Anna Pirri Valentini

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Dr. Anna Pirri Valentini, master’s degree in law with honors (La Sapienza University, 2015), Ph.D. in Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage (IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, 2020), is Post-Doc Research Fellow at Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome (since 2020).
She is adjunct professor of Art Market Legislation at NABA-Nuova Accademia Belle Arti (Milan) since 2019, and of the course Museum: ethics and the law at the Istituto Lorenzo de Medici. The Italian International Institute (Florence) since 2022.

She has been visiting research scholar at the Institut des Sciences Sociales du Politique -École normale supérieure Paris Saclay- (Paris) and at the LSE- London School of Economics and Political Science (London).

Her main areas of interest include cultural heritage legislation and art law, in a comparative perspective. More specifically, she focused her analysis on the legal protection of contemporary art, artists’ contracts and archives, art export controls, management and regulation of museums, and the administrative bodies in charge of protecting and valorising cultural heritage. She published articles on cultural heritage legislation and art law in Italian, international journals, and collective books, and presented her research in national and international conferences. A complete list of publication is available here.

She is a member of IRPA (L'Istituto di Ricerca sulla Pubblica Amministrazione); part of the ICON-S (The International Society of Public Law) Governance; and Secretary General of ICON-S Italia (The Italian chapter of ICON-S).