Marina Formica is full professor of “Modern History” at the Macroarea of Letters and Philosophy of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, the same one of which she was coordinator (2014-2019) and, for several mandates, delegate of the Rector to cultural activities.
She has been president of the Italian Society for Studies on the 18th Century since July 2018, and she is the scientific director of the online magazine “Diciottesimo Secolo” and of the “Biblioteca di Diciottesimo Secento” series. Already a member of the Scientific Committee of the Institute for the History of the Italian Risorgimento and of the Scientific Committee of the “Historical Review of the Risorgimento”, she is on the Scientific Committee of the “Centro studi sulla cantata italiana” and coordinates the “Roma 800” research centre.
Member of the Steering Committee of the Rome Foundation, she is also on the Board of Directors of the Camillo Caetani Foundation, on the Conseil d’administration of the École française de Rome, on the Scientific Committee of the Cushwa Center for the History of North American Catholicism of Notre Dame, in the “Pombalia – Pombal Global” Committee and in that of the Encyclopaedia of Enlightenment in Portugal, in the Comité asesor de la colección de la Escuela Española de Historia y Arqueología en Roma-CSIC (EEHAR).
Scientific correspondent of the Institute of Roman Studies and the Giuseppe Gioachino Belli Study Center, as well as a member of the National Committee for the celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, from 2014 to 2017 you directed the CeRSE (Roman Center for Studies on Judaism).
She was the creator and organizer of the “Tele-learning in prison” project (2006), and she is still its scientific coordinator.
Among the various research programs for which you have obtained funding, we highlight the latest (2020), “Beyond Borders”, of which you are Principal Investigator.