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. 

The Warburg and Brexit

5 February 2020
The British government and European Parliament have now ratified the agreement that takes the United Kingdom out of the European Union. There are many details to be clarified during the 11-month ‘transition period’ that follows, but we want to reassure our friends, partners and potential students that we will do everything in our power to preserve the activities and values that have made the Warburg Institute an international beacon for interdisciplinary research and teaching.

Peltz Scholarships 2020-21

4 February 2020
Thanks to an increase in support from Daniel and Elizabeth Peltz, we are now able to offer four scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. The scholarships are open to Home/EU students who are studying full time on either an MA or MRes programme at the Institute. We are extremely grateful for their continued generosity and Daniel Peltz OBE said:  “It is increasingly difficult for students to undertake postgraduate study in arts and humanities due to the lack of funding. We fund the Peltz Scholarship because