Umberto Grassi is a Marie Skłodowska Curie Global Fellow (PoliTeSse Research Centre, University Verona and Department of History, University of Maryland) and a Honorary Research Fellow of The University of Western Australia. He is a former postdoctoral associate researcher at the Sydney node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions. In 2012 Grassi joined the FIRB project “Beyond the Holy War”, as a research fellow based at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa. Among his publications, L’Offitio sopra l’Onestà. Il controllo della sodomia nella Lucca del Cinquecento (Milano, 2014) and Sodoma. Persecuzioni, affetti, pratiche sociali, V-XVIII sec. (Roma, 2019). He has also edited the critical edition of Daniello Bartoli’s Istoria della Compagnia di Gesù. L’ Asia (Torino, 2019).