Helena Wangefelt Ström is a PhD student in Museology at the Umeå University, with History of Ideas and Science as previous main field. Her dissertation project (started in 2012) has the preliminary title Enchanted heritage - disenchanted sacredness: The heritagisation of religion as an act of control and is based on a premodern case study set in 17th century Rome.
Michaela Valente was awarded a Ph.D. in Early Modern History at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome in 2000. She has won fellowships at the Associazione Amici di Anna Maria Battista (1996), Fondazione Luigi Firpo (2000), at the University of Salerno, at CNR. Since 2005 she is Professore Associato of Early Modern History at Università del Molise and "La Sapienza", Università di Roma.
Pasquale Terracciano (PhD. 2011, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa) is Research Fellow at the Scuola Normale Superiore. His research interests deal with early modern philosophy and theology, with particular focus on the debates on nonconformist afterlifes. He is also interested in italian intellectual migration, history of historiography and history of cartography.