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PASTORE Stefania

PASTORE Stefania
Professore Associato
STORIA MODERNA (SSD: M-STO/02)
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Palazzo della Carovana, piano quarto, stanza 108

Stefania Pastore is Associate Professor of Early Modern History at the Scuola Normale SuperioreHer leading interest is the cultural and religious history of late medieval and early modern Iberia, with a particular focus on the relationship between early modern Iberia and Renaissance Italy. She is the author of two books (Il vangelo e la spada. L’Inquisizione di Castiglia e i suoi critici (1460-1598) Rome, 2003) and Un'eresia spagnola: spiritualità conversa, alumbradismo e Inquisizione (1449-1559) Florence, 2004, published in a revised and expanded version in Spanish (Marcial Pons, Madrid 2010).
In numerous articles she has dealt with different subjects ranging from gender history and the relationship between women and power in the early sixteenth century, to urban history, the history of the Company of Jesus, and to the more general issue of the different historical identities of Spain.
More recently, she has devoted much attention to the cultural and political relationship between Renaissance Italy and the multi-cultural Spanish Empire, and to the the exchange and hybridization between these two worlds.
She is editor and co-editor of several books on the Inquisition, on Confraternities, Religious and Cultural History; on Mediterranean Diasporas and Exile and Renaissance Historiography.
She has been awarded Fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, the Davis Center (Princeton), the Harvard Centre for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti, Florence; the University of Wisconsin-Madison; the Newberry Library, Chicago. She have given lectures and seminars at the universities of Yale, Cornell, Columbia Princeton, Johns Hopkins, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, São Paulo and many other European  Institutions. Prior to coming to Scuola Normale Superiore, she taught Spanish Literature, History and Culture at the University of Rome-La Sapienza.

PhD Tutoring at the SNS

PhD Michele Lodone. Invisibili frati minori. Profezia, Chiesa ed esperienza interiore tra Quattro e Cinquecento, Invisibles Frères Mineurs. Prophétie, Église et expérience intérieure entre Xve et XVie siècle, dir. S. Pastore, S. Piron, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa / EHESS, Paris, 2016.
Jury: Jacques Chiffoleau, Cécile Caby, Maria Rosa Dessì, Carlo Ginzburg, Gian Luca Potestà.

In progress

PhD Cristina Setti, IV: Percorsi veneziani d'oltremare: epifanie, contraddizioni e costruzione dello «stato» nell'attività e nelle testimonianze dei Sindici Inquisitori in Levante (1557-1639). Venetian paths overseas: epiphanies, contradictions and construction of the "state" in the policy of the Sindici Inquisitori of the Levant (1557-1639)
PhD Marco Iacovella, IV: La coscienza e l'onore. Ercole e Ferrante Gonzaga al servizio di Carlo V tra Mantova, Roma e l'Impero. Conscience and Honour: Ercole and Ferrante Gonzaga Supporters of Charles V between Mantua, Rome and the Empire
PhD Gloria Vezzosi, IV: Bibbia e Censura nella Spagna del Cinquecento. Censorship and Bible in Sixteenth Century Spain.
PhD Umberto Cecchinato, III: Festa, musica e interazione sociale nella Repubblica di Venezia nel Rinascimento. Feast, Music-making and Social Interaction in Renaissance Venice
PhD Laura Biggi, III: Immagini miracolose sotto processo. Miraculous images under trial. Italian episcopal inquisitiones of XVIth century
PhD Chen Dong, III: The Paradigm of Witchcraft and the Chinese tradition
PhD Ingeborg Van Vugt, II: Exploring networks of confidentiality and secrecy in early modern transconfessional correspondences
PhD Marco Volpato, II: Le dieci Tribù Perdute d'Israele e l'origine degli amerindi tra Cinque e Seicento. The Ten Lost Tribes of Israel and the Origin of the American Indians in XVI and XVII Centuries
PhD Teresa Bernardi, II: Migrazioni e mobilità urbana nella Repubblica di Venezia (sec. XVI-XVII). Donne in movimento tra confini fisici, sociali e culturali.
Re-defining Identities in Urban Spaces. Women's Mobility and Migration in the Republic of Venice (XVI-XVII centuries)
PhD Victor Couto-Tiribás I: António Vieira and Menasseh ben Israel: Messianism, trading and slaves between Brazil and the Italian Peninsula.
PhD Marco Giuliani, I: La ricezione di Cesare Baronio nell’Europa confessionale.
PhD David Sebastiani, I: Segni di ipocrisia. Persecuzione, dissimulazione e forme di espressione tra Spagna e Italia nel XVI secolo. Signs of Hypocrisy. Persecution, Dissimulation and Forms of Expression Between Spain and Italy in the XVI Century.