Gunda Barth-Scalmani (1958), is Associate professor of modern and contemporary Austrian history at the University of Innsbruck. She deals intensively with the gender history and with themes of the social history of the war.

Joachim Bürgschwentner

Joachim Bürgschwentner (1978) is a member of staff in the City Archive Innsbruck as well as a PhD candidate in history at the Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck. His dissertation project explores the production and censorship of picture postcards in Austria during the First World War. He has published articles on this topic as well as on war relief, censorship and propaganda.

Jacopo Calussi (1988). He studied at the University of Roma3 and Trento. He obtained the master degree in History in  2012, continuing his studies as a PhD candidate at the Università degli studi di Roma 3 with a project on fascist violence during the  Italian Social Republic 1943-1945.

Giuliano Casagrande (1989) graduated in 2013 from the University Ca’ Foscari in Venice. He wrote a MA-thesis on partisan propaganda during the Italian civil war, 1943-45, awarded with the prize Del Torre 2015 (forthcoming in 2015 is the book Armati di idee on the same subject). He is working on the restaurated and re-opened Museo della Battaglia, Vittorio Veneto, promoting the site with educational laboratories and guided visits for the schools.

Alessandro Chebat

Alessandro Chebat (1985 ). He studied history at the Universities of Milan and Trento completing his studies in 2012. He has collaborated with the Museum of Modern Art of Trento and Rovereto (MART) in the realization of the exhibition "La guerra che verrà non è la prima", and with Textus editions for the Dizionario della Grande guerra, edited by Gustavo Corni and Enzo Fimiani. His main fields of interest are contemporary history in its socio-political and military aspects.

Gustavo Corni

Gustavo Corni (1952), full professor of Contemporary history at the University of Trento, has widely researched and published on the German history in the 20th century, on the comparison between dictatorships and on social and political aspects of the two world wars. He is the scientific coordinator of the project.

Elisa Corni

Elisa Corni (1986). In her study she has switched from philosophy to journalism. She received her master's degree in science journalism digital at the SISSA Trieste in 2012. Through the Master she found the web and its flexible and interactive forms as the right medium for communication and information. Her favorite "instrument" are the infographics. Since summer 2014 she is manager of the cultural activities at the Fort Colle delle Benne – Levico, TN.


Luca D'angelo. After a degree in Law at University of Trento and a period spent in London he completed a post-degree course in Social Media Marketing. Social Media Manager during the first year of GG più 100 project. Actually he collaborate from Spain where he moved for work reasons.


Matthias Egger (1985). He studied History and Political Science at the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck. He obtained master degrees in History (2009) and Political Science (2012). Currently he is a PhD candidate at the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck with a project on the Habsburg Monarchy’s relief effort for Austro-Hungarian Prisoners of War in Russia (1914-1918).

Francesco Frizzera (1985), graduated in Trento with a thesis of nationalism and school in Trentino. He is member of the Graduate School of Humanities in Trento, writing a dissertation on the civilians forced to abandon the Trentino in 1915.


Anna Grillini (1987), studied history in the universities of Bologna and Trento. At the present fellow of the Graduate School of Humanities in Trento, writing a dissertation on the psychiatric asylum in Pergine between war and postwar.

Hermann J.W. Kuprian (1955) is professor of Austrian history at the University of Innsbruck. His researches are focused on themes of Austrian social history between the late 19th and the early 20th century.


Wojciech Łysek (1986). He is a graduate in International Relations from the Jagiellonian University and in Foreign Trade from the Cracow University of Economics. Currently, he is a PhD student in the Chair of the History of Polish Policy at the Jagiellonian University, where he conducts research on the eastern policy of the Pilsudski camp.

Gertrud Margesin (1985) studied History at the Leopold-Franzens-University at Innsbruck. After her graduation in 2013 she is a PhD student at the same University. She researches about experiences of women in the rural area of the crown land of Tyrol during World War I. 

Michele Matuella (1986), with a professional degree in technics and construction, is musician and is working in the dissemination of the calendar in the social media.

Sara Rocutto (1979) She obtained a degree in electronic engineering and works as Social Media Manager. She manages the Twitter profile @ggpiu100.


Frédéric Rousseau (1955), is professor of Contemporary History at the University of Montpellier 3, where he  leads the Centre de recherches interdisciplinaires en sciences sociales. He published widely on the social history of the First World War, focusing on the subjective side of the civilians and of the combatants.

Alessandro Salvador
Alessandro Salvador (1979) achieved his Ph.D. in history in Trento in 2010. Since then, he has been post-doc fellow in Trento and visiting researcher in different research institutions in Europe. His main research interests are demobilization processes, political and social movements in Europe between the two world wars and social history. He also has a growing interest in the digital humanities.

Silvia Sartori (1981), graduated in Literature, historical-geographical address, at the University of Trento, with a thesis regarding the testimonies through letters and diaries written during the Great War by the fighters of the Karst and the Isonzo front. She currently works as a teacher.

Giancarlo Sciascia (1979), Cultural manager since 2007; skilled on community building and digital storytelling. Researcher @ focused on impact narratives; Curator for Internet Festival. He acts as a social innovation catalyst. As a community manager, he designs research dissemination initiatives and takes part into smart city/community programmes supported by civic hacking web platforms. LinkedIn Profile.

adriano siesser

Adriano Siesser (1987). Graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna and Venice. He is currently Research Fellow at the Department of Information, Engineering and Computer Science in Trento, as a graphic and interaction designer with the aim of explore new interactive paradigms between art and technology.

Joanna Sondel-Cedarmas (1975). Professor of Political Thought in the Department of European Studies of the Jagiellonian University of Krakow. Among other topics, deals with European nationalism and '900 and ‘800 of authoritarian and totalitarian systems in Europe during the interwar period.

Helene Trnkova (1987), born in Prague; in 2012 obtained a Master's degree in Military History, Security and Defense Policy at the University Montpellier 3 (France). Actually she is Ph. D. candidate in Military history at the same university. Her research project focuses on testimonies about personal experience of Czech, Slovak and Austrian combatants in Autsrian-Hungarian army during the Great War.

Emanuela Zilio (1974). She holds a degree in Contemporary History and a specialization in European Politics, Policy and Society. Her PhD concerned Multimedia Languages. She works as Researcher and Project Manager at the University of Mountains (UNIMI). She is also the co-founder of Digital Distillery. At the moment, she is collaborating with many different national and international projects on the Great War and she is the scientific coordinator for WW1 - dentro la Grande Guerra.