Anglo-Italian Relations Interest Group

AngloItalianThe History of Anglo-Italian Relations Special Interest Group is convened by Professor Giovanni Iamartino of the University of Milan.

The aim of the group is to gather together colleagues interested in the history of linguistic, literary and cultural relations between Britain and Italy. Areas of interest will include linguistically-orientated topics such as loanwords from English to Italian and vice versa, and more literary and cultural aspects, such as translations of literary texts or the reception of important authors.

Those interested in joining the group are invited to contact Professor Iamartino

Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture, 1516-2016

British Academy International Conference, 28-29 April 2016

The interest group is sponsoring a limited number of bursaries as a contribution towards conference expenses for registered PhD candidates and early career/post-doctoral researchers.

Application for a bursary

Funded by the Society for Renaissance Studies and the English Association, this conference is able to offer a limited number of bursaries of up to £100 as a contribution towards conference expenses for the delegate. Applications for a bursary should be sent to and must be received by March 1st 2016.

To apply for a bursary please copy and complete the form below and return together with:

  • a brief (1 page) curriculum vitae
  • a covering letter (no more than one side of A4) detailing the reasons why the bursary is being sought
  • a letter of support from your doctoral supervisor or a senior colleague

Please note: bursaries are available only for registered PhD candidates, and early career/post-doctoral researchers with no access to institutional funding. They are designed to assist with the costs of attending the conference in London and may be awarded on a competitive basis. Bursary holders are expected to attend the whole 2-day conference and may be asked to write a short report on the conference for publication by the Society for Renaissance Studies.




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Bursaries will be paid into your current bank account by electronic transfer. Please therefore give all relevant details (Bank name and address, Swift/BIC code, account name and number) in the section below.


Bursaries will be paid in arrears and on receipt of proof of attendance. If you wish to claim for travel costs, you will be required to present the relevant receipts.


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