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Beatrice NICOLINI

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Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Facoltà di Scienze politiche e sociali

BIOGRAFIA

 

Degrees in Comparative Government & International Relations, Harvard University, School of Arts and Sciences and of Education, Cambridge, Mass., USA.

Laurea in Scienze politiche, indirizzo internazionale, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano.

Ph.D. in Storia e istituzioni dell'Africa, Facoltà di Scienze politiche, Università degli Studi di Siena.

Professore Associato per il settore scientifico-disciplinare SPS/13, Storia e istituzioni dell’Africa, 14/B2 Storia delle Relazioni Internazionali, delle Società e delle Istituzioni Extraeuropee.
Insegna Storia e istituzioni dell’Africa - Religioni, Conflitti e Schiavitù, Facoltà di Scienze politichee sociali, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia – Scienze storiche; Scienze dei beni culturali, Università Cattolica, Milano.
2011, Socio Corrispondente per la Classe di Scienze Morali dell’Accademia Nazionale Virgiliana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti

PUBBLICAZIONI

 

Monografie

1) 2009, L’Oceano Indiano Occidentale. Scorci di Storia, Polimetrica International Scientific Publishers, ISBN 978-88-7699-167-7, pp. 236.

2) 2012, The First Sultan of Zanzibar. Scrambling for Power and Trade in the Nineteenth Century Indian Ocean, M. Wiener, Princeton, USA, 250 pp., ISBN 978-1-55876-5443.

3) 2014, Terrae Nullius. Viaggi tanto per terra quanto per mare, Edizioni Accademiche Italiane www.edizioni-ai.com/, Saarbrucken, Germania, Isbn-13: 978-3-639-72466-0, Isbn10-: 363974666, EAN: 9783639724660, pp. 100, Abstract in inglese, pubblicato il 15/5/2014.

Editor internazionale
1) 2006, Studies in Magic, Witchcraft, War and Peace in Africa: 19th and 20th century, prefazione di B. Bernardi, New York, Mellen Press, ISBN 13 978-0-7734-5727-0. Recensito da: J.H. Jézéquel, Emory University, “International Journal of African Historical Studies”, 2007, pp. 384-386; P. Geschiere, University of Amsterdam, “Magic, Ritual and Witchcraft”, vol. 3, n. 2, 2008.

2) 2011,  con I. Taddia, Il Corno d'Africa tra medicina politica e storia, Progetto di ricerca PRIN 2007-8, 2011, Novalogos, Roma, ISBN 978-88-97339-06-9.

3) 2015, The End of the Borders, M. Sacchi, V. Gemelli, P. Furno Marchese, Quaderni Asiatici, Centro G. Scalise Italia-Asia, Milan, pp. 127, Isbn 9788890694981.
Saggi su riviste internazionali con scientific referee
1) 2000, Saiyid Sa’id bin Sultan Al Bu-Sa’id of Oman (1806-1856) and his relationships with Europe, Cultural Interchange in the Arabian Peninsula, ARAM XI International Conference, voll. 11-12, Leuven, pp. 171-180.
2001, Trade and Religion in Zanzibar and East Africa, estratto da DAVO Nachrichten, n. 13, Mainz, febbraio, pp. 8-25.
2) 2002, Historical and Political Links between Gwadar and Muscat through Nineteenth Century’s Testimonies, Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies (PSAS), The Society for Arabian Studies, London, n. 32, pp. 281-286.
3) 2003, The Western Indian Ocean as a Cultural Corridor. Makran, Oman and Zanzibar through British Nineteenth Century’s Accounts and Reports, MESA Bulletin, USA, n. 37, pp. 20-49.
4) 2005, Some Thoughts on the Magical Practice of the Z?r along the Red Sea in the Sudan, People of the Red Sea, Proceedings of the Red Sea Project II held in the British Museum October 2004, J. Starkey (Ed.), B.A.R. International Series 1395, Oxford, pp. 157-161.
5) 2006, The Makran-Baluch-African Network in Zanzibar and East Africa during the XIX century, “African & Asian Studies”, Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, vol. 5, n. 3-4, pp. 347-370.
6) 2007, The Baluch Role in the Persian Gulf during the 19th and 20th centuries, “Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East”, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, vol. 27, n. 2, pp. 384-396.
7) 2009, The Tupak of the Jemadar, Notes on the Baluch presence along the Swahili Coast during the nineteenth century, “UTAFITI”, Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Dar es-Salaam, Tanzania, vol. 7, n. 2, ISSN: 0856-096X ISSN: 0251-2963, pp. 104-116.

