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Short bio

Giovanni Bernardini is Researcher at the Historical Institute for German-Italian Studies in Trento (Italy). He graduated in Political Science at the Faculty “Cesare Alfieri”, Florence (Italy) in 2000. He earned his Ph.D. in History of International Relations from the University of Florence in 2005, with a thesis on the relations between the US Administration and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany between 1969 and 1974 (Supervisor Prof. Antonio Varsori). He was Research Fellow at the Department of International Studies, University of Padua (Italy) between 2006 and 2010 under the supervision of Prof. Carla Meneguzzi. During the last years he has focused on the comparative study of the socialist and social democratic parties of Western Europe in the postwar era, and on Transatlantic relations during the Cold War.

Selected publications:

  • G. Bernardini, "Nuova Germania, antichi timori. Stati Uniti, Ostpolitik e sicurezza europea", Bologna, Il Mulino, 2013
  • G. Bernardini, "Principled Pragmatism: the ‘Eastern Committee of the German Economy’ and West German-Chinese Relations during the early Cold War, 1949-1958", in “Modern Asian Studies”, Cambridge University Press, 1/2017
  • G. Bernardini, G. Pallaver (eds.), "Dialogue Against Violence. The Trentino-South Tyrol question in the Twentieth Century", Berlin-Bologna, Duncker & Humblot – Il Mulino, 2017 (forthcoming)
  • G. Bernardini (a cura di), L’Accordo De Gasperi-Gruber. Una storia internazionale, Trento, FBK PRESS, 2016
  • G. Bernardini, "Ideology and Transition. European Social-Democracy Copes with the ‘Consolidation/Dissolution’ of the Postwar Years", in P. Pombeni (ed.), The Historiography of Transition: Critical Phases in the Development of Modernity (1494-1973), London, Routledge, 2016
Publications

  1. G. Bernardini,
    Stability and socialist autonomy: The SPD, the PSI and the Italian political crisis of the 1970s,
    in «JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION HISTORY»,
    vol. 15,
    n. 1,
    2009
    , pp. 95 -
    114
  2. D. Basosi; G. Bernardini,
    The Puerto Rico summit of 1976 and the end of Eurocommunism,
    The Crisis of Détente in Europe. From Helsinki to Gorbachev, 1975-1985,
    London,
    Routledge,
    2009
    , pp. 256 -
    267
  3. G. Bernardini,
    "Getting the worst from both worlds": Washington e gli albori della Ostpolitik,
    Alle origini del presente. L'Europa occidentale nella crisi degli anni Settanta,
    Milano,
    Franco Angeli,
    2007
    , pp. 25 -
    38
  4. G. Bernardini,
    "Unser Freund Craxi": la socialdemocrazia tedesca e i mutamenti del sistema politico italiano, 1974-1978,
    in «ANNALI DELLA FONDAZIONE UGO LA MALFA»,
    vol. XXI,
    n. 21,
    2006
    , pp. 151 -
    180
  5. G. Bernardini,
    "Nessuna preferenza": l'amministrazione Nixon, la "Grande coalizione" tedesca e le elezioni tedesche del 1969,
    in «VENTUNESIMO SECOLO»,
    vol. V,
    n. 9,
    2006
    , pp. 151 -
    178

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