The universal Rome in cross-cultural perspective: Perceptions of the Orient at the Papal court in the late Middle Age
s. Her research field is the religious and cultural history of the late Middle Ages. In particular, she focuses on the history of heresy and inquisition in France, on the late medieval papacy, and on East/West relations in the fourteenth century. After receiving her PhD from the European University Institute of Florence, she has obtained research fellowships at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales of Paris, at Leiden University, at the Max Planck Institut für Europäische Rechtsgeschichte of Frankfurt and the University of California, Berkeley. Her current research project investigates the circulation of information about the Christian and non-Christian East at the papal court of Avignon.
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Junior Assistan Professor since 2015, she was Principal Investigator of the project SIR