Guilia Quaggio Profile PictureDr Giulia Quaggio

Max Batley Peace Studies Postdoctoral Fellow

g.quaggio@sheffield.ac.uk

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Profile

Biography

Giulia Quaggio completed her doctoral dissertation in European Contemporary History at the University of Florence in 2010. From 2011 to 2012 she worked as postdoc researcher at the Departamento de Historia del Pensamiento y de los Movimientos Sociales y Políticos (Universidad Complutense of Madrid), funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education. From 2013 to 2015 she collaborated with UNED (Centro de Investigaciones de la Democracia históricas Española-Madrid), coordinating a programme of workshops on the return of exiles during the transition to democracy in Spain. She was also a consultant for a series of television documentaries broadcasted by RTVE in 2015. In 2010 and in 2016 she received two grants funded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture to collaborate with the Fundación Francisco Ayala. In 2012 she was a Fellow at the Cañada Blanch Centre of the London School of Economics and in 2016 she has held a Remarque Institute Fellowship at New York University. Starting in February 2017, she is a Max Batley Research Associate in the project "Protest as democratic practice: peace movements in southern Europe, 1975-1990", directed by Dr Eirini Karamouzi.

Professional Roles

Since 2012 she has served as a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Spagna Contemporanea.

Research

Research

Giulia Quaggio's research experience focuses on the cultural and social dynamics of the process of democratization in Spain after the death of Francisco Franco, taking into account both a top-down perspective but also bottom-up dynamics. She has also publications and forthcoming works on the cultural relations between Spain and Italy after the Second War World and the exiles in a transnational perspective.

Publications

Full list of Publications

Books

La cultura en Transición coverG. Quaggio, La cultura en Transición. Política cultural y reconciliación en España, Alianza Editorial, Madrid 2014 (ISBN: 9788420683690)


G. Quaggio, Francisco Ayala y Renato Treves, un diálogo antifascista entre España e Italia, Universidad de Granada, Granada, 2017 (forthcoming)

Edited Books and Journals

Giulia Quaggio e Enrico Acciai (ed.), Un conflitto che non passa. Storia, memoria e rimozioni della Guerra Civile Spagnola, Istituto Storico della Resistenza di Pistoia, Pistoia, 2011 (ISBN: 9788861440326).

G. Quaggio (ed.), Volver a España. El regreso del exilio intelectual durante la Transición, “Historia del Presente”, n. 23, 2014 (ISBN: 1579-8135-23).

Book Chapters

G. Quaggio, Del rescate del pasado a las políticas de lo efímero: democracia y transición cultural, in M. Ortiz Heras (ed.), La transición se hizo en los pueblos, Biblioteca Nueva, Madrid, 2016, pp. 255-278. (ISBN: 978-84-16647-14-9).

G. Quaggio, La cultura como Prometeo colectivo: apuntes sobre la política cultural de Javier Solana, in A. Soto Carmona, A. Mateos López (dirs), Historia de la época socialista. España: 1982-1996, Sílex, Madrid 2013, pp. 455-481 (ISBN: 978-8477377917).

G. Quaggio, Recomponer el canon estorbado: Pío Cabanillas y la política cultural de UCD, in J. Albarrán (ed.), Arte y Transición, Madrid, Brumaria, 2012, pp. 197-222 (ISBN: 9788493993535).

Articles

G. Quaggio, 1992: La modernidad del pasado. El PSOE en busca de una idea regenerada de España, “Historia y Política”, n. 35, 2016, pp. 95-122.

G. Quaggio, El poder suave de las Artes. La Bienal de Venecia y la diplomacia cultural entre Italia y España (1948-1958), in «Historia del Presente», n. 21, Madrid, 2013, pp. 29-48.

G. Quaggio, Ayala di ritorno, in “Spagna Contemporanea”, n. 41, 2012, pp. 51-77

G. Quaggio, Il Guernica conteso. Percezione, circolazione e ritorno di un dipinto che anche Franco avrebbe voluto, in “Spagna Contemporanea”, n. 36, 2009, pp. 143-168.

Teaching

 Teaching

To follow.

Public Engagement

In The Media

Francisco Ayala: Escritor Público – Documentary TVE

Biblioteca pública (Radio Rtve) – La cultura fue el secreto de la consolidación democrática

Ágora Historia (Gestiona Radio)– Cultura en la Transición Española

Administrative Duties

Current Administrative Duties

To follow.