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Luca Molà

Molà 2016

Professor of Early Modern Europe: History of the Renaissance and the Mediterranean in a World Perspective


Tel. [+39] 055 4686 810 / 391 
Email: Luca.Mola@EUI.eu

Administrative Assistant: Miriam Curci

Postal address: Department of History and Civilization | Via Bolognese 156 | 50139 Florence - Italy

Villa Salviati, Manica - Office SAMN 211 -  For appointments please contact: Miriam Curci


Prof. Molà is leaving the Institute in Summer 2018 and is not taking any more supervisees.

Fields of Research

  • Italian Renaissance
  • Economic and Social History of Europe in the Early Modern Period, particularly Trading Communities and Commerce, Artisans and Industrial Production
  • Culture of Technological Change and the First Age of Globalisation


Italian, English, Spanish, French

Current Seminars at EUI

Current Research Projects

  • Inventors, Entrepreneurs and Patents: The Market for Innovations in Renaissance Italy
  • Italy in the First Age of Globalisation: Economy, Technology and Culture, 1400-1650
  • The Prince and the Merchant in the Renaissance

Selected Recent Publications

  • ‘The Global Renaissance: Cross-Cultural Objects in the Early Modern Period’, co-author Marta Ajmar-Wollheim, in Global Design History, eds. Glenn Adamson, Giorgio Riello and Sarah Teasley, London 2011
  • 'La Repubblica di Venezia tra acque dolci e acque salse: investimenti tecnologici a Lizzafusina nel Rinascimento', in La civiltà delle acque tra Medioevo e Rinascimento, eds. Arturo Calzona and Daniela Lamberini, vol. II, Leo S. Olschki Editore, Florence 2010, pp. 447-472


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