F.J. (Julius) Morche

Position:
  • Research Associate
Expertise:
  • Renaissance studies


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2171
E-Mail: f.j.morche@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SAS China
Office Address: GEEN VERZENDING, IN- OF EXTERN




Fields of interests

Julius is a research associate with “China and the Historical Sociology of Empire” (directed by Prof. dr. Hilde De Weerdt), working on the development of a Euro-Chinese comparative framework of elite communication in imperial structures. His primary interests include 

  • Mercantile networks (esp. late medieval and Renaissance Italy and the Eastern Mediterranean)
  • Political communication in mercantile correspondence
  • Comparative history
  • History of the family
  • History of European Integration

Education

  • PhD, History, University of Heidelberg (2013)

  • MSc Economic History (Research), London School of Economics and Political Science (2008)

  • BA (Hons) European Social and Political Studies, University College London (2007)

  • Diplôme du Programme International du Premier Cycle, Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris – Sciences Po (2006)

Employment

  • Research Associate, Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University (since 2013)

  • Research Associate, Department of History, King’s College London (2012-2013)

  • Research Associate, Centre for Transcultural Studies, University of Heidelberg (2008-2012)

Publications

  • Ed. (with G. Christ, A. Beihammer, S. Burkhardt, W. Kaiser, R. Zaugg), Union in Separation - Diasporic Groups and Identities in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1100-1800 (Heidelberg: Springer, forthcoming)

  • “The Dolfin Connection - A Medieval Venetian Trade Network (1418-1420),” ibid.

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