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Federico Romero

Romero 2018Professor of History of Post-War European Cooperation and Integration

Director of the ERC project PanEur1970s

Fields of research

  • 20th Century International and Transnational History
  • European Integration
  • Cold War
  • Trans-Atlantic relations
  • US History
  • Migrations

Current research projects


Italian, English



For appointments please contact the Administrative Assistant: Serena Belligoli

  • Postal address:  
    Department of History and Civilization 
    Via Bolognese 156  
    50139 Florence - Italy

Office SACA111 at Villa Salviati, Castello

Current seminars at the EUI

Selected recent publications

  • “Cold War Anti-Communism and the impact of Communism on the West”, in The Cambridge History of Communism, Vol. II, edited by N. Naimark, S. Quinn-Judge and S. Pons (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)
  • with E. Bini and G. Garavini (eds.), Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and its Economic Legacy (London: I.B. Tauris, 2016)
  • “Rethinking Italy’s Shrinking Place in the International Arena”, The International Spectator, 51:1 (2016)
  • "The Democratic Yardstick: How the United States Transformed the Grammar of International Relations in the 20th Century", in M. Fantoni and L. Morlino (eds.), The American Exceptionalism Revisited (Roma: Viella, 2015)
  • “Cold War Historiography at the Crossroads”, in Cold War History, vol. 14, no. 4 - 2014
  • with A. Romano (eds.), “European Socialist regimes facing globalisation and European co-operation: dilemmas   and responses”, special issue of the European Review of History, vol. 21, no. 2, 2014
  • with E. Mourlon-Druol (eds), International Summitry and Global Governance: The Rise of the G-7 and the European Council, (London: Routledge, 2014)
  • "Transnational Labor Politics in the Global Cold War", in G. Van Goethem and R.A. Waters Jr (eds.), American Labor's Global Ambassadors: The International History of the AFL-CIO during the Cold War, (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
  • “Was It Important? The United States in Alan Milward’s Postwar Reconstruction”, in F. Guirao, F. M. B. Lynch, and S. Ramírez (eds.), Alan S. Milward and a Century of European Change (London: Routledge, 2012)
  • Storia della guerra fredda, (Torino: Einaudi, 2009) SISSCO Prize 2010


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