Current Member

Silvia Sebastiani

Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study Member; additional funding provided by the Hetty Goldman Membership Fund
Historical Studies
Field of Study
Early Modern History
Home Institution
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris

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
  • Historical Studies
European University Institute, Florence Ph.D., 2003