Dr. Giacomo Savani is a classicist and a visual artist, based at the School of Classics, University College Dublin. His academic research interests lie in the field of Roman social and cultural history and the reception of Antiquity in Early Modern Europe. As a Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow, he is currently investigating the study and reception of Roman baths among early-modern antiquarians, architects and physicians in Italy, France, and England from 1400 to 1800. His work as an artist aims to facilitate creative interfaces between the humanities and the arts in response to past and present environmental crises.