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Francesco Privitera

Associate Professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/06 History of International Relations

Director of Second Cycle Degree of Interdisciplinary research and studies on Eastern Europe

Curriculum vitae

 

European curriculum vitae format

Personal information

Name: Francesco Privitera

E-mail: francesco.privitera@unibo.it

Nationality: Italian

Date of birth: 13 January 1964

Work experience                                                                  

Dates (from – to)

 1997- on going

Name and address of employer:

University of Bologna- Forlì Campus - School of Political Science, Dept. in Political and Social Sciences

Via G. della Torre, 5 - 47100 Forlì (Italy)

TEL: +39.0543.374101/13

FAX: +39.0543.374103

Type of business or sector: education

Occupation or position held:  Associate Professor of Politics and History of Eastern Europe, 

Coordinator of the International  MA Program in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe

Main activities and responsibilities: Teaching Subjects:

·         European Union Enlargement Politics towards East European Countries (in English, for Postgraduate students);

·         Post-Communist Transition Processes in East, Central and Balkan Europe (in English, for Postgraduate students);

·         History of Comparative Politics of Eastern Europe (in English, for Postgraduate students) ;

·         History of Eastern Europe XIX-XX Centuries (in Italian, for graduate students);

·         Democracy and Human Rights in the framework of South East European Transition Processes (in English, for Postgraduate students).

Visiting Professor at: Budapest Business School; New Bulgarian University, Sofia; McGill, Toronto; U. of Montreal; Warsaw University; U. of Tallin;

1995 - ongoing: Professor of East European Studies at the Advanced International Summer School of Cervia on «Post Communist Transition and European Integration Processes».

2000 – ongoing: Professor and Cluster Leader at the MA Program in European Studies, held in  Sarajevo(joint program Bologna University-Sarajevo University).

2001- ongoing: Professor and Deputy Director at the European Regional Master in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe, held in Sarajevo(joint program Bologna University-Sarajevo University).

2003 – ongoing: Professor of Post-Communist Transition Processes in South Eastern  Europeat the European Master in European and Mediterranean Studies of University of Siena.

Dates (from – to)

1996 - ongoing

Name and address of employer:

University of Bologna – Forlì Campus – School of Political Science “Roberto Ruffilli” and School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators Polo Scientifico-Didattico Forlì, University of Bologna 47100 Forlì

Type of business or sector: Education

Occupation or position held: Professor of East European History

Main activities and responsibilities: Teaching activities

Dates (from – to)

 1995-on going

Name and address of employer: Istituto per l'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica (Institute for Central and Eastern Europeand the Balkans), Corso della Repubblica 88/a, 47100 Forlì (Italy)

TEL: +39.0543.36304

FAX: +39.0543.377088

Type of business or sector: Research, education and international cooperation

Occupation or position held: President (since 2010)

Main activities and responsibilities:

1.        Supervision, Co-ordination and management of training and high education projects in CARDS and TACIS countries;

2.        Evaluation, selection and drafting project proposals in the field of high education and training;

3.        Supervision of project activities and staff assignments;

4.        Preparation of activity reports and financial reports;

5.        Responsible for communicating and cooperating with local partner organizations and donors;

6.        Supervision of the management of projects budget;

7.        Establishing and following up contacts with donors and different kinds of institutions  (Ministries, Universities, Embassies, Research and Training Centres).

Dates (from – to)

 1990-1991

Name and address of employer: School of  Philosophy and Literature,University of  Milano.

via Festa del Perdono, 7 - 20122 MILANO

Type of business or sector: Education

Occupation or position held: Assistant at the chairs of Modern History and History of Eastern Europe

Main activities and responsibilities:Teaching and tutoring activities

Education and training

• Dates (from – to)

1993/1995

• Name and type of organisation providing education and training:

Scuola Superiore di Studi Storici - University of San Marino

Contrada del collegio 38

47890 San Marino

 (RSM)

• Principal subjects/occupational skills covered

Final thesis on: National in Form-Socialist in Content, or National in Content-Socialist in Form. A Comparative Analysis of the National Question in the Soviet Union and the Communist Yugoslavia .

