Call for application 40th cycle

Bando ordinario

Educational goals and objectives

Following a strong and renowned research tradition, the Phd Program in History of Art aims to provide the best methodological skills to allow an high scientific level of study. Candidates are encouraged to investigate every single aspect in the field of history of art (monuments, works, collections, exhibitions, patrons, events) from an interdisciplinary and international point of view. Artistic products from the Middle Ages to the contemporary era will be carefully studied considering the relationships between documents, historical sources, iconography, historiography, literature, and cultural contexts.

Four different curricula are available:

- History of Medieval Art
- History of Modern Art
- History of Contemporary Art
- History of Art Criticism.

Candidates will be especially requested to focus their attention on the following topics:

- Contacts between Eastern and Western artistic cultures;
- Survivals, revivals and reuse of classical art;
- Patrons and patronage;
- Collectors, collections and art market;
- Iconographic systems and iconological models;
- Social history of the arts and artists;
- Continuity of artistic expression from traditional branches (architecture, painting, sculpture) to the new phenomena (installation, performance, video projection, site-specific work);
- Influence of new media on the contemporary art's language and development;
- Global Art History;
- History and development of museums;
- History and analysis of art literature and art criticism.

Professors from Sapienza Università di Roma and other Italian and European universities participate to the Phd Program, together with directors and and specialists from italian and international institutes.

Specifiche economiche

Tipologia 1: DM629
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Tipologia 2: DM630 Tipologia 3: Partenariati estesi Tipologia 4: Enti terzi ed Eccellenza Tipologia 5: Sapienza
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Senza borsa

Themes, curriculum and specific competence

Borse ex D.M. 630: 1

Admission Procedure

Qualifications assessment The committee assesses the qualifications and the research project presented by the candidate:
1. Research project;
2. Curriculum vitae, educational background and any qualifications;
3. Master's thesis

Oral interview All candidates, including foreign candidates with foreign qualifications (Art. 7), will have to take the oral test.
The oral test shall comprise:
1. Discussion of the research project;
2. Discussion of the dissertation, curriculum vitae and educational background;
3. Assessment of language skills.
language ITALIANO

contacts and info
more info All participants, with the exception of foreign candidates with foreign qualifications, will be subject to the assessment of qualifications.

Candidates are not expected to be present for the assessment of qualifications.
The oral test will be published on the PhD website and the list of those admitted, with the relative interview schedule, will be published on the same website.

Curriculum studiorum

Graduation date and grade of the Master's degree
detailed list of exams including completion dates and scores of Masters's degree
History of Scholarships, Research Grants (or similar)
Certificates of Foreign Languages
Certificates of participation in post-graduate university courses
certificates of Participation in research groups
certificates of Participation in internships
Other University Awards/Degrees (e.g.: awards in competition, second degree)
Computer skills

Required documentation

§ degree thesis abstract
mandatory, the file must be uploaded within le ore 23:59 del 20/06/2024

§ research project
The research project should be structured as follows:
- 5 folders: including research topic, status quaestionis, analysis methodology, objectives;
- 1 folder: with specific bibliography on the topic of the research;
- 1 folder: abstract of the research project.
, the file must be uploaded within le ore 23:59 del 20/06/2024

§ degree thesis (complete)
mandatory, the file must be uploaded within le ore 23:59 del 20/06/2024

§ Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum
The curriculum vitae should contain the candidate's training and research experiences, postgraduate studies (research grants, scholarships, masters, higher education courses, etc.), list of publications (if any), collaboration with study and research groups, language skills, computer skills and, in general, all professional experience in the field of art history. , the file must be uploaded within le ore 23:59 del 20/06/2024

Language Skills

the candidate must know the following languages
the candidate will have to know one among

Exam Schedule

Qualifications assessment
publication on notice boardNO
publication on the web siteYes
web site
date of publication04/07/2024

Oral interview
classroomAula Manlio Simonetti (III Piano, Dipartimento SARAS)
addressSapienza Università di Roma, piazzale Aldo Moro 5 - Edificio CU003, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia - Dipartimento SARAS
publication on notice boardNO
publication on the web siteYes
web site
date of publication15/07/2024

Day of publication of the final outcome: 15/07/2024

Evaluation scale

Qualifications assessment english version

Oral interview english version

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