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Professor John Foot

Professor John Foot

Professor John Foot
BA (Oxon), PhD (Cantab)

Professor of Modern Italian History

Area of research

The History of Radical Psychiatry in Italy, 1960-2013, The History and Culture of Sport in Contemporary Italy, Divided and Fragmented Memories in Italy in the Twentieth Century

Office Room G80, 17 Woodland Road
19 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7605

Research summary

I studied PPE at Oriel College, Oxford (1983-1986) and studied for Phd at Kings College, Cambridge (1991). My supervisor in Cambridge was Paul Ginsborg, and I worked on the cultural and social history of World War One in Milan and Lombardy, and the period after the conflict known as the 'two red years'. I looked into the alliances (or lack of them) between socialists and catholics, workers and peasants and the working class and the middle classes over this time of revolution and defeat. This material was published as a series of articles in the 1990s.

From 1992-1995 I was ...

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Biography

I studied PPE at Oriel College, Oxford (1983-1986) and studied for Phd at Kings College, Cambridge (1991). My supervisor in Cambridge was Paul Ginsborg, and I worked on the cultural and social history of World War One in Milan and Lombardy, and the period after the conflict known as the 'two red years'. I looked into the alliances (or lack of them) between socialists and catholics, workers and peasants and the working class and the middle classes over this time of revolution and defeat. This material was published as a series of articles in the 1990s.

From 1992-1995 I was ...

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