Summer School "Rethinking the Baroque (XVII and XVIII centuries). New historical and critical perspectives"

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Summer Program
September 2, 2019 to September 7, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, European History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Music and Music History

The Fondazione 1563 per l'Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo invites scholars who are younger than 40, active in the disciplines of history, art history, architecture and literature and who hold a Ph.D., a certificate of specialization, a 2nd level master’s, or are enrolled in the second year of such study courses to apply to participate in the "Summer School Rethinking the Baroque (XVII and XVIII centuries). New historical and critical perspectives".

The Summer School will take place from September 2 to September 7, 2019 at the historical residency “Vigna di Madama Reale”, Strada Comunale San Vito Revigliasco 65, 10133 (Torino, Italy), or in a different venue in Torino that will be established by the Foundation. The candidates need to have a knowledge of Italian and English corresponding to or higher than level B2. The courses of the Summer School will all be taught in Italian.

The participation in the Summer School is free. The Foundation will also cover the costs of the living expenses (accommodation and food) for the period running from the night of September 1 to the night of September 6 included, as identified by the Foundation. In addition, the Foundation will cover the costs of the guided tours, the transfer from/to the venue of the school. Travelling expenses to and from Torino are not covered by the Foundation.  

The Summer School will address periods and turning points of cultural production in the field of art, architecture, literature, music, theatre, history in Europe in the XVII and XVIII centuries and it will further develop the critical reflection on the studies dedicated to the Baroque and its chronology.

The Candidates will have to apply only through the specific application form that can be found at the following link:

by 5 PM of May 31, 2019.

The candidates must upload their curriculum vitae et studiorum (“CV”) and the abstract of a research that is already concluded or ongoing. The abstract must be written in Italian and in English (minimum 2000 characters spaces included, maximum 4000 characters spaces included), bibliography included. The research should present new critical perspectives relevant to the subject of the Summer School.

Contact Info: 

Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo, Piazza Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 5 – 10138 Torino (ITALY)       Ph: +39 011 4401412 / + 39 011 4401401 – /