Valentina Cacopardo

PhD Student

  Ars memorativa in Fifteenth-Century Italy

Supervisor: Charles Burnett

Research interests

Cultural history | Early modern philosophy | Neo-Latin literature | Art history | Iconology 



Valentina holds a Bachelor of Arts Music and Drama studies and a Master’s Degree in Art History from the University of Bologna. She has been awarded an MA in Cultural and Intellectual History 1300-1650 from the Warburg Institute, University of London.
In her Art History dissertation she focused on iconography and iconology of time in the seventeenth century. In her dissertation in Cultural History she investigated ars memorativa in the treatise by Giovanni Fontana, Secretum de thesauro experimentorum ymaginationis hominum, composed around 1430.