• Title of qualification awarded:

PhD degree in East European History (with a grade of 30/30 and dignity of publication)

• Level in national classification: Dottorato di Ricerca

• Dates (from – to)

 1986-1990

• Name and type of organisation providing education and training:

Università degli Studi di Milano

School of Philosophy and Literature,

University of Milano.

via Festa del Perdono, 7 - 20122 MILANO

• Title of qualification awarded:

Degree/Diploma: Bachelor and Master degree in East European History (with a grade of 110/110)

• Level in national classification (if appropriate): Laurea (VO)

Personal skills and competences

Acquired in the course of life and career but not necessarily covered by formal certificates and diplomas .

Mother tongue Italian

 

Other languages

English

Reading skills: excellent

Writing skills: excellent

Verbal skills: excellent

German

Reading skills: excellent

Writing skills: good

Verbal skills: good

Serbo- Croatian

Reading skills: good

Writing skills: Basic

Verbal skills: Fair

Russian

Reading skills: Good

Writing skills: Basic

Verbal skills: Fair

Social skills and competences

Living and working with other people, in multicultural environments, in positions where communication is important and situations where teamwork is essential (for example culture and sports), etc.

During my professional experience I acquired the following:

-          Capability of establishing and maintaining contacts, negotiate and communicate with Companies, International Organisations, Banks, Ministries, Training Centres and University representatives,

-          Mediating skills,

-          Ability to work and live in an international and multicultural environment,

-          Ability to supervise/support staff,

-          Flexibility and interpersonal skills,

-          Understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences,

-          Very good verbal and written communication skills,

-          High level of judgement, decision-making and common sense to effectively resolve problems or issues,

-          Ability to handle sensitive and confidential personnel matters effectively.

Organisational skills and competences

Coordination and administration of people, projects and budgets; at work, in voluntary work (for example culture and sports) and at home, etc.

During my professional experience I acquired the following:

-         Ability to draft, manage and evaluate projects

-         Planning and organising skills

-         Ability to establish priorities, to plan work assignments, to self motivate and to work under pressure and independently

-         Ability to take initiative in problem solving

-         Ability to develop, improve and execute ideas

-         Ability to build/maintain effective partnerships

-         Budget administration and progress reporting skills

-         Ability to work at distance with  national professionals

-         Capacity of transfer knowledge and skills

-         Overseeing implementation of activities in work-plans

-         Ability to organise conferences, meetings and seminars

-         Political and cultural sensibility.

Technical skills and competences

With computers, specific kinds of equipment, machinery, etc.

Computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, Power Point presentation, Internet and e-mail.

Driving Licence: yes

Additional information

 OTHER SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

Research interests:

§                       Post-communism and Political transition processes.

§                       Ethnic and minorities questions in East Central and Balkan Europe.

§                       Current institutional and political problems in Eastern Europe.

§                       The idea of State, nationalism and State-building processes.

§                       Modernization in the Balkans and Eastern Europe.

§                       History of the Balkans during the XXth Century.

§                       Balkans geopolitics.

§                       Yugoslav history.

§                       Russian and Soviet Foreign Policy towards the Balkans.

§                       International and regional relationships with particular attention to the Italian-Eastern European relations in the 20th Century.

2007  Editorial Staff member of the International Journal South Eastern Europe, Schlacht - Brill

2006        Reviewer of the Project “Human and Minority Rights in the Life-Cycle of Ethnic Conflicts (MIRICO), held by EURAC, Bolzano/Bozen.

Visiting Professor at the Budapest Business School within the Teaching Staff Mobility of Socrates/Erasmus Project.

Expert within the Project “Turismo culturale in Bulgaria – Formazione di operatori culturali e sviluppo dei musei. Progetto integrato di ricerca/azione per il turismo culturale in regioni multiculturali” (activities of “Atelier/Lab: areas, itineraries and inter-cultural products and cultural turism” ) in  Plovdiv, Sofia, Smolian, Smilian and Zlatograd.

2005                        Supervisor of PhD Commission works of Contemporary History PhD, University of Torino.

2004                        Italian Co-ordinator of the Project “Environmental Education for Sustainable Development – A regional Training Project scheme for the Adriatic – Ionian Basin”, University of Bologna.

