Corinna Peres, MA

Room: ZG102.25 (Main building, Staircase VI, 2nd floor/U)
Telephone: +43 1 4277 – 41366



  • 2012 – 2016 Bachelor of Arts in History and Romance Philology (French/Italian), Ruhr-University Bochum and University of Pisa (2013/2014)
  • 2016 – 2019 Master of Arts in History and Romance Philology (Italian), Ruhr-University Bochum
  • since 11/2019 prae doc at the Department of Economic and Social History, University of Vienna

Areas of Research

  • Economic and Social History of the Late Medieval and Early Modern Periods
  • History of Italy and the Mediterranean
  • Labour History
  • Mediterranean Slavery in Premodern Times
  • Mediterranean Trading Centres
  • Microhistory and Entangled History
  • Historical Semantics

Current Research Project

  • PhD Project: Slaves for Households. Three Milieu Studies on the Central-Northern Italian Region (1350-1550) (Working Title)

Memberships and Networks

  • COST Action “Worlds of Related Coercions in Work” (WORCK), Management Committee Member (Substitute for Austria) (since December 2019), Co-Coordinator “Public Outreach“ (since June 2020)
  • Associate Member of the Research Group “Figurations of Inequality“ at the University of Vienna (since January 2020)
  • Member of the Research Area “Economy and Society“ at the University of Vienna (since December 2019)


  • MA Workshop on Methods (with Juliane Schiel): Datini Goes Digital. Historical Semantics as an Approach to Social History (in German)
  • BA Seminar (with Juliane Schiel): Letters in the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period (in German)
  • BA Guided Reading: Mediterranean Slaveries Between Medieval and Early Modern Times (in German)