Women’s work in preindustrial Europe

A Seminar with Anna Bellavitis and Maria Paola Zanoboni

This year, Anna Bellavitis (Il lavoro delle donne nelle città dell’Europa moderna) and Maria Paola Zanoboni (Donne al lavoro nell’ Italia e nell’ Europa medievali, secoli XIII-XV) indepently from one another published their books on female work in Europe in different periods. On that occassion, we bring together the two authors in a seminar that seeks to investigate the economic roles of women in pre-industrial Europe.

Languages: English, French, Italian


14.10 Welcome address and introductory remarks

14.15- 16.00 1st session –Round table with Anna Bellavitis (GRHis, University of Rouen Normandie / Institut Universitaire de France), Isabelle Chabot (Società Italiana delle Storiche), Franco Franceschi, (University of Siena) Angela Groppi ( University of Roma la Sapienza) Luca Molà (European University Istitute/ University of Warwick, Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli (University of Bologna) Maria Paola Zanoboni ( University of Milano).

16.00 Coffee break

2nd session – PhD presentations

16.15 Serena Galasso (CRH, EHESS) La memoria economica delle donne (Firenze secc. XV-XVI)

16.45 Emilie Fiorucci (European University Istitute) Femmes et affaires boutiquières à Venise au XVIe siècle 

17.15 Matteo Pompermaier (GRHis, University of Rouen Normandie/ University Ca’Foscari of Venezia) Il valore degli oggetti: il credito su pegno nelle osterie e bastioni a Venezia nell’epoca moderna

17.45 Conclusions

Firenze - 12 Dicembre ore 14:00
Sala dei Levrieri - Villa Salviati
Via Bolognese, 156
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