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Pierangelo Schiera is professor emeritus in History of Political Doctrines at the Università di Trento and honorary professor at Humboldt-Universität in Berlin. He is one of the founders of the Istituto Storico Italo-Germanico of Trent. From 1997 to 2001 he was director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Berlin. His research concentrates on the formation and transformations of the modern State, the history of administration, and German constitutional history.