Institute for Mediterranean Studies
Leonardo Scavino

Leonardo Scavino

PhD candidate
University of Genoa

Leonardo Scavino (Genoa, 1993) is a PhD candidate in the Department of History, Philosophy and Antiquities (DAFIST) at the University of Genoa, and a member of NavLab, coordinated by Prof. Lo Basso, since January 2017.

His main research interests involve the Mediterranean maritime history, and, particularly, the economic and social relations between Western and Eastern Mediterranean (including the Black Sea). Within SeaLiT project, he focuses on a specific seafaring community located in the Ligurian area, Camogli, and he studies its maritime, economic and social evolution from 1850s to 1920. He holds a Master's degree in Historical Sciences (University of Genoa, 2017) and a Bachelor degree in History (University of Genoa, 2014).

Selected Publications