Marco Duranti is Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in history at the University of Sydney. He works on late modern European history, including the history of international law and organisations. He received his BA from Harvard University in 2002 and his PhD from Yale University in 2009. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at the European University Institute, a Fox Fellow at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, and a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Max Planck Research Group on History and Memory at the University of Konstanz. He is currently director of the Nation Empire Globe Research Cluster at the University of Sydney.
He has recently published his first monograph, The Conservative Human Rights Revolution: European Identity, Transnational Politics, and the Origins of the European Convention (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017). The book traces the cultural, intellectual, and political origins of the European human rights system. It investigates the involvement of British and French conservatives, among them Winston Churchill, in the European project.