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Dr. Bastian Matteo Scianna


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Dr. Bastian Matteo Scianna

Lecturer (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Chair of War Studies

 

Campus Am Neuen Palais
House 11, Room 1.Z.04
(mezzanine!)

 

consulting hours
during the summer semester 2019:
Thurs: 14:00–16:00
(and by appointment)

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Vita

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Research interests

  • Italian History of the 19th and 20th Century
  • European Integration History
  • German Foreign Policy in the 20th and 21st Century
  • The Middle East
  • Austrian History (20th Century)
  • History of Libya

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Scholarships and awards

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Memberships

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Conferences and workshops

  • 2018. „Das italienische Militär nach dem Faschismus und das österreichische Bundesheer nach dem Nationalsozialismus“ : Vortrag gehalten auf dem 52. Historikertag in Münster (Sektion: Gespaltene Erinnerung und Elitenkontinuitäten. Posttotalitäre Gesellschaften im Vergleich) (25.–28. September).
  • 2018. „The German Road to the Schengen Agreement, 1981–1985“, Vortrag gehalten während der Second Annual Graduate Conference on the History of European Integration, European University Institute, Florenz (10.–11. September).
  • 2018. „Farnesina und Vergangenheit. Das italienische Außenministerium zwischen Faschismus und Demokratie“: Vortrag an der Andrássy Universität Budapest im Rahmen der Tagung „Kontinuität und Diskontinuitäten. Wandel der diplomatischen Praxis (1814/15-1946)“ (28.–29. Mai).
  • 2018. „Of Traitors and Perpetrators. Italian POWs in Soviet Captivity and their Political Significance during the Cold War“: Vortrag an der Universität Bern im Rahmen der internationalen Konferenz: „Captivity in War: A Global Perspective“ (23.–24. März).
  • 2017. “The Battle of El Alamein as an Italian lieu de mémoire”: Presentation at the University of Wolverhampton’s conference: El Alamein and the Mediterranean Campaign 1942: Seventy-Five Years On. (6–8 September)
  • 2017. “From Africa to Europe? The Italian Army and Anti-Partisan Operations in Russia, 1941–1943”: Presentation at King’s College London.
  • 2015. “Tracing Role Models in the Desert: the Italian Military’s Narrative of El Alamein as a “Glorious Defeat”: Presentation at the Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy in Trondheim. Conference title: “’The Good Soldier’ – Ideal, Instrument of Manipulation or Contradiction in itself?”.
  • 2014. “Continuity, not Metamorphosis: The Italian Armed Forces after 1943”: Presentation at the German Historical Institute Warsaw; conference entitled: “The Pacification (?) of post-World War II Europe”.
  • 2013. Presentation of the PhD outline at the 39th Annual Conference oft he International Commission of Military History (ICMH) in Turin (Italy)
  • 2011. Student Conference on US Affairs (SCUSA, Nr. 63), US Military Academy, West Point, NY

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Publications

Several reviews in Historische Zeitschrift, War in History, Militärgeschichtliche Zeitschrift, and The Journal of Military History.

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Teaching

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SS 2018

Seminar at the History Department at the University of Potsdam: A History of European Integration, 1948–2003

WS 2017/18

Seminar at the History Department at the University of Potsdam: On War in the Greater Middle East since 1948

SS 2017

Seminar at the History Department at the University of Potsdam: Wandel und Kontinuität in der Geschichte Italiens im Zeitalter der Weltkriege, 1911–1957

WS 2016/17

Seminar at the History Department at the University of Potsdam: Libyen – Krisen und Konflikte von der Kolonialzeit bis zum Bürgerkrieg nach dem Sturz Gaddafis

SS 2016

Seminar at the History Department at the University of Potsdam: An Italian Way of War? Aufstandsbekämpfung und Kulturen der Gewalt in den italienischen Kolonien, 1882–1941

WS/SS 2014/15

Seminar (BA) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE): International History since 1890 (HY 116)

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