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Mr Giorgio Lizzul

Lizzul_GiorgioTeaching Fellow in Medieval European History


Address Chesham Building 3.04 

Department of History

King’s College London


London, WC2R 2LS



Giorgio Lizzul joined the department in 2016 as a Teaching Fellow in Medieval European History. He did his BSc in Government and Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and his MA in the History of Political Thought and Intellectual History at UCL and Queen Mary. He completed his AHRC funded PhD in History at King’s College London under the supervision of Dr Serena Ferente. Giorgio has been a study fellow of the Society for Renaissance Studies and a Rome Awardee at the British School at Rome.

Research interests and PhD supervision
  • Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy
  • Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Political and Economic Thought.
  • Pre-modern Fiscality 

Giorgio’s research interests are concerned with the intersection of fiscal, political and ethical thought with the financial institutions of late medieval and early modern Italy. 

His doctoral dissertation ‘The Utility of Wealth in the Era of the Public Debt 1300-1500’explored the genesis and development of political, economic and moral thought surrounding the creation and growth of the Italian city-states’ funded debts in a range of learned and popular discursive traditions.
Selected publications


Giorgio teaches and lectures on late medieval European history, Italian medieval and Renaissance politics, the history of political thought, and intellectual history. 
Expertise and public engagement

Giorgio Lizzul is a convenor and treasurer of the London Society for Medieval Studies, as well as a convener for the IHR seminar The History of Political Thought/Early Career Seminar 









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