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Caterina Scalvedi
Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: Tribble Hall B-2


Fall 2023:
– Europe and the World in the Modern Era (HST 102)

Spring 2024:
– Fascism in Europe and Beyond (HST 311)
– Europe and the World in the Modern Era (HST 102)

Monographs and Edited Collections

“Subjects of Empire.” Monograph in preparation.

Articles and Essays

“Making the Colonial School: Catholic Teachers and Muslim Students in Italian Somalia (1930-1941).” In Narratives of Education in Times of Colonization and Decolonization in Africa (1920s-1970s), edited by Pierre Guidi, Ellen Vea Rosnes, Jean-Luc Martineau. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, forthcoming in Fall 2023.

“The Missionary at the Gates of ‘Dawn’: Educational Continuities from Fascist Somalia through the UN Order (1920s-50s).” Northeast African Studies 22, n. 1 (2023): 45-89.

“Cruce et aratro: Fascism, Missionary Schools, and Labor in 1920s Italian Somalia.” In Education and Development in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa. Policies, Paradigms, and Entanglements, 1890s-1980s, edited by Miguel Bandeira Jéronimo, Hugo Dores, and Damiano Matasci, 143-171. Cham, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2020. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-27801-46.


Review of Erica Moretti, The Best Weapon for Peace: Maria Montessori, Education, and Children’s Rights. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2022. H-Italy. Forthcoming in 2024.

Bilingual (English and French) Review of Pierre Guidi, Éduquer la Nation en Éthiopie. École, État et identités dans le Wolaita (1941-1991). Rennes, France: IRD Editions, 2020. Revue d’Histoire contemporaine de l’Afrique. June 2021. doi: 10.51185/journals/rhca.2021.e494.