Fiona Lejosne

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Research interests

My PhD work was on the Venetian geographer Giovanni Battista Ramusio and his 3-volume publication Navigationi et viaggi (Venice, 1550-1559). I am now expanding this research by looking at all sixteenth-century geographical publications of the Italian peninsula: the context of their edition and how they took advantage of the book privileges system.
Keywords:age of discoveries, history of geography, privileges, travel narratives.
Studied area(s):Florence, Rome, Venice.
Studied period:1501-1600

Academic background

Discipline(s):Italian Studies.
Institution(s):ENS Lyon.
Highest degree: PhD or equivalent.

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May 2022, Scientific meeting: Des usages des compilations et recu, location: Paris
Jun 2021, Call for paper: Des usages des compilations et recu, location: Paris