Anna Gannon, MA, PhD Cantab, FSA

Dottore in Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Università Cattolica, Milan (Italy)
Fellow, St Edmund's College Cambridge
Affiliated Lecturer, History of Art Department, University of Cambridge

Contact details

St Edmund's College, Cambridge CB3 0BN
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Interests

Anna Gannon is an early medieval art historian, working on the art and culture of Late Antiquity, the Anglo-Saxon and other Germanic peoples. She specialises in Insular art and the iconography of early Anglo-Saxon coinage. She has worked at the British Museum as Assistant Curator for early medieval coinage and treasure cases, and maintains strong links with the Department of Coins & Medals of the Fitzwilliam Museum. She lectures for the Department of History of Art and is the author of The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage and of several articles offering an art-historical perspective on numismatics.

Publications

Forthcoming:

Appointments and academic history

2006–

University of Cambridge — History of Art Department: Affiliated Lecturer

2004—2006

Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge – Department of Coins and Medals: Assistant EMC Single Finds Project.

2003—2006

British Museum — Department of Prehistory and Europe: Special Assistant for the Portable Antiquity Scheme: Treasure Cases and Editor for 2002 and 2003 Treasure Annual Reports to Parliament.

2001—2003

British Museum — Department of Coins and Medals: Assistant Curator Early Medieval Coins.

2001

Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford: Knots and Crosses
24 April — 9 September 2001. An exhibition on Anglo-Saxon art and coinage organised for the Heberden Coin Room.

2001

Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley, University of Cambridge: Tutor for History of Art.

2000—2001

Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge — Department of Coins and Medals: Assistant on SCBI online project.

1994—2001

University of Cambridge, Lucy Cavendish College
2001: Ph.D., History of Art: The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage (6th-8th centuries)
1997: C.P.G.S., History of Art
1996: BA (Hons), History of Art

1974—1978

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Milan (Italy)
Assistente Borsista Ministeriale - Filologia Germanica (State Research Fellowship — German Philology).

1969—1973

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Milan (Italy)
Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere (English and German: Language, Literature and Philology).

Other Responsibilities

Tutor and Co-Admissions Tutor (St Edmund's College)
Director of Studies for History of Art (St Edmund's, Lucy Cavendish, Wolfson and Fitzwilliam Colleges)

2004—2005

Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley, University of Cambridge: Director of Studies for History of Art.

2004

University of Cambridge — Administrative Officer: Academic Advisor for PHEP (Pathways in Higher Education Practice).

Conferences


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