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Irene Bueno

Associate Professor

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: M-STO/01 Medieval History

Short Bio

Associate Professor of Medieval History since 2022 and previously lecturer, Irene Bueno focuses on the religious and cultural history of the late Middle Ages. Her research interests cover the history of heresy and inquisition in France, the Avignon papacy, and East/West relations in the late Middle Ages. 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 and Leiden University. In Bologna, she was PI of the project SIR The universal Rome in cross-cultural perspective: Perceptions of the Orient at the Papal court in the late Middle Ages. Since 2021, she has coordinated with Vincenzo Lavenia and Riccardo Parmeggiani the International Centre for the Study of Inquisitions (INQUIRE). Her current research investigates the circulation of information about the Christian and non-Christian East at the papal court of Avignon. She is local coordinator of the PRIN 2022 "The Angevin World, the Papacy and the East: 1250-1450". Go to the Curriculum vitae


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