Interdisciplinary Italy doctoral Summer School (Dublin)

1st Interdisciplinary Italy Summer School for at Trinity College, The University of Dublin, Ireland. 29th and 30th June 2018.

We invite applications from doctoral researchers to join the first Interdisciplinary Italy Summer School. The aims of the Summer School are: to share interdisciplinary research and ideas, to provide training in intermedial/interartistic theories and methodologies in order to strengthen the foundations of your research; to provide a networking opportunity for PhD students researching across artistic disciplines; to attempt to overcome some of the common obstacles of working between artistic disciplines; to support the development of serious academic work in Italian Studies on intermediality and interdisciplinary practice.

The two-day event includes a keynote lecture by Pierpaolo Antonello “Visible Books, Unreadable Books: Bruno Munari’s Peritextual Playground”, group discussion of key texts on intermediality and workshops facilitated by Pierpaolo Antonello (Reader, University of Cambridge), Clodagh Brook (Associate Professor, Trinity College) Emanuela Patti (Senior Research Fellow, Royal Holloway, University of London/University of Birmingham). Groups will produce collective blog posts or posters as part of the two-day exercise.

Doctoral researchers at any stage of their degree are welcome to attend.

Numbers are very limited. If you wish to apply for the bursary, please send a 200-word abstract stating the title of your PhD and how you believe the summer school will benefit your research. If you don’t wish to apply for the bursary, please send the title of your thesis and name. Please address inquiries and send abstract to the co-organiser, Maria Del Buono, at  Please note that we have extended the closing date until 20th May.

Cost: 20 euro per head including the bursary. 80 euros without. Coffee and Lunch is provided both days.

Dr Clodagh Brook, Associate Professor

Italian Department

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin