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Laura Moretti

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Laura Moretti
Postal address:
School of Art History
79 North Street
St Andrews
Fife
United Kingdom

E-mail: lm93@st-andrews.ac.uk

Direct phone: +44 (0)1334 462404

Research overview

Laura Moretti took her undergraduate degree in architecture and also holds a professional performance diploma in violoncello. She has a PhD in Architectural History, and has been working for several years on the relationship between architecture and music. She is the author of Dagli Incurabili alla Pietà. Le chiese degli Ospedali Grandi veneziani tra architettura e musica (1522-1790), Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 2008, and the joint author (with Deborah Howard) of Sound and Space in Renaissance Venice. Architecture, Music, Acoustics, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009. She has held prestigious post-doctoral and research positions (Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, 2010 and 2014-15; Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge, 2005-07; Worcester College, University of Oxford, 2007-2010).
 
She is the co-ordinator of the International Network ‘Daniele Barbaro (1514-70): In and Beyond the Text’, funded by the Leverhulme Trust. Her book project, entitled In the House of the Muses: Collection, Display and Performance in Sixteenth-Century Italy, has been accepted by Yale University Press (expected publication date 2017).

She would welcome research students with interests in any area of Italian art and architecture c.1450-1600.

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