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Romero

Federico Romero

Co-director of the Alcide De Gasperi Research Centre

Federico Romero  is Professor of History of Post-War European Cooperation and Integration at the Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute. 

Federico Romero is the Principal Investigator or the ERC project, entitled “Looking West: the European Socialist regimes facing pan-European cooperation and the European Community” (PanEur1970s).

Contact: Federico.Romero@EUI.eu

 
DieterSchlenker

Dieter Schlenker

Co-director of the Alcide De Gasperi Research Centre

Dieter Schlenker is the Director of the Historical Archives of the European Union since January 2013. Before, he worked for UNESCO, first as archivist at the Paris Headquarters, then as head of the Information and Knowledge Management Unit in Bangkok, Thailand. Previously, he worked as Records Manager at Ford Company European Headquarters in Cologne and at FAO Headquarters in Rome. Describing himself as “an archivist by profession and heart”, Schlenker holds an Archivist Diploma from the Archival School of the Vatican Secret Archive and a PhD in Modern History from the University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Contact: Dieter.Schlenker@eui.eu

 
PalGermuska

Pál Germuska

Research Assistant

Pál Germuska is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute. Germuska is a historian with interests in the history of urban development, military industry, the COMECON, industrial and economic policy of the Socialist period. He received his Ph.D. in social history, from the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. He was contributor of edited volumes and special journal issues, his first English book was published by the Lexington Books, in the Harvard Cold War Studies Book Series: Unified Military Industries of the Soviet Bloc: Hungary and the Division of Labor in Military Production. He is the Hungarian expert of the ERC project, entitled “Looking West: the European Socialist regimes facing pan-European cooperation and the European Community” (PanEur1970s).

Contact:  Pal.Germuska@EUI.eu

 
AngelaRomano

Angela Romano

Research Assistant

Angela Romano is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute. Romano is a historian of 20th Century International Relations. Her expertise spans the Cold War, external relations of the EC/EU, integration processes in Europe, East-West economic relations, and the CSCE process. She has published extensively on these subjects and has been invited to several conferences, workshops, and seminars in Europe, Russia, the US, and Japan. She is currently finalising her second monograph – The European Community and Eastern Europe in the Cold War (Routledge, late 2016). The research leading to this book received funding from the EU’s FP7/2007-2013] under grant agreement n° 2010-273072. She is the project manager and EC expert of the ERC project PanEur1970s.

Contact: Angela.Romano@EUI.eu

 
Silvia Sassano1

Silvia Sassano

Research Assistant

Silvia Sassano is a Research Assistant at the Alcide De Gasperi Research Centre of the European University Institute and she has been appointed as “Cultore della materia” in Contemporary History and European Integration History at University of Siena (Italy). She is involved in the international project “Histcom3 - The European Commission (1986-2000) – History and Memories of an Institution”. She holds a MA in International relations and European studies (2010) from the University of Siena (Italy) and a PhD in History and Politics of European integration (2015) from the University of Pavia (Italy). Her main research interests lie in the European integration process, with a particular focus on the European regional policy and on the inter-institutional relations between the European Commission, Council of the European Union and the European Parliament. 

Contact: Silvia.Sassano@EUI.eu

 
Stanoeva-Elitza

Elitza Stanoeva

Research Assistant

Elitza Stanoeva is a historian whose research interests are concentrated in the socialist history of Eastern and Central Europe, more specifically socialist bureaucracy and institutional processes; command economy and economic policies; urbanization and city development; monuments, celebrations and visual propaganda. She received her Ph.D. from the Technical University of Berlin after completing her doctoral studies at the TU’s Center for Metropolitan Studies. She has held postdoctoral fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study in Konstanz, the Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam and the Center for Advanced Study in Sofia. She has also been a Visiting Assistant Professor at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” where she taught an MA course in Urban History.

Contact: Elitza.Stanoeva@EUI.eu

 
Szobi-Pavel

Pavel Szobi

Research Assistant

Pavel Szobi is a historian specializing in the history of 20th Century. He focuses on the period following the World War II, particularly dealing with the Eastern Bloc, COMECON and Czechoslovakia, as well as history of Iberian Peninsula. His research results have been presented at various workshops and conferences across Europe. His findings were published in several scientific journals and volumes (see the extended CV/List of publications). Dr Szobi worked in 2007-2016 as assistant professor at the Department of Economic History at the University of Economics in Prague and realized short teaching/research assignments in other institutions, such as the University of Coimbra, University of Cologne or University of New Orleans.

Contact: Pavel.Szobi@EUI.eu

 
Benedettoaccaria

Benedetto Zaccaria

Research Assistant

Benedetto Zaccaria is a Research Assistant at the Alcide De Gasperi Research Centre of the European University Institute and a Teaching Assistant in History of International Relations at LUISS Guido Carli, Rome. He holds a MA in International Politics and Diplomacy (2010) from the University of Padova and a PhD in Political Systems and Institutional Change (2014) from the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy. His main research interests lie in the European integration process and the history of the Cold War in Europe.

Contact: Benedetto.Zaccaria@EUI.eu

 
ClaudiaFanti

Claudia Fanti

Administrative Assistant

Claudia Fanti holds a degree in Intercultural and Interlinguistic Studies in 2009 at the University of Florence (Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia); After a few months she joined the EUI, starting her traineeship in the Conference Unit of the RSCAS and then in the Florence School of Regulation. She then completed an internship in the UK within the Leonardo da Vinci Programme, European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme. She returned to the EUI in 2012, and worked at the RSCAS as an administrative assistant to various professors before joining the Historical Archives of the European Union in 2015. 

Contact: Claudia.Fanti@EUI.eu

Phone: +39 055 4685662 

 

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