Daniele’s work academic work looks at political, moral and religious thought from around the seventeenth century to the nineteenth.
His thesis looks at the circulation and interpretations of Giambattista Vico’s work in early-nineteenth-century France, focussing on how his texts informed the writing of universal histories in the aftermath of the French Revolution.
He also works, more broadly, on questions pertaining to historiography and historical method, the relationship between theology and political thought in the early modern and modern periods, and the history of social theory and sociology.
He is finishing a Ph.D. in history at King’s College, Cambridge. Previously, he graduated with a bachelor’s in history from University College London (2018) and a master’s in political sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2019). From February to July 2022 he was Visiting Fellow at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris.