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Professor Nico Mann FBA

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About this Fellow

Petrarch, early Italian Renaissance and the classical tradition



Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Renaissance Studies, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Fellow and Tutor, Pembroke College University of Oxford, 1973 - 1990
  • Director, The Warburg Institute, University of London, 1990 - 2001
  • Dean of the School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2002 - 2007

British Academy Appointments

  • Foreign Secretary, 1999 - 2006
  • Member of Council, 1995 - 1998


Francesco Petrarca: My Secret Book 2016

Petrarch MSS in the British Isles 1975

Petrarch 1984

Petrarque: les voyages de l'esprit 2004

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Nicholas Roe

All periods of English Literature, particularly Romantic literature and culture; William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Leigh Hunt and John Keats; biography of the Romantics; literature and medicine