Mr. Matteo D’Avanzo
Knapp Doctoral Fellow at the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism
Matteo D’Avanzo is a PhD candidate in History at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa under the supervision of prof. Ilaria Pavan. His research deals with the history of Ethiopian Jews under Italian fascist rule and its aftermath. Matteo is teaching assistant in history of the Middle East and North Africa at the University of Milan. He is falso a fellow at the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah. In 2023 he will be Visiting Resarch Fellow at the Institute of historical research at Royal Holloway University of London. Matteo has received his BA and MA at the University of Milan where he got a scholarship to write his disseration at the University of Haifa.