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Born in Rome, Italy, 6 November 1966
EDUCATION: 1993 Degree in Humanities - Università of Rome, La Sapienza; 1994 Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies (D.E.A) - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris (France); 1997 PhD in European Socio-Economic and Religious History, University of Bari; 2006 Diploma in Archive Administration at Scuola Vaticana di Paleografia, Diplomatica e Archivistica.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS: 2006-2014 Assistant Professor in Early Modern History (M-Sto/02) at the University of Parma; 2014-present Associated Professor in Early Modern History (M-Sto/02) at the University of Parma; 2018 Scientific Qualification (ASN) at Full Professor in Early Modern History (M-Sto/02)

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: Member of Academic Board PhD ProgramS: 2020-present Historical Studies form Middle Ages to Contemporary Age, University of Teramo; 2015-2019 European History form Middle Ages to Contemporary Age, University of Teramo; 2013-2014 Program Philological-Literary, Historical-Philosophical and Artistic Sciences, University of Parma; 2006-2012 History, University of Parma

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS: 2011-12 Fellowship Hauptprogramm of Herzog August Bibliothek of Wolfenbuettel (Germany); 2014 Visiting Scholar at Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris (France) - Programme de mobilité Directeurs d'études associés (DEA); 2019 Visiting Scholar at Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris (France) - Programme de mobilité Directeurs d'études associés (DEA).
VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS: 2010 Visiting Professor at Institut d’Histoire of Université de Paris IV Sorbonne (France) 2011 Visiting Professor at Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes - CNRS - Groupe Renaissance et Age Classique - Université Lyon 2 (France); 2014 Visiting Professor at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales di Parigi - Grihl (Groupe de Recherches Interdisciplinaires sur l'Histoire du Littéraire)

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS - INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC NETWORKS - SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES: 2007-10 Associated Investigator in the Program “Cattolicesimi nel diciassettesimo secolo: Italia, Francia e Spagna” (PRIN 2007); 2013-2015 Member of Scientific Board “Centro di Documentazione di Storia della Psichiatria San Lazzaro”, Reggio Emilia, Italy; 2011-2016 Advisor of Committee of nominators - Italian Affiliated Fellowships in the Arts – American Academy of Rome; 2012-present Member of International Network EMoDiR (Research group in Early Modern Religious Dissents and Radicalism); 2019-present Associated Investigator of Laboratoire TEMOS TEMOS (Temps, Mondes, Sociétés - CNRS UMR 9016) - Universités d'Angers, Bretagne Sud, Le Mans – Research Program « FolieS : Folie, histoire et savoirs psychiatriques »

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
SISEM (Italian Society for the History of the Early Modern

ORGANIZATION AND/OR PARTECIPATION AT INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUMS (SELECTED SINCE 2011): Passions et pulsions à la cour (XIIIe - XVIIIe siècle), Avignon (France), 8-9 December 2011 organized by GDRE C3B-Culture of the Court, Culture of the Body Practices, Norms and Representations in European Courts, 12-18th Centuries - Université d’Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse, (France), CNRS- Université de Lyon 2, École Normale Supérieure LS EHESS; European Networks in the Baroque Era, Wien, 27-29 September 2012, organized by ENBaCH - European Network for Baroque Cultural Heritage; Monuments ou documents ? Les comptabilités, sources pour l’histoire du contrôle social (XIIIe-XVIIIe siècle), Bruxelles, 13-15 December 2012, Archives générales du Royaume. Université catholique de Louvain, Université de Namur; Italian Voices: Oral and Written Cultures in Early Modern Italy, Leeds, 5-6 September 2013, organized by University of Leeds (UK) – Research Program “Oral Culture, Manuscript and Print in Early Modern Italy, 1450-1700” funded by European Research Council; Melancholia/ae. The Religious Experience of the ‘Disease of the Soul’ and its Definitions in the Early Modern Period: Censorship, Dissent and Self-representation, Venezia, 28-29 November 2013, organized by EMoDiR, Università di Parma, Università di Venezia, Università di Verona; Society and Culture in the Baroque Period/ Cultura e società nell'età barocca, Roma 27-29 March 2014, organized by ENBaCH - European Network for Baroque Cultural Heritage; Les enfants de Caïn : la figure du criminel, de la naissance de l’imprimerie à l’anthropométrie judiciaire, Roma, 15-16 January 2015, organized by Académie de France de Rome – Villa Medici and Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance (Tours); Stendhal et le récit bref, Paris, 6 et 7 February2015, organized by Stendhal Aujourd’hui, HB Revue internationale d’études stendhaliennes and Université Paris-Sorbonne-Paris IV; Writing about Children: Letters by “Eminent” Parents between the late Middle Ages and the Modern Period (XV-XVIII Centuries) Pavia, 28-30 May2019, organized by Università di Pavia, Université d’Artois, Sorbonne Université, Paris.

