He graduated in Political Science at the Faculty “Cesare Alfieri”, Florence (Italy) in 2000. He earned his Ph.D. in History of International Relations from the University of Florence in 2005, with a thesis on the relations between the US Administration and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany between 1969 and 1974 (Supervisor Prof. Antonio Varsori). He was Research Fellow at the Department of International Studies, University of Padua (Italy) between 2006 and 2010 under the supervision of Prof. Carla Meneguzzi. During the last years he has focused on the comparative study of the socialist and social democratic parties of Western Europe in the postwar era, and on Transatlantic relations during the Cold War.
The book by Giovanni Bernardini on the De Gasperi-Gruber Accord. An international piece of history, is outThe volume, part of the FBK Press series, recounts the international significance of the Agreement, which helped make it a highly advanced legal document for its time in the protection of ethnic and linguistic minoritiesSeptember 5, 2016