Jerry Brotton

CREDIT: British Council


Jerry Brotton is Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary University of London. He is the author of Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World (1997), Global Interests: Renaissance Art between East and West (co-authored with Lisa Jardine (2000), The Renaissance Bazaar: from the Silk Road to Michelangelo (2002), The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction (2006), and The Sale of the Late King’s Goods: Charles I and his Art Collection (2006), which led him to be shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, the Hessell-Tiltman Prize, and the Times Higher Education’s Young Academic of the Year Award (2007).