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Mark Gilbert
Professor of History and International Studies
mgilbert@jhu.edu
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Mark Gilbert is Professor of History and International Studies at SAIS Europe


Gilbert was educated (B.A. hons Politics, 1983) at Durham University and was awarded a PhD in contemporary history by the University of Wales (1990). Before joining SAIS, he was associate professor in contemporary history and international studies at the University of Trento and lecturer in European studies at the University of Bath. He began his academic career as assistant professor of political science at Dickinson College. Gilbert has been Associate Editor of the Journal of Modern Italian Studies since 2015. He served as Chair of the 2018 Cundill Prize. He is currently working on a book entitled The Birth of Democracy in Italy: A Political and Social History, 1943-54. The book will be published by Penguin/Allen Lane, Rizzoli and W.W. Norton in the summer of 2023. For a recent curriculum vitae including a full list of publications, see personal website.
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European Integration A Political History
Europe & Eurasia
Politics
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Italy's 'Incoherent' Coalition Survived Local Elections. Now Can It Govern?
Europe & Eurasia
Politics
History
The Weakest Link? (in German)
Europe & Eurasia
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  • Peace and War
  • Instability and Political Change in Consolidated Democracies


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