Emily Markham

PhD student

Thesis:  Controlling Image and Memory: The Visual Politics of Exile in Bologna, Siena and Florence (c.1445 to 1515)

Supervised by Dr Scott Nethersole


  • (2015- ) PhD Candidate, Courtauld Institute
  • (2014-15) MA, History of Art, The Arts of Florence and Central Italy, 1400-1500 with Dr Scott Nethersole, Courtauld Institute

Research Interests

  • Exile and rebellion
  • The destruction of imagery and property
  • Damnatio memoriae
  • Looting and spolia
  • Urbanism in Bologna and Florence in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries

Other professional experience

  • Former solicitor (2006-2010)