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Dr Laura Rorato

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Laura Rorato

Senior Lecturer in Italian/Year abroad coordinator for Italian

Biography Laura Rorato studied Modern Languages at the University of Udine (Italy) and holds a PhD in Commonwealth Studies from the University of Bologna.

She spent several years in Wales working at Bangor University where she was responsible for the planning and the delivery of all Italian degree programmes.

Laura joined the University of Hull in 2015. She specialises in comparative cultural studies and in particular the image of Caravaggio in popular culture.

She also researches the representation of space in contemporary Italian fiction, children's literature, and questions of memory and identity. More recently she developed an interest in migration and the Italian diaspora.
Scopus Author ID 55667594800