Sean Wyer, Lecturer in Italian at Balliol, has published his new article 'Gourmet and the Ghetto: The "Foodification" of Rome's Historic Jewish Quarter'
Stipendiary Lecturer in Italian Sean Wyer has been awarded the prestigious Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.
This is a collaborative research project funded for 3 years (1 January 2017-31 December 2019) by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The project is led by Prof. Simon Gilson (Oxford), Dr Federica Pich (Leeds) and Dr Guyda Armstrong (Manchester).
The Argentinian poet Jorge Luis Borges, whose visionary poem ‘Ariosto y los árabes’ inspired the title of this book, defined Ariosto’s Orlando furioso as a dream.