Dr Tommaso Piffer

Subject History
Fellow type Junior Research Fellows
Year started 2016


Dr Tommaso Piffer is the Bodossakis Junior Research Fellow at Churchill College.

Dr Piffer obtained his PhD in contemporary history in 2009 from the University of Bologna. Before arriving at Churchill College, he was Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Cambridge and Harvard University, and a Post doctoral fellow at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.

Among his publications are an account of the relationship between the Allies and the Italian Resistance during World War II (Gli Alleati e la Resistenza Italiana, Il Mulino, 2010) and the collection of essays Totalitarian Societies and Democratic Transition (with Vladislav Zubok, CEU Press, 2017). His current project investigates the relations between the Big Three Allies and the European Resistance during the Second World War, with a particular focus on Mediterranean Europe.