has written 3 scientific monographs. He is also coauthor of 3 books and he has written 24 articles pubblished in scientific journals and 26 book chapters.
He is Editor of the scientific journals Acta Histriae (since 2014) and Annales