Vittorio Felci


Vittorio Felci graduated in Political Science (2005) and obtained a second-level Master in Middle East Studies at the University of Urbino “Carlo Bo” (2007). He earned a Ph.D in  History of International Relations from the University of Florence (2011), with a dissertation on the impact of human rights on the Anglo-American approach towards Iran in the Seventies. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Modern World History and Mediterranean Studies of the University of Szeged (2011-2013), where he taught Cold War History to undergraduate students. He specializes in the US and UK involvement in the Middle East in the post-war era. His work gives particular attention to US-Iran and UK-Iran relations in the Cold War period and integrates the study of official diplomacy with societal dynamics. He has recently developed his previous research into a broader project which looks at the development of Iran's nuclear program through its connections with the West.


Books (1)
  • Felci, V. (2011). Gli Stati Uniti, la Gran Bretagna e il processo di liberalizzazione iraniano, 1975-1977. Dissertation.
Editorships (1)
Articles (6)
Book chapters (1)
  • Felci, V. (2012). The Saudi-Iranian Competition in Yemen. After the Yemeni Spring. A Survey on the Transition. Mimesis edizioni.
Conference contributions (10)
Reports (3)
Working papers (1)
Articles in specialist publications and popular press (6)



Visiting address

Finngatan 16
223 62 Lund


Nuclear program of Iran: past and present.