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Fernanda Alfieri

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: M-STO/02 Modern History

Short Bio

Fernanda Alfieri is a researcher at the Istituto Storico Italo-Germanico in Trento, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (on leave), Invited scholar at the Center of Excellence for the History of Emotions (Perth and Melbourne nodes) and the Institute for European Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo, and Visiting Professor at the University of Bielefeld. Former Adjunct professor at the University of Roma Tre, and the Universities of Trento and Verona, among her publications: Nella camera degli sposi. Tomás Sánchez, il matrimonio, la sessualità (secoli XVI-XVII), Bologna, il Mulino, 2010; Il corpo negato. Tre discorsi sulla castità in età moderna, Bologna, Edizioni Dehoniane Bologna, 2014; with V. Lagioia (eds), Infami macchie. Sessualità maschili e indisciplina in età moderna, Roma, Viella, 2018; Veronica e il diavolo. Storia di un esorcismo a Roma, Torino, Einaudi, 2021 (Veronica und der Teufel. Die wahre Geschichte eines Exorzismus, Darmstadt, 2023); with T. Jinno, Christianity and Violence in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period. Perspectives from Europe and Japan, Berlin, De Gruyter, 2021. Go to the Curriculum vitae


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