Larry Wolff

Director, NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies

Larry Wolff is professor of history at New York University, and director of the NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies. His new book (2012) is "Paolina’s Innocence: Child Abuse in Casanova’s Venice."

He is also the author of "The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture" (2010), "Venice and the 
Slavs: The 
Discovery of Dalmatia in the Age of Enlightenment" (2001), "Inventing Eastern Europe: The 
Map of Civilization 
on the Mind of the Enlightenment" (1994), "The Vatican and Poland in the Age of the 
Partitions" (1988) and "Postcards from the End of the 
World: Child Abuse 
in Freud's Vienna" (1988). He has received Fulbright, American Council of Learned Societies, and Guggenheim fellowships, and he is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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