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Marco Puleri

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Academic discipline: SPS/06 History of International Relations

Curriculum vitae

Current position:

Senior assistant professor in Post-Soviet Studies (SPS/06 - History of International Relations) - University of Bologna (2021-ongoing).

 

Past positions:

  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Post-Soviet Studies - University of Bologna (2015-2021).
  • Adjunct Professor - History of Eastern Europe - University of Bologna (2015-2021).

 

National Scientific Qualifications for Academic Staff:

  • Associate Professor in Slavic Studies, as certified by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research on August 7, 2018.
  • Associate Professor in History of International Relations, as certified by the Italian Ministry of University and Research on November 11, 2020. 

 

Research Activity:

 

  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow – Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (1 July 2018 – 31 December 2020): “Multiculturalism and Regionalism in Post-Maidan Ukraine”.
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow - Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (1 August 2016-30 June 2018 – 23 months): “The political debate in the Russian Federation. Neo- Conservatorism, Modernization and benchmark values under Putin: Between Post-Soviet and European Integrations". Member of the International Research Project: “Russia and China in the Global World. State and Society between internal dynamics and external projections”.
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow - Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (1 February 2015-31 July 2016 – 18 months): “The political debate in the Russian Federation. Neo- Conservatorism, Modernization and benchmark values under Putin” – Member of the International Research Project: “Russia and China in the Global World. State and Society between internal dynamics and external projections”.

 

International Research Networks:

  • (2020-ongoing) Member of the Steering Committee - International Research Project Erasmus + Strategic Partnership “GLocalEAST – Developing a new curriculum in Global Migration, Diaspora and Border Studies in East-Central Europe” (2020-2023). The EU-funded project is coordinated by Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovak Republic), together with Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna (Italy), University of Belgrade (Serbia), University of Zagreb (Croatia), European University Viadrina (Germany), Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas (Lithuania).
  • (2020-ongoing) Member of the international research project EU/EACEA Europe for Citizens “Remember Nansen: Migration, Refugees and Humanitarian Aid” (2021). The EU-funded project is coordinated by Tallin University of Technology (Estonia), in collaboration with Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna (Italy), University of Valladolid (Spain), Vigo University (Spain), University Palackeho v Olomouci (Czech Republic), Salamanca University (Spain), Latvian Institute of International Affairs (Latvia). Link: https://remembernansen.eu/it/.
  • (2019-ongoing) Member of the international research group for the study of Russophone cultures in the Post-Soviet space (ZOiS – Center for East European and International Studies, Berlin).
  • (2017-19) Member of the international research group - EuropeAid research project 'Support to Strengthening Teaching and Research at ADA University' (2017-2019;ENPI/2017/384-752; ID code: EuropeAid/138205/DH/SER/AZ). The EU-funded project was coordinated by GOPA Consultants (Germany), in collaboration with DAAD (Germany), Maastricht School of Management (Netherlands) and Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna (Italy).

  • (2015-18). Member of the international research group of the project ‘Russia and China in the Global World’ (Università di Bologna, Dipartimento di Scienze politiche e sociali, U.O.S. di Forlì).
  • (2015-ongoing) Member of the research group "Centro per l'Europa centro-orientale e balcanica" in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the University of Bologna.

 

Teaching Activity:

  • Assistant Professor (2021-ongoing) - History of Russia (BA); History of Eastern Europe, Nation Building and Protection of Minorities (MA) - Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna - Department of Political and Social Sciences//Department of Cultural Heritage.
  • Adjunct Professor (2015-2021) — 'History of Eastern Europe, Nation Building and Protection of Minorities' (MA); Remapping the Post-Soviet Space (MA); History of Eastern Europe (BA) - Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna – Department of Political and Social Sciences//Department of Cultural Heritage.

 

Visiting Fellow/Lecturer:

 

  • 2019 (September-December). Visiting Research Fellow. Institute of Advanced Studies (Köszeg, Ungheria). Research Project: ‘Russian, Russophone, Ukrainian: Hybrid Identities and Politics in the Post-Soviet Era’.

