Paolo Capuzzo

Professor of Contemporary History (University of Bologna)




Italian contemporary history
World history
Food and industrial society (MA history and culture of food)


Academic titles

1991 Research Fellow department of political science – University of Vienna.
1991-92 Specialisation course Social and administrative history of urban areas at - Technische Universität, Berlin.
1992 Visiting scholar - Université libre, Brusselles.
1995 Phd in Urban and Rural History at the University of Perugia
1996-97 Research fellow at the Centre for Urban History – University of Leicester (UK)
1997-99 Post-Phd grant at the Department of History, University of Bologna
1998 Visiting scholar at Deutsches Museum, Munich (Germany)
1999-2003 Research fellow – Department of History, University of Bologna
2002 Visiting scholar at Arbeitsstelle für Stadtgeschichte, Technische Universität, Berlin
2003-2010 Lecture at the University of Bologna
2010- Associate Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Bologna
Member of the Scientific Commitee of the PhD School in History and georaphy of Europe (2004-2010). 
Member of the Teaching Commitee of the Collegio superiore - University of Bologna (2006-).
Member of the Comité pédagogique of the Cursus franco-italien d'histoire comparée delle università di Bologna e Paris VII (2008-).


Editorial activity

Since 1997 member of editorial board of the Contemporanea journal
Since 2003 co-director of the Studi Culturali journal
Since 2004 coordinator of the editorial board of
Since 2006 member of the editorial board of Studi Gramsciani nel mondo
Since 2011 member of the Management Committee of Eurhistxx The Network for the Contemporary History of Europe

Peer reviewer for several international and Italian academic Journals and for the following institutions:
European Science Foundation
Romanian National University Research Council
Fund for Scientific Research – FNRS - Belgium