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Andrea Caracausi is Professor of Economic History at the University of Padua and specializes in the early modern social and economic history of Italy and Mediterranean World, with a focus on guilds, women's work, child labour and legal proceedings.

He received a B.A. in History (University of Padua) and a Ph.d. in Economic and Social History (Bocconi University). He has been Adjunct Professor in “Business History” and “Economic History” at the Universities of Bocconi-Milan (2010), Trieste (2011-12), Venice-Ca’ Foscari (2011-12) and Verona (2013). Formerly he was Research Fellow at the Universities of Bocconi, Ca’ Foscari and Padua. He received fellowships and research grants from several institutions as the “Gerda Henkel Foundation” (Düsseldorf), the Royal Society of Edinburgh (UK) and the Université Paris Est-Marne La Vallée (2017).

Deputy Director of the Dissgea (since October 2019), he is also Coordinator of the Scientific Committee, Member of the Steering Committee of the Excellence Program “Mobility & Humanities”, Member of the Restricted Department Council (Giunta). He is also Member of the University Quality Control of Research Committee and Member of the Academic Body and the Teaching Committee of the PhD Programme in Historical, Geographical, Anthropological Studies.

He has been member of collaborative international research projects and groups as the "Global Collaboratory in the History of Labour Relations, 1500-2000" (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam: see https://collab.iisg.nl/web/labourrelations); the ANR-Project “Les privilèges économiques en Europe, XVe-XIXe siècles: étude quantitative et comparative” (local group: EA 3350 Laboratoire Analyse comparée des pouvoirs, université de Paris-Est-Marne-la-Vallée); the ‘Consumption and Material Culture in Early Modern Europe’, coordinated by the University of Jena (http://www.matkultkon.com).

He has been local coordinator of the Firb - Futuro in Ricerca 2012 project 'Maritime Borders in the Mediterranean: how permeable are they? Exchange, Control and Deny of Access, 16th-21st century', awarded by the MIUR (2013-2016).

He has been President of the Italian Association of Labour History, SISLav (2017-2019)

Recent publications include "Remunerating Labour in a Long-Term Perspective", Comparativ, 34, 2022 (co-edited with Corine Maitte); "Les institutions charitables comme lieux de travail, XVIe-XXe siecle", Mediterranea - Ricerche Storiche, 2020 (co-edited with Corine Maitte); “Fashion, capitalism and ribbon-making in early modern Europe” in Labor before the Industrial Revolution: Work, Technology and their Ecologies in an Age of Early Capitalism (2019); "Information asymmetries and craft guilds in pre-modern markets: evidence from Italian proto-industry". in "The Economic History Review" (2017), 70: 397–422; "A reassessment of the role of guild courts in disputes over apprenticeship contracts: A case study from early modern Italy". Continuity and Change (2017) 32(1), 85-114.



Contacts:
University of Padua
Via del Vescovado, 30
I-35141 Padova
email: andrea.caracausi@unipd.it
skype: andrea.caracausi

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Orari di ricevimento

  • Il Lunedi' dalle 16:30 alle 18:30
    presso Dissgea - sede di Via del Vescovado 30 (secondo piano ala NORD)

Insegnamenti

Pubblicazioni

See the full list here: https://www.research.unipd.it/cris/rp/rp01430

Area di ricerca

* Socio-economic Systems
* Micro-history
* Quantitative Methods and Social Network Analysis
* Italy and the Mediterranean
* Work and Capitalism

Tesi proposte

Tesi magistrali in Storia globale del lavoro:

* Conflitti di lavoro e dinamiche sociali
* Processi di mercificazione del lavoro
* Lavoro libero e non libero
* Genere e lavoro

MA Thesis for Commodity Chains in World History

* The History of Commodities in a long term perspective (15th - 20th century)
* Gendered labour markets and migrations in global commodity chains
* Mobility and the Value of Commodities