Pierluigi Valsecchi

Role: Full Professor
Email: pierluigi.valsecchi@unipv.it
Telephone: +39 0382

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Imperi, stati e sistema mondiale in eta' moderna [a.y. 2019/2020]
Storia e politica dell'africa occidentale e atlantica [a.y. 2019/2020]

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Martedì e Mercoledì richiedendo appuntamento via mail


Pierluigi Valsecchi is Professor of the History of Africa in the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Pavia. From 2005 to 2008 he was Professor in the Faculty of Communication, University of Teramo, and Researcher in the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Urbino, from 1993 to 2005. From 1975 to 1985, he studied at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, first as an undergraduate and later as a doctoral student in History. From 1986 to 1991 he was in charge of the African section of the 'Istituto per le relazioni coi paesi dell'Africa, America latina e Medio oriente' (Ipalmo), Rome. He particularly worked on political issues concerning post-colonia African States, development issues and the political transition in South Africa. Since 1987, he has been carrying out archival research and field research on the precolonial and colonial history of Ghana and the Ivory Coast.