About us

The Italian-German Historical Institute (ISIG) is a research centre that promotes study in modern and contemporary history, with particular emphasis on the Italian and German area.

The research team includes permanent researchers, collaborators and fellows, who develop projects in collaboration with other institutions and conduct individual studies in political, religious, social, cultural, legal, economic, media and communication history. The activities promoted by the centre maintain a constant dialogue with the most recent international historiographic trends.

ISIG have one of the most comprehensive specialized libraries for Italian-German historical studies and publish their own research in collaboration with prestigious publishing houses (Il Mulino, De Gruyter). They publish the “Annals of the Italian-German Historical Institute in Trento”, an ANVUR category “A” periodical that compiles papers from Italian and foreign scholars on the most important ongoing themes in international historiography, and the “Online_ Reviews_Annals”, a freely consultable online periodical of reviews dedicated to research in the Italo-Germanic area.

In line with the aims of all the FBK Research Centres, the Institute pays particular attention to innovative scientific research practices with extensive bestowal of results to the community.

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