Key activities

Research Interests

  • European towns and regions: France/Burgundy, the ‘Grande Région’, Upper and Central Italy
  • The 12th to 16th centuries
  • Notaries and notarial culture
  • Orality, literacy, and linguistic plurality
  • Political theory and economic ethics (with particular emphasis on ‘trust’; ‘justice’; ‘necessity’, ‘need’, and ‘emergency’)
  • Ideas and emotions in the political language of the Middle Ages
  • Resilience

Project affilation

  • Research Unit 2539 "Resilience", Project 6 “A resilient City: The Republic of Venice in the 15th century”