AWARDS: Inclusion in the trio of award winners of 40° Premio “Acqui Storia” (2007) and Winner Award “La Certosa d’Oro” – Città di Collegno (2009) with the volume Lo smemorato di Collegno. Storia italiana di un’identità contesa, Torino, Einaudi, 2007, 2009

RESEARCH FIELDS

My research is essentially divided into four areas 1) History of Criminal and Ecclesiastical justice and its Representation 2) Early Modern Religious Dissents 3) History of Poverty and Assistance 4) Social and Cultural History of Madness and Psychiatry

PUBLICATIONS (selected)

Monographs edited by most important publishing houses, reviewed on the main most prestigious academic journals and major newspapers:
- La badessa di Castro. Storia di uno scandalo, Bologna, il Mulino, 2017, pp. 250 (tr.fr. L'Abbesse de Castro. Le scandale qui inspira Stendhal, traduit par V. Jolivet, Paris, Tallandier, 2020)
- Lo smemorato di Collegno. Storia italiana di un’identità contesa, Torino, Einaudi, 2007 (2° ed. 2009), pp. XXII-294.
- Il governo della follia. Ospedali, medici e pazzi in età moderna, Milano, Bruno Mondadori, 2003 (2° ed. 2011), pp. XXI-358

Edited Collective
- (avec Sophie Houdard, Adelisa Malena, Xenia von Tippelskirch) Melancholia/Æ. The religious experience of the “disease of the soul” and its definitions/ Melancholia/Æ. L’expérience religieuse de la « maladie de l’âme » et ses définitions, «Études Épistémè» [En ligne], 28 | 2015

Essays in Scientific Journals (selected)
- Le manuscrit retrouvé de l’Abbesse de Castro : Stendhal entre écriture de l’histoire, érudition et commerce des livres, in Stendhal et le récit bref, in Stendhal et le récit bref, Textes réunis et présentés par Michel Arrous, «HB. Revue internationale d'études stendhaliennes», 20, 2016, pp. 109-19.
- L’invention de la mélancolie religieuse ? Quelques réflexions sur un concept pluriel, in «Études Épistémè» [En ligne], 28 | 2015
- La vera storia della Badessa di Castro. Il processo originale e altri documenti inediti, in «Quaderni storici», 2, 2014, pp. 566-97
- Un affare di famiglia. L’internamento manicomiale e la questione degli alimenti a Roma tra XVIII e XIX secolo, in «Proposte e ricerche», anno XXXVII, n. 73, 2014, pp. 95-108
- «Una storia così strana». Anomalie procedurali ed emergenza mistica nei processi inquisitoriali ai Pelagini e a Francesco Giuseppe Borri (1655-1671), in «Quaderni storici», 3, 2011, pp. 697-727.
- Soin et/ou enfermement? Hôpitaux et folie sous l’Ancien Régime, in «Genèses. Sciences sociales et histoires», mars 2011,1, pp. 31-51.
- La carriera di un alchimista ed eretico del Seicento: Francesco Giuseppe Borri tra mito e nuove fonti, in «Dimensioni e problemi della ricerca storica in età moderna», 2010, I, pp. 149-186.
- L’omicidio funesto del principe Savelli. Una fonte cronachistica in Prima lezione di metodo storico, a cura di S. Luzzatto, Roma, Laterza, 2010, pp. 87-104.

Essays in Collective Volumes (selected)
- Il criminale processato. Alle origini della cronaca giudiziaria, in Les enfants de Caïn : la figure du criminel, de la naissance de l’imprimerie à l’anthropométrie judiciaire, textes réunis par Amélie Bernazzani et Annick Lemoine, Actes du colloque international international organisé par l’Académie de France à Rome – Villa Médicis et le Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance (Tours), Rome, 15-16 janvier 2015, Turnhout, Brepols, 2016, pp. 267-89.
- Muta eloquenza. Per una storia giudiziaria del volto, in La storia e le immagini della storia. Prospettive, metodi, ricerche, a cura di Matteo Provasi e Cecilia Vicentini, Roma, Viella, 2015, pp. 281-98.
- « Toute la cour eut horreur» : Christine de Suède et le meurtre de Gian Rinaldo Monaldeschi, in Passions et Pulsions à la Cour (Moyen Âge – Temps modernes), Textes réunis par Bernard Andenmatten, Armand Jamme, Laurence Moulinier-Brogi et Marilyn Nicoud, Firenze, SISMEL – Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2015, pp. 135-56
-Une « comptabilité » des fous ? Nouvelles approches pour l’étude de l’internement et du contrôle social entre XVIIe et XVIIIe siècle : sources, méthodologie et perspectives de recherche, in Monuments ou documents ? Les comptabilités, sources pour l’histoire du contrôle social (XIIIE–XVIIIE siècles), Actes du colloque international de Bruxelles (Archives générales du Royaume, 13–15 décembre 2012), Édité par Aude Wirth-Jaillard, Aude Musin, Nathalie Demaret, Emmanuel Bodart, Xavier Rousseaux, Bruxelles, Archives générales du Royaume, 2015, pp. 279-93.
- Un altro sguardo sulla città: poveri, malati e vagabondi, in I Borbone: fra Illuminismo e Rivoluzioni, a cura di Alba Mora, Parma, MUP, 2015, pp. 334-348
- Narrative nonfiction/historical fiction. L’histoire entre marché éditorial et métier d’historien, in Le récit entre fiction et réalité, sous la dir. de Monica Martinat et Pascale Mounier, Lyon, Cahiers du LARHRA, 2013, pp. 17-27
- «Matti derelitti» e furiosi deliri: questioni di metodo e spunti di ricerca su marginalità e follia nella prima moderna in Storie di invisibili, marginali ed esclusi, Bologna, Bononia Univ. Press, 2012, pp. 201-14.

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

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