Recent Publications


Landscape and the Arts in Early Modern Italy: Theatre, Gardens and Visual Culture, Amsterdam University Press, 2022.

Book Chapters and Articles

‘Collaboration, flexibility, skill-sharing: the future of museum and cultural heritage work in the age of digital transformation in Australia’, with Sean Minney, Humanities Research Journal, 2023, vol. 20, 1 (in press, 2023).

‘Mitigating Bias in GLAM Search Engines: A Simple Rating-Based Approach and Reflection’, with Bernardo Pereira Nunes and Xinran Tian, ACM Hypertext Conference 2023

‘The Princely Landscape as Stage: Early Modern Courts in Enchanted Gardens, Landscape and Authority in the Early Modern World, edited by Stephen Whiteman, Pennsylvania University Press, 2023.

‘Alchemy and Archives, Swords, Spells, and Castles: Medieval-modding Skyrim’, with Erik Champion and Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller, Teaching the Middle Ages through Modern Games: Using, Modding and Creating Games for Education and Impact, Robert Houghton (ed), De Gruyter (October 2022).

‘Performances of Power – the site of public debate’, Social Media and Extremism, edited by Shirley Leitch and Paul Pickering, ANU Press, 2022.

‘Students as Collaborators: a digital humanities and GLAM sector collaboration to produce new web-based content through student led projects’, with Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller, Museums and the Web Conference 2021, April 2021.

‘The Bosco Parrasio as a site of pleasure and sadness’, in Histoire Culturelle de l’Europe, Special Issue: Jardin et mélancolie en Europe entre le XVIe siècle et l’époque contemporaine, 2018,

‘To make them gaze in wonder’: emotional responses to stage scenery in seventeenth-century opera’, in Baroque to Neo-Baroque: Emotion and the Seduction of the Senses, edited by Lisa Beaven and Angela Ndalianis, Medieval Institute Publications Western Michigan University, 2018.

‘Digital Cartographies of the Roman Campagna’, with Lisa Beaven and Mitchell Whitelaw, in The Routledge Research Companion to Digital Medieval Literature, Jennifer E. Boyle and Helen J. Burgess (eds), Routledge, 2017.

‘Planting ‘Italian Gusto’ in ‘a Gothick country’: The influence of Filippo Juvarra on William Kent’, in David Marshall, Susan Russell and Karin Wolfe (eds), Roma Britannica: Art Patronage and Cultural Exchange in Eighteenth-Century Rome, British School at Rome: London, 2011.

‘The Garden Theatre in Lucca’, Art Site and Spectacle, Studies in Early Modern Visual Culture (Melbourne Art Journal, vols 9-10), 2007.

‘Gardens in Lucca’, Place, an interdisciplinary e-journal, vol. 1, March 2007.