Sara Lorenzini is an Associate Professor of International History at the School of International Studies of the University of Trento, Italy. Her research interests include Cold War History, Decolonization, North-South relations. She is the author of several monographs, including Una strana guerra fredda (2017), L’Italia e il trattato di pace del 1947 (2007), Due Germanie in Africa (2003). Recent publications include: S. Lorenzini (2017, 3), “Ace in the hole or hole in the pocket? The Italian Mezzogiorno and the story of a troubled transition from development model to development donor”, Contemporary European History, 2017,3; S. Lorenzini, “Ecologia a parole? L’Italia, l’ambientalismo globale e il rapporto ambiente-sviluppo intorno alla conferenza di Stoccolma”, in Contemporanea (2016, 3).