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Paolo Wulzer

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Curriculum vitae

Full Professor of History of International Relations

Head of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Naples “L’Orientale”

Department  of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

Academic studies and degrees 

  • 2008-2011         Postdoctoral Fellow, History of International Relations, University “Roma Tre”, Rome
  • 2003-2006         Ph.D. in History of International Relations, University “La Sapienza”, Rome. With distinction
  • 2001                  Postgraduate Course in International History, University “Roma Tre”, Rome
  • 1999                   MA in Contemporary History and International Relations, University “La Sapienza”, RomeMagna cum Laude

Professional appointments

  • 2021 to date: Full Professor Professor of History of International Relations, Department of Human and Social Sciences, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • 2019 to date: Associate Professor (Qualified as Full Professor) of History of International Relations, Department of Human and Social Sciences, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • 2019 to date: Lecturer of History and International Relations of China, University LUMSA, Rome
  • 2019 to date: President of the Scientific Board of the Center of European Studies, University “L’Orientale”, Naples.
  • 2014 to date: Member of the College of Supervisors of the Phd Programme in “International Studies”.
  • 2010 to date: Research Fellow, Institute of Political Studies “San Pio V”, Rome.
  • 2012 – 2018: Assistant Professor (Qualified as Associate Professor) of History of International Relations, Department of Human and Social Sciences, University “L’Orientale”, Naples.
  • 2012 – 2017:  Lecturer of International Relations, School of International Journalism, Fondazione Basso, Rome.
  • 2003 – 2015: Lecturer of History of International Relations and History of European Integration, University “Roma Tre”, Rome.
  • 2006 – 2011:  Research Fellow, University “Roma Tre”.

Teaching and supervision

  • 2020 to date: Undergraduate Class, History and Foreign Policy of China, LUMSA University, Rome
  • 2019 to date: Undergraduate Class, History and International Relations of the European Union, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • 2014 to date:  Doctoral Seminar, History of the US Foreign Policy, History of European Integration, History of Italian Foreign and Security Policy, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • 2014 to date:  Undergraduate Class, Sources and Methodology for the Studies of International History and Politics, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • 2014 to date: Undergraduate Class, History of International Relations of Asia and Africa, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • 2013 to date:  Graduate Class, History of International Politics , University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • 2012 to date:  Undergraduate Class, History of International Relations, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • 2012 – 2017:  Master Class, Introduction to International Relations, School of International Journalism, “Fondazione Basso”, Rome
  • 2010: Graduate Class, History of the European Integration, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • 2006 – 2017:   Master Class, International Relations of the Middle East, Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union, University of “Roma Tre”, Rome
  • 2010 – 2013: Doctoral Seminar, The United States and the Middle East, University “Roma Tre”, Rome
  • 2008- 2010: Doctoral Seminar, Sources and Methodology for the Studies of International History, University “Roma Tre”, Rome
  • 2006 – 2016: Graduate Class, History of International Politics, Roma Tre
  • 2003 – 2016: Undergraduate Class, History of International Relations and European Integration, Roma Tre

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (from 2015)

  • 2023, Attempts of retrenchement? The Obama administration and the Lybian war, University of Naples “L’Orientale”
  • 2023, The Dragon in the Backyard. The United States and the Chinese competition in Latin America, University La Sapienza, Rome
  • 2023, Anglo-American Relations and Gorbachev’s perestroika: a path of convergence or divergence? (1985-1991), University of Pisa
  • 2022, Early failing stages of the European Foreign and Security Policy: the case of the Middle East University Guglielmo Marconi
  • 2022, Da offshore balancer a extra-regional hegemon: the Carter doctrine and the foundation of US hegemony in the Persian Gulf, Italian Society for the Study of the Middle East, Naples.
  • 2022, The Iran-Iraq and its impact on the US-Saudi Relations, University of Bari
  • 2022, EU’s Enlargement to the Balkans: a view from Italy, international conference “Geo-Philosphy of the Balkans. Strategic Partnership for Transdisciplinary Balkans Studies”, University “L’Orientale”
  • 2021, The United States, Europe and the Collapse of the Soviet Union, Fondazione Craxi, Senato della Repubblica.
  • 2021, The notion of strategic autonomy and perspectives for enhancing European foreign and security policy, conference organized by the Journal “Europea”
  • 2021, “More a payer than a player”. The European Union and Israeli-Palestinian peace process, University of Pisa.
  • 2020: The United States and the World from Obama to Biden, Comitato Atlantico, Yata Italy – Campania, Naples.
  • 2020: The Biden administration and the project of "summit of democracies: US foreign policy and democracy promotion in a historical perspective, University of Perugia
  • 2020: Continuity and change in the US foreign policy from Obama to Trump, University of Naples "L'Orientale"
  • 2020: Authopsy of an empire. The crisis and collapse of the USSR in the memoirs of the US ambassador to Moscow (1987-1991), Pontificia Universidad Catòlica de Chile
  • 2020: Origins, Features and Evolution of the Italian Europeanism, University Roma Tre
  • 2019, The Mediterranean Policy of the European Union and democracy promotion: evolution and contradictions, University of Perugia.
  • 2019, The European Union and the Mediterranean: history, current trends and perspectives, University of Pisa
  • 2019, The European Community and Latin America during the Cold War: the Origins of the EU-Latin American Partnership and the Role of Spain, University of Tel Aviv
  • 2019, The crisis of the international liberal order: an historical perspective, ISPI (Italian Institute for the Study of International Politics), University of Naples “L’Orientale”
  • 2019, The United States and Persian Gulf Security during the Cold War. Lessons for the Present, Universidad Externado de Colombia (Bogotá)
  • 2018, At the origins of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership: the historiographical debate, University of Padova
  • 2018, El proceso de integraciòn europea: debate historiogràfico y problemas interpretativos, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • 2017, The EU and the Mediterranean in a historical perspective: problems and issues, University of Naples “L’Orientale”
  • 2017, The role of the United Nations in the era of Donald Trump, University of Naples “L’Orientale”
  • 2017, Security and Neighbourood Policy: North Africa and the Mediterranean, University “Roma Tre”
  • 2017, The Soviet Perestrojka as seen from Washington (1985 – 1991), University of Padua
  • 2017, The role of British diplomacy in the Cuban Missile Crisis, Fondazione Istituto Gramsci, Rome.
  • 2017: Italian Diplomacy and the Treaties of Rome of 1957, University of Naples “L’Orientale
  • 2016: The foreign and security policy of the Obama administration, University of Naples “L’Orientale
  • 2016: Back to the Cold War? Obama and “subcontracting security” in the Greater Middle East, University of Reading
  • 2015, The Italian diplomacy and the security challenges stemming from the Mediterranean Region, MGIMO University

CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION (from 2015)

  • 2023: X National Congress of the Italian Society for International History, University of Naples “L’Orientale”
  • 2019: The European Union between Integration and Disintegration, University of Naples “L’Orientale
  • 2018: Latin America between revolutions and Cold War: a transnational approach, University of Naples “L’Orientale”, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”
  • 2018: Crisis in the Middle East: New Cold War or Regional Conflicts? University of Naples “L’Orientale
  • 2017: Political Networks between Europe and Latin America, 1960-1990, University of Naples “L’Orientale”, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • 2016: The United States and the World after the election of Donald Trump, University of Naples “L’Orientale”

Participation to research projects  (last five years)

  • Revolutions in the modern age, joint national research project among three Italian universities: Federico II (Naples); Orientale (Naples); Statale (Milan)
  • The crisis of the liberal international order, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • Between Multilateralism and National Interest: Ten Years of Italian Foreign and Security Policy, Institute of Political Studies “San Pio V”, Rome
  • The future of the nation-states in the XXI century, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • Rethinking borders and frontiers in the XXI century, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • The Middle East and Latin America from the Cold War to the Cold Peace, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • From Globalization to Connected History, University “L’Orientale”, Naples
  • Sharing History. Arab World – Europe (1815 – 2105), MWNF (Museum With No Frontiers) and the Arab League
  • Between the Cold War and the post-bipolar world: security and balance of power in U.S. and European strategies from the Near to the Far East, joint national research project among five Italian universities: Roma Tre (Rome); Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan); Aldo Moro (Bari); Federico II (Naples); Orientale (Naples).

Direction and Membership of scientific AND Editorial Boards

Series of publications

  • Oltrefrontiera (series of publications of International History and Politics) – Director
  • La Lance (series of publications of Military History)                                

 Peer – Reviewed Journals

  • Historical Processes and Peace Politics;
  • Storia, Politica e Cooperazione Internazionale;
  • Storiadelmondo;
  • Osmed (Osservatorio Mediterraneo),;
  • Acta Histriae;
  • Annales. Series Historia et Sociologia. Annali di Studi Istriani e Mediterranei;
  • Istituzioni, Diritto ed Economia. Quaderni di Scienze Sociali

Membership of professional associations and international networks

  • Political ATLAS (Agencia, Transferencias, Lazos, América Latina/Europa del Sur – Agency, Transfers, Links, Latin America/Southern Europe)
  • BISA (British International Studies Association)
  • BRISMES (British Society for Middle Eastern Studies)
  • CeSAL(Center for the Study of Latin America)
  • SeSaMO (Italian Society for the Study of the Middle East)
  • SISI (Italian Society of International History)
  • TSA (Transatlantic Studies Association)

 

Research and teaching interests

My research and teaching interests lie in US foreign and security policy during and after the Cold War; China’s Foreign and Security Policy during and after the Cold War; Italy’s foreign and security policy in the Greater Middle East during and after the Cold War; the transatlantic relations in the Mediterranean and the Middle East; the European integration process in the Cold War and beyond; the international and security actorness of the European Union; the Mediterranean  Policy of the European Community/European Union from the Cold War to the post-bipolar system; the U.S. security policy in Middle East and the Persian Gulf; the integration processes in Europe and Latin America: comparative perspectives; the Arab-Israeli- Palestinian conflict and peace process.

Orari di ricevimento

Giovedì, ore 18.00, dopo la lezione. Le studentesse e gli studenti interessati sono pregati di contattare preliminarmente il docente via mail. 

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Didattica e insegnamenti

Insegnamento Anno accademico CFU

STORIA DELLA CINA

2023 / 2024

6

STORIA DELLA CINA

2022 / 2023

6

STORIA DELLA CINA

2021 / 2022

6

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Tutte le pubblicazioni

The full list of publications is available here

WULZER, Paolo (unior.it)