Niccolò Leonico Tomeo’s Dialogues (1524)
The thesis investigates Nicolò Leonico Tomeo’s Dialogues (1524), a collection of eleven texts on the life, afterlife and powers of the soul.
Supervisor - Guido Giglioni
Before starting her PhD, Allegra completed an MA in Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture at the Warburg Institute and a BA in History and Philosophy of Art at Kent University, both awarded with distinction.
2017-2020 London Arts and Humanities Partnership
2016-2017 Coffin Fund for Promising Students
(Forthcoming October 2018) "In the Professor’s Mind: The Language of the Soul in Niccolò Leonico Tomeo’s Cinquecento Padua”, in I Think Therefore I Teach: Evolutions in Early Modern Education (Leiden: Brill, 2018).
- ‘In the Professor’s Mind: The Language of the Soul in Niccolò Leonico Tomeo’s Cinquecento Padua’, International Conference "I Think Therefore I Teach: Evolutions in Early Modern Education”, University of Leuven (Belgium), 26 October 2017
- ‘A Book, A Bust and a Pelican Pet: Philosophy, Art and Zoology in Niccolò Leonico Tomeo’s Cinquecento Padua’, Warburg Institute Postgraduate Symposium, Singular Acts: The Role of the Individual in the Transformation of Collective Culture, The Warburg Institute (London), 16 November 2017
Member of the Committee of the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory at the Institute of Modern Language Research (UCL)