Evelyn Welch appointed as Chair of the Warburg Institute Advisory Council
King's College London, University of London
Welch, an esteemed academic, specialises is in Italian renaissance. She has held previous positions in other member institutions including Birkbeck and Queen Mary
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The University of London is pleased to announce that Professor Evelyn Welch will take up the role of chair of the Advisory Council of the Warburg Institute with effect from 1 October 2016.
Professor Welch is a distinguished academic of the Italian Renaissance. She is currently Professor of Renaissance Studies and Provost and Senior Vice President (Arts & Sciences) at King’s College London. Prior to this Professor Welch held positions at the universities of Essex, Birkbeck, Sussex and Queen Mary, University of London. She did her PhD at the Warburg Institute where she also held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship and taught a range of MA courses.