As well as lecturing in Early Modern History at the University of Verona, Alessandro Arcangeli is a cultural historian who is active in research networking (Chair of the International Society for Cultural History, 2013-2017) and in methodological and historiographical reflection on the field (see for instance his Cultural History. A concise introduction, London 2012). His main research interests include the cultural history of dance, leisure, dreams and the affective life in the European Renaissance. His most recent book is L’altro che danza. Il villano, il selvaggio, la strega nell’immaginario della prima età moderna (Milan 2018).