Senior Researcher

Professor Emanuele Conte

Emanuele Conte is Professor of Legal History at Roma Tre University (Italy) and Directeur d’études at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales of Paris (France). He served as Director of his Department, and as president of the libraries of his university.

He taught as visiting professor at: University of Wollongong (Australia) (2015); Australian National University Canberra (2015); University of Pennsylvania, School of Law (2014); École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) – Chaire Yan Thomas, Paris, France (2010); EHESS, Paris, France (2008; 2004; 1998); Ecole des Chartes, Paris (2011); Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettre et Sciences Humaines, Lyon, France (2009; 2006); Univ. de Paris X, Nanterre, Fac. de Droit, France (2005); Univ. de Toulouse I, Fac. de Droit, France (2000); Univ. de Paris II Panthéon, Fac. de Droit, France (2000); Univ. Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain (1996).

He has been Bok Visiting International Professor at the School of Law of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia US (2014).

In 2010 he was awarded the Sarton Medal for the History of Science (University of Gent, Belgium), he has given talks in many universities in four continents, among which Yale, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, University of California at Berkeley, Oxford University, University of Edinburgh, Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris.

He is a member of editorial boards for many journals and book series. He has taken part in international research projects, funded by the European Union and by the Italian Government, among which are the Marie Curie international projects on European Legal Cultures (2007-2009) and on Power and Institutions in Medieval Islam and Christendom ( (2013-2016).