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Research Interests

Ilaria joined Aston as Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Modern History in May 2018. Before this, she was Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Geography at Columbus State University, USA (2013-2018) and a Volkswagen-Mellon post-doctoral research fellow in Germany (Free University Berlin) and a Visiting Researcher at the Centre “History of Emotions” at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin (2016–17).

Ilaria’s main fields of interest include the history of internationalism and the history of emotions. Her previous publications dealt with the interplay of art and performative politics, nation branding and international cooperation, and the moral economy of internationalism.

Ilaria has a forthcoming book: The Emotions of Internationalism: Feeling International Cooperation in the Alps in the Interwar Period.” (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020). She is also working on new project, a transnational history of the emotions of historical research.

 

Teaching Activity

At Aston University, Ilaria teaches a range of undergraduate modules including:

  • Global History in Perspective
  • History of Internationalism
  • History of Emotions

 

Professional/editorial offices

Ilaria is also a Board Member of the Coordinating Council for Women in History (CCWH).

Contact Details

Room: NW922b

Phone: 0121 204 3596

Email:i.scaglia@aston.ac.uk

Education/Academic qualification

External positions

Board Member

20162019

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Ilaria Scaglia is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Internationalism Arts & Humanities
History Arts & Humanities
International Exhibitions Arts & Humanities
Chinese Art Arts & Humanities
Aesthetics Arts & Humanities
Font Arts & Humanities
Emotion Arts & Humanities
International Cooperation Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2015 2018

  • 3 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Article

Branding Internationalism: Displaying Art and International Cooperation in the Interwar Period.

Scaglia, I., 31 Aug 2018, Nation Branding in Modern History. Viktorin, C., Gienow-Hecht, J. C. E., Estner, A. & Will, M. (eds.). Berghahn, p. 79-100

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Images from the 1935-1936 International Exhibition of Chinese Art in London

Scaglia, I., 31 Aug 2018, Nation Branding in Modern History. Viktorin, C., Gienow-Hecht, J. C. E., Will, M. & Estner, A. (eds.). Berghahn, p. 266-273

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The ‘Hydrologist’s Weapons’: Emotions and the Moral Economy of Internationalism, 1921–1952

Scaglia, I., 20 Mar 2018, New Interdisciplinary Landscapes in Morality and Emotion. Silva, S. G. D. (ed.). Routledge, p. 140-152

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The Aesthetics of Internationalism: Culture and Politics on Display at the 1935-1936 International Exhibition of Chinese Art

Scaglia, I., 2015, In : Journal of World History. 26, 1, p. 105-137

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Internationalism
International Exhibitions
Chinese Art
Aesthetics
Artifact

Prizes

Best Newcomer Aston Excellence Award

Ilaria Scaglia (Recipient), 12 Sep 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2012 2019

Feeling the League of Nations: A Perspective from the History of Emotions

Ilaria Scaglia (Speaker)
19 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

British International History Group (BIHG) Annual Conference

Ilaria Scaglia (Speaker)
6 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Feeling Internationalism while Working at the Clinique Manufacture Internationale of Leysin

Ilaria Scaglia (Speaker)
3 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR)

Ilaria Scaglia (Speaker)
22 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

“Emotions and Transitions in International Cooperation: An Alpine View.”

Ilaria Scaglia (Speaker)
21 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation