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Laura Fotia


Laura Fotia, Ph.D. in European and International Studies (2015), is Research Fellow in Latin American Studies at the Department of Political Sciences of the University of Roma Tre, where she has been in charge of an integrative course of Latin American History (2 CFU) since A.Y. 2014/2015. She is also member of the Interdepartmental Research Center of American Studies of the University of Roma Tre; member of several international Research Networks; teaching assistant in Latin American History at the Department of Humanities of the University of Roma Tre; teaching assistant in Cultural History and Contemporary History at the Department of Philosophy, Communication and Performing Arts of the University of Roma Tre.

She was Research Fellow, Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting Researcher at university departments and research institutes in several European and American countries. She presented papers in international and national seminars and conferences, and she has published scientific articles and papers on national and international journals, book chapters and monographs.

Her research interests include cultural relations and cultural diplomacy between Argentina, Italy and United States in the 20th Century; nationalism, immigration and human rights in South America; peace processes and transitional justice in Central America; non-profit organizations’ activity in Latin America.