Francesca Trivellato

Journal cover, Francesca Trivellato
Francesca Trivellato, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the School of Historical Studies, will participate in a roundtable discussion on Saturday, November 16, with the editors of the new academic journal Capitalism: A Journal of History and Economics. Offering a trans-disciplinary forum for the examination...
Natalie Zemon Davis
H-France Salon has published a series of tributes in honor of Natalie Zemon Davis , acclaimed early modern historian and former Member (1978) in the School of Social Science, on the occasion of her ninetieth birthday. The tributes were originally presented on April...
Professor Francesca Trivellato leads a seminar on Early Modern European history at IAS
“I do not believe I have ever read a nonfiction book, let alone a history book, that reads part history, part mystery . Yet, Francesca Trivellato pulls it off magnificently in her highly learned book, The Promise and Peril of Credit .” In the Journal...
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"What these [medieval] moral theologians were grappling with is something with which we are still grappling in many ways, that is, how to support the expansion of market forces, including financial instruments that have the potential of benefiting the state and society at large, and...
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"Against the general tendency to diminish the relevance of the humanities, and history in particular, I wanted to reaffirm the value of academic research, even the seemingly most abstruse research, to understand some long-term dynamics of modern capitalism." Francesca Trivellato , Professor in the...
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On Friday, April 26, a workshop in honor of pioneering historian Natalie Zemon Davis’s 90th birthday featured talks by Professors Francesca Trivellato and Joan Wallach Scott ; Trustee Lorraine Daston; and honoree Natalie Zemon Davis , past Member (1978) in the...
Francesca Trivellato, one of the foremost historians of economic, social, and cultural history of the early modern period, has been appointed to the Faculty of the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, effective July 1, 2018. Trivellato, who is a former Hans Kohn Member (2012) in the School, is currently the Barton M. Biggs Professor of History at Yale University. She succeeds Professor Emeritus Jonathan Israel, who has served on the Faculty since 2001.