Annarita Gori (Arezzo, Itália 1982) earned a BA in European Studies (2004) and a MA in History (2006) from the University of Siena.
In 2009 she was Marie Curie visiting Fellows at Institute of Social Science at the University of Lisbon (ICS-UL) within the program “Marie Curie European Doctorate – Building the Past”. In 2008 and 2010 she obtain a scholarship by the Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze and in 2012 she earned her PhD from the University of Siena with the additional title of Doctor Europeus
In 2012, her project ‘The Exportation of the Portuguese Estado Novo’s Identity’ (SFRH/BPD/89272/2012) was awarded a competitive six-year grant by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, and during the period 2013-2019 she have studied the Estado Novo’s cultural propaganda between Italy and Portugal during the interwar years as a post-doc researcher at Institute of Social Science at the University of Lisbon. During this period she also spent some period abroad as Visiting Scholars at NYU (2015) and SciencesPo (2016).
She is currently Associate Researcher at ICS-UL and her field of expertise is the cultural propaganda of right wing dictatorships and the intellectual networks in the interwar Europe. In particular, her research addresses: the nation building process and its interpenetration with political identities, public use of the past as regime legitimacy, exhibitions and museums in dictatorial contexts, the circulation of ideas, intellectual networks and, more recently, pan-nationalisms. She as widely disseminated on these topic in four languages (English, Portuguese, Italian and Spanish). Her last work was published in the top ranking journal Cultural and Social History and she currently co-edited a book for Routelge.
Dr. Gori is also member of several associations and she actively participated in two international and interdisciplinary groups of investigations: Direitas, História e Memória, based at Universidade de Juiz de Fora (Brasil) and La Raza Latina, La pátria Hispana Intelectuales, identidades colectivas e proyectos entre as organizações España, Itália e Argentina (1880-1945), based at University of Gerona.
Finally she just won the FLAD-Brown Program and during the 2020 Spring Semester she will join the Department of Portuguese and Brasilian Studie at Brown as Visiting Professor.
|La Mafia, fenomeno storico italiano||La Mafia, fenomeno storico italiano. Seminário aberto para os estudantes de Italiano||03/06/2018|
|A new kind of universal fascism. The idea of Latinity and the Association de la Presse Latine||ComFas Convention “Comparative Fascist Studies and the transnational Turn”||24/04/2018|
|Intellectuals, Journalists but, above all, Latin People. The Presse Latine Association||European Social Science History Conference - 2018||04/04/2018|
|Building a National Identity: The Representation of Estado Novo during the Exposicao do Mundo Portugues 1940||European Architectural History Network: Fourth International Meeting||04/06/2016|
|Jinan 2015: i giovani ricercatori e il futuro della storia||La storiografia italiana e il XXII Congresso Internazionale di Jinan||31/03/2016|
|Between saudade and Hope. The Infante dom Henrique s Monument and the Estado Novo Public Use of the Past||47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Histoircal Studies||19/03/2016|