Danilo Breschi

Dr Danilo Breschi is Associate Professor of the History of Political Thought at the Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma (UNINT), where he also teaches Elements of International Politics and Theories of Conflicts. He is the senior editor of Il Pensiero Storico: Rivista internazionale di storia delle idee. He is a member of the advisory boards of Rivista di politica and of the Istituto Storico per il Pensiero Liberale (ISPLI). He has written numerous articles, essays and books on modern and contemporary history, the history of political cultures, political philosophy, and anthropology. Among his books are, with Gisella Longo, Camillo …

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Paola Cattani

Dr Paola Cattani is tenure-track Professor in French Literature at the Università di Roma Tre. She received her PhD from the Università di Pisa in 2007. She was a former student at Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa and École Normale Supérieure de Paris, and a post-doctoral fellow at Collège de France in Paris. Her research focuses on the idea of Europe in interwar literary debates, and, more generally, on the relationship between French twentieth-century literature and politics. She is currently editing the political works of Paul Valéry (P. Valéry, Écrits politiques, forthcoming) and working on a project about the intellectual …

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Katherine Cooper

Dr Katherine Cooper is Senior Research Associate at the University of East Anglia, where she is working with Professor Rachel Potter on an AHRC-funded project on the history of writers’ organisations and free expression. Her own work looks at intersections between ideas of war, nation and Europe in the mid-century, with particular emphasis on  women’s writing, refugees and ideas of literary culture. Her first book, War, Nation and Europe in the Novels of Margaret Storm Jameson is forthcoming with Bloomsbury (2020). She is currently working on a monograph which explores how British writers such as Rebecca West, H.G. Wells, J.B. Priestley and E.M. Forster worked …

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Severin Cramm

Dr Severin Cramm is a Lecturer and Researcher at the University of Hildesheim, where he also studied History and German. He is currently working on a doctoral dissertation on the trade union policy in the process of European integration. His research focuses on the history of European integration, trade union history, the history of political extremism, and economic history in general. He published an article in the German Journal for the History of the Labour Movement (‘Im Zeichen der europäischen Integration. Zur Rolle des DGB in den EGKS-Verhandlungen 1950/1951’, in Arbeit – Bewegung – Geschichte. Zeitschrift für historische Studien, May …

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Matthew D’Auria

Dr Matthew D’Auria is a Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of East Anglia. He graduated in International and Political Studies from the University of Naples, l’Orientale. He then completed his PhD, focusing on French national narratives in the eighteenth and early nineteenth century, at University College London. Before joining UEA, he taught and conducted research at Sciences Po – Paris, the University of Salerno, and UCL. His main research interest is the relationship between images of the nation and discourses about Europe in the modern age. He has co-edited, with Mark Hewitson, Europe in Crisis: Intellectuals and the European …

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Richard Deswarte

Richard Deswarte is a Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of East Anglia. He was previously ESDS Social History Data Manager at the UK Data Archive at the University of Essex. A historian of modern Europe, he researches and publishes on the idea of Europe in the 20th century, Americanisation, Britain and Europe, and visual images, notably political cartoons. In addition, he has professional interests and publications in history and computing, digital history, digital humanities, and Webarchives. A recent work, entitled ‘An American Future? Perceptions of the United States and the Idea of Europe in the Interwar Period’, …

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Nicolas Detering

Dr Nicolas Detering is Professor of German Literature at the University of Bern. He holds degrees from the Universities of Oxford and Freiburg and has received funding from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel. Together with Albrecht Koschorke and Kirsten Mahlke, he has recently founded the Research Centre ‘European Cultures in a Multipolar World’ at the University of Konstanz. Among his relevant publications are: with Clementina Marsico and Isabella Walser (eds.) Contesting Europe: Comparative Perspectives on Early Modern Discourses of Europe (15th–18th Century) (Leiden: [in preparation …

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Fernanda Gallo

Dr Fernanda Gallo is a Teaching Fellow in Politics at the Department of Politics, Languages and International Relations at the University of Bath and researcher within the SINERGIA project on Milan and Ticino (1796-1848): Shaping the Spatiality of a European Capital at the University of Lugano, where she obtained her PhD. She previously studied Philosophy at the University of Naples and also holds a Master in Civic Studies. Her research interests are on nineteenth-century political thought, the history of the idea of Europe, transnational European history, Hegel and Hegelianism, as well as Italian politics and history. Amongst her publications are: …

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Amotz Giladi

Dr Amotz Giladi received his MA in History and his PhD in Sociology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris). He has a special interest in migratory intellectual trajectories, intercultural exchanges, and the relations between nationalism, trans-nationalism and pan-nationalism. He is the author of several articles on pan-Latinism and on the presence of foreign writers in Paris at the beginning of the twentieth century. See, for instance, ‘Futurism and Pan-Latin Ideology: A Contradictory Appropriation’, International Yearbook of Futurism Studies, 8 (2018), pp. 3–29; ‘From Macro-Nationalism to Anti-Imperialism: Pan-Latinism in France in the Late Twentieth Century’, History: The …

