Mária Pakucs, LuxFaSS Post-doctoral researcher, recently published a monograph entitled Sibiul veacului al XVI-lea. Rânduirea unui oraș transilvănean [Sixteenth Century Sibiu], Humanitas, București, 2018.
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Constanța VINTILĂ-GHIȚULESCU (editor), Women, Consumption, and the Circulation of Ideas in South-Eastern Europe, 17th- 19th centuries, Brill, 2017, 244 p.
The volume gathers the firsts results of the LuxFaSS project, with chapters signed by the principal investigator Constanța Vintilă-Ghițulescu and team members Giulia Calvi, Artemis Yagou, Anastasia Falierou, David Celetti and Nicoleta Roman
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Patimă și desfătare
Constanța Vintilă-Ghițulescu, LuxFaSS Principal Investigator, recently published a monograph entitled Patimă şi desfătare. Despre lucrurile mărute ale vieţii cotidiene, Humanitas, Bucureşti, 2015 [Passion and Pleasure. Everyday life in the Romanian Society].
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zu urkundt in das Stadbuch lassen einschreiben
Mária Pakucs-Willcocks, LuxFaSS post-doctoral researcher, recently published a collection of documents entitled „zu urkundt in das Stadbuch lassen einschreiben”. Die ältesten Protokolle von Hermannstadt und der Sächsischen Nationsuniversität (1522-1565), Hermannstadt, Schiller, 2016.
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Deznădăjduita muiere
Nicoleta Roman, LuxFaSS scientific assistant, recently published a monograph entitled „Deznădăjduită muiere n-au fost ca mine”. Femei, onoare și păcat în Valahia secolului al XIX-lea, Humanitas, București, 2016 [Women, honour and sin in 19th century Wallachia]
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All the texts submitted as "working papers" respect certain rules and are reviewed by an Academic Advisory Board.

October 5th - 6th --- International workshop "Luxury, Fashion and Social Status in Early Modern South-Eastern Europe"

The texts presented to this scientific event are currently under publication, but there are still available as "working papers". All these papers are going to be peer reviewed by at least two external, foreign evaluators. After the authors will make the necessary adjustments, the texts will be available for the public.

Giulia CALVI, Healing, Translating, Collecting. Doctor Michelangelo Tilli across the Ottoman Empire (1683) pdf

Anastasia FALIEROU, Urban Transformation of the Mytilinian Bourgeoisie. The Case of the Kourtzis Family pdf

Constanța VINTILĂ-GHIȚULESCU, Using Luxury and Fashion for Constructing a Social Status. The Case of Ianache Văcărescu pdf

Maria PAKUCS, Transylvanian Sumptuary Laws in the Early Modern Period. Preliminary Observations on the Idea of Luxury pdf

Michal WASIUCIONEK, Silks and Stones. Fountains, Painted Kaftans, and Ottomans in Early Modern Danubian Principalities pdf

Nicoleta ROMAN, Iordache Filipescu, the ”Last Great Boyar” of Wallachia and His Heritage. A World of Power, Influence, and Goods pdf

Liviu PILAT, A New Episode of the Diplomatic Conflict over Moscovite Fur and Moldavian-Polish-Ottoman Relations in the Mid-Sixteenth Century pdf

David CELETTI, French Residents in Ottoman Crete: Trade, Diplomacy and Daily Life in the Early Eighteenth Centurypdf

These texts are also available as Open Access on the academic platform

Constanța Vintilă-Ghițulescu, Amintirile unui boier valah de pe vremea lui Ioan Vodă Caragea (1814-1817) [The Memoirs of a Wallachian Boyar from the Times of Prince Ioan Caragea (1814-1817)] in Revista Istorică, tom XXVIII, 2017, nr. 1-2, p. 77-98 (published in 2018)

Mária Pakucs-Willcocks,Igény és fogyasztás: a nagyszebeniek és a ,,török marha” a 16 században / Demand and Consumption: The Inhabitants of Sibiu and the Turkish Products in Sixteenth Century in Cluj – Kolozsvár – Klausenburg 700: várostörténeti tanulmáyok = studii de istorie urbană, főszerkesztő Mária Makó Lupescu, szerkesztők Ionuț Costea, Ovidiu Ghitta, Sipos Gábor, Rüsz-Fogarasi Enikő, Cluj-Napoca, Erdélyi Múzeum – Egyesület, 2018, p. 371-377.

Mária Pakucs-Willcocks, Transit Trade and Intercontinental Trade during the Late Middle Ages: Textiles and Spices in the Customs Accounts of Brașov and Sibiu in Balázs Nagy, Felicitas Schmieder, András Vadas (eds.), The Medieval Networks in East Central Europe. Commerce, Contacts, Communication, Routledge, 2018

Mária Pakucs-Willcocks, Spices and Exotic Foods in 17th Century Transylvania: The Customs Accounts of Sibiu in Violeta Barbu, Angela Jianu (eds.), Earthly Delights. Economies and Cultures of Food in Ottoman and Danubian Europe, c. 1500-1800, Leiden, Brill, 2018, pp. 295-310.

Maria Pakucs, Between ''Faithful Subjects'' and ''Pernicious Nation'': Greek Merchants in the Principality of Transylvania in the Seventeenth Century in Hungarian Historical Review 6, no. 1 (2017), pp. 111-137. For more information see

Michal Wasiucionek, Conceptualizing Moldavian Otomanness: Elite Culture and Ottomanization of the Seventeenth-Century Moldavian Boyars in Medieval and Early Modern Studies for Central and Eastern Europe 8 (2016), pp. 39-78.

Liviu Pilat, The idea of luxury between the history of consumption and political thought and its implications for the history of Southeastern Europe in Analele Științifice ale Universității ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza” din Iași. Serie nouă. Istorie, tom LXII, 2016, pp. 43-52

Liviu Pilat, ”Men in Exotic Dress”, Sixtus IV and Crusade: A Fresco of Corsia Sistina and its meaning in Medieval and Early Modern Studies for Central and Eastern Europe, VIII (2016), pp. 27-37

LuxFaSS scientific results can be found in the special issues of the following prestigious peer-reviewed journals:

Cromohs (Cyber Review of Modern Historiography)

Cromohs is an academic, peer-reviewed, open access electronic history journal published once a year by Firenze University Press.

The 21 (2017-2018) issue includes contributions signed by Giulia Calvi, Constanța Vintilă-Ghițulescu, Mária Pakucs, Michał Wasiucionek and Nicoleta Roman.

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