Personale docente

Andrea Caracausi

Professore ordinario

SECS-P/12

Indirizzo: VIA DEL VESCOVADO, 30 - PADOVA . . .

Telefono: 0498278523

E-mail: andrea.caracausi@unipd.it

  • Il Giovedi' dalle 16:30 alle 18:30
    presso Dipartimento DISSGEA - Via del Vescovado, 30 - 35141 Padova
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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 "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; "Beaten Children and Women's Work in Early Modern Italy". Past and Present (2014), 222 (1): 95-128.



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

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Main publications:

• ‘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
• "Information asymmetries and craft guilds in pre-modern markets: evidence from Italian proto-industry". in "The Economic History Review" (2017), 70: 397–422.
• ‘The price of an apprentice : contracts and trials in the woollen industry in sixteenth century Italy’, Mélanges de l’École française de Rome - Italie et Méditerranée modernes et contemporaines [En ligne], 128-1 | 2016, mis en ligne le 03 mars 2016, consulté le 26 mars 2016. URL : http://mefrim.revues.org/2476
• ‘Beaten Children and Women's Work in Early Modern Italy’, Past and Present (2014), 222 (1): 95-128
• ‘Woollen Manufacturing in the Early Modern Mediterranean (1550–1630): Changing Labour Relations in a Commodity Chain’. In: (a cura di): De Vito Christian G. Gerritsen Anne, ‘Micro-Spatial Histories of Global Labour’. p. 147-169, Palgrave MacMillan, ISBN: 978-3-319-58490-4, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-58490-4
• ‘Textiles Manufacturing, Product Innovations and Transfers of Technology in Padua and Venice (16th-18th century)’, in Creativity and Innovation in the Early Modern Period, Ed. Karel Davids and Bert de Munck, Ashgate Publishers, forthcoming (December 2014).
• ‘The wool trade, Venice and the Mediterranean Cities during the late 16th century’ in Commercial Networks and European Cities (1400-1800), edited by A. Caracausi and C. Jeggle, Pickering and Chatto Publishers, London, 2014: 201-222.
• ‘La lutte pour le temps : réglementation du travail et formes de la négociation dans les manufactures textiles de l'Italie moderne’ dans Les temps du travail - Normes, pratiques, évolutions (XIVe-XIXe siècle), ed. par C. Maitte et D. Terrier, Press Universitaire de Rennes, 2014: 395-414.
• ‘Mesurer et contrôler. Les temps du travail dans les manufactures de la laine de Padoue (s. XVI – XVII)’. Genèses. Sciences Sociales et Histoire, 2011.4: 6-26.
• ‘The Just Wage in Early Modern Italy. A Reflection on Zacchia’s De Salario seu Operariorum Mercede’. International Review of Social History, 56 (2011), S19: 107-124.
• ‘I giusti salari nelle manifatture della lana di Padova e Firenze (secc. XVI-XVII)’. Quaderni storici, 136 2010.3: 857-884.
• ‘Procedure di giustizia in età moderna: i tribunali corporativi’. Studi storici, 2008, 2, pp. 323-360.
• Dentro la bottega. Culture del lavoro in una città d'età moderna, Venezia, Marsilio, 2008, 265 pp.

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

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

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