8) 2014, Power, slavery, and spirit possession in East Africa: a few reflections, in “DADA”, n. 1, pp. 105-126.
Contributi in volumi
1) 2008, A Glimpse to Indian Merchant Communities in Zanzibar during 1800: the Topan Family through British Archive Sources, K.K. Prasad & J.P. Angenot (Eds.), TADIA The African Diaspora in Asia: Explorations on a Less Known Fact. Papers Presented at the First International Conference on TADIA in Panaji, Goa in January 2006, Bangalore, Jana Jagrati Prakashana, pp. 579-592, ISBN 978-81-906736-4-8.

2) 2008, Slave Trade in the Western Indian Ocean during the 19th century: the role of Baloch Mercenaries, in C. Jahani, P. Titus, A. Korn (Eds.), The Baloch and Others: Linguistic, Historical and Socio-Political Perspectives on Pluralism in Balochistan, Wiesbaden, Reichert, ISBN 978-3-89500-591-6, pp. 327-344.

3) 2009, The Myth of the Sultans in the Western Indian Ocean during the 19th century: A New Hypothesis, Migrants and the Making of Indian Ocean Cultures, Indian Ocean: Cultures in Contact, “African & Asian Studies”, vol. 8, n. 3, Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, pp. 239-287, ISBN 978-90-04-16291-4.
4) 2009, The Makran-Baluch-African Network in Zanzibar and East Africa during the XIX century, in S. de Silva & J.P. Angenot (Eds.), Uncovering the History of Africans in Asia, Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, pp. 81-106, ISSN 1569-2094; E-ISSN 1569-2108.

5) 2010, The Indian Ocean: A Cultural Bow, in H. Alsudairy, E. Maestri, B. Nicolini, Communication with the ‘Other’. Arab Dimensions, Cultural Mediation and Bows, Crissma Working Papers, n.19, Milano, Educatt, pp. 46-67.
6) 2012, Re-reading the role of Oman within its International Trade Relations from 16th to the 19th centuries, in Steffen Wippel (Ed.), Conceptual Considerations on "Space" and "Region" and Political, Economic and Social Dynamics of Region-Building in Oman, Springer Science, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

7) 2014, New working hypothesis on the control of Oman on East Africa: from the Ya’ariba to the Al Bu Sa’id Dynasty, Proceedings of the International Conference The Omani Role in East Africa, The Omani Studies Center, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 11-13 December 2012, Arabic/English version book.

8) 2015, Power and tolerance within Ibadi of Oman and Zanzibar during the nineteenth century: a few reflections, in Reinhard Eisener (ed.), Today's Perspectives on Ibadi History and the Historical Sources Hildesheim, 2015, ca. 500 p. In preparation! Regular Edition, ISBN: 978-3-487-15152-6; Luxury Edition, ISBN: 978-3-487-15151-9.

Voci enciclopediche


1) 2005, entries: Afghanistan e Baluchis/Balochis, Encyclopedia of The World’s Minorities, Ed.: C. Skutsch, Routledge/Taylor & Francis, New York, 3 vols, pp. 3.

2) 2007, entries: Ra’s al-Khayma; Hadramawt; Sharjah, Oxford Encyclopedia of Modern World, Oxford University Press, New York.

3) 2008, entries: Mazrui Dynasty; Mahdi Rebellion, Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and
 Culture
, Ed. Carole E. Boyce-Davies, 3 vols.
, ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, 
ISBN 9781851097005, 3 vols., vol. 2, pp. 644-5.

 

Recensioni

2001, U. Freitag & W.G. Clarence-Smith (Eds.), Hadrami Traders, Scholars and Statesmen in the Indian Ocean, 1750s-1960s, Leiden, Brill Academic Publishers, 1997, MESA Bulletin, vol. 35, USA.

2005, S. Bono, Lumi e Corsari. Europa e Maghreb nel Settecento, Perugia, Morlacchi, MESA Bulletin, vol. 39, USA, pp. 222-3.

2006, D. Agius, Seafaring in the Arabian Gulf and Oman The People of the Dhow, London, MESA Bulletin, vol. 40, USA.

2006, F. Cresti, (Ed.), La Libia tra Mediterraneo e mondo islamico, Milan, 2006, MESA Bulletin, vol. 40, USA.

2008, A. Villiers, Sons of Sindbad, Arabian Publishing, London, 2006, MESA Bulletin, vol. 41, USA, pp. 222-223.

2009, Shihan De Silva Jayasuriya, The Portuguese in the East. A Cultural History of a Maritime Trading Empire, Tauris Academic Studies, London New York, 2008, MESA Bulletin vol. 43/1.

2015, John M. Flannery, The Mission of the Portuguese Augustinians to Persia and Beyond (1602-1747), Studies in Christian Mission [43], Brill, Leiden, Boston, 2013, ISBN: 9789004243828, pp. 286, Index, “Der Islam”, Journal of the History and Culture of the Middle East, Universität Hamburg, Asien Afrika Institut, Germany.