Since 2009, Valentine Lomellini is Researcher Fellowship at the
Department of International Relations at the University of Padua.
On April 2009, she earned a PHD in Political System and
Institutional Changes at the Institute of Advanced Studies IMT in
For the PHD thesis, she has achieved the Medal of the President
of the Italian Republic - Spadolini Award. She has also got the
Simone Veil Grant in 2009 from the Academia Europea de Yuste
(Spain) and a mention in the Gallerano Award, from the
Istituto romano per la storia d'Italia dal fascismo alla
She has just published a book, partial outcome of her
dissertation: "L'appuntamento mancato. La sinistra italiana e il
dissenso nei regimi comunisti, 1968-1989", in the series "Quaderni
di storia", directed by Fulvio Cammarano, Le Monnier, Firenze.
Her second book - "Les relations dangereuses. The French Left
and the human rights issue", is forthcoming for P.I.E. Peter Lang -
Lomellini is currently working on a publication about the
Italian Communist Party and the United States during the '70s-'80s
with Antonio Varsori.
Further information is available in the attached Curriculum
Vitae and on the website: www.dsi.unipd.it/docenti/curlomellini.htm
Her research interest concerns the Western Left's international
relations, particularly regarding those towards the Soviet Union,
the United States and those within the Western Left itself, between
the ‘60s and the ‘80s.