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Silvia Salvatici is professor of Modern History at the University of Florence. Her recent research interests focus on refugees in the contemporary age and the history of humanitarianism. She is Principal Investigator of the projects ‘Republican Italy and international aid, 1945-1989’ (funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research) and ‘HumanEuroMed. Humanitarianism and Mediterranean Europe: A Transnational and Comparative History, 1945-1990’ (funded by the European Research Council). 

Among her recent publications: A History of Humanitarianism 1755-1989. In the name of Others, Manchester, MUP, 2019; ‘Il genere, la storia e i refugee studies’, in E. Asquer, A. Bellavitis, G. Calvi, I. Chabot, C. La Rocca, M. Martini (dir.), Ving-cinq ans après : Les femmes au rendez-vous de l'histoire, Rome, École française de Rome.

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