SILEI GIANNI

Gianni
Silei
Professore Associato

Presentation

Associate Professor of Contemporary History. Graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences “Cesare Alfieri” of Florence (1991), he earned his Ph.D. in European Society at the University of Pisa in 1997. From 1998 to 2004 temporary research fellow (assegnista di ricerca) at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Siena. From 2005 to 2015 Researcher in Contemporary History at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Siena.

Since 2010 Coordinator of the Osservatorio sui Rischi e gli Eventi Naturali e Tecnologici (Observatory on Risks and Natural and Technological Hazards), ORENT. Member of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH), the Association for the Study of Modern Italy (ASMI), the Italian Society for the Study of Contemporary History (SISSCO) and the Italian Society of Labour History (SISLav). 

Member of the Board of Directors of the "Filippo Turati" Foundation for Historical Studies in Florence.
Scientific coordinator of the Centre for Studies on the Risk Society and on the Management of the Territory (Centro Studi sulla Società del Rischio e sulla Gestione del Territorio - Sorget).

Member of the Editorial Board of "Ricerche Storiche" Journal and of the online History and Historiography Journal "Storia e Futuro".

Research interests include the history of the working-class movement, the history of Welfare State in Italy and in Europe, the history of natural and technological hazards, and the history of emotions and collective insecurity in the contemporary age.

Ongoing research projects: 
Collective fears and social insecurity in Europe since the Second World War.
Football Holiganism in Italy and Europe since late 1960s.

Office hours

  • Wednesday from 09:00 to 11:00
    Place: Via Mattioli , 10 - III° PIANO STANZA N° 64

Teaching activities

Completion accademic year: 2019/2020

Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) INTERNATIONAL STUDIES A.Y. 2019/2020
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) SOCIAL WORK A.Y. 2019/2020

Completion accademic year: 2018/2019

Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) INTERNATIONAL STUDIES A.Y. 2018/2019
Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) PUBLIC AND CULTURAL DIPLOMACY A.Y. 2018/2019
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) SOCIAL WORK A.Y. 2018/2019

Completion accademic year: 2017/2018

Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) INTERNATIONAL STUDIES A.Y. 2017/2018
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) SOCIAL WORK A.Y. 2017/2018

Completion accademic year: 2016/2017

Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) INTERNATIONAL STUDIES A.Y. 2016/2017
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) SOCIAL WORK A.Y. 2016/2017

Completion accademic year: 2015/2016

Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) INTERNATIONAL STUDIES A.Y. 2015/2016

Research

Latest publications:

  • Silei, G. (2019). I fantasmi della golden age. Paura e incertezza nell'immaginario collettivo dell'Europa occidentale (1945-1975). Milano : FrancoAngeli. - view more
  • Silei, G. (a cura di). (2019). Cultural Heritage and National Identity. Scritti e discorsi di Andrea Ragusa, 2015-2018. Pisa : Pacini. - view more
  • Silei, G. (2019). Non più muta. La storia delle emozioni: bilancio e prospettive. MEMORIA E RICERCA, 27(62 (3)), 537-556. - view more
  • Silei, G. (2019). Ottobre-Dicembre 1935: il partito conservatore britannico e i riflessi della guerra Abissina. STORIA E FUTURO(51), 1-8. - view more
  • Silei, G. (2019). From dream to nightmare? The roots of the Italian middle class fears. ISLG BULLETIN, 18(2019), 25-38. - view more