MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR ART HISTORY IN ROME

Elisabetta Scirocco

2021

Elisabetta Scirocco has been a Senior Researcher at the Bibliotheca Hertziana, the Max Planck Institute for Art History in Rome since 2015, where she is Scientific Assistant to the Director Prof. Dr. Tanja Michalsky. After studying Italian Philology and Art History at the University of Naples “Federico II”, she joined the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut (2010-2015). There she developed, together with the Director Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wolf and Dr. Carmen Belmonte, the transdisciplinary research project Storia dell’arte e catastrofi. L’Italia sismica (2014-present). Her research and publications focus on two main areas: on the virtual reconstruction of medieval and early modern sacred spaces, and on the role of natural disasters in (re)shaping cultural heritage.

 

Portrait: © Katarína Kravčíková, Brno