Research activity within the Project ILO for the refurbishment of the Universityof Pristine and the foundation of a training project in Development Politics, Pristine.

Expert within the project ITERGRACJA sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Visit to University of Kaliningrad, Town Council and Region.

2003-2006, representative of University of  Bologna in the “Task Force Eastern Europe” of the Coimbra Group. Participation to Task Force biannual meetings with the aim of providing technical assistance to Eastern European Universities in transition.

1999-2000 Fellowship by the University of Bologna for the research project  “Between War and Peace. Post-communist transition processes in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia”

1999:

·                     in the framework of the project “Training in EU Affairs for Diplomats from Central and Eastern Europe”, lecture on “The EU Policies in the Balkans and the Contribution of Applicant Countries”;

·                     participated as representative of the University of Bologna, at 5th CRE Academic Task Force Plenary Meeting and Launch of the Phare project on “Capacity building and Human Resources Development Measures for Higher Education in Bosnia-Herzegovina” held  in Sarajevo.

1998-2000  Italian Co-ordinator of the research group on “Politics and Society” of the international research project “Training for CEI Countries in Transition. Ten Years of Post-Communist Transition”, sponsored by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs under the Law 212/92.

1997-2000 Italian Co-ordinator European Tempus Program Curriculum Development in Transition and Reconstruction and European Studies at Banja Luka, Sarajevo, Tuzla and Mostar, (S-JEP12120-97).

1996-2000  Research fellow at the «Centro per l'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica» of University of Bologna, coordinator of “Area of Politic Studies”, member of research and training projects on Balkan area.

1997-2000  Editorial Staff Member of the Italian review Ricerche di Storia Politica, ed. Il Mulino, Bologna.

1995-1998 Italian Co-ordinator European Tempus Program, Bulgamin. Introduction and Development of Interdisciplinary Course Programme focused on Minority Integration and Ethnicity, (S-JEP-09532-95).

1995-1997             

Assistant Professor of Theory of the Political Development (East European Area) at the «Advanced Course in International Co-operation and Intervention Policies in Developing Countries» of the Universityof Bologna.

1994-1996            Grant Scholar under the European Human Capital and Mobility Fellowship, Visiting scholar at Dept. Of Anthropology Universityof Cambridge, University of Sussex(Brighton), Centre for Studies and Self Education Athens.

1993-1997                     Junior Research fellow at the «Europe and the Balkans International Network» (a network of more than 50 scholars from 15 countries of Europe, Russia and United States supported by the European Union).

1992  Fellowship by the Department of Politics, Institution, History, Faculty of Political Science of University of Bologna and Lega delle Cooperative of Bologna, visits Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria working on the research to be published “La Transizione continua. L'Europa centro-orientale tra rinnovamento e conservazione (1989 – 1994).

1991- 1997:           

Tutor and Assistant Professor of East European History and Institutions at the School of Political Science, University of Bologna, programme of International Relations in Forlì.

 CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

2007

-   New Orleans, Louisiana: at the 39° AAASS Convention takes part at the Round Table Nation State and Diversity management in the Enlarged Europe: Boundaries Changes in Minority and Gender Issues.

 

2006

-          Speaker, IV Association for the Studies of Nationalities European Conference at the “Sava Centra”, in the panel “Encountering New Forms of East-west Nationalism in Europe” and in the panel “State Formation and Nation-Building in Post-Conflict Societies: a Pan-European Challenge”, Belgrade.

-          Speaker, 38th National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS), Roundtable “Reforming the Balkan Peace Treaties. Challenging the Interdependency of Dayton, Ohrid, Kumanovo and Belgrade Agreements” , Washington.

2005

-          Speaker, Annual Convention of the Association for the Studies of Nationalities of the Panel “On the Versailles Shadows? The Legacies of Versailles and the Yugoslav Peace Traties” and Co-Chairman of the Panel “Ethnic Mobilization, Conflicts and Institutions”, New York.

-          Speaker, VIII International Council for Central and East European Studies World Congress, Panel “Beyond the EU Enlargement: EU and the New EU Policy”, Berlin.