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Florian Greiner

Dr Florian Greiner is a Lecturer at the University of Augsburg. He studied History, Political Science, and Public Law at the Universities of Freiburg and Vienna. He then completed his PhD at the University of Potsdam with a dissertation on perceptions and constructions of ‘Europe’ in German, British, and American newspapers in the age of the World Wars. His research focuses on European, American, and transatlantic history in the 19th and 20th centuries, the history of European ideas and integration, as well as on culture, media, and public history. He also works on the history of dying and terminal care …

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Matthijs Lok

Dr Matthijs Lok is a Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at the European Studies Department of the University of Amsterdam. He studied European history at the Universities of Liverpool, Leiden, and Yale. In 2009 he took his PhD at the History Department of the University of Amsterdam. Lok specialises in the comparative political, cultural and intellectual history of modern Europe since the 18th century. He is a founding director of the Amsterdam Seminar for Global Intellectual History. He was a member of the board of the De Moderne Tijd (Belgian-Dutch Society for Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Studies), and of the …

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Gavin Murray-Miller

Dr Gavin Murray-Miller is a Lecturer in Modern European History at Cardiff University and is currently a Senior Fellow at the State Academic University for the Humanities (GAUGN) at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. In the past, he has held research fellowships at the Leibniz-Institut für Europäische Geschichte (IEG) in Mainz, Germany and the École normale supérieure in Paris. His research has focused on nineteenth-century French politics, colonial North Africa and the origins of the French imperial nation-state. His publications have examined European culture and society in a trans-Mediterranean framework, noting the parallel development of nationalism and imperialism in …

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Peter Pichler

Dr Peter Pichler has worked at the Universities of Graz and Vienna and is now an independent scholar. He studied history, media studies, and philosophy in Graz and Mainz. His fields of expertise are European Union cultural history, metal music studies, and historical theory. He has published four books in this regard: Acht Geschichten über die Integrationsgeschichte. Zur Grundlegung der Geschichte der europäischen Integration als ein episodisches historiographisches Erzählen (Innsbruck, 2011); Leben und Tod in der Europäischen Union (Innsbruck, 2014); EUropa. Was die Europäische Union ist, was sie nicht ist und was sie einmal werden könnte (Graz, 2016); Zeitgeschichte als …

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Valentina Pricopie

Dr Valentina Pricopie is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Sociology (Romanian Academy), where she coordinates the Social Europe Research Laboratory, and teaches at the Department of International Relations and Contemporary History at the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj. She studied Journalism, Sociology and Communication at the University of Bucharest and the Université Lumière Lyon 2. Her research areas include media discourse, transformation of journalism, and social representations; Europe, the idea of Europe, and European memory studies; as well as the history of sociology and the sociology of human rights. Her current project is ‘Faraway Europe: Memory, Influences and Confluences …

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Marek Stanisz

Dr Marek Stanisz is a Professor of Polish and Literary Studies at the University of Rzeszów. He is interested in Romantic literature (especially Romantic literary consciousness and criticism as well as Polish Romanticism in the European context), the history of ideas, as well as the relationship between philosophy and literature, and literature and other arts. He completed a PhD at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland (1997) and then attained his habilitation from the same university (2008). He is the author of the following books: Wczesnoromantyczne spory o poezję (Kraków, 1998) and Przedmowy romantyków. Kreacje autorskie, idee programowe, gry z …

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Jan Vermeiren

Dr Jan Vermeiren is a Senior Lecturer in Modern German History at the University of East Anglia. He is a co-founder (with Matthew D’Auria) of the Research Network on the History of the Idea of Europe, a co-editor of History: The Journal of the Historical Association, and a co-editor of the Routledge series Ideas beyond Borders: Studies in Transnational Intellectual History. Vermeiren studied Modern History, Politics, and German Literature at the Humboldt University of Berlin, the Free University of Berlin, and University College London. He is particularly interested in the history of German nationalism and geopolitical thought, the First World …

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Anita Ziegerhofer

Dr Anita Ziegerhofer is Associate Professor of Contemporary History, Vice-Head of the Institute of the Foundations of Law and Head of the Department of Legal History and the Development of European Law at the University of Graz. Her main research areas are the legal history of European integration, constitutional history, gender studies, the history of human rights under consideration of the rights of disabilities, and regional studies. She was a guest professor at the Department of History (Historical Seminar) at the University of Mainz from 2010-2014, at the Beyazid University Istanbul, and at the University of Batumi, Georgia. She is …

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