The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall

Julia Rombough

PhD Program

Fields of Study Geographical Fields:


Fields of Study Thematic Fields:

Gender, Sex, and Sexualities; Religion and Society; Social

Areas of Interest:

Renaissance and early modern Italy, sensory history, social history, institutions, bodies and urban experience.


Julia Rombough is a PhD candidate in the Department of History (B.A., M.A. Concordia University) Her research examines the soundscapes of women's convents, refuge homes and reform houses in early modern Italy. Through a study of the sonic experiences of institutionalized women her dissertation considers links between the immaterial world of the senses and the material world of buildings, streets and gendered bodies.


  • 2013-2014