PhD Student - History
I studied History at the University of Milan (Italy) and I spent my Erasmus in Istanbul (Turkey) at the Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi. Subsequently, I completed a MSc in Middle Eastern Studies with Arabic at the University of Edinburgh and I further studied Arabic in Egypt at International House Cairo – ILI. I am currently a PhD Student in History at the University of Edinburgh.
MA (Hons.) in History, University of Milan
MSc in Middle Eastern Studies with Arabic, University of Edinburgh
2020-2021 - Early Modern History: A Connected World
2021-2022 - Medieval Worlds: A Journey through the Middle Ages
Medieval Italy, North Africa and Middle East
Interactions between Muslims and Christians
Trans-Mediterranean movements of people
Current research interestsMy research focuses on exchange of knowledge and movements of people between Genoa and the Islamic world in the later Middle Ages.
2021 - 5th Edinburgh International Graduate Conference in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies: Sites of Encounter and Cultural Exchange (500-1500 CE)
2019 - 3rd Edinburgh International Graduate Conference in Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies. Historical Inertia: Continuity in the Face of Change 500—1500 CE. ‘Islamic perceptions of Genoa in fourteenth century Arabic literature.’
2021 - Medieval Mediterranean Exchanges Workshop, Woolf Institute, Cambridge. 'Genoa in the Middle Ages: The Use of Arabic Sources to Reconstruct the History of a Latin City.'