- First Name
- Last Name
- ”Nicolae Iorga” Institute of History - Romanian Academy
- Website URL
- https://iini.academia.edu/NicoletaRoman & http://iini.ro/Dr%20Nicoleta%20Roman.htm
- Eastern Europe, early modern and modern history, women's history, gender history, childhood and youth studies, migration studies, welfare systems in history, economic history, education and history of science.
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- About Me
Nicoleta ROMAN (PhD), researcher at ”Nicolae Iorga” Institute of History, Bucharest. Areas of expertise: cultural and social history; women, family and childhood history; microhistory and history of pre(modern) Romania and South-Eastern Europe. Member in the editing team of the series Călători străini despre țările române în secolul al XIX-lea [Foreign Travellers about the Romanian Countries in the Nineteenth Century] (2007-2020). Following her PhD thesis on women in nineteenth century Wallachia, Nicoleta Roman started exploring two research fields important for the Romanian and South-Eastern Europe space: childhood history and welfare systems. She continued to work extensively on women, especially in relation to law and property regimes (dowry), economy and migration, and philanthropy. Nicoleta Roman had two postdoctoral grants (national and international), she was a member in national and European projects and she also organised scientific events relevant for her research area.
- Recent Publications
Published volumes: (author), Deznădăjduită muiere n-au fost ca mine. Femei, onoare și păcat în Valahia secolului al XIX-lea [ʻThere has never been a more wretched woman like me’. Women, honour and sin in nineteenth century Wallachia], București, Editura Humanitas, 2016; (editor), Copilăria românească între familie și societate (secolele XVII-XX) [Childhood in Romania, between family and society (17th–20th centuries)], București, Editura Nemira, 2015; (editor), Orphans and Abandoned Children in European History, Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries, London, Routledge, 2017.
Articles and book chapters (selection): With a Homeland, but Without Parents. Romania’s Orphans and Welfare System During and After World War I, in Contemporanea. Rivista di storia del’800 e del ‘900, anno XXIII, no. 4, 2020, pp. 541-571; Educating the Other: Foreign Governesses in Wallachia in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century, in Aspasia. The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History, 14 (2020), pp. 37-56; Starting a Married Life. Women and Goods in the Mid-Nineteenth Century Romanian Towns of Pitești and Câmpulung, in Annette Cremer (ed.), Gender, Law and Material Culture. Immobile Property and Mobile Goods in Early Modern Europe, Routledge, 2020, pp. 239-262; Les orphelins de la Princesse Régnante, les enfants de la nation. Le côté féminin du sentiment philanthropique dans la société roumaine au milieu du XIXème siècle, in Petronel Zahariuc, Adrian-Bogdan Ceobanu (eds.), 160 de ani de la Unirea Principatelor. Oameni, fapte și idei din domnia lui Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Iași, Editura Universității ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza, 2020, pp. 447-488; Children’s Health and the Foundation of the Children’s Hospital in Bucharest (1830s-1860s), in Revista Istorică, t. XXX, nr. 1-6, 2019, pp. 125-152; Iordache Filipescu, the ‘last great boyar’ of Wallachia and his heritage: a world of power, influence and goods, in Cromohs (Cyber Review of Modern Historiography), 21/2017-2018, pp. 106-122; Dowry Contracts, Women’s Objects and the Circulation of Goods in Mid-Nineteenth Century Romanian Families. The Case of Oltenia, in Revista Istorică, t. XXIX, 2018, nr. 1-2, p. 105-139; Women in Merchant Families, Women in Trade in Mid-19th Century Romanian Countries in Constanța Vintilă-Ghițulescu (ed.), Women, Consumption, and the Circulation of Ideas in South-Eastern Europe, 17th-19th Centuries, Leiden, Brill, 2017, pp. 169-199; L’infanticide en Valachie: lois, discours et réponse sociale (1831-1860), in Annales de Démographie Historique, 2015, no. 2, pp. 103-131; Living at the Edge of Society: Wallachian Orphans in Nineteenth Century Bucharest, in Beate Althammer, Lutz Raphael, Tamara Stazic-Wendt (eds.), Rescuing the Vulnerable. Poverty, Welfare and Social Ties in Modern Europe, Berghahn Books, New York-Oxford, 2016, pp. 49-73; Être nourrice à Bucarest au debut du XIXème siècle: pistes de travail in Romanian Journal of Modern History, 1-2/2014, pp. 19-39; A dimension of private life in Wallachia: violence between parents and children (1830-1860), in The History of the Family 2014, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 182-201; Şcolile săteşti din Ţara Românească: începuturi, obstacole şi realizări (1831-1848) [Rural primary schools in Wallachia (1831-1848)], in Cătălina Mihalache, Leonidas Rados (eds.), Educaţia publică şi condiţionările sale (secolele XIX-XX), Iaşi, Editura Universităţii ’’Alexandru Ioan Cuza’’, 2015, pp. 49-87; Le couple contesté. L’enlèvement dans le process roumains (1800–1860), in Claude Gauvard, Alessandro Stella (eds.), Couples en justice, IVe–XIXe siècles, Paris, Publications de la Sorbonne, 2013, pp. 59–76 ; Ancien orphelin, futur citoyen de l’Etat. L’abandon infantile et l’assistance sociale entre initiative privée et autorité de l’Etat dans la Valachie moderne in Silvia Marton, Constanţa Vintilă-Ghiţulescu (eds.), Penser le XIXeme siecle: nouveaux chantiers de recherche, Iaşi, Editura Universităţii ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza”, 2013, pp. 125–152 ; Bâtir une famille. Les enfants abandonnées et leurs parents adoptifs en Valachie (1800–1860), in Popolazione e Storia, 1, 2013, pp. 79-104.
- Media Coverage
- Country Focus
- Expertise by Geography
- Eastern Europe
- Expertise by Chronology
- 18th century, 19th century, Early Modern, Modern
- Expertise by Topic
- Book History, Children & Youth, Economic History, Family, Food History, Labor, Law, Libraries & Archives, Literary History, Material Culture, Medicine, Migration & Immigration, Museums, Rural & Agrarian History, Urban History, Women, World War I