  • 2019 (12–23 May) Erasmus + Visiting Lecturer (2018/19): Cycle of seminars (12 academic hours) ‘Multiculturalism and Regionalism in Post-Maidan Ukraine: Dis/Continuity in Post-Soviet and Post-Maidan Times’ – Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University (Ukraine).
  • 2018 (December 18). Visiting Lecturer – Jean Monnet Programme Winter School ‘Creating Territorial Cooperation: The Impact of Intercultural Dialogue and Migration Flows in South East Europe’ (Cesenatico, 12-19 December, 2018). Lecture (2 academic hours) on ‘Europeanising Reconciliation. Europe, Identity, Diversity’.
  • 2018 (June 28-30). Visiting Lecturer – 4th EU Summer School “European Union and Foreign Policy in Geopolitical Context” (ADA University, Baku – Azerbaijan). Cycle of seminars (8 academic hours) on EU-Russia relations.
  • 2018 (17 May – 31 May) Erasmus + Visiting Lecturer (2017/18): Cycle of seminars (2 weeks; 16 academic hours) ‘Textualising a New Topology of National Identity: at the Crossroads Between Normative Measures and Blurred Cultural Boundaries in Post-Maidan Ukraine’ - Ivan Franko National University (L’viv – Ukraine).
  • 2016 (29 August- 2 September). Visiting Lecturer – Cycle of Seminars “Mirroring Europe in Ukrainian Literature (or Textualising a New Topology of National Identity)”. Viadrinicum, Ukrainian Summer School - 10 academic hours (European University Viadrina - Frankfurt).
  • 2015 (December). International Research Fellow (RANEPA - The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration - Moscow).
  • 2013 (October-December). International Research Fellow (Kyiv Mohyla Academy - Kiev).
  • 2012 (June-July). Visiting Lecturer – (Summer School for the study of Italian language and culture) - Ukrainian Catholic University (UKU, L’viv – Ukraine).

 

Honors and Recognition:

- Research Prize ‘Città di Firenze’ 2015 – founded by Assessorato Università e Ricerca del Comune di Firenze, together with the University of Florence and Firenze University Press (FUP). Funding for the publication of the book: “Narrazioni ibride post-sovietiche. Per una letteratura ucraina di lingua russa”, Firenze, FUP, 2016. Official book launch at the University of Verona (web: http://www.dlls.univr.it/?ent=seminario&id=4019&lang=it ) and at the European University Institute, Florence (web: https://ukrainiansubjectivities.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/for-the-brochure-click-here.pdf ).

- Early Career Research Scholar Grant (2018) – Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) – Research Prize to the submitted paper: “The Future of ‘Russianness’ in Post-Maidan Ukraine – or reframing the role of Russian language and culture in the post-Soviet space through the lens of the Ukraine Crisis” (International Conference ‘Ukraine and the World: Culture, Politics, Society’ – 12-14/07/2018).

 

Scientific Publications:

  • Books:

    Ukrainian, Russophone, (Other) Russian: Hybrid Identities and Narratives in Post-Soviet Culture and Politics (Vol. 8 – Book series: Postcolonial Perspectives on Eastern Europe), Peter Lang, Berlin 2020.

    [Reviews: A. Vozna, “Ab Imperio”, 4, 2020 (in lingua inglese); G. Barta, “Eurasian Geography and Economics”, 2021 (in lingua inglese); F. De Leonardis, “Nazioni e regioni”, 2021 (in lingua italiana); D. Blackwell, “H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences”, 2021 (in lingua inglese); M. Finkelstein, “Anzeiger für Slavische Philologie”, 2019 (XLVII) (in lingua tedesca); A. Chertenko, “Ideology and Politics Journal”, No. 2 (16), 2020 (in lingua russa e inglese)].

