Davide Cadeddu

Subject studied: Academic Visitor

Matriculation year: 2002

Location: Italy


Davide Cadeddu, PhD, FRHistS, is Professor of History of Political Theory at the University of Milan. He teaches Elements of Historiography and History of Political Communication (Modern and Contemporary Era). Chair of the Didactic Council of the BA and MA degree program in Communication Studies, and a Member of the Doctoral School in Historical Studies at the University of Milan, he is Executive Editor of “Glocalism: Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation” and Scientific Coordinator of the association “Globus et Locus” (Italy). He is also member of the Editorial Board of the journals “Il pensiero politico”, “Scienza & Politica”, “Storia e Politica”, “Storia della storiografia – History of historiography” and editor of the series “Biblioteca di cultura politica europea” (Rubbettino, Italy) and “Filologia e politica” (Giappichelli, Italy).
Professor Cadeddu is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a Life Member and Associate (Senior Member) of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, and an Antonian and Liaison Officer for Italy of St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. He is also a member of the International Commission for the History and Theory of Historiography, the European Society for the History of Political Thought, the International Political Science Association, and the Associazione italiana degli storici delle dottrine politiche. He writes occasionally for some national newspapers and above all for “HuffPost” (Italian edition), where he has his own Blog. He is the Director of the Seminar on Classics of Political Thought at the Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Foundation (Milan) and the Convener of The Betty Behrens Seminar on Classics of Historiography at Clare Hall (Cambridge). He mainly deals with the history of twentieth-century political theory, focusing on federalism, elitism and the relationship between culture and politics.