Dr Melissa Calaresu
- College positions:
Neil McKendrick Lecturer in History
Director of Studies in History
- University positions:
Convenor of the Early Modern European Seminar and the Early Modern Worlds Seminar
BA (Hons.) in History (Huron College, University of Western Ontario, Canada), M.A. in History (Queen’s University, Canada), PhD in History (Cantab), Commonwealth Scholar, 1990-1994
Early modern cultural history of Europe, with a special emphasis on Naples and southern Italy, and the Grand Tour, historical writing and food history.
- Exploring Cultural History: Essays in Honour of Peter Burke (2010)
- New Approaches to Naples c.1500–c.1800: The Power of Place (2013)
- Catalogue for the 2015 Fitzwilliam Museum exhibition, Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to Enlightenment (Philip Wilson, 2015)
- Foodhawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present Day (forthcoming Routledge)
Early modern and modern European history (1500-1850), history of collecting, history of material culture.