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Elena Bacchin is Assistant professor in Modern History at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Marie Curie Global Fellow. She has held visiting positions at Columbia University, the University of California at San Diego, Oxford University, New York University. She has been Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, and has taught at the Universities of Padua and Bologna. 

Elena is an historian of the long 19th century. Her research focuses on the trans-national history of nationalism, political mobilization, and exile. She is author of Italofilia. Opinione pubblica britannica e Risorgimento italiano, 1847-64  (2014) and of 24 maggio 1915 (2019). Her new book-project explores the role and transnational relevance of political prisoners in 19th-century Italy. 


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