Chiara Zuanni

Chiara Zuanni is a tenure-track assistant professor in Digital Humanities, with a focus on museology, at ZIM. Her research focuses on the construction and mediation of knowledge in museums, on the impact of digital media and data on the heritage sector and its audiences. She has a degree in Classics and a MA in Archaeology from the University of Bologna, and a PhD in Museology from the University of Manchester (2016). Her postdoctoral appointments included an AHRC Cultural Engagement Fellowship at the Institute of Cultural Capital (University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University, 2016), working on the ‘Liverpool 2018’ project (evaluating the longitudinal impact of the European Capital of Culture award) and on an evaluation for the British Council. She has then been a research fellow at the Victoria and Albert Museum (2016-2017), working on the transnational research project ‘Universal Histories and Universal Museums’ (funded by the AHRC and LABEX), and a visiting lecturer in museology at the University of Bergamo (2018). She is currently also a member of the ‘Ancient Itineraries Institute’ (a project funded by the Getty Foundation, led by King’s College London and Umeå University).