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Jacopo Sartori

Jacopo Sartori

PhD Candidate

Gonville and Caius College
Cambridge CB2 1TA


  • PhD candidate in History, University of Cambridge 2016-present
  • MPhil in Medieval History, University of Cambridge 2015-16
  • Affiliate Student, University College London 2013-14, Erasmus Merit Award
  • Laurea in Storia, Università Cà Foscari Venezia 2012-15, Summa cum Laude

Research Interests

My main research area is the history of public banking, which I am exploring in a dissertation titled 'Public banking in Barcelona between the late Trastámara and early Habsburg, 1479-1560", supervised by Prof David Abulafia.  I am also currently completing an article for publication titled "Tracing the diffusion of public banking in Europe, 1316–1656".

Broad interests:

  • Economic and Financial History of Europe, 1300-1800
  • Mediterranean History
  • History of Banking (esp. public, national, central)

Other Professional Activities

  • Student Ambassador of the Economic History Society
  • FRNS, Fellow, Royal Numismatic Society
  • Postgraduate Member, Royal Historical Society
  • Co-convenor Graduate Workshop Economic and Social History 2016-17