Edoardo Vaccari

Edoardo Vaccari

Edoardo Vaccari joined the MA program in Fall 2018. His research interests include: intellectual history and the history of political thought in late modern and contemporary Europe and United States, with particular attention to ideology and totalitarianism, political violence and uprootedness. His current research focuses on three European intellectuals - Albert Camus, George Orwell and Ignazio Silone - whose political and artistic work strove to express critical distance from right-wing and left-wing authoritarian ideologies in the interwar and early postwar period

MA Thesis

"Ignazio Silone: A Spirit in Opposition" (working title)
Advisor: Mark Lilla


  • BA in History - University of Bologna

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2019 - Thesis Fieldwork Grant, European Institute