-          Speaker, Workshop “Quale futuro per I Balcani?” organised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affaires Institute for Diplomatic Studies and Austrian Embassy, Rome.

-          Speaker, Convention “La dissoluzione della Jugoslavia in una prospettiva storica” of Modena Historical Institute and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena.

-          Speaker, International meeting “The Western Balkans and Europe- Negotiating a Common Future”, with a report on “The End of the Cold War, the Dissolution of Yugoslavia and the new Order of Europe”, University of Graz.

2004

-          Discussant on “Human Rights and migrations in SEE. The Right to Difference and Stability in the Context of European Integration” Convention of Interdisciplinary and Post-Graduating Studies Centre of Sarajevo and Alumni Association ACIPS, Sarajevo.

-          Speaker, Annual Convention of the Association for the Studies of Nationalities(ASN), of the Panel “The Wider Europe and its Unstable Neighbourhood: Conditionally versus Conflict”, New York

-          Discussant on “Self Determination and State Legitimacy in the Balkans: Dismemberment of Yugoslavia and European Integration ”within the Conference “America Latina, Balcani, Medio Oriente, Africa: Legittimità e Consenso, crisi dello Stato e transizioni politiche”, University of Bologna.

-          Speaker European Convention of ASN, of Panel “EU Enlargement by three Perspective: In, Out and in Between Europe” in association with University of Varsavia and the support of the Instituto per l'Europa centro orientale e balcanica, Varsavia.

-          Speaker, Convention “La Francia e l'Italia nell'Europa sud-orientale 1900-1945: rivalità o complementarietà?”of Academy of Romania, University of Paris1, CNRS and the Ecole Françoise de Rome, Varsavia.

-          Speaker, Second Pan-European Conference on EU Politics(ECPR) paper on “Nationalism vs. Integration after Thessalonica. The failure of negotiations for a EU Constitution and its potential impact on the Balkans”, within the panel “The Wider Europe and EU Enlargement: Redefining Policies Toward the Balkans and Russia”, at John Hopkins University Bologna Centre, Bologna.

-          Speaker, Convention of American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, of the Panel “The Balkans between EU Enlargement and Nationalist Revivals”, Boston

-          Speaker, Teachers Training course “I Balcani nel Novecento. Guerre e conflitti etnici, forme della violenza contemporanea, aree di resistenza e di progetto” organized by the Historical Institute for Underground Movement and Contemporary History  of Modena, paper on “I Balcani e la storia del Novecento: rilevanze e periodizzazioni”, Modena.

-          Lecturer,  “Società, Culture e Civiltà dei Balcani, fra arretratezza e modernità” at Schoolof Arts of Ferrara, Ferrara.

 2003

-          Lecturer, series of meetings “Costruire cittadinanza” paper “Mondo Slavo e Occidente: quale connubio?”, Thiene.

-          Lecturer,  “Allargamento a Est: problemi e prospettive” of Comune di Faenza and Punto Europa of Forlì, Faenza.

-          Chair Annual Convention of the Association for the Studies of Nationalities(ASN), Panel “From Dayton to Ohrid: Is the EU a stabilizing Factor of the Balkans?”, within the panel “Challenger of the European Enlargement”, Columbia University, New York.

-          Lecturer, “Lo stato attuale dell'allargamento dell'Unione Europea: le aspettative nei paesi dell'Europa Centro-Orientale”, within the meeting “Twining and innovation in the in interchange experience projects in public administration in expectation of UE Enlargement”, of ANCI; Bertinoro-Forlì.

-          Lecturer, “The relationship between the Dismemberment of Yugoslavia and European integration” within the Convention “War in the Balkans. Understanding the conflict and Interpreting the Peace” of Florida Atlantic University, Peace Studies Program,”,Boca Raton (Usa).

2002

-          Chair,Annual Convention of the Association for the Studies of Nationalities (ASN), Panel “Partitions between Histories and Destinies” and “When East meets West”, Columbia University, New York.

-          Lecturer, “La transizione in Europa Orientale e l'allargamento ad Est della UE” at the Department of Slavic Culture and Languages, Pescara.

-          Expert, brainstorming meeting of LSE “Globalisation and South East Europe”, London.

