Curriculum

 

Gianluca Borzoni

Associate Professor, History of International Relations

Department of Political and Social Science, University of Cagliari, Viale S. Ignazio, 78 – 09129 Cagliari, tel.: +39-070-6753677; fax: +39-070-651680; email: gborzoni@unica.it

[ultima modifica: 5 giugno 2019]

University positions and education

  • Associate Professor of History of International Relations, University of Cagliari, 2014-
  • Assistant Professor of History of International Relations, University of Cagliari, 2006-2014
  • “Italian Young Professors Program” winner, U.S. Embassy in Italy, 2006 edition
  • University contract teacher, University of Sassari, 2002-2004
  • “Young Researcher Project” Fellowship, University of Cagliari, 2004
  • Tutor of History of Treaties and International Policy, University of Cagliari, 2002-2005
  • PhD. in History of International Relations, Department of Political Studies, University “La Sapienza”, Rome, 2001
  • Laurea magna cum laude in Political Science, University of Cagliari, 1996

Teaching assignments at the Faculty of Economy, Law and Political Science, University of Cagliari, 2012-

  • Contemporary international history, 54-hour graduate course, 2017-
  • International Politics, 54-hour graduate course, 2014-2017
  • History of international relations, 60-hour undergraduate course, 2013-

Teaching assignments at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Cagliari, 2006-2012:

  • International Policy in the Mediterranean Area, 30-hour undergraduate course, 2011-12
  • History of international relations, 60-hour undergraduate course, 2007-2011
  • History of international relations, graduate course, 2006-2007, 2008-2009;
  • History of international relations in the Mediterranean, 2006

Teaching assignments at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Sassari, 2002-2004:

  • History of International Relations (1919-1939), 30-hour undergraduate course

Academic assignments (University of Cagliari)

  • Coordinator of the BA Course in Political Science, 2016-2018
  • Coordinator of the MA Course in International Relations, 2015-2016
  • Member, Council of Faculty of Economy, Law and Political Science, University of Cagliari
  • Member, Quality Self-Evaluation Commission, BA in Political Science, 2016-
  • Member, Quality Self-Evaluation Commission, MA in International Relations, 2015-
  • Coordinator, Steering Committee, BA in Political Science, 2016-2018
  • Member, Steering Committee, MA in Governance and Global System, 2014-2015
  • Member, Quality Self-Evaluation Commission, MA in Governance and Global System, 2014-2015
  • Member, Teaching Staff, PhD in “History, Cultural Heritage, International Studies”, University of Cagliari
  • Coordinator, Quality Self-Evaluation Team, Political Science Undergraduate Course, 2006-2013
  • Member, Student-Teacher Joint Committee, Political Science Faculty, 2008-2012
  • Member, Steering Committee, Faculty of Political Science, 2009-2012
  • Member, Evaluation Commission, Scientific Area n°14 (Political and Social Science), 2011

Research Areas:

Gianluca Borzoni’s main research interests range from Italian foreign policy (issues and accomplishments of the new Italian Kingdom; Italian foreign policy during the fascist period and beyond; Italy and U.S./Italy and U.K. after the II world war), to Mediterranean relations in the XX century (The Mediterranean, European Integration and the dialogue with North Africa and the Middle East, security and migrations).

Research Activities and Current Projects:

2012-16 – Europe, Italy, Sardinia and Africa on the move: co-operation agreements and migration issues in the Mediterranean basin, Sardinia Autonomous Region Grant (co-ordinator of Research Unity)

2011 – Italy and Great Britain after the II World War: the difficult task to restore a traditional friendship: periods of research at the Italian Foreign Ministry’s Historical Archive, Rome; and the National Archives, Kew Gardens, London, UK

2010 – Vatican diplomacy between tradition and modernism: the Holy See and France at the beginning of the XX century: periods of research at the Vatican Secret Archive, Vatican City

2009-12 – Project of Research: The island of failed projects. Great Powers and Sardinia between XIX and XX cent., Sardinia Autonomous Region Grant (member of Research Unity)

Giuseppe Garibaldi and Italian diplomacy (1860-‘61), (research for a book chapter)

2008-11 – PRIN “In the shadow of the bomb” (Research Project of National Interest, member of Research Unity at the University of Cagliari): periods of research at the Italian Foreign Ministry’s Historical Archive, Rome; and the National Archives, Kew Gardens, London, UK

2007 – Italy and the Mediterranean in the XX century: periods of research at the Italian Foreign Ministry’s Historical Archive, the State Central Archive, Rome; and the National Archives, Kew Gardens, London, UK)

2006 – The U.S. and Italian Mediterranean policy in the XX century (periods of research at the Italian Foreign Ministry’s Historical Archive, Rome; and the National Archives, College Park, MD, USA); Winner of the U.S. Embassy in Italy’s Italian Young Professors Programme

2005 – The Mediterranean: a place for cooperation and peace? (research for a book chapter)

2004 – Italy and the Peace Treaty (10th February 1947), University of Cagliari ‘Young Researcher Project’ Fellowship.

