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Almudena Cros, Ph.D.


Department of Fine & Performing Arts
Art History


Education

Ph.D., History of Art, University of Warwick, UK
M.A., History of Art: Venice and Europe, University of Warwick, UK
B.A., (Hons) History of Art, University of Warwick, UK

Practice Areas

  • Medieval and Renaissance Art

Research Interests

  • Medieval reliquaries and textiles
  • Artistic patronage
  • Representations of the Body in Western Art

Publications and Media Placements

2018. 'Gil de Albornoz, mecenas de las artes, un cardenal en contexto' in Manuel Parada López de Corselas (ed.), DOMUS HISPANICA. El Real Colegio de España y el cardenal Gil de Albornoz en la Historia del Arte, Bologna: Bononia University Press, pp. 17-42.

2018. Co-authored with Nickson, Tom: 'Constructing Medieval Pardon in Toledo', Francisco J. Hernández, Rocío Sánchez Ameijeiras and Emma Falque (eds), Medieval Studies in honor of Peter Linehan, Florence: SISMEL-Edizioni del Galluzzo,  pp. 493-523.

2014. Co-authored with Parada López de Corselas, Manuel: 'En torno al cardenal Don Gil Álvarez de Albornoz y el platero sienés Andrea Petrucci: el relicario de la mano de Santa Lucía y el cáliz de San Segundo', Anales de Historia del Arte, Vol. 24, Nº Esp. Noviembre, pp. 401-419.

Honors and Awards

April 2015: Recipient of bursary to attend international congress Domus Hispanica in Bologna

July 2011: Gave paper ‘Papal Politics on a Shoestring versus  magnificent Private Patronage: The Legations of Gil de Albornoz in Italy, 1353-1367’ at Leeds International Medieval Congress (full bursary)

July 2011: Attended ‘Constructing Memory in Medieval Spain’ held at Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York (full bursary)

July 2010: Gave paper ‘Itinerant Ecclesiastical Regalia in 14th-Century Spain, Italy, France, and England’ at Leeds International Medieval Congress (partial bursary)

2001-2003: University of Warwick Doctoral Award

October 1996: Hockerill Educational Foundation bursary for study semester in Venice