Late Antiquity, Middle Ages: history, art, culture, ideas, religious mentalities, theology, archaeology, technology
Marie Curie Research Fellow, MC Res. Fell.1 Aug 2015 - 31 Jul 2017
Assistant Professor, Ass. Prof.1 Mar 2005 - 7 Feb 2014
Associate Professor, Ass. Prof.7 Feb 2014 -
Willingness to take PhD students
Francesca supervises MA/MRes and PhD dissertations in late antique, early medieval and Byzantine cultural history, investigated through visual arts and material culture (metalwork, enamels, glass, gem symbolism, stucco), circulation of ideas, visual rhetoric, visual thinking, mental-literary-visual images, development of iconic mentality.