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Stefania Gialdroni

Stefania Gialdroni is a legal historian with a passion for interdisciplinary studies. She is currently instructor of the course 'The legal protection of cultural heritage' at the RomaTre University Law Department. She graduated cum laude in 2003 from the RomaTre University (Law Faculty) and in 2005, after having finished her legal apprenticeship, she started the International Max-Planck Research School for Comparative Legal History in Frankfurt am Main. In 2006 she was admitted as a Marie Curie fellow to the PhD in European Legal Cultures. In the framework of this Doctorate, she spent one year at the LSE in London and two years at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris as a visiting Ph.D. student. In 2009 she received her Ph.D. en cotutelle between the Universities Milano-Bicocca (Private Law and History of Private Law Legal Science) and EHESS, Paris (History and Civilisations). She has presented papers on commercial law history, law and literature and law and architecture in several countries (including France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Finland and Argentina). She is associate member of the Centre d’Etudes des Normes Juridique Yan Thomas of the EHESS. As a research fellow at the RomaTre University, she has been coordinating the 'Law and the Humanities' course since 2008 and is the webeditor of the course’s blog ( and facebook page. 

Between 2011 and 2016 she was the instructor of the 'Human Rights in Historical Perspective' course at Arcadia University the College of Global Studies, Rome Center. She has published articles on legal history, law and literature and law and architecture/iconography, with a particular focus on the seat of the Italian Supreme Court. Her first book: “East India Company. Una storia giuridica (1600-1708)”, Bologna: Il Mulino, was published in 2011. In 2013 she has founded the cultural association L'Info-Attiva di Ostia Antica for the promotion of the cultural heritage of the Roman Coast. She is currently coordinator and webeditor of the project for the development of international tourism  in Ostia Antica and Fiumicino called Visit Ostia Antica: