Daria Brasca is post doctoral fellow in "Humanities in the European Research Area" (HERA) with the project “Transfer of cultural objects in Alpe Adria area during the 20th Century” (TranCultAA), where she investigates the dispossession of Jewish-owned cultural property in Alpe Adria during WWII.
She obtained her PhD in Management and Development of Cultural Heritage at the IMT Lucca conducting a research on the Jewish cultural heritage in Italy during WWII investigationg the Florentine case. She is part of the Provenance Research Training Program - European Shoah Legacy Institute (PRTP/ESLI). After graduating cum laude in Art History (University of Parma), she worked for several years as assistant in the scientific activities at the Office of Cultural Heritage, Galleries, Museum of the Municipality of Parma. She got cum laude, the degree in Museology at the Specialization School in Artistic and Historical Heritage (University Cattolica of Milan) and after the state exam in 2008, she also obtained the Italian degree in Archives, Paleography and Diplomatic.
Her research interests focus on Provenance Research, Looted Art on Nazi Era, Jewish cultural heritage, history of art collecting and of art market in Italy during the two World Wars.