-          Discussant, International Conference “Bosnia and Herzegovina After Ten Years of Independence. Assessing the Present and Forecasting the Future”, University of Pittsburgh.

2001

-          Speaker, International Congress “The post Communist Transition Ten Years Later. Challenges and opportunity for Europe and the Role of Central European Initiative”, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after a two years research project within L 212/92 in expectation of the final version of a Policy Paper for InCE.

-          Expert, workshop “From the Adriatic to the Caucasus – Viable Dynamics of Stabilisation”, financed by CeMISS and the Istituto l'Europa centro orientale e balcanica.

-          Lecturer, “East and Europe: looking for identity” within the meeting “Prospettive Linguistiche della nuova Europa all'alba del terzo millennio”, Bocconi University, Milano.

-          Speaker, Celebration of Alexander Dubcek, workshop “La figura e l'opera di Alexander Dubcek”, Casalecchio – Bologna.

-          Speaker, VI Annual World Convention of the Association for the Studies of Nationalities (ASN), paper on “Areas of contained tensions: Transylvania and Bulgaria”, within the panel  “The Adriatic and Caucasus Area: Comparing Dynamics of Destabilization, at Columbia University, New York.

-          Expert, Growing up together. Building a Common Future: Cultural Activities, job opportunities and New Society – Forum giovanile InCE, Trieste.

-          Speaker, Italian Conference “L'Allargamento dell'Europa a Est: il gemellaggio quale strumento di promozione e sviluppo territoriale”,  Panel “Prospettive e aspettative dei paesi dell'Europa centro-orientale”.

-          Discussant,International Seminar “Nation Partitions and dialogue -  Issues in the Politics of Peace Today” promoted by Columbia University Institute for Scholars at Reid Hall, and Maisons de Sciences del l'Homme, Paris.

2000

-          Speaker, 32nd National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies(AAASS), Roundtable “Italy and its role in the Balkans: from history to current events”, Denver.

-          Discussant, International Congress “I Balcani alle soglie del XXI sec.: nodi conflittuali e fattori di convergenza. Scenari per una stabilità politica possibile”, Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli, Torino.

-          Speaker, convention “Una città cento culture. Modelli formativi, relazioni sociali, rete di servizi per i mondi della immigrazione” Forlì.

-          Speaker, Annual World Convention of the Association for the Studies of Nationalities(ASN) paper on “Self Determination, Communism and Nationalism in Ussr and Jugoslavia” within the panel “Self – Determination in the Twentieth Century: from Communism to Post-Communism” at Columbia University, New York.

1999

-          Discussant, Convention “Il Testo e I Dati: l'approccio di Procuste” organised by Advanced School of Modern Languages (SSLMIT) in Forlì, Faculty of Political Science, CISEC, Forlì,

-          Speaker, Secondo Forum Interregionale Italo-Tedesco “Enti locali forti per un'Europa forte. Conferenza europea sul futuro del federalismo in Europa”, Round Table “Il contributo delle Regioni e dei Comuni per l'Integrazione dei paesi dell'Europa Centrale e Orientale nell'Unione Europea”, Stuttgart.

-          Speaker, International Convention “Mercato unico e paesi dell'Europa centrale e Orientale. Programmi comunitari di aiuto e opportunità di sviluppo per le PMI e le cooperative”, Bologna.

-          Speaker, Convention “Tempus III: 2000-2006. Giornata informativa sul programma Tempus dell'Unione Europea”, Florence.

-          Chair,31st National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS), Panel “Eastern Europe Ten Years Later: Political Cultures in Transition and European Union”, St. Louis.

-          Co-ordinator, workshop “Cooperazione e partnariato”, nell'ambito del XVII corso Cattedra Sturzo “Quale Europa fra i Balcani e Mediterraneo”, Caltagirone.

-          Speaker, Convention “L'Europa centrale incontra l'Unione Europea: antiche divisioni, prospettive comuni” , paper “ L'Europa centrale”, Napoli.

1998

-          Speaker, Twentieth Century European Narratives: Tradition and Innovation. Sixth Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, of the Panel “ Europe and the Balkans at the Threshold of the 21st Century”, Haifa.

