Sandra Toffolo is a researcher at the Italian-German Historical Institute in Trento.
Her research focuses on mobility, space, and the circulation of people, objects, and ideas in the early modern period, with particular emphasis on the Republic of Venice.
Following her PhD at the European University Institute she has been a researcher at Villa I Tatti – The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, the University of St Andrews (United Kingdom), the Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance in Tours (France), the European University Institute, and the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome.
She is the author of Describing the city, describing the state: Representations of Venice and the Venetian Terraferma in the Renaissance (Brill, 2020).
September 11, 2023An historical perspective on mobility and interactions between travelers and local residentsThe latest issue of the Annali of ISIG takes an in-depth look at the concept of mobility in the early modern age and the relationships that were created between travelers and local inhabitants.