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Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University and Sciences-Po Paris
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History of medicine; disability studies; European history; history of philosophy
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I am an historian of medicine in the Western world

After completing a Master’s degree in Philosophy and Literature at the University of Milan, I obtained a doctoral degree in Modern History at Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne University (1st-grade honors). During my Ph.D. I worked on the history of political ideas in modern Europe. I broadened these questions during my postdoc at Paris 4-University, where I began studying the history of the scientific elites and the circulation of knowledge in the Western world in the 19th and 20th centuries.


In 2016, I began a project on the history of medical specialisation in modern Europe as a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre de Recherche d’Histoire du XIXe Siècle (Paris 1-University) and the Institut d’Histoire de la Médecine and Paris-Descartes University. This new research focuses particularly on the history of ophthalmology,

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
France, US,Italy
Expertise by Geography
France, United States, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Material Culture, Medicine, Military, Pedagogy, Politics, Rebellion & Revolution, World War I