Lilia Giugni is a PhD candidate in Politics at the University of Cambridge and a member of Trinity Hall college. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Politics and International Relations from Luiss Guido Carli University (Rome) and was a visiting researcher at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg, the London School of Economics and Political Science and the European University Institute in Florence.
She is currently working on a thesis entitled ‘The British and Italian Left: an ideational approach to party change’. Her research interests include left-wing European parties, Italian and British political history, and the role played by ideas and discourse in party politics.
She has published contributions on Contemporary Italian Politics, the International Spectator, Renewal and the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy. She has also worked as a research student at the Von Hugel Institute (St. Edmund College, Cambridge) and served as Managing Editor of the academic blog Politics in Spires and Outreach Officer of the Cambridge Review of International Affairs (CRIA).
Brighi E., Giugni L., ‘Foreign Policy and the Ideology of Post-Ideology’, The International Spectator. Forthcoming in early 2016.
Lazar M., Giugni L., ‘From Communism to Centre Left. Analysis of an unprecedented political trajectory’, in Mammone A., Veltri G., Parini G. (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy: History, Politics and Society, P. 181-193, Routledge, London 2015.
Giugni L., The Italian Democratic Party, Report Analysis, Foundation Jean-Jaurès, 2015.
Giugni L., ‘The Italian Left at a crossroads’, in Renewal, 22:1, London 2014.
Giugni L., Book Review ‘The Gingrich Senators: The Roots of Partisan Warfare in Congress’ by Theriault S., in Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 27:1, 198-200, London 2014.
Giugni L., Lazar M., ‘The Italian Elections in Historical Perspective’, Contemporary Italian Politics, 5:1, 145-169, London 2013.