Past Member

Silvia Sebastiani

Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study Member; additional funding provided by the Hetty Goldman Membership Fund

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Early Modern History

Home Institution

École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
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Silvia Sebastiani is currently developing a project on the boundaries of humanity. Her research focuses on entangled networks of animals, slaves, and material goods in the eighteenth century, exploring how they activated scientific, philosophical, political, and legal debates that reframed Enlightenment sciences of humanity.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies

Degrees

European University Institute, Florence
Ph.D.
2003