Dr. Valentina Sebastiani

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin Projekt "A workshop for Humanists"

I studied History, Literature, and Philosophy at the Universities of Bologna and Trento (MA from University of Trento, 2004). At the European University Institute in Florence I completed a PhD in History and Civilization (2010). I have been visiting fellow and scholar at several institutions: Princeton University Library, Huntington Library, Bavarian State Library - Munich, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science - Berlin; Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies - Toronto; Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich; Forschungszentrum Gotha; Bibliotheca Amplioniana - University of Erfurt; Basel Staatsarchiv; in 2012 I have been appointed Research Fellow at the Institute for Italian and German Historical Studies (2012-2015). I am currently a post doctoral Research Fellow at the History Department of the University of Basel collaborating at the SNF-project "A Workshop for Humanists in XVI. century Europe" (prof. S. Burghartz).


Research fields History of Religious Communication in Sixteenth Century Europe, History of the Book, Visual Studies, Erasmus Studies, Material, Analytical and Digital Bibliography, Economic, Religious and Cultural History of Europe