PhD Student

PhD program:: XXXVII

supervisor: Prof. Tristan Weddigen (tutor Zurich)
co-supervisor: Prof. Claudio Zambianchi
joint PhD: University of Zürich


Giulia Beatrice (Rome, 1996) received her BA (2018) and MA (2020) degrees from Sapienza Università di Roma, dealing respectively with the first exhibition of African art within the Venice Biennale in 1922 and with the production of German art critic Carl Einstein in the 1930s.
During her master's degree, she spent a semester at the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris under the Erasmus+ program and she collaborated to the inventory of Adolfo Venturi's photographic collection.
She is currently a doctoral student at the University of Zürich (supervisor: Prof. Tristan Weddigen), in cotutelle de thèse with La Sapienza University (tutor: Prof. Claudio Zambianchi) and a doctoral fellow at Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max Planck Institut für Kunstgeschichte in Rome. Her doctoral research aims to investigate the relationship between Futurism and Italian colonialism in Africa.
As of 2022, she is a member of the Max Planck research unit "Decolonizing Italian Visual and Material Culture".

Research products

  • 11573/1670268 - 2022 - Colonie sul muro. Manifesti del cinema imperiale fascista (01a Articolo in rivista)
  • 11573/1670267 - 2021 - «Eine italienische Angelegenheit»: il viaggio di Carl Einstein nell’arte italiana dal futurismo al rinascimento (01a Articolo in rivista)

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