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Elisa Piras

Teaching tutor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Curriculum vitae

Adjunct Professor in Theory and History of Public Opinion at Bologna University, School of Political Science (Forlì Campus).

Postdoctoral Fellow in History of Political Thought at Bologna University, Department of Social and Political Science.

Teaching Assistant in History of Political Thought at Bologna University, School of Political Science (Forlì Campus).

Teaching Assistant in History of Political Thought at Bologna University, School of Political Science (Forlì Campus).



Education
(2011-2015) PhD in Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability - Sant'Anna School for Advanced Studies (Pisa), Dirpolis. (2014) 3-months research period at Cluster of Excellence "The formation of Normative Orders", Goethe University (Frankfurt am Main). (2012-2013) 6-months research period at London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Government. (2008-2010) MRes in Social and Political Science - European University Institute (Florence), Department of Social and Political Science. (2005-2007) MA in International Relations - Bologna University, "Roberto Ruffilli" Faculty of Political Science.

Selected Publications

"A Refutation of Democratic Peace Assumptions in Liberal Projects for Global Order", Etica & Politica/Ethics & Politics, vol. XVII, 3 (2015): 262-280.

Transformative Foreign Policy as States' Agency. A Theoretical Analysis of Liberal Projects for Global Order, PhD Dissertation, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, 2015. Supervisor: Prof. Anna Loretoni

- together with Alessandra Russo, “Democratic diffusion failures or successful authoritarian protection? Central Asian undeclared policies vis-à-vis the ‘Arab Spring'”, RISP Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica, vol. XLIV, n. 3 (2014): 247-265.

- “EU democracy promotion: missing the target?”, ITPCM International Commentary, vol. IX, n. 33 (2013): 13-18.

- “Ypi, Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency”, in Filosofia politica, vol. XXVII, n. 1 (2013): 168-171. - Dissecting the Concept of Normative Power Europe. A Literature Review, MRes Dissertation, European University Institute, 2010.

- “La meteora eurocomunista”, Il pensiero mazziniano, 3 (2006): 154-165.

- “Emilio Lussu e la nascita del Partito Sardo d'Azione”, Il pensiero mazziniano, 2 (2005): 218-231. - (book translation) L. Ypi, Giustizia Globale e Avanguardia (Roma: Laterza, forthcoming).


Teaching Experience:

(2012-present) Teaching Assistant in History of Political Thought, School of Political Science (Forlì Campus), Bologna University.

(2014-2015-2016) Lecturer in Political Theory at Sant'Anna School for Advanced Studies, Master of Arts in Human Rights and Conflict Management (MAHRCM).

(2012) Lecturer in International Politics at Spring Hill College Italy Center (Bologna, Home Campus in Mobile, Alabama).

 

Research interests: political theory, international relations, history of political philosophy, multiculturalism, foreign policy analysis, democratization theory and policy analysis, peace and war studies, EU foreign policy, Italian and Spanish contemporary politics, Russian contemporary politics and foreign policy.

 

Working languages: Italian mothertongue. Fluent English, Spanish and French, proficient Russian, proficient German.

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