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Dr Maurizio Isabella

Maurizio

Senior lecturer in Modern History

Email: m.isabella@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 2862

Profile

I studied at the Universities of Milan and Cambridge, where I obtained my doctorate in 2000.  I have taught at Birkbeck College and Queen Mary College.  I have held fellowships at CRASSH (2004), Birkbeck (2005), Princeton (2006) and the Center For European Studies at Harvard (2013).

Research

Research Interests:

I specialise in intellectual, political and cultural history, with a focus on Italy and the Mediterranean in the nineteenth century, and on transnational connections and exchanges.  I am currently working on a history of the 1820s revolutions of Southern Europe in global context.

I am a member of the Steering committee of a 3 year Leverhulme (link is external)-funded network on “Rethinking Democracy in the Mediterranean 1750-1850”, and holder of a Leverhulme Research Fellowship (link is external) (2013-2014) to work on Southern Europe in the Age of Revolutions. My research interests include:

  • The Italian Risorgimento
  • The Mediterranean in the nineteenth century
  • Transnational and global intellectual history

Publications

Books and edited collections

Articles, Chapters in edited volumes

PhD Supervision

I welcome applications from candidates wishing to undertake doctoral research in the following areas:

  • Transnational intellectual history
  • History of Nationalism
  • Modern Italian History
  • The Mediterranean and Southern Europe in the long nineteenth century

Current PhD Students

  • Francesco Renzetti – The Risorgimento in Transnational Context. Italian Political Exiles in Paris from 1831 to 1848

Current PHD Students

  • Francesco Renzetti – The Risorgimento in Transnational Context. Italian Political Exiles in Paris from 1831 to 1848
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