Environmental Histories of Mediterranean Fascisms


  • Marco Armiero
  • Roberta Biasillo
  • Paulo Guimarães


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Author Biographies

Marco Armiero

Marco Armiero is Research Director at the Institute for Studies on the Mediterranean, CNR Italy. He has worked on the nationaliza- tion of nature, migrations and environment, and environmental justice. With his research, he has contributed to bridging environmen- tal humanities and political ecology. Armiero is the current president of the European Society for Environmental History.

Roberta Biasillo

Roberta Biasillo is an environmental his- torian and holds a Ph.D. in Modern Eu- ropean History from the University of Bari (Italy). She is Assistant Professor in Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute. Her main areas of expertise are territorial and forest issues in Modern Italy and colonial environmental history with a focus on North and East Africa. She has co-authored, with Marco Armiero and Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, the forthcoming book Mussolini’s Nature. An Environmental His- tory of Fascism (MIT Press, 2022).

Paulo Guimarães

Paulo Guimarães is a Senior Lecturer of Late Modern and Contemporary History at the Department of History, University of Évora (Portugal) and member of CICP Research Center in Political Science at the University of Minho (Portugal). Paulo Guimarães is a social and environmental his- torian and he is a member of the Portuguese Network of Environmental History. Currently, his main research interests cover environmental conflicts, labour environmentalism and utopian landscapes. He has published sev- eral papers and he edited a volume on environmental conflicts in mining, quarrying and metallurgical industries in the Iberian Peninsula. He is the author of "Elites and Industry in Alentejo (1890-1960): a study on economic behaviour of elite groups in regional context (Lisbon, 2005)" and of "Industry and Conflict in the Rural Milieu: The Miners of Alentejo (1858-1938)". His former works embraces a wide range of topics in social, political and economic history: from anarcho-syndicalism to credit and financial systems, from political violence to cultural institutions.


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How to Cite

Armiero, M., Biasillo, R. ., & Guimarães, P. (2022). Environmental Histories of Mediterranean Fascisms. Perspectivas - Journal of Political Science, 25, 9–16. Retrieved from https://www.perspectivasjournal.com/index.php/perspectivas/article/view/3777