About the Department
Our Department takes a diachronic approach, from antiquity up to the present. Teaching and research explore a wide range of areas of historical studies, from archaeology to the history of religions, with a global reach covering the ancient Middle East, the Mediterranean area, the origins of Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa.
Main research areas
- Asian, African and Mediterranean studies
- Comparative studies in literature, art and culture
- Italian studies
- Media, music and performing arts
- Medieval and Modern Philology