    Narrazioni ibride post-sovietiche. Per una letteratura ucraina di lingua russa, Firenze University Press, Firenze 2016.

    [Reviews: Alessandro Achilli, “The Slavonic and East European Review”, Vol. 96, No. 3 (July 2018): 541-543].

    - Edited issues in journals:

    (with A. Krasteva) The Balkan Migration Route Between Securitarian and Humanitarian Policies, “Southeastern Europe”, Vol. 41, Issue 3, 2017.

    - Articles in scholarly journals (double-blind peer-review):

    A Response to the Review by Alexander Chertenko: Reflections on Today’s Russophone Studies, “The Ideology and Politics Journal”, 2 (16), 2020: 392-395.

    Le relazioni russo-ucraine al crocevia tra politiche di nation-building e prospettive di integrazione regionale: verso due vettori divergenti di evoluzione storica post-sovietica?, “Nazioni e Regioni”, 15, 2020: 7-27.

    Values for the Sake of the (Post-Soviet) Nation: Patriotism(s) and the Search for the ‘True’ Self in Ukraine, “Southeastern Europe”, Vol. 43, Issue 3, 2018: 350-375.

    Hybridity Reconsidered: Ukrainian Border Crossing After the "Crisis", “Ab Imperio. Studies of New Imperial History and Nationalism in the Post-Soviet Space”, Issue 2, 2017: 257–286.

    L’ibrido assente. ‘Immaginando’ lo spazio letterario ucraino, Censura e autocensura, Ed. A. Bibbò, S. Ercolino, M. Lino, “Between”, Vol. 9, 2015: 1-29.

    Finestre’ Post-sovietiche. La letteratura russofona d’Ucraina come laboratorio di identità culturale, “Altre Modernità”, Issue 1, 2015: 70-90.

    C’era una volta un paese, ed era…la mia Patria”. Voci dai “margini”: Diari di guerra da Donec’k, “LEA - Lingue e Letterature d’Oriente e d’Occidente”, Issue 3, 2014: 65-84.

    ‘Eto ia – Carrère’: Analysing the influence of Limonov’s autobiographical mode in Carrère’s literary work, “Avtobiografija”, Issue 3, 2014: 427-437.

    Ukraïns’kyi, Rosiis’komovnyi, Rosiis’kyi: Self-Identification in Post-Soviet Ukrainian Literature in Russian, “Ab Imperio. Studies of New Imperial History and Nationalism in the Post-Soviet Space”, Issue 2, 2014: 367-397.

    ‘Sospendo il giudizio’. Il «ritratto» dell’ego limonoviano di Emmanuel Carrère, “Studi Slavistici”, Vol. X, 2013: 219-236.

    - Chapters in edited volumes:

    “Towards a Postcolonial Ethics: Rewriting Ukraine in the ‘Enemy’s Language’”, in A. Achilli, S. Yekelchyk, D. Yesypenko (eds.), Cossacks in Jamaica, Ukraine at the Antipodes: Essays in Honor of Marko Pavlyshyn, Academic Studies Press, Boston (MA) 2020: 639-655.

    “In Search of ‘New Roots’: Towards a Situational Ideology in Putin’s Russia”, in S. Bianchini, A. Fiori (eds.), Rekindling the Strong State in Russia and China: Domestic Dynamics and Foreign Policy Projections, Brill, Leiden-Boston (MA) 2020: 17-39.

    “Engaging with European (Dis-)Integration. Russia in dialogue with Europe/s”, in S. Bianchini, A. Fiori (a cura di), Rekindling the Strong State in Russia and China: Domestic Dynamics and Foreign Policy Projections, Brill, Leiden-Boston (MA) 2020: 298-322.

    “Europa/e: la Russia come specchio diffuso dell’identità europea”, in M. Piantini (a cura di), L’Europa nel secolo veloce (Collana: Quaderni CeSPI), Donzelli, Roma 2019: 311-325.

