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Robert Davis: “The Socio-Economy of Head Hunting in Late Renaissance Italy”
February 9, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm |Free
A distinguished professor of Early Modern Italy, Venice, and the Mediterranean, Professor Robert Davis has written or co-authored eight books and many articles that deal with a variety of topics, including slavery in the Mediterranean, Venetian shipbuilding, masculinity and the rituals of public violence, and Venice as a modern tourist city. His broad interests are always anchored by his fascination with the lives of ordinary people. Professor Davis’ current work is on brigandage in Early Modern Italy.
This lecture is co-sponsored by Italian Studies, the History Department, and Stevenson College. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org