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Paolo Pombeni

Emeritus Professor

Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

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Paolo Pombeni was born in Bolzano 10 September 1948. After graduating in Law at Bologna University, he won a fellowship at the Faculty of Political Sciences. Full Professor in Modern History since 1980, he thaught at the University of Sassari and then, since 1984, at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Bologna where he teaches two courses: "History of European Political Systems" (bachelor level) and "History of the International Order in 20th Century" (master level). He is director of: Centro studi per il progetto Europeo (Bologna); Institute of Advanced Studies (University of Bologna) 2010-2012, Italian-German Historical Institute (Trento, Fondazione Bruno Kessler).


His main reserach fields are related to political history of 19th and 20th centuries in Europe.

During his career he served as Director of the Department of Politics, institutions, and History, President of various teaching branches of his Faculty, vice president of the board of the Directors od Departments. He founded and seats now in the editorial board of the review "Ricerche di Storia Politica" (Il Mulino, Bologna) and is member of the editorial board of the "Journal of Political Ideologies" (Oxford). Is also memebre of the Scientific Committee of the Foundation for religious sciences (Bologna); is main editor of the publication of Alcide De Gasperi's Speeches and Political Writings.Is director of the study centre for the European project devoted to the analysis of the European press (see; was member (2006-2008) of the jury of the Institut Universiatire de France; is member of the Excellency College of Bologna University.

Now Emeritus at the Department of Political and Social Sciences