Elisabetta Lurgo was awarded a PhD in History at the University of Piemonte Orientale in 2010, with a thesis about the Dominican prophetess and visionary Catherine of Racconigi. She currently is a Research Fellow at the Compagnia di San Paolo – Fondazione 1563 in Turin and she’s working as research adjunct with the University of Padova.
She held fellowships with the University of Piemonte Orientale, she was awarded of a Swiss Government Scholarship at the University of Geneva – Institut d’Histoire de la Reformation and she worked with the University of Trieste at the project Archivi dell’Inquisizione in Italia. She’s currently working on three main topics: the heterodox prophet Iacopo Brocardo and his influence of the apocalyptic thought between XVIth and XVIIth centuries; the female religious orders in early modern Piedmont, within the CRESO project at the University of Piemonte Orientale; the territorial diffusion of charitable institutions in the Savoy State and their role in the politics of devotions in baroque age.
Personal website: https://centrocasalis.academia.edu/lurgoelisabetta