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Fabrizio Bigotti

Fabrizio Bigotti

Fabrizio Bigotti (Rome 1982) is Visiting Professor at the Institute for Research in Humanities (IHR-ICUB) of the University of Bucharest and Honorary Research Fellow at the College of Humanities of the University of Exeter.

He studied at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” where he achieved the PhD in 2012 with a thesis on Galenic medicine and its impact on Renaissance natural philosophy and at the Warburg Institute – School of Advanced Studies (London) where he was also Frances A. Yates Fellow.

As an intellectual historian with a specialization in history and philosophy of science, medicine and technology he has published widely, both in Italian and English, on the history of philosophy and science most recently devoting himself to the history of science and technology in the early modern period.

Fabrizio Bigotti has awarded many prestigious fellowships including the Wellcome Trust Fellowship in Medical Humanities, the Folger Institute Fellowship (Washington D.C.) and various other grants from the Scientific Instrument Society (SIS), the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (SHAC) and the Society for Social History of Medicine (SSMH). He is also Corresponding Fellow of the Italian Academy for the History of Medicine (ASAS, Rome) and Honorary Research Fellow of the Studio Firmano.