Assistant Professor on Modern History
Ph.D. in History (Université Sorbonne – Paris Nord, 2011)

Silvia Liebel

Lines of research

Thematic Clusters

History of practices of representation and of literary and artistic forms
Religiosities, powers and sensibilities

Advising subjects

Early Modern French History (midi 15th-18th century); Print History and written culture in Early modern Europe; cultures, behaviors and sensibilities in Early Modern Europe; History of women and gender relations in Early Modern Europe.

Ongoing Research

Unruly Women: Narratives of Female Crimes on Both Sides of the English Channel (France and England, 16th and 17th centuries)
On Baron d’Holbach’s Boulangerie: Printed Culture and Radicalism in Enlightenment’s France

Selected Publications

LIEBEL, Silvia. Les Médées modernes. La cruauté féminine d’après les canards imprimés français (1574-1651). Rennes: PUR, 2019.

LIEBEL, Silvia. (Org.) Das Utopias modernas às distopias contemporâneas: conceito, prática e representação. Belo Horizonte: Fino Traço, 2021.

LIEBEL, Silvia. Tuer le fils pour se venger du père: l’infanticide, du canard imprimé aux histoires tragiques. In: PROVINI, Sandra; FERRY, Aryane. Figures et personnages de criminelles: des histoires tragiques au roman policier. Rouen: PURH, 2023.

LIEBEL, Silvia. Abrir janelas nas almas dos homens: notas historiográficas nos 500 anos da Reforma Protestante. Revista de História da Unisinos, v. 24, p. 418-431, 2020.

LIEBEL, Silvia. Bruxaria e possessão diabólica na literatura de rua dos dois lados do canal da Mancha (França e Inglaterra, séculos XVI e XVII) — forthcoming.

Other Info

CNPq researcher

Member of EUROPA – Núcleo de Estudos em Europa Moderna e Contemporânea

Member of Metamorphose — Materialidade e interpretação de manuscritos e impressos da Época Moderna

Member of the research group Companhia das Índias

Laboratory