-          Speaker, 30th National Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies(AAASS), paper on “Stereotypes, Misperceptions and History in Balkan and European Perspective”, Panel “Europe and the Balkans: a clash of civilisations?”, Florida.

-          Speaker, International Meeting “Die Ostwaiterung der EU”, paper “Chanchen end Gefahren fur die  Wirtscahft der bisherigen EU- Mitglieder”, Wildbad Kreuth.

-          Speaker at the seminar of “European Union and East Enlargement Process”, University of Perugia.

-          Discussant, International Conference “Dibattito culturale e evoluzione socio-politica nella nuova Russia”, organiser Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli,Turin.

1997

-          Discussant, International Meeting “From Wilson To Bosnia. Democracy, European Dictatorship and Self-Determination: the Historical Legacy of the 21st Century for future Political Morality”, supported by the Centro per l'Europa centro orientale e balcanica, in collaboration with Frei Universitaet of Berlin and ASN and Prof. Henry Huttenbach of New York City College, Forlì.

1994-1995

-                Professor at the “Summer School for Interconfessional Dialogue and Understanding” organised by the Helsinki Citizens Assembly and by the Dutch Churches Interconfessional Peace Council, Macedonia, City of Struga

-                Professor at the “Summer School for Interconfessional Dialogue and Understanding” organised by the Helsinki Citizens Assembly and by the Dutch Churches Interconfessional Peace Council, Montenegro, City of Ulcinj

1993-1997,

-           Speaker on several meetings during years in Italy and abroad, concerning politic and economic transition in the Balkans during communism and post communism with specific contributions on  international and inside aspects of the Jugoslavia Crisis; at Institute for World Economy, Budapest and Centre of Balkan Studies Sofia

1992

-          Guest at the, Gorbacëv Foundation, International Conference, Greater Europe: the Idea, Reality and Prospects, Moscow.

1991-1992

-          Expert of Interdisciplinary Project “La transizione nei Balcani”, essay  “Un dialogo fra sordi. Riforme istituzionali e dibattito politico in Jugoslavia alla vigilia della guerra”, he also worked on the appendix, translating from serbian and croatian the most significant suggestions to go forward the resolution of the Jugoslavia Crises in 1992-993.

1990

-          Co-ordinator International meeting L'Europa Orientale nella tormenta. La rinascita della dialettica politica of University of Milano and Italian  Romanian. Center of Historical Studies, Milan.

-          Speaker, International Conference of CEISLO, “Scommessa Est-Ovest” paper on Est e Ovest in Europa: dalla divisione l'unificazione?, Como.

-          Speaker, Internationale Conference on role of Jugoslavian Resistance, paper “Gli italiani in Jugoslavia 1941-1943: dal sogno imperiale alla disfatta”, Belgrade.

 Membership of Professional Bodies:

-          Member of the International Network “Europe and the Balkans”, since 1996.

-          Member of the “American Association of Advancement of Slavic Studies” 

                      (AAASS), since 1996.

-          Member of the “Italian Association of Slavic Studies” (AIS) since 1998.

-          Member of the “Association for the Studies of Nationalities” (ASN), since 1996.

 

Publications:

Monographs:

-          Jugoslavia. Unicopli, Milano, 2006

-          La Transizione continua. L'Europa centro-orientale tra rinnovamento e conservazione (1989-1994),Longo Editore, Ravenna, 1995

-          (eds.), L'Europa orientale e la rinascita dei nazionalismi, Guerini, Milano, 1994

-           6 Aprile 1941: l'attacco italiano alla Jugoslavia, Marzorati, Milano, 1993, (with Stefano Bianchini).

Edited:

- Guida ai Paesi dell'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica. Annuario politico economico 2010, il Mulino, Bologna, 2011.

- Guida ai Paesi dell'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica. Annuario politico economico 2009, il Mulino, Bologna, 2010.

- Guida ai Paesi dell'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica. Annuario politico economico 2008, il Mulino, Bologna, 2009.

- Guida ai Paesi dell'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica. Annuario politico economico 2007, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2008.

- Guida ai Paesi dell'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica. Annuario politico economico 2006 (eds. with Luisa Chiodi), Il Mulino, Bologna, 2007.

