Dr Marco Duranti
BA Harvard PhD Yale
Lecturer in Modern European and International History
A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney
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Marco Duranti is a historian of late modern Western Europe in imperial, global and transnational perspective. He has been a Fulbright fellow at the European University Institute, a Fox fellow at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, and a postdoctoral fellow in the Max Planck research group on history and memory at the University of Konstanz. He is currently director of the Nation Empire Globe research cluster at the University of Sydney.
Teaching and supervision
- HSTY1044: Twentieth-Century Europe
- HSTY2616: The Human Rights Revolution
- HSTY2652: Genocide in Historical Perspective
- HSTY2659: Nationalism
- HSTY7001: The History of Human Rights
Topics in late modern Western European history, international history, history of human rights and humanitarianism, history and memory
- The origins of the European and UN human rights systems (esp. the ECHR and UDHR)
- The cultural and sociopolitical dimensions of international law
- The ethical and religious foundations of European integration
- The entanglement of Catholic and neoliberal politics
- Human rights and empire
Conferences and Workshops Convened
'Nation and Empire in the Age of Internationalism,' University of Sydney (21 July 2014).
'Human Rights and Imperialism in Historical Perspective,' University of Sydney (10-11 August 2012).
'Political Reconciliation and Civil Society in 20th-century Europe,' University of Konstanz, Germany (9-11 December 2010).
Columbia University (Oct 2013), University of California, Berkeley (Feb 2013), Princeton University (Dec 2012), University of Jena (Jun 2012), University of Helsinki (Oct 2011), Boston College (Apr 2011), University of Chicago (Jan 2011), Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam (Dec 2010), Oxford University (Nov 2010), Schloss Wartegg, Switzerland (Oct 2010), University of Groningen (Sep 2010), Institut de France, Paris (Jun 2007).
University of Adelaide (Sep 2015), American Historical Association 128th Annual Meeting, Washington (Jan 2014), University of Los Angeles, California (Oct 2013), University of New South Wales (Aug 2012), North American Conference on British Studies, Denver (Nov 2011), Columbia University (Oct 2010), Oxford University (Sep 2010), University of St Andrews (June 2010).
“The Human Rights Restoration-Revolution,” Oxford Human Rights Hub (3 September 2013)
“The Strasbourg court is anti-democratic, just as its founders intended,” openDemocracy (31 July 2013)
"Clarification in response to readers’ comments", openDemocracy (5 August 2013)
“Curbing Labour’s totalitarian temptation: European human rights law as a Conservative political project,” History & Policy (July 2013)
With Tempe McMinn: “Human Rights and Imperialism in Historical Perspective”, H-Soz-u-Kult / H-Net Review (November 2012)
- Human Rights and Empire; Duranti M, Moyn S; DVC International/IPDF Grant.