    “La ‘questione russa’ nel dibattito intellettuale e politico dell’Ucraina del post-Majdan”, in A. Franco, O. Rumyatsev, L’Ucraina alla ricerca di un equilibrio: Sfide storiche, linguistiche e culturali da Porošenko a Zelens’kyi (Collana: Eurasiatica – Quaderni di studi su Balcani, Anatolia, Iran, Caucaso e Asia Centrale, vol. 14), Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, Venezia 2019: 139-150.

    “L’‘idea russa’: Neo-conservatorismo, patriottismo e sistemi valoriali ai tempi di Putin”, in S. Bianchini, A. Fiori (eds.), Russia e Cina nel mondo globale. Due potenze tra dinamiche interne e proiezioni internazionali, Carocci, Roma 2018: 43-58.

    “Sotto la lente del postcolonialismo occidentale. Il ruolo e la ricezione di Svetlana Aleksievič e Serhii Žadan tra est ed ovest”, in M. Boschiero, G. Pelloni (ed.), L’Est nell’Ovest, I Libri di Emil, Bologna 2018: 235-256.

    “Between Kafka and Gogol’. ‘De-territorialising’ National Narrative(s) in Post-Soviet Ukrainian Literature in Russian”, in C. Pieralli et al. (a cura di), Russia, Oriente slavo e Occidente europeo. Fratture e integrazioni nella storia e nella civiltà letteraria, Firenze University Press, Firenze 2017: 355-374.

    “Critical Perspectives on Post-Soviet Ukrainian Literature in Russian”, in Г. Скрипник, VIII Міжнародний конгрес україністів. Літературознавство. М-58 Збірник наукових статей. Частина друга, НАН України; МАУ; ІМФЕ ім. М. Т. Рильського, Київ 2017: 331-339.

    “Uno sguardo al passato: Dinamiche identitarie nel contesto ucraino post-sovietico”, in I. Both, A. Saracgil, A. Tarantino (a cura di), Innesti e ibridazione tra spazi culturali, Firenze University Press, Firenze 2015: 65-86.

    - Book reviews:

    Klavdia Smola and Dirk Uffelmann (Eds.), Postcolonial Slavic Literatures after Communism (Postcolonial Perspectives on Eastern Europe, Volume 4) (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang 2016), in “Ab Imperio. Studies of New Imperial History and Nationalism in the Post-Soviet Space”, Issue 1, 2018: 366-370.

    - Edited Translations and Postface:

    Aleksej Nikitin, Victory Park, Trad. di Laura Pagliara, Voland, Roma 2019.

    “Postfazione”, in Aleksej Nikitin, Victory Park, Trad. di Laura Pagliara, Voland, Roma 2019: 423-429.

 

Member of the Editorial Board in Scientific Journals:

  • Associate Editor. Member of the Editorial Board of the journal ‘Southeastern Europe’, edited by Brill (ISSN: 0094-4467). From issue n. 39.1 (2015-ongoing)
  • Member of the Editorial Board (2020-ongoing) - ‘eSamizdat. Rivista di culture slave’ (ISSN: 1723-4042).

Membership in Scientific Associations:

  • Member of the board (2015-2021) of the Italian Association for Ukrainian Studies (AISU, 2015-).
  • Member of the Italian Association for Slavic Studies – (AIS, 2016-).
  • Member of the Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES, 2016-).

 

Language Proficiency:

Italian (Native), English (Expert), Russian (Expert), Spanish (Intermediate), Ukrainian (Beginner).

