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Dr Thomas-Leo True becomes Assistant Director of the British School at Rome

posted on 16/09/15

We are pleased to share the news that MRT lecturer Dr Thomas-Leo True will be taking up the position of Assistant Director of the British School at Rome on 23rd September.

Thomas-Leo is an art historian specialising in Renaissance and Baroque architecture, he has previously studied at the British School in Rome where he was Rome Scholar 2009 to 2010.

The British School at Rome was founded in 1901 as a school for archaeology and Italian studies, its home is the magnificent British Pavilion designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for the International Exhibition in Rome in 1911. The research undertaken here covers a wide range of subjects, with current projects including Roman ports and the necropolis of Porta Nola at Pompeii.

Thomas-Leo leads two of our tours in 2016: The Duchy of Urbino, a journey through the the hills and valleys of the Marches where he was once a resident, and Essential Rome, a comprehensive guide to the Eternal City.


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View Essential Rome itinerary

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