Valentina Favarò

Valentina Favarò

Valentina Favaro
Valentina Favarò is Associate Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Palermo (Italy). She obtained her PhD from University of Catania (Italy) with a dissertation on La Sicilia e la difesa del Mediterraneo nell’età di Filippo II (2005). She was visiting researcher at Department of Historia Moderna, Contemporánea, de América, of the University of Murcia (2014) and at the Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas, UNAM, Mexico City (2017). Her research focuses on the study of theories and practices of government in the Spanish Monarchy in the 16th and 17th centuries, with particular attention to the reconstruction of transnational careers beetween Mediterranean and Atlantic.
Among her publications are the following monographs: Carriere in movimento. Francisco Ruiz de Castro e la monarchia di Filippo III, Palermo 2013 and Gobernar con prudencia. Los Lemos, estrategias familiares y servicio al Rey, Murcia 2016. She is the co-editor, with Manfredi Merluzzi and Gaetano Sabatini, of Fronteras: procesos y prácticas de integración y conflictos entre Europa y América (siglos XVI-XX), Fondo de Cultura Economica, Madrid, 2017.

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