Selected Publications:

Books

  • Renato Prunas, diplomatico (1892-1951), Rubbettino Editore, Soveria Mannelli, 2004.

Book chapters:

  • Migration as an European diplomatic issue: bilateralism, multilateralism or national freedom? (forthcoming)
  • Da Nairobi a Dakar. La Gran Bretagna e la difesa del Medio Oriente che passa per l’Africa (1951-1955), FrancoAngeli 2018
  • Dalle origini alla ‘primavera araba’. La Nato e le crisi mediterranee tra passato e presente, in A.Sassu-S.Lodde (eds), Tra il nuovo e il vecchio – I cambiamenti politici del Nord Africa, Aracne 2012
  • Cavour e la comunità internazionale. Aspetti diplomatici del riconoscimento del Regno d’Italia, in P.Simone-G.Biagioni (eds), L’Unità d’Italia – Percorsi storico-internazionali, Editoriale Scientifica, 2012
  • Giuseppe Garibaldi e la diplomazia italiana, in G. Continiello (edited by), Garibaldi – mille volte, mille vite, Amed, Cagliari 2010
  • “Is it all going to be just words?” Le difficoltà del neutralismo: Gli Stati Uniti e le forniture di aerei alla Grecia nel 1940-‘41, in Liliana Saiu (edited by), Stati Uniti e Italia nel Mediterraneo. Operazioni di pace e di guerra, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2007
  • Il Mediterraneo, “spazio per la cooperazione e la partnership”? Gli interessi particolari e le prospettive di un dialogo, “Cooperazione Mediterranea”, n°4, 2005

Articles:

  • The King is dead, long live the Queen. I rapporti italo-inglesi nei giorni del passaggio da Giorgio VI a Elisabetta II, in “Eunomia”, n.1/2014
  • Dusk of the “sole dell’avvenire” for Labour Party? Italian Ambassador Tommaso Gallarati Scotti face to British Elections of October 1951, “Sociology Study”, n.3/2013
  • Profili politico-diplomatici del trattato di amicizia, commercio e navigazione tra Regno di Sardegna e Repubblica Orientale dell’Uruguay del 29 ottobre 1840, in Ammentu – Bollettino Storico, Archivistico e Consolare del Mediterraneo”, n.2/2012
  • La vicenda di Clare Boothe Luce, ambasciatrice degli Stati Uniti in Italia (1953-1956), in Cecilia Dau Novelli (edited by), Nel segno dell’empowerment femminile – Donne e democrazia politica in Italia e nel mondo, Aipsa, 2008

Edited books:

  • Il Mediterraneo e la sfida che viene da Est (edited by G.Borzoni and C.Rossi), FrancoAngeli, Milano, 2018

Encyclopedia Entries:

  • Renato Prunas, Dizionario del Liberalismo Italiano, vol. II, Rubbettino 2014;
  • Renato Prunas, Collana I 2000 sardi più illustri, vol. 13, Cagliari 2005

Short articles:

  • 25 maggio 2014: un voto misconosciuto e necessario, in http://www.sardegna2015.it/?p=569
  • La Sardegna nella periferia (o nella centralità?) mediterranea, tra ieri e domani, in http://www.sardegna2015.it/?p=923
  • Il G8 tra storia e cronaca: occasione da cogliere o strumento del passato?, ‘Sardinews’, April 2009

Conference Activity, 2006-2014:

