Gabriele Proglio is Assistant Professor in History of the Mediterranean and History of the Arab World at the University of Tunis “El Manar”, Tunisia, and Research Fellow in the Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute, Italy. His publications include Border Lampedusa. Subjectivity, visibility and memory in stories of sea and land (2017), Libia 1911–12. Immaginari coloniali e italianità (2016); and Memorie oltre confine. La letteratura postcoloniale italiana in prospettiva storica (2013) among others.