[1] Sometimes Speaking with a Single Voice. The European Community as an International Actor, 1969-1979 (Brussels: PIE Peter Lang, 2016).

Academic articles

[1] «The European Community as a Promoter of Human Rights in Africa and Latin America, 1970-80», in Journal of European Integration History, 21(2), 2015, pp. 217-230 (PDF).

[2] «Il 1974 e l’affermazione della Comunità Europea come attore internazionale», in Ventunesimo Secolo, 14(2), 2015, pp. 82-102 (PDF).

[3] «How the European Community Entered the United Nations, 1969-76 – and What It Meant for European Political Integration», in Diplomacy & Statecraft, 29(2), 2018 (accepted, forthcoming).

Conference papers

[1] «The EU as a Force for Change in the Mediterranean? The Arab Spring and European Institutions’ Evaluations of Past Policies», ECPR Joint Sessions (University of Antwerp), 2012.

[2] «Drawing a Post-Imperial Europe. A Socio-Intellectual History of European Élites in the 1970s», Graduate Conferences in European History (University of Vienna), 2012.

[3] «A Civilian Power between Two Superpowers? The EC’s Self-Representation in the Midst of the 1970s Post-Colonial Crises», LSE Summer School on Cold War History (University of Trento), 2012.

[4] «Making the EC a Distinctive International Actor. The Designers of the EC’s Policies towards the Third World in the 1970s», HEIRS Conference (University of Aarhus), 2013.

[5] «Adapting European Exceptionalism to a Different World. Continuities and Change in the EEC Development Cooperation in the 1970s», Graduate conference «The Legacies of Colonialism and Development Aid in the 1970s» (University of Trento), 2013.

[6] «What International Role for Europe after Decolonization? Reassessing the External Policies of the EEC, 1960-1975», Conference «Postwar Decolonization and its Impact on Europe» (University of Exeter), 2013.

[7] «How Citizens Pushed the EC to Deal with Human Rights Violations Abroad During the 1970s», Journées d’étude «Défis internationaux et émergence d’un espace public en Europe depuis les annees 1970» (Institut historique allemand à Paris), 2015.

[8] «Anti-Apartheid Goes to Brussels: Debates and Initiatives by the European Community», Conference «Global Anti-Apartheid Movement» (University of Oxford), 2016.

[9] «Le politiche della Comunità europea verso l’Africa nella seconda metà degli anni Settanta: tra adattamento e innovazione», Annual conference of the Società italiana di storia internazionale (University of Bologna), 2016.

[10] «The European Community as a Supporter of the Independence of the Portuguese Colonies?», Conference «The International Solidarity and the Struggle for Self-Determination and Independence of Portuguese Colonies» (Universidade Nova de Lisboa), 2016.

[11] «Transatlantic Relations and Human Rights Violations in Southern Africa, 1972-1978», Annual Conference of the Transatlantic Studies Association (University College Cork), 2017.

Academic talks

[1] «The Crisis of Western Europe’s Global Standing in the 1970s: EC Élites’ Perceptions of Decline and Strategies to Counter it», Conference for the 20th anniversary of the European Review of History (Central European University, Budapest), 2013.

Book reviews

[1] Review of La France, l’Europe et l’aide au développement. Des traités de Rome à nos jours, ed. by Gérard Bossuat, in Journal of European Integration History, 19 (2), 2013.

[2] Review of The Poorer Nations by Vijay Prashad, in the LSE Review of Books, 2013

[3] Review of Ordnance: War + Architecture & Space, ed. by Gary A. Boyd and Denis Linehan, in the LSE Review of Books, 2013

[4] Review of Development Aid Confronts Politics: The Almost Revolution by Thomas Carothers and Diane De Gramont, in the LSE Review of Books, 2013

[5] Review of Post-Communist Nostalgia, ed. by Maria Todorova and Zsuzsa Gille, in the LSE Review of Books, 2013

Selected articles on newspapers and reviews

[1] «Non sopravvalutiamo il semestre italiano», in MentePolitica, July 8, 2014.

[2] «Cosa resterà di queste nomine europee», in MentePolitica, September 20, 2014.

[3] «Perché Juncker non può dimettersi», in MentePolitica, November 27, 2014.

[4] «Il problema dell’Europa non è la Germania», in MentePolitica, April 9, 2015.

[5] «Gli altri referendum che hanno fatto la storia d’Europa, dagli anni Settanta a oggi», in Eunews, July 4, 2015.

[6] «Non ci siamo mai sentiti così europei. Come mai?», in MentePolitica, September 12, 2015.

[7] «Dov’è finita la visione liberale delle relazioni internazionali?», in MentePolitica, December 10, 2015.


[1] Philip Booth, «Margaret Thatcher e la rivoluzione dei mercati finanziari», in Ventunesimo Secolo, 13(3), 2014.

[2] Richard Vinen, «Britain’s Thatcher. La Gran Bretagna di Margaret Thatcher», in Ventunesimo Secolo, 13(3), 2014.