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Luisa Levi D'Ancona

Luisa Levi D’Ancona completed her first degree (Laurea) at the University of Florence in 1998 with a dissertation on “Visions of Family in the Jewish Bourgeoisie in Florence and Paris in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century.” In 2003 she completed her Ph.D. at Cambridge University with a dissertation entitled “Paths of Jewish Integration: Upper-middle-class Families in Ninenteenth-Century France, Italy and England.” Her current research project focuses on a comparative history of Jewish philanthropy in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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