Professor Piotr Salwa


Contact: Secretariat IBI AL, Nowy Świat 69, Warsaw, Tel. +48 22 552 02 98; salwa@ibi.uw.edu.pl

Academic Career:
Professor ordinarius at the University of Warsaw, Visiting Professor in Saarbrucken (Germany), Amsterdam (The Netherland), Copenhagen (Denmark), Notre-Dame (USA); research periods abroad: Villa I Tatti (Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies), Florence, Italy; Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbuttel, Germany; Maison des Sciences de l´Homme, Paris, France; Oxford University, Oxford, UK; Member of the Polish Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Research Areas:
Literature & culture of the Italian Renaissance, short narrative forms, Polish-Italian cultural relations, literature and ideology  
Main Publications:
Narrazione, persuasione, ideologia. Una lettura del ´Novelliere´ di Giovanni Sercambi lucchese, Lucca 1991;
Historia literatury włoskiej (redakcja), Warszawa 1997,
Historie prawdziwe - historie zmyślone, Warszawa 2000 (Italian Ed. La narrativa tardogotica toscana, Firenze 2004);
Petrarca i jedność kultury europejskiej (Ed.), Warszawa 2004,
Franciszek Petrarca, Drobne wiersze włoskie (Ed.), Gdańsk 2005