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Education: Laurea in Scienze Storiche, (Università di Firenze); M.A. Contemporary History and Politics, (Birkbeck College).
My BA thesis topic was the daily life in London during the Blitz, while my MA dissertation research was on the Nazi concentration camp set up in Bolzano in the last phase of WWII. My PhD research area is the Sicilian mafia. In particular I’m studying the relationship between Cosa Nostra and the other criminal groups operating in its territory, trying to highlight the social and cultural aspects of this relationship and how Cosa Nostra uses other criminal groups to recruit new members.
Research interests: 19th and 20th century European history and cultural studies, sport history, organized crime.