Support us.

CIRCI depends on the support of generous individuals, foundations and companies.

If CIRCI’S vision, mission or any of its individual programmes resonate with your values and ambitions, please get in touch. We are willing collaborators, and grateful for any support.

1. Donate Now and Collaborate

You can support the Centre’s work with a donation of any size, directly to [conto da venire] or by Paypal or credit card.


Benefits include:

  • Recognition in all CIRCI publications
  • Access to specialist collections and archives
  • Invitations to lectures, conferences, concerts and special events
  • Copies of CIRCI publications, catalogues, reprints etc

2. Collaborations.

The Centre actively publishes scholarship, original writings and translations on its website. It actively collaborates with The Book Initiative (TBI), which focuses its efforts on illustrated books.


Support a Circi Scholar.

It only takes €25.000/year to support the work of a post-doctoral student.

CIRCI has agreements with the Kunsthistorishes Institut in Florence, the University of Bolzano and the University of of Modena/Reggio Emilia to support doctoral and post-doctoral research. Current research projects include: Modernist architecture in Soviet children’s books; a comparative study of children’s theatre; the first museum of children’s books; Comenius and the legacy of Orbis Pictus; the changing nature of contemporary playground rhymes.

With the support of
Fondazione Berti
A special thanks to
The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Foundation
Francesco Brioschi
Miel de Botton
Francesco Baggi Sisini

Contacts: International Centre for Research in the Culture of Childhood
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