Representative of national political foundation
Fondazione Gramsci

Dr Angela Romano is the President’s delegate for European projects at Fondazione Gramsci and member of its Scientific Council since 2018, and an international historian of the 20th Century. Currently at the University of Bologna, she was previously at the University of Glasgow; Senior Research Fellow at the EUI, where she co-led the ERC-funded project PanEur1970s (2015–20); Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow (at LSE, 2011–13); and Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI (2009–10).

Her research spans the Cold War, regional integration and cooperation processes, international economic relations, CSCE/OSCE and New Diplomatic History. She has published extensively on these subjects and has been invited to many conferences across Europe, Japan, Russia and the USA. Among her recent publications: ‘From ”Helsinki” and Development Aid to Multipolar Hard Ball‘, in M. Segers and S. van Hecke (eds.), The Cambridge History of the European Union  (Cambridge: CUP, in print, 2024), Vol. 1, pp. 393–417; ‘Parallelism, Asymmetry and Convergence in Cold War Europe’, Politique européenne 2022/2 (N° 76), pp. 146–172; and European Socialist Regimes’ Fateful Engagement with the West: National strategy in the long 1970s (Routledge, 2021), co-edited with F. Romero.