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Stefano MARCUZZI

BIOGRAFIA

EDUCATION

University of Oxford 2011
DPhil Programme in History.
Thesis title: “The Anglo-Italian Relations During the Conflict 1914-1918”.
Superivisors: Professor Hew Strachan, Dr. Robert Johnson.

Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy) 2009-2011
Laurea Magistrale in Scienze Storiche.
Degree obtained 110/110 cum laude.
Thesis title: “Da Viviani a Clemenceau. La politica di guerra dei Governi
francesi durante il conflitto 1914-1918” (“From Viviani to Clemenceau: The Military
Policy of the French War Cabinets during the Conflict 1914-1918”).
Supervisor: Professor Silvio Lanaro.

Courses passed:
Geographical Analysis of the Territory (30/30); History of Risorgimento
(30/30 cum laude); Sources and Methods for the Research in Contemporary
History (30/30);History of Contemporary Europe (30/30 cum laude).

University of California Los Angeles Fall 2010
Selected for the Exchange programme, focused on study of History.

Courses passed with grade “A”:
Western civilization (C. C. Ford); Alternative History of American West (S. A. Aron);
Independent course on Military History (G. W. Symcox).

Boston University Spring 2010
Selected for the Exchange programme, focused on study of History.

Courses passed with grade “A” :
History of Warfare (C. J. Nolan); History of International Relations (W. R. Keylor);
Intellectual History of Europe (J. H. Johnson)

Scuola Galileiana di Studi Superiori 2006-2011
School of Excellence, autonomous branch of the University of Padua,
which brings together the brightest students enrolled at the University of Padua.
Courses passed:
Textual Philology (30/30); Textual interpretation (30/30);
Informatics for Humanities (30/30 cum laude);
Book history (30/30 cum laude); Iconography (30/30 cum laude);
Philosophical Hermeneutics (30/30 cum laude); Typology of Ancient Texts (30/30);
Methods and Technics of the Research in History (30/30 cum laude);
Cinematographic Language (30/30 cum laude); Modern and Contemporary
Historiography (30/30); International Law (28/30);
Contemporary Philosophy (30/30 cum laude).

Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy) 2006-2009
Laurea Triennale in History.
Degree obtained 110/110 cum laude.
Thesis title: “Un militare intellettuale: Niccola Marselli (1832-1899)” (“An Italian
Soldier-intellectual: Niccola Marselli 1832-1899”).
Supervisor: Professor Silvio Lanaro.

Courses passed:
Geography (30/30); Modern History (30/30 cum laude); Greek History (30/30 cum laude); Computer Science (passed); History of the political relationships
between North America and Europe (30/30); English language (Passed); Cultural
Anthropolgy (29/30); Military History (30/30 cum laude); Contemporary History (30/30); Modern and Contemporary History of the Church (30/30 cum laude);
Roman History (30/30); Medieval History (30/30 cum laude); French Language (Passed); Italian Literature (30/30cum laude); History of the relationships
between State and Church (30/30 cum laude); Latin Paleography (30/30); History
of Political Doctrines (30/30 cum laude); Religions of the Classical World
(30/30 cum laude); Coding Studies (30/30); Ancient and Medieval Institutions (30/30 cum laude); History of Political Philosophy (30/30 cum laude); Training
periods/internship (Passed); History of Modern Art (28/30); History of Economics (30/30 cum laude); Latin Literature (30/30cum laude); History of Modern Historiography (30/30 cum laude); Economic and Social History of the Ancient World (30/30 cum laude).

Liceo Classico “Tito Livio”, Padova (Italy) 2001-2006

WORK EXPERIENCE

Series of Seminars held at Padua’s Liceo Classico Concetto Marchesi 2009-2010
focused on the following topics:
• The Great Geographical Discoveries of the Modern Age.
• The Thirty Years War.
• Le Roi Soleil.
• Napoleon’s Deeds (the reasons for the decline).



LANGUAGES

Italian (native); English (fluent); French (basic).



ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

? Member of the “ Oxford University Strategic Studies Group” (OUSSG).
? Member of the “Oxford Italian Society”.
? Member of the “Amici del Tito Livio” (“Friends of Tito Livio”, a cultural association of the Liceo Classico “Tito Livio” of Padua).
? Member of the “Cittadini Attivi per la Democrazia e le Giustizia” (“Active Citizens for Democracy and Justice”, a free association of citizens involved in social activities).

Selected for the Summer Courses 2005 of the Scuola Normale di Pisa, attended at San Miniato, on the following topics: Modern History; Philosophy; Theory of Languages; Islamic Culture; Classic Philology; Linguistics.

Summer Courses in English attended at:
International House, London (2008); Frances King, London (2007); Hertford College, Oxford (2004); Brunel University, London (2003); Chalfont University (2002).

Musical studies attended:
6-years of piano school and courses of music composition at Conservatorio Musicale “G. Malipiero” of Padua.




MAIN INTERESTS

History, with particular regard to military and war history. Literature. Music (classic and modern). Opera. Theatre. Writing (short stories, novels, poetry). Involvement in political and social activities. Travel.

PUBBLICAZIONI

• Stefano Marcuzzi, “Il Western: espressione di una nazione” in “La via mélièsiana”. Viaggio nella storia del cinema in quattordici tappe, Quaderni D.A.M.S. diretti da G.P. Brunetta e G. Tinazzi, Esedra Ed., Padova 2010.
• Stefano Marcuzzi, “Alfredo Oriani: il ‘revisionismo romantico’ del Risorgimento”, in P. Favuzzi – A. Metlica (a cura di), Il fantasma dell’Unità. Intellettuali italiani e Risorgimento, Milano, 2012.
• Stefano Marcuzzi, “Niccola Marselli (1832-1899): un militare intellettuale”, essay in preparation.
• Stefano Marcuzzi, “La guerra e il territorio: le Scuole Superiori di Padova durante la Prima Guerra Mondiale”, essay in preparation.