Nicoletta Marconi Workshop

30 August 2019,
Institute of Advanced Studies, UWA
Postgraduate Students, Early Career Researchers, Academics


Mosaic Vatican

Mosaic female figures in the
St. Sebastiano chapel’s vault in
St. Peter’s in Vatican, detail (@Fabbrica di San Pietro in Vaticano).

Divine splendour and noble magnificence: female and male artists and craftsmen involved in the arts and architecture of Baroque Rome

A workshop with Professor Nicoletta Marconi, University of Roma Tor Vergata and 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

This workshop aims to capture student and researcher interest across Fine Arts, History, Italian Studies, and Gender Studies. Professor Marconi will discuss with students and researchers how we can learn more about the participation of men and women in construction fields of the early modern period.

The workshop is an opportunity for interested students and early career researchers to share ideas about their own cognate areas of research in a supportive learning environment.

Nicoletta Marconi is Associate Professor in the History of Architecture at the University of Roma Tor Vergata. Her research explores the architectural and construction history of early modern Rome, with a particular focus on the St. Peter’s in Vatican building site, on architectural heritage of the Barberini family and the role of contribution of female artists and craftswomen to the history of construction in early modern Rome. She has contributed to many exhibitions and research projects, as well as published in collections and monographs.

Dr Marconi is a 2019 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

This workshop is presented by the UWA Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies and the Institute of Advanced Studies.

27 August

Public Lecture
Constructing the Baroque: women artisans on building sites in the seventeenth-century Vatican and Rome