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Gianmarco Mancosu

Gianmarco Mancosu

Gianmarco Mancosu is British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Advanced Study at the University of London, and teaching fellow in Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Sassari. He received his first doctorate in Italian Colonial History at the University of Cagliari (2015) and has successfully defended his second doctoral thesis at the University of Warwick (2020). His research interests deal mostly with Italian colonial and post-colonial history, the post-colonial presence of Italian communities in Africa, propaganda history and media studies. He has recently published his first monograph, entitled "Vedere l’impero. L’Istituto Luce e il colonialism fascista" (Mimesis, 2022). He was Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory (School of Advanced Studies – University of London, 2018), and Research Assistant on the project ‘The Dialectics of Modernity. Modernism, Modernization, and the Arts Under European Dictatorships’ (University of Manchester, 2018). Starting from January 2023, he will be Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities of Cambridge University.