Matteo Cassani Simonetti

Università di Bologna

Matteo Cassani Simonetti Graduated in 2010 from the Faculty of Architecture at Ferrara and completed his PhD in architecture at the Department of Architecture of University of Bologna in 2014. He has participated in national and international conferences and has published papers and essays dealing with 19th and 20th century architectural history. Since 2014 he has been an adjunct professor of History of architecture and, since 2017, Junior assistant professor at the Department of Architecture of University of Bologna. He won an Erasmus-Mundus post-doctoral fellowship at the Department of Arts of University of Haifa (December 2015-June 2016). His main research fields are the relation between modern architecture and history in Italy and architectural criticism and historiography.

Recent publications: Architettura moderna e centri antichi. Piero Bottoni e Ferrara (1932-1971), Bologna: Bononia University Press, 2016; Words, Image, Architecture: Vittorio Savi and Luigi Ghirri. In Luigi Ghirri and the Photography of Place. Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Marina Spunta and Jacopo Benci eds., Oxford, New York: Peter Lang, 2017.