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Francesca Cenerini


Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-ANT/03 Roman History

Coordinator of PhD Programme of History, Cultures and Civilizations

Short Bio

Francesca Cenerini’s field of study is Ancient History. Her research interests are specifically addressed to the representation of the female condition in Ancient Rome by use and analysis of epigraphic documentation. Her research work has produced 54 articles published in scientific journals and 60 articles published in journals targeted for the dissemination of scientific knowledge (see for instance a monographic issue of Forma Urbis, Archeo and Archeologia Viva), 96 articles published in miscellaneous volumes and conference proceedings, 35 reviews, 6 edited conference proceedings and two monographs: The Roman Woman. Patterns and Reality, Il Mulino, Bologna 2002, second extended edition 2009, reprinted in 2013; 2017; Divae and Women. Wives, Mothers, Daughters and Sisters of the Roman Emperors from Augustus to Commodus, Angelini Editore, Imola 2009; author of a paper entitled The figure of the father in Rome between law and society: some epigraphic examples within the book of L. Capogrossi Colognesi, F. Cenerini, F. Lamberti, M. Lentano, G. Rizzelli, B. Santorelli, Anatomies of fatherhood. Fathers and family in Roman culture, Edizioni Grifo, Lecce 2019.


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Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà
Via Zamboni 38, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours

Di norma il mercoledì, ore 17, presso lo studio della docente, via Zamboni 38. In caso di reali necessità si può contattare la docente per mail.

Prossimo ricevimento: 18 settembre, ore 17.