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Nicholas Mann (2)

This page covers the author of Photographs at the frontier : Aby Warburg in America 1895-1896.

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Nicholas Mann graduated from Cambridge University and was a fellow at Clare College from 1965 to 1967. In 1967, he was appointed a lecturer at the University of Warwick. In 1972, he went to Oxford University, where he became a visiting fellow at All Souls College and then a fellow and tutor at Pembroke College. At Pembroke, he served in various roles, including as dean of Graduate Students and chairman of the Museum of Modern Art. In 1990, Nicholas Mann was appointed Director of the Warburg Institute and Professor of the History of the Classical Tradition in the University of London. His years at the Warburg involved him deeply in the administration of the university. On his retirement in 2007, he was named professor emeritus in Renaissance studies. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1992; he also served as the Academy's foreign secretary and vice-president. Prof. Mann's scholarship focuses on the lives and works of Petrarch and other early Italian humanists. While Director of the Warburg Institute, he co-edited a number of books, including Giordano Bruno, 1583-1585: The English Experience (with Michele Ciliberto) and Lorenzo the Magnificent: Culture and Politics (with Michael Mallett). He was appointed CBE in 1999.

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