 

Organization and Presentation (International Conferences and Summer Schools):

  • 10-11 September 2015. Organisation and Presentation of the International Conference ‘Envisioning Moving Frontiers. Ukraine and The Balkans’, Alma Mater Università di Bologna - Centro Residenziale Universitario di Bertinoro (web: www.pecob.eu/Envisioning-Moving-Frontiers-Ukraine-Balkans ).
  • 16 September 2016. Organisation and Presentation of the International Conference ‘Breaking Down or Re-Building The Walls? Migration Crisis, Refugees and Security in Southeastern Europe’, Alma Mater Università di Bologna - Centro Residenziale Universitario di Bertinoro (web: http://www.pecob.eu/Breaking-Down-Re-Building-Walls ).
  • 11-15 September 2017: Organisation and Presentation of the International Summer School “Envisioning Moving Frontiers: Migration Management, Minority Protection and the Enhancement of Territorial Cooperation – Central European Initiative 23rd International Summer School” and of the “CEI International Conference ‘Restructuring Identities vs Managing Minorities. Fostering Intercultural Dialogue and Preserving Cultural Diversity in Southeastern Europe’ – Alma Mater Università di Bologna – Centro Residenziale Universitario di Bertinoro (web: http://www.pecob.eu/Envisioning-Moving-Frontiers-Migration-Management-Minority-Protection-Enhancement-Territorial-Cooperation).
  • 14-15 December 2017: Organisation of the International Conference 'Russia and China in the Global World. State and Society: Between Internal Dynamics and External Projections' (Università di Bologna - Forlì Unit).

• 26 October-7 December 2018: Organisation of the cycle of seminars “dimEAST – Europe’s Eastern Challenges: Understanding the Diversity of Migration in the EU’s Neighboring Areas” – Alma Mater Università di Bologna – UOS di Forlì (web: https://corsi.unibo.it/2cycle/mirees/notice-board/dimeast-seminar-series-2018-mirees-open-lectures-from-26-10-till-7-12-2018 ).

• 14 January-16 January 2019: Organisation of the international conference “Ukraine and Its Neighbors: Cross-Cultural and Transnational Interactions” – Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II, (web: https://associazioneslavisti.com/docs/eventi/convegno-internazionale-ukraine-and-its-neighbors-cross-cultural-and-transnational-interactions_4.pdf ).

  • 17 June -18 June 2021: Organisation of the cycle of seminars  “GlocalEAST Open Days – Framing together migration and borders in East-Central Europe” – Alma Mater Università di Bologna – Forlì Campus (web: https://corsi.unibo.it/2cycle/mirees/notice-board/glocaleast-open-days-framing-together-migration-and-borders-in-east-central-europe).

 

Recent papers at international conferences and seminars (as for 2017-21):

 

  • 4 August 2021 – ICCEES (International Council for Central and East European Studies) 10th World Congress – “Bridging National and Global Perspectives” (Montreal, Canada) – Virtual Convention. Paper: ‘Ukrainian (Literary) Russophonia: Between Local and Global Cultural Developments’. With Maryna Romanets (University of Northern British Columbia), Tamara Hundorova (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine), Maria Rewakowicz (University of Washington), Maxim Tarnawsky (University of Toronto).
  • 19 March 2021 – 2nd Taras Shevchenko Conference at Indiana University (Bloomington, USA) Virtual Convention. Roundtable ‘Ukrainian Studies in the Global Context’. With Vitaly Chernetsky (University of Kansas, USA), Olesya Khromeychuk (King’s College London, UK), Myroslav Shkandrij (University of Manitoba, Canada), Oleh Kotsyuba (Harvard University, USA).
  • 14 November, 2020 - ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies) Virtual Convention, USA. Roundtable ‘Volodymyr Rafeenko: Language, Text, Context, Translations’. With Mark Roman Andryczyk (Columbia University), Yuliya Ilchuk (Stanford University), Oksana Lutsyshyna (University of Texas).

    14 September 2020 – ZoiS (Centre for East European and International Studies) Online Book Panel “Ukrainian, Russophone, (Other) Russian: Hybrid Identities and Narratives in Post-Soviet Culture and Politics”, with Roman Dubasevych (University of Greifswald, Germania) e Miriam Finkelstein (University of Graz, Austria).

