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Francesco Saverio Leopardi

Adjunct professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Curriculum vitae

Research Interests

Middle Eastern and North African Studies; History of Contemporary Palestine; Near Eastern Politics; History of International Relations; Arab Leftist Movements.



2017. Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies University of Edinburgh,UK. Supervisor: Dr Anthony Gorman. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in Decline. Marginalisation and Political Agency (1987-2007).

2016. Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK.

2013. Master Degree in Languages and Institutions of Asia and Mediterranean Africa.


Academic and Professional Experiences

September - December 2017. Cyber analyst (arabic) at international NGO.

September 2014 - June 2016. Tutor and teaching assistan in Modern Middle Eastern History, University of Edinburgh, UK.



Italian. Mother tongue

English. Professional knowledge.

French. Professional knowledge;

Arabic. Professional knowledge;

Spanish. Intermediate knowledge;

Persian. Intermediate knowledge.



Travel Grant. Council for British Research in the Levant, a.a. (2015-206).