR Fellow, in which she speaks about the work she has produced during her residency
An interview with Ruaidhri Ryan, Augusta Scholar, in which he speaks about the work he has produced during his residency at

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