Prof. Dr. Benedetta Albani

Researcher
Research Field Coordinator

Main Focus

  • History of Canon law in Ibero-America
  • Roman Archives and the History of Canon law in Ibero-America
  • Tridentine marriage between Europe and America
  • The Tribunal of the Apostolic Nunciature in Madrid, history and jurisdiction (XVI-XVIII c.)

Research Group

Former Research Group

Projects

H2020-MSCA-RISE-2017

Benedetta Albani, Manuela Bragagnolo, Anna Clara Lehmann Martins, Mariana Armond Dias Paes, Luisa Stella Coutinho,José Luis Egío García, Alexandra Anokhina
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Legal History Meets Digital Humanities

Polina Solonets, Benedetta Albani, Christiane Birr, Manuela Bragagnolo, Karla Escobar, Anna Clara Lehmann Martins, Yohan Park, Andreas Wagner, Johanna Wolf, Alexandra Anokhina more

Cooperation

Curriculum Vitae

Since 06/2017
Team Leader in the project RESISTANCE. Rebellion and Resistance in the Iberian Empires, 16th-19th centuries (H2020-MSCA-RISE-2017)

Since 03/2014
Leader of the Max Planck Research Group Governance of the Universal Church after the Council of Trent

Since 05/2010
Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory (formerly Max Planck Institute for European Legal History) in Frankfurt.

10/2009-04/2010
Collaboration with the Vatican Secret Archive in the reorganization and study of the documents proceeding from the Apostolic Nunciature in Madrid (XVI-XX c.).

10/2009-02/2010
Study of History of Canon law at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.

05/2005-12/2006
Project with the “Archivio Storico del Vicariato di Roma” for the study, classification and description of the fond of the Tribunal of the Auditor Camerae (XVI-XVII centuries).

07-12/2005
Fellowship at the University of Cassino for study of the customs of the Papal State during the XVII-XVIII centuries using sources in the “Archivio di Stato di Roma”.

11/2008-02/2009
scholarship Fideicomiso Teixidor by the Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

2006-2008
research grants by the “Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca” for research journeys in México, Spain and United States.

2005-2009
Ph.D. in “Storia politica e sociale dell’Europa Moderna e Contemporanea” at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” under co-direction at the Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.

Dissertation title: Sposarsi nel Nuovo Mondo. Politica, dottrina e pratiche della concessione di dispense matrimoniali tra la Nuova Spagna e la Santa Sede (1585-1670).

2005-2006
Diploma di Archivisitica at the “Scuola Vaticana di Paleografia, Diplomatica e Archivistica”, Vatican.

2000-2005
Study of Early Modern and Modern History at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

Thesis: Matrimoni e società a Roma nel primo Seicento attraverso i processetti matrimoniali.

1981
Born in Rome, Italy.

Completed Project

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