School of History, Philosophy and Culture

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  • Dr Jane Stevens Crawshaw

    Senior Lecturer in Early Modern European History

    School of History, Philosophy and Culture

    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Dr Jane Stevens Crawshaw

    Phone number: +44 (0)1865 483686



    Jane Stevens Crawshaw is a Renaissance Italian historian with research interests in the relationships between people and the places they inhabit.  Her current project explores the impact of developing ideas about 'cleanliness' on the public health, urban and environmental policies of Venice and Genoa.  Before this, she developed a holistic and contextualised institutional study of plague hospitals, which were first established in fifteenth-century Venice.