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THE HISTORICAL “DISPUTE OF THE NEW WORLD.”
European Historians of the United States and European History,
Culture and Public Life.

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10-11, 2015

TORINO, Italy
Fondazione Luigi Einaudi,
Via Principe Amedeo 34

The conference takes place in English.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
9,00 am
SESSION n.1

Chair: Tiziano Bonazzi, University of Bologna

Welcome Addresses:
Raffaella Tabacco, Director, Department of Human Studies,University of Eastern Piedmont
Edoardo Tortarolo, Department of Human Studies,University of Eastern Piedmont
Raffaella Baritono, Director, CISPEA

Introductory Remarks: Maurizio Vaudagna, CISPEA, University of Eastern Piedmont

Presentations:

Michael Heale, University of Lancaster
Stephen Tuck,  Oxford University
A Special Relationship? British Historians of the United States.

Phillip Gassert, University of Mannheim
Representing the Most Significant Other: German Historians View the United States

Sylvia Hilton, Complutense University in Madrid
Writing U.S. History in Contemporary Spain

discussion

3,00 pm

SESSION n.2

Chair: Montserrat Huguet Santos (University Carlos III, Madrid)

Ivan Kurilla, European University at St. Petersburg
Russia and the United States: Diplomacy, Technological Exchanges and Mutual Image Construction

Tvrko Jacovina, University of Zagreb
“Where, in Hell, is America?”Yugoslav Historians on the USA: Between Migration and Selected Political Topics.

Marcin Fatalski, Jagellonian University, Krakow
From Politicized Historiography to Pluralistic Debate? Studies on US history in Poland after the Second World War

discussion

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

9,00 am

SESSION n.3

Chair:  Peter Ling, University of Nottingham

Dag Blanck, Uppsala University
The Significance of Location: Practicing American History in Sweden

Paul Schor, Université Paris VII “Denis Diderot”
French Historians and the History of the State and Society in the United States.

Ferdinando Fasce, University of Genoa
Italian Historians of the United States and Italian History, Culture and Public Life

discussion

3,00 pm

SESSION n.4
Chair: David W. Ellwood (University of Bologna-Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Center).

Roundtable:

European Historians of the United States,European-Wide Views of the American Past, and European History, Culture and Public Life.

Alexander Etkind, European University Institute, Florence

Federico Romero, European University Institute, Florence

Edoardo Tortarolo, University of Eastern Piedmont

discussion
Concluding Remarks: Tibor Frank (Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest)
Participants:
Alberto Benvenuti (independent scholar), Maria Matilde Benzoni (University of Milan), Elisabetta Bini (University of Trieste), Alessandra Bitumi (University Sorbonne Nouvelle), Cristina Bon (Catholic University of Milan), Giovanni Borgognone (University of Turin), Francesca Cadeddu (University of Cagliari), Mauro Campus (University of Florence), Andrea Carosso (University of Turin), Simone Cinotto (University of Gastronomic Sciences), Michele Cento (University of Bologna),Lorenzo Costaguta (University of Nottingham), Nicola Cucchi (University of Rome, »La Sapienza « ), Guido Franzinetti (University of Eastern Piedmont), Marta Gara (University of Rome3), Bahar Gürsel (Middle East Technical University, Ankara), Cristina Iuli (University of Eastern Piedmont), Katherine Lacson (University of Nice, Sophia-Antipolis), Marco Mariano (University of Eastern Piedmont), Annalisa Mogorovich (University of Trieste), Federica Morelli (University of Turin), Matteo Pretelli (Warwick University), Angela Santese (University of Bologna), Francesca Somenzari (University of Turin), Jeffrey Swartwood (Ecole Polytechnique, Pasaiseau, France), Maurizio Valsania (University of Torino),Troy G.W. Vettese (King Juan Carlos of Spain Center, New York University), Ilaria Zamburlini (University of Trieste).

For information, write to Maurizio Vaudagna: maurizio.vaudagna@lett.unipmn.it