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Professor Maria Fusaro

Research supervision

I am happy to supervise research on any of my research interests, especially on:

- Late Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean social and economic history

- Late Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean Maritime history

- Late Medieval and Early Modern Italy

- History of the Republic of Venice and of its Eastern Mediterranean empire

- Early modern European social and economic history, especially history of trade and trading networks and the development of legal institutions connected with the economy

Research students

Currently I am supervising the following doctoral candidates: 

Joanna Thomas, 'Britain’s seafaring men and women: an analysis of the maritime labour force 1850 – 1911'

Teresa Tinsley, 'Hernando de Baeza and the end of Muslim Spain' 


Recently completed doctorate under my supervision:

Joan Abela, 'The impact of the arrival of the Knights of the Order of St. John on the commercial economy of Malta, 1530-1565' - Winner of the 2012-3 Boydell and Brewer Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis in Maritime History in a UK University.

Edward Fox, 'The social history of pirates in the eighteenth century'