Prof. Silvio Pons
Director, Gramsci Institute (Rome)
Silvio Pons is Professor of Contemporary History and East European History at the University of Rome «Tor Vergata» and Director of the Gramsci Institute Foundation in Rome. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Cold War Studies (Harvard University). He has extensively written on the Cold War and the global history of communism. His main publications include Stalin and the Inevitable War (Frank Cass 2002); Reinterpreting the End of the Cold War (Frank Cass 2005); A Dictionary of Twentieth Century Communism (Princeton UP 2010); The Global Revolution. A History of International Communism (Oxford University Press 2014).