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Bacci, Michele

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Michele Bacci (Ph.D., Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, 1999), is professor of Medieval Art History at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Before, he was a researcher at the Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (1999–2002) and associate professor of Iconography and Iconology at the University of Siena (2002–2011). As a visiting scholar he conducted research at the University of Tokyo, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, and the Kunsthistorisches Institut – Max-Planck-Institut in Florence. Since 2002 he has been a co-editor of Iconographica. Journal of Medieval and Modern Iconography of the Società Internazionale per lo Studio del Medioevo Latino, and, since 2010, he has been a member of the international team engaged in the restoration of the Nativity church in Bethlehem. He is an honorary member of the Christian Archaeological Society (Athens) and an ordinary member of the Academia Europaea. In 2017 he was awarded the Hanno and Ilse Hahn prize of the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte in Rome.

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