Dario Miccoli

Università Ca' Foscari Venezia

Dario Miccoli

Dario Miccoli is Rothschild Foundation Europe Fellow and lecturer of modern Hebrew at the Department of Asian and North African Studies, Ca’ Foscari University. He holds a PhD in History and Civilisation from the European University Institute, Florence. Before coming to Ca’ Foscari, he was Bettencourt-Schueller Fellow at the Centre de Recherche Français of Jerusalem and Fernand Braudel Fellow at the LabexMed/Institut de Recherches et d’Etudes sur le Monde Arabe et Musulman, Aix-Marseille Université. His research focus on the cultural and family history of the Jews of  the modern Middle East – particularly Egypt – on Israeli literature and on the relations between heritage and memory in the Mediterranean. He has published articles on the Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, Expressions Maghrébines and the Annali di Ca’ Foscari among others. With Emanuela Trevisan Semi and Tudor Parfitt, he co-edited Memory and Ethnicity: Ethnic Museums in Israel and the Diaspora (2013). His first monograph Histories of the Jews of Egypt: An Imagined Bourgeoisie, 1880s-1950s came out in 2015 with Routledge.