Memberships

Education:

  • 1969 – 1973  High School
  • 1974 – 1977  University of Torino, Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
  • Degree in July 1977, “Summa cum laude” 110/110.

Academic appointments:

  • 1979 – 1987  High School Professor, ITIS “A.Guarrella”, Turin
  • 1988 – 1989  Assistant Professor of History of Science, Department of History, Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, University of Neaples
  • 1989 – 1990  Associate Professor of Modern History, Department of History, Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, University of Genoa
  • 1990 – 2000  Professor of Modern History, Department of History, Faculty of Languages and Foreign Literature, University “Ca’ Foscari” of Venice
  • 2000-  Professor of Modern History, Department of History, University of Turin.

Fellowships and visiting appointments:

  • 1979 – 1980 Fellowship, Luigi Einaudi Foundation, Turin
  • 1985  Post-doctoral fellowship, Clark Memorial Library, UCLA, Los Angeles
  • 1995  Directeur d’Etude, Maison de l’Homme, Paris
  • 1995 – 1996  Professeur invité, Institut d’Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine, CNRS, Paris
  • 1998  Professeur invité, École Normale Supérieure, Paris.
  • 2000  Visiting Professor, St. Hugh College, Oxford.
  • 2004  Visitorship,  Institute for Advanced Study Princeton
  • 2005  Professeur invité Collège de France
  • 2015 Visitorship, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
  • 2016 Visitorship, Interdisziplinares Zentrum fur die Erforschungder Europaischen Aufklarung, Martin Luther Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, Halle

Administrative experience:

  • 1990 – 1993 Secretary of Faculty of Languages and Foreign Literature, University “Ca’ Foscari” of Venice
  • 1996 – 2000  President of “Corso di Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Occidentali”
  • 1999 –  President of “Centro di Studi sull’Illuminismo Europeo, Giovanni Stiffoni”, Venice
  • 1996 – 2004  Director Member of “Società Italiana di Studi sul XVIII secolo”, Rome
  • 2002 – 2010  Member of Academic Senate of University of Turin
  • 2006 – 2010  President of “Commissione sviluppo e programmazione”, Academic Senate of University of Turin
  • 2002 – 2007  Member of Administration Committee of “Fondazione Luigi Einaudi” of  Turin
  • 2008 –   President of  Luigi Firpo Foundation of Political Studies, Turin
  • 2013 – 2016 Member of Administrative Board of University of Turin
  • 2013- 2014 President of the Jury for the Italian Academic Qualification of University Professors in Modern History
  • 2016-      Member of General Council of “Compagnia di San Paolo”,Turin

Society Affiliations:

  • 1983 –    Member of Academy of Science, Turin
  • 1993 –    Member of Deputazione Subalpina di Storia Patria, Turin
  • 1997 –    Member of  Ateneo Veneto, Venice
  • 1991 –    Member of Scientific Committee, Luigi Firpo Foundation of Political Studies, Turin
  • 2000 –   Member of Centro di Studi Muratoriani, Modena
  • 2006 –   Member of Scientific Committee, Einaudi Foundation Turin
  • 2008 –   Member of “Comité Científico del Instituto Internacional Xavier N. de Munibe de Estudios del Siglo XVIII” of San Sebastian, Spain
  • 2009 – Member of Scientific Committee, Centro di Documentazione, Ricerca e Studi sulla Cultura Laica “Piero Calamandrei”, Turin
  • 2013-    Member of Scientific Committee, “Fondazione Caligara” Turin
  • 2015-    Member of Scientific Committee, “Beccaria. Revue d’Histoire de droit de punir”, Genève

Editorial Boards:

  • 1982 –    “Rivista Storica Italiana”
  • 1994 –    “Studi storici”
  • 1994 –    Director of “Biblioteca Essenziale”, Modern History, Laterza Publisher
  • 2016-     Co-director of Editorial Board of «Rivista Storica Italiana»