Davide Rodogno, PhD, Project Director
Dr Rodogno is Full Professor of International History at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. He previously was a Research Fellow at the London School of Economics (2002-2004), Foreign Associate Researcher at the Institut d’Histoire du Temps Présent in Paris (2004-2005), Academic Fellow – Research Council United Kingdom Academic Fellow – at the School of History, University of St Andrews (2005-2010), SNSF – Research Professor (2008-2011) and Associate Professor (2011-2014) at the Graduate Institute. His doctoral thesis was published in Italian in 2003 and in English as Fascism’s European Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2006). He researches the history of philanthropic foundations, and international public health since the nineteenth century. In 2011 Rodogno published Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire (1815-1914), the Birth of a Concept and International Practice (Princeton University Press). He currently works on a third monograph tentatively entitled: Night on Earth – Humanitarian Organizations’ Relief and Rehabilitation Programmes on Behalf of Civilian Populations (1918-1939).
Emmanuel Dalle Mulle, PhD, Project Coordinator
Emmanuel Dalle Mulle is a post-doctoral researcher at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. He previously worked at the Catholic University of Leuven and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), and held visiting researcher positions at the London School of Economics, Boston University and the Vrije Universiteit Brussels. Specialised in nationalism and ethnic politics, his research interests include Western European nationalist parties, welfare nationalism, minority-majority relations and separatism. His book “The Nationalism of the Rich: Discourses and Strategies of Separatist Parties in Catalonia, Flanders, Northern Italy and Scotland” (published in 2017 with Routledge) won the 2018 Latsis Prize for the University of Geneva.
Mona Bieling, PhD candidate, Research Assistant
Mona Bieling is a doctoral student at the department of International History at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva. Her PhD research will look at Mandate Palestine (1923-1948) and examine how land development changed the power relations between the different human actors involved. Mona holds a BA in Language and Culture Studies from the University of Utrecht and an MA in International History from the Graduate Institute. She has spent semesters abroad at the University of Haifa, Israel, as well as at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.
Alessandro Ambrosino, PhD Student, Research Assistant
Alessandro Ambrosino is PhD student in International History at the Graduate Institute Geneva. He obtained his Master’s Degree in International Relations (European Affairs) from the University of Bologna. He completed an internship at the European Committee of the Regions, after having worked at the Liaison Office of the Autonomous Region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in Brussels. He collaborated with the Municipality of Bologna in the design of “Concives 1116-2016, Celebrations for the IX centenary of the Municipality of Bologna”, and with the Faculty of Education organizing the International Fest of Bologna’s History. He is contributor for “Pandora Rivista”, and collaborates as “young historian” with the RAI (Italian National Television) program “Passato e Presente”, conducted by Paolo Mieli.