Lectures given

  • The mith of Italian ‘Mutilated Victory’, Third Seminar “La Sardegna nella Prima Guerra Mondiale dalla vittoria mutilata al mito della Brigata Sassari – Centenario della Grande Guerra – Conflitto e conseguenze nell’Isola”, Liceo “Fermi”, Nuoro 23 ottobre 2014
  • The First World War: Peace Treaties and Diplomacy, First Seminar “La Sardegna nella Prima Guerra Mondiale dalla vittoria mutilata al mito della Brigata Sassari – Centenario della Grande Guerra – Conflitto e conseguenze nell’Isola”, Istituto “Duca degli Abruzzi”, Elmas 16 ottobre 2014
  • Beyond taboos: women and diplomacy yesterday and today, Seminar “Identity, Equality and Gender Discrimination”, University of Cagliari, 10 April 2014
  • Chairman, first panel, PRIN (Research Projects of National Interest) Conference: La proliferazione nucleare nella dimensione extra-europea, Cagliari, 9 November 2012
  • Watching a Political Turmoil, with Fear and Hope – Italian Foreign Policy Face to British Elections of 1951, International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference, Prague (Czech Republic), 22 June 2011
  • La presenza americana tra Mediterraneo ed Arcipelago, Conference “La Maddalena Archipelago and Italian Military Navy’ – Inaugural Lecture, Navy Petty Officers School;  La Maddalena Island, 17 September 2010
  • Giuseppe Garibaldi and Italian diplomacy, Conference ‘ Thousand Times, Thousand Lives, Cagliari, 22 January 2010
  • Rountable, NATO Workshop ‘Looking Towards NATO’s Future’ – NATO 60th Anniversary Conference, NATO Joint Force Command Naples, 13-14 October 2009
  • Kosovo ieri e oggi: profili storici e geo-politici, Seminar  at the Joint Force Training and Intelligence, Rome, 27 November, 2009
  • L’impresa di Etiopia tra tradizione diplomatica e destabilizzazione, Collinas 19 September 2009
  • Lecturer, Conference ‘Emilio Lussu’s La “difesa” di Roma di G.L. (9-10 settembre)’, Workers’ Society, Cagliari, 7 March 2009
  • Il problema delle minoranze etniche nelle relazioni internazionali contemporanee, Association Aegee Sardegna, 17 April 2008
  • L’Italia e gli Stati Uniti nei primi anni ’50: la vicenda dell’ambasciatrice C.B.Luce, Tortolì Culture Week, Tortolì, 27 March 2008
  • Ideali e scelte politiche. Il processo di integrazione europea dopo la II Guerra Mondiale, Association Soroptimist Cagliari, 30 January 2008
  • Dalla Comunità dei Sei all’Unione a Ventisette: il processo di allargamento dell’Europa, 1957-2007, Association Aegee Sardegna, 13 June 2007
  • Le relazioni Est-Ovest e la questione della sicurezza occidentale dopo la II Guerra Mondiale (Seminar), University of Cagliari, 1 June 2007
  • Ragion di Stato e fedeltà all’organizzazione: l’impresa di Etiopia e i funzionari italiani presso la Società delle Nazioni, International Conference ‘Italian Eastern Africa: after 70 years’, University of Cagliari, November 2006
  • L’ambasciata di C.B. Luce e l’Italia degli anni ’50, Conference ‘Nel segno dell’empowerment femminile: in Italia e nel mondo’ Cagliari 7-9 November 2006
  • Il Mediterraneo agli inizi del XIX secolo. Aspetti diplomatici delle incursioni barbaresche a Carloforte, Carloforte, 25 November 2006
  • Garibaldi e la diplomazia italiana al tempo dell’Unità, LXIII Congress of History of the Risorgimento, Cagliari, 14 October 2006
  • Cittadini d’Italia, cittadini di Francia: la vicenda tunisina, Seminar ‘Cittadinanza. Uno sguardo nel mondo’ Faculty of Political Science, Cagliari, 21-22 September 2006

Organization of Events

  • La questione delle opzioni dei sud-tirolesi nei rapporti italo-tedeschi, seminar with professor Federico Scarano (University of Naples2), 18 December 2013, University of Cagliari
  • Barack or Mitt? Economy, Society and Foreign Policy in S. 2012 Presidential Election – Meeting with Alan Schecther (Professor Emeritus, Wellesley College, MA), 2 October 2012
    • Security in the Middle East and Obama’s Foreign Policy (key-note speaker: Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow at American Progress), Department of Botanic, University of Cagliari, 18 May 2010
    • The Role of Media in Today’s US Public Diplomacy, (seminar of U.S. senator Larry Pressler), Faculty of Political Science, University of Cagliari, 16 March 2009
    • A Long Road to the White House – Candidates, Issues, Media in the Presidential Campaign, University of Cagliari, 23 May 2008 (speaker: Eric Jones, John’s Hopkins University, in collaboration with the Faculty of Law and Association Amerigo)
    • S. Foreign Policy and Transatlantic Relations (web-chat with professor J.E.Miller), 18 January 2008 (in collaboration with U.S. Embassy in Rome)
    • International Decentralised Cooperation: Subjects and Operative Instruments, Faculty of Political Science, University of Cagliari, 7 December 2006 (in collaboration with Italian Foreign Ministry).

Other Recent Professional Activities:

  • Ordinary member of the Italian Society of International History (SiSi)
  • Member of the Council of the Inter-Departmental Center for Historical-Philological-Literary Documents (CISDSFL), University of Cagliari
  • Member of the Italian Commission for the First World War (Section Sardinia)
  • Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Political Science and Diplomacy
  • Member of the Working Group of the International Cooperation Forum, Italian Foreign Ministry (2007)
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