Aside from her research interests and publications, Ilaria Scaglia is eager to discuss the following topics:
- The societal, cultural, and political implications of how history is researched, written, and taught
- Diversity in the historical profession
Since 2016, she has been a regular commentator on these topics as a contributor to Insights, the newsletter of the Coordinating Council for Women in History
Historical Transactions (Royal Historical Society Blog) “Facing Current Challenges Can Be a Vital Part of Our Curriculum,” https://blog.royalhistsoc.org/2021/09/27/facing-current-challenges-can-be-a-vital-part-of-our-curriculum/ (September 27, 2021)
Perspectives on History (American Historical Association), “Letters to the Editor,” https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/september-2021/on-how-can-we-help (August 31, 2021)
Oxford University Press Blog, “The role of the university in international cooperation” https://blog.oup.com/2020/12/the-role-of-the-university-in-international-cooperation/ (15 December 2020)—invited contribution.
Radio contribution for The Academic Minute, WAMC Northeast Public Radio. “International Cooperation during a Pandemic” https://academicminute.org/2020/07/ilaria-scaglia-aston-university-international-cooperation-during-a-pandemic/ (15 July 2020)
“The politics of internationalism rest on the intimacy of feelings” Psyche https://psyche.co/ideas/the-politics-of-internationalism-rest-on-the-intimacy-of-feelings (26 June 2020)—invited contribution (7,244 views and 361 Facebook shares in December 2020).
The Conversation (30 April 2020): “It can’t cure COVID-19, but sunlight has long been seen as having the power to heal” https://theconversation.com/it-cant-cure-covid-19-but-sunlight-has-long-been-seen-as-having-the-power-to-heal-137542 (41,718 reads in December 2020).
Royal Academy Magazine. Interview by Katherine Jane Alexander, “Mussolini and the Royal Academy: A 90-year-old Controversy” https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/article/magazine-mussolini-1930-italian-art-exhibition (21 April 2020)