-          Democratization in Post – Communist Transition Processes in the 1990s. Lights and Shadows (eds. with Anna Krasteva), Longo Editore, Ravenna, Novembre 2006.

-          Guida ai Paesi dell'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica. Annuario politico economico 2005 (eds. with Luisa Chiodi), Il Mulino, Bologna, 2006.

-          Guida ai Paesi dell'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica. Annuario politico economico 2004 (eds. with Stefano Bianchini), Il Mulino, Bologna, 2005.

-          Jugoslavia. Manuale Paese, Cemiss, Roma, 2000 (eds. with Catherine Dickehage and Breda Petrovic)

-          Self-Determination. From Versailles to Daytonits Historical Legacy(eds. with Henry Huttenbach), Longo, Ravenna, 1999;

- Alfredo Bonelli e l'organizzazione cominformista di Rijeka,  raccolta e commento di documenti d'archivio, Istituto di Studi per la Resistenza e il Movimento di Liberazione, Trieste, ottobre 1996.

-          L'Europa orientale e la rinascita dei nazionalismi, Guerini, Milano, 1994.

Other Articles and publications:

- "Uniti nella diversità: le transizioni politiche postbelliche croata e serba e l'integrazione europea", in L'Italia e i Balcani tra interessi nazionali e leadership europea. Il ruolo italiano nel processo di allargamento comunitario nell'area balcanica, a c. di Arianne Landuyt, QCR, nuova serie 1/2015 (anno XXXV, fascicolo 121) 

- "Dalla disgregazione della Jugoslavia all'integrazione europea: il rapporto stato-nazione in Europa dopo la guerra fredda", in Dopo la Pioggia. Gli Stati della ex Jugoslavia e l'Albania (1991-2011), a c. di Antonio D'Alessandri e Armando Pitassio, Argo, Lecce, 2011.

- “The End of the Cold war, the Dissolution of Yugoslavia and Post-Communist transition Processes in South East Europe”, in A European Perspective for the Western Balkans, ( ed. by Hubert Isak), Recht, Wien-Graz, 2007;

- “Balcani 1989: le origini della crisi e l'avvento del Post- Comunismo”, in Novecento, n13, 2006.

-          “L'Europa e i Balcani allo specchio”, in Diario Europeo 1/2006, Culture, prospettive e progetti per l'Europa, speciale Europa e Balcani allo specchio

-          “I Balcani di fronte alla costituzione europea” in Guida ai Paesi dell'Europa centro orientale e balcanica, Annuario politico economico 2004 (eds. with Stefano Bianchini), Il Mulino, Bologna, 2005.

-          “Trasformazione dello Stato e Local Governance in Europa Orientale: fra regionalismo e nazionalismo”, in Patrizia Dogliani & Oscar Gasparri (eds.), L'Europa dei Comuni dalla fine dell'Ottocento al secondo dopoguerra, Donzelli Editore, Roma, 2003.

-           “The Relationship between the dismemberment of Yugoslavia and European Integration”, in J. Morton, R.Craig Nation, P.Forage e S. Bianchini (a c.) Reflections on the Balkan Wars: Ten Years after the Break up of Yugoslavia, Palgrave, MacMillan, NY2003.

-          “Serbia and the new Yugoslavia” (con J. Blondel), in J.Blondel & F. Muller-Rommel (a c.), Cabinets in Eastern Europe, Palgrave, New York, 2001.

-           “Fra luci e ombre: il difficile cammino verso la democrazia e la pace della Serbia e dei Balcani” in Stefano Bianchini e Marta Dassù (a cura), Guida ai paesi dell'Europa centrale, orientale e balcanica. Annuario politico-economico 2000, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2001.

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-          “The Yugoslav Communism between National Question and Self-Determination before Second World War”, in Self Determination. From Versailles to Dayton its Historical Legacy (eds. with con Henry Huttenbach), Longo Editore Ravenna, 1999.

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-          Norman Naimak and Leonid Gibianskii (eds.), The Establishment of Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe, 1994-1949, Boulder, Westview Press, 1997, inRicerche di Storia Politica n. 3/2000 new series, il Mulino, Bologna.

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