  • 24 November, 2019 - ASEEES (Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies) Convention – San Francisco (CA), USA. Panel ‘Russophone Identities Betwixt and Between’. Paper: “Russian, Russophone, Ukrainian: Counternarratives of ‘Displaced Transition’ in Post-Soviet Culture”.

  • 7 June, 2019 – Conference ‘AltrEurope – Fra Nostalgia e rimozione: l’Europa Centro-Orientale prima e dopo il 1989’ (Università di Padova, Dipartimento di studi linguistici e letterari). Paper: “Tra nostalgia e pratiche di ‘de-colonizzazione’ nell’immaginario culturale dell’Ucraina post-sovietica”.

  • 29-31 May, 2019 – International Conference ‘Kul’t-tovary/Cultural Commodities. The Commercialization of History in Mass Culture and Literature in Contemporary Russia and in the World’ (Università di Bologna – Dipartimento di lingue e letterature straniere). Paper: ‘Mapping Ukrainian Russophone Narratives of Soviet History: The Case of Aleksej Nikitin’s Victory Park’.
  • 2 April, 2019 – Conference ‘Dove va l’Ucraina? Quadro storico, attualità, prospettive future’ (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia). Paper: ‘La “questione russa” nel dibattito intellettuale e politico dell’Ucraina del post-Majdan’.
  • 28-29 March, 2019 – International Workshop ‘Russophone Literatures’ (ZOiS – Center for East European and International Studies, Berlin). Paper: ‘Recasting the Boundaries of “Russianness” in Ukraine: Post-Soviet (and post-Majdan) Hybrid Narratives’.
  • 14-16 January, 2019 – International Conference ‘Ukraine and Its Neighbors: Cross-Cultural and Transnational Interactions’ – Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II; Associazione Italiana di Studi Ucraini; Associazione Italiana degli Slavisti. Paper: “Writing From/To Ukraine:Pluricentric and Transcultural Narratives of Ukraine in the European Literary Context”. Chairman of the session entitled ‘Cossacks between Poland and Russia’.
  • 13 July, 2018 - International Conference ‘Ukraine and the World: Culture, Politics, Society’ – 12-14/07/2018 (Monash University, Melbourne – Australia). Paper: “The Future of ‘Russianness’ in Post-Maidan Ukraine – or reframing the role of Russian language and culture in the post-Soviet space through the lens of the Ukraine Crisis”.
  • 15 December, 2017 - International Conference - 'Russia and China in the Global World. State and Society: Between Internal Dynamics and External Projections' (University of Bologna). Paper: Post-Soviet Integration (or European Dis-Integration). Russia in dialogue with Europe/s.
  • 14 December, 2017 - International Conference - 'Russia and China in the Global World. State and Society: Between Internal Dynamics and External Projections' (University of Bologna). Paper: In Search of "New Roots": Neo-Conservatorism and Ideological Benchmarks under Putin.
  • November 11, 2017 - ASEEES Convention - Chicago. Panel 'Transgressing Expectations: Dynamic of Evolution in Modern and Contemporary Ukrainian Literature and Culture’, Part II: 1990-2017'. Paper: Transgressing the (National) Code. Rewriting Ukraine in the 'Enemy's Language'.
  • November 11, 2017 - ASEEES Convention - Chicago. Roundtable 'Revolutions of Hybridity: In search of mixed forms' (Co-panelists: Ilya Gerasimov - Ab Imperio; Sergej Glebov - Ab Imperio; Adeeb Khalid - Carleton College).
  • June 29, 2017 - International Conference: ‘International Studies Association - Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies Section - Cooperation and Contestation in World Politics’ (University of Bologna, Italy, June 28-30, 2017). Organizzazione e Presentazione dei panel ‘Russia and China in the Global World. State and Society: Between Internal Dynamics and External Projections - I e II’. Paper: Neo–Conservatism, ‘Russkij Mir’ and Benchmark Values under Putin.