The Warburg seeks trained French teacher

21 September 2020
The Institute seeks a trained French teacher – or teachers - who can teach Renaissance French with a focus on translation at beginning, intermediate and advanced stages for postgraduates. The post-holder may also teach a one-week intensive course of Renaissance French aimed at beginners in January.

Warburg Institute Librarian elected a fellow of the Royal Historical Society

19 August 2020
Congratulations to   Dr Raphaële Mouren , Reader in History of the Book and History of Libraries, University of London, and Librarian of the Warburg Institute, who has been elected a fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS). Since its foundation in 1868 the RHS has become the foremost society in the UK working with professional historians to advance the scholarly study of the past. Fellowships are awarded to those who have made ‘an original contribution to historical scholarship’.

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

18 August 2020
Member Institutes of the School of Advanced Study are inviting proposals from suitably qualified applicants for the 2020 round of the prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme.

Leonardo Lectures book review by Salvatore Settis

13 August 2020
The publication Aby Warburg: Three Lectures on Leonardo 1899 is profiled in the IL Sole 24 Ore article ‘ Leonardo according to Warburg ’ (in Italian) written by one of the institute’s affiliated scholars, Professor Salvatore Settis. Read the article Find out more about the book and how to purchase it

Warburg professor honoured by British Academy

11 August 2020
  ​Professor Jill Kraye , Emeritus Professor of the History of Renaissance Philosophy and former Librarian at the Warburg Institute in the School of Advanced Study, University of London, has been awarded the Serena Medal by the British Academy - for her scholarship on Renaissance philosophy and humanism and the later European influence of classical philosophy.​​

New Senior Lecturer in Art History Appointed

8 June 2020
We are delighted to welcome Caspar Pearson as the new Senior Lecturer in Art History and Convenor of the MA in Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture.  

The Warburg seeks trained Italian Teacher

4 June 2020
Italian Language Teaching Renaissance Italian Palaeography Teaching The Institute seeks a part-time trained Italian teacher/s who can teach: Modern Italian, beginner and intermediate and;  Renaissance Italian at advanced level. All three are at postgraduate level and with a focus on translation. The post-holder will also teach a one-week intensive course of Renaissance Italian. This would be held in January 2021, but in subsequent years be held in September, and a successive one week course may then be offered the following January.

Applications now open for new fully funded collaborative doctoral studentship

27 May 2020
South Kensington Museum: the interior of the north court, with exhibits and visitors. Wood engraving by W. E. Hodgkin, 1862. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)   The Warburg Institute and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) are pleased to announce the availability of a fully funded collaborative doctoral studentship from October 2020 under the AHRC’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Scheme.

Latest Update - Coronavirus

19 March 2020
We have been monitoring the coronavirus situation carefully and planning based on the latest advice from the British government and the University of London. From Thursday 19 March at 4pm the Institute and all of its collections will be closed until further notice in response to official public health advice. Please see our coronavirus FAQs page here.