Qualifica (ricerca)
Ricercatori Universitari
Area Ministeriale
AREA MIN. 11 - Scienze storiche, filosofiche, pedagogiche e psicologiche
Macro-settore concorsuale
Settore SSD
Settore M-GGR/01 - Geografia
Short CV

Sergio Zilli: degree in geography, PhD in political geography, multi-year research fellow, in 2001 became assistant professor in geography. His researches across the Northeast of Italy and neighboring regions in contemporary times, focusing on changes in the landscape, the voting behavior, the boundaries societies, the administrative organisation and the effects of World War I on the landscape.

, with 110 votes and praise; • 1992-1995: three-year scholarship for research on mountain depopulation in Friuli - Venezia Giulia; • 1992: Teaching assistant in geography at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Trieste; • 1995-1998: Ph.D. in Political Geography at the University of Trieste; • 1997: Teaching assistant in Historical Geography at the University; • Teaching assistant i History of contemporary Spain at the same University; • 1998: Teaching assistant in History of contemporary Italy at the same University; • 1998: Ph.D. Giulio was born; • 1999: Annual fellowship at the Institute "L.Saranz" of studies, research and Documentation on the trade union movement in Trieste and Friuli - Venezia Giulia; • 2000: Adjunct Professor of Historical Geography (academic year 2000/2001), Adjunct matter in human geography at the same university; • 2001: Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Trieste, Degree in History; • 2001 -: Professor of Historical Geography c /o the same degree course (expectations or substitute); • 2003 and 2004: Chairman of examination board for History of parties andpolitical movements and Contemporary History of Spain (in place of holder); • 2006 - 2009: Delegate of the Rector of the University of Trieste student mobility; • 2006 - 2013: Regional Secretary for the Friuli Venezia Giulia Federation of Workers Knowledge of the FLC-CGIL; • 2007 - 2013: Member of the National University Council, member of the Board (2007-2013); • 2009 - 2012: Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Trieste; • 2009 – member of the board of the Italian Geographers Association • 2010 : Promoter of Rete29Aprile, assistant professors network for a free, public, opened university. • 2013: Visiting professor at Economic, Management and Statistics School of Rimini – University of Bologna. • 2013: Invited professor at DIANET International School of Gorizia; • 2013: Invited professor Invited professor at Remnants of the WWI - Research, Renovation and Rejuvenation of Cultural Tourism Sites (3R for Cultural Tourism), Erasmus Intensive Programme (IP), University of Primorska (SLO); • 2013 –: vice President of the Italian Geographers Association • 2013 –: Member of the Managment Board of the University of Trieste. • 2013 – 2014: Professor of Geography; Department of Humanities, University of Trieste. Since 1992 lectures on the landscape of Friuli - Venezia Giulia and bordering areas. He has been also supervisor of thesis in Geography, Historical Geography, History of agriculture, History of political parties and political movements, Contemporary History of Spain and History of Eastern Europe. His research interests (although strongly influenced by institutional commitments)focus on the evolution of the landscape in the North East of Italy in the contemporary age; favored topics are the evolution of society in the border area between Italy and Slovenia, the transformation of the alpine areas and the electoral behavior. In 2006-2008 coordinated with Tullia Catalan the Interreg research Project “OTIS” (Slovenian Italian border Observatory), which analyzed the relationship between the communities of the border and the ports of Trieste and Monfalcone in Italy and Koper in Slovenia (cfr. In 2007-2009 participated in the research project Prin “Cosmopolitan Cities. Contact areas, fluxes, geographies” (universities involved: Palermo, Venezia, Bologna, Pisa, Bari, Trieste). In 2009 coordinates the historical and anthropological research line of the project “Parco genetico del Friuli Venezia Giulia” (Friuli Venezia Giulia Genetic Park, cfr. In 2012, organizes, with Elena dell'Agnese University of Milan Bicocca, the international conference Borderscapes3, on the border town ( In the same year organizes, with Orietta Selva and Dragan Umek, an exhibition of historical maps boundaries over time. A journey through the history of the Northern Adriatic through the historical cartography (XVI-XXI). His researches were focused on issues related to the evolution of the territory , analyzing the North East with a greater interest in alpine and suburban areas. In the same years he worked on historical cartography and geographic analysis on the debate internationally. He studied the evolution of electoral geography, the transformations of the landscape of Friuli Venezia Giulia in the twentieth century and the border between Italy and Slovenia. He's currently working on projects of national and regional administrative reorganization. Care Report 2013 of the Italian Geographical Society with Francesco Dini, dedicated to the reorganization of the national administrative structure. He participates in the project The other mobilization promoted by the network of Ecomuseums of Friuli Venezia Giulia and the Institute Livio Saranz, on the transformation of the territory and the regional society following the First World War. He prepares a summer school on the First World War. He’s member of the Association of Italian Geographers, the Italian Geographic Society and the Society for Geographical Studies

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