Available opening for a postdoctoral fellowship in Italy

Organization Name / Department
Istituto di Storia dell’Europa Mediterranea, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Institute of Mediterranean European History, National Research Council
Organization Short Name
Website of the organization / department
Organization Type
Research organisation
Research Fields
Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC)
Sub-Fields / Keywords
1. Medieval, Modern, Contemporary History
2. Geography and Carthography
3. Literature
4. Linguistic
5. Migration studies
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action(s) of interest
  • European Postdoctoral Fellowships
Short Description of the Organization / Department
ISEM has a tradition of studies dating back to the late 1970s. The Institute has always been active in a highly interdisciplinary environment thanks to the multiple skills of its researchers: medieval, modernist and contemporary historians, geographers and cartographers, literary and linguist scholars and historians.
ISEM is active in the fields of research, training and dissemination of knowledge in the following scientific areas: Historical memory, culture, identity and territory; Study, enhancement and use of cultural heritage; Study, critical edition and digital processing of documentary, literary, cartographic and iconographic sources; Migrations of people, cultures and knowledge.
The main research topics are: Italo-Iberian, Mediterranean (Crown of Aragon and Spain) and Ibero-American studies, and its relations from the Middle Ages to the contemporary age; documentary, literary and cartographic sources; history of Mediterranean Catholicism in the modern and contemporary age; the Mediterranean space, representations and practices of the territory; study, enhancement and fruition of the cultural heritage with technological transfer; migrations in the Mediterranean from the Middle Ages to the contemporary age; migrations between the Mediterranean and Latin America from the Middle Ages to the contemporary age.
ISEM is currently the editor of a scientific book series and a scientific biannual Journal.
Previous Related Projects / Research Experience
1. ReIReS – H2020 Excellent Science Research Infrastructure, Research and Innovation Action. Grant Agreement No. 730895
2. MedRoute – H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships 2016
3. FACEUP – H2020 Europe for Citizens; DESCA. Application submission No: 609250-CITIZ-1-2019-1-AL-CITIZ-REMEM
Thematic areas and list of supervisors who are looking forward to preparing a project proposal with postdoctoral researchers
1. History of language and literature (dr. Giulio Vaccaro);
2. Epidemics (dr. Idamaria Fusco);
3. Hispano-American literature (dr. Patrizia Spinato);
4. History of the family, social change and migrations in the contemporary age (dr. Anna Badino);
5. History of finance in the modern and contemporary age (dr. Gaetano Sabatini);
6. Economic and social history of the early modern age, with particular reference to the Italian and Iberian area (dr. Isabella Cecchini and dr. Gaetano Sabatini);
7. Global history (dr. Angelo Cattaneo);
8. Geography and historical cartography (dr. Angelo Cattaneo)
Contact Person/ Position in the Organisation/ Phone/ E-mail
dr. Giovanni Sini
Necessary documents
– CV
– Brief description of the project idea
€ 5 080*CCC gross amount, including compulsory deductions under national law, such as employer and employee social security contributions and direct taxes
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