Modern LanguagesWestern Arts and Humanities

Pietro Pirani

piraniAssistant Professor, Italian

Ph.D. University of Western Ontario
Office: AHB 3G28M
Extension: 86039
Email: ppirani2@uwo.ca

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 2:30-3:30pm

Areas of Interest

 

Professional Appointments

Presentations

“The Way We Were’: Continuity and Change in Italian Political Culture”. Paper presented at the Political Studies Annual Conference, Swansea, UK, April 2008.

“The Way We Were’: Continuity and Change in Italian Political Culture”. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for Italian Studies Annual Conference, Trieste, Italy, July 2007.

“Political Elites and Strategies of Action: A Re-examination of Cultural Influence in Strategic Studies”. Paper presented at the Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference, London, Ontario, June 2005.

“Security Policy in France, Germany and Italy: The Search for a New Identity”. Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, April 2005. 

“From Economic Sanctions to Military Intervention in the Former Yugoslavia: A Comparison of Domestic Impact on Foreign Policy-Making in Germany and Italy”. Paper presented at the Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 2004.

“Political Culture and Italian Security Policy: The Bosnian Case”. Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA, April 2004.

“Political Culture and Italian Security Policy”. Paper presented at the Georgia Political Science Association Annual Conference, Pine Mountain, Georgia, USA, November 2003.

Articles

Articles in Books

“Sanctions and Embargo”. In International Encyclopedia of Political Science. CQ Press, forthcoming in 2010.

“Christian Democracy (Europe)”. In Encyclopaedia of Politics: The Left and Right, edited by Rodney P. Carlisle. Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications, 2005.

Pietro Pirani and Mario Zucconi, “Doubtful Enforcement of Sanctions against Serbia: A Lack of Political Determination?”. InThe Effects of Economic Sanctions: The Case of Serbia, edited by Mario Zucconi, 23-40. Milano: Franco Angeli, 2001.

Articles in Scholarly Journals

Review of The Social Construction of Swedish Neutrality by Christine Agius. Millennium: Journal of International Studies, forthcoming in 2009.

“Associative State”. In Encyclopaedia of Politics: The Left and Right, edited by Rodney P. Carlisle. Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications, 2005.

Review of Enhancing Global Governance: Towards a New Diplomacy? by Andrew F. Cooper, John English and Ramesh Thakur. Journal of Peace Research 41.3 (May 2004): 390.

Awards

Awards

2009 Arts and Humanities Teaching Excellence Award

2002-2004 USC Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence 
The University of Western Ontario

Grants
2009 Agnes Cole Dark Fund ($1,482)
Research Grant Huron College University ($1,045)

2008 SSHRC Internal Travel Grant ($1,594)