The Serena Medal was endowed by Mr Arthur Serena after Great Britain’s alliance with Italy in the First World War, to be awarded annually ‘for eminent services towards the furtherance of the study of Italian history, literature, art or economics’. The first award was made in 1920.
Nominating body: specialist advisory committee.
2007 Professor Conor Fahy
2005 Mr Ronald Lightbown
You can download a list of Serena Medals awarded before 2000 here.