Vés enrere Falcucci, Beatrice


Departament d'Humanitats
Personal investigador JCIERVA

Beatrice Falcucci is Juan de la Cierva Fellow (2024-2025). Her work looks at colonial culture in Italy, the building of Italian national identity, Italian and European colonial museology, and the post-colonial legacies in Italian society, culture, and politics. She published extensively on these topics, winning prizes such as the award of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy's best-unpublished article and the Fondazione Spadolini prize for the best doctoral thesis (defended at University of Florence, 2021). Her current project deals with safari culture and the exploitation of exotic animals during the fascist period and its post-imperial legacy, exploring a wide range of visual products such as museum displays, books, films. Her research has been supported by several academic institutions including the American Academy in Rome, Fondazione Einaudi in Turin, and The Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome. She is a fellow at the Center for the Study of Cultural Memory (London). She co-edited the books L’Italia e il mondo post-coloniale (2023) and Rereading Travellers to the East. Shaping identities and building the nation in Post-unification Italy (2022).