“These months have been transformative, not only in catalysing a new project and confronting a new literature, but also in experiencing (and, hopefully, contributing to) the most stimulating intellectual community in our field”
Scott Nethersole, Berenson Fellow ’19
For scholars who explore the historiography and impact of the Italian Renaissance in the Modern Era (19th-21st centuries).
For scholars who explore "Italy in the World". Projects should address the transnational dialogues between Italy and other cultures.
For projects that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries and actively employ digital technology.
To support research on drawings, prints, and illustrated manuscripts from the Italian Renaissance
For scholars from African nations whose work examines exchanges within and between the African continent and the wider Mediterranean world during the early modern period (14th - 17th centuries).
For early and mid-career scholars in the fields of history and history of science.
For art historians working on projects that address the relationship between Spain and Italy.
For post-doctoral scholars working on African studies or topics that closely consider Africa.
For early-career scholars who explore cross-cultural contacts in and beyond the late medieval and early modern Mediterranean.
For curators and conservators pursuing advanced research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance.
Each fall and spring semester, one or two Graduate Fellowships are available for Harvard PhD students.