Maria Bonaria Urban

Maria Bonaria Urban
(University of Amsterdam/Royal Dutch Institute)

Maria Bonaria Urban is an Assistant Professor in Italian language and culture in the Italian Department of the University of Amsterdam. She is a member of the Amsterdam School for Regional, Transnational and European Studies (ARTES) and of the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies (ACES). She is the Director of Historical Studies at the Royal Dutch Institute in Rome (KNIR). 

Her main current research and teaching interests are in the cultural history of the 20th and 21st centuries, with a strong focus on the construction and mediation of history and national discourse with a transnational, transmedial and interdisciplinary focus. 

She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies and Book Review Co-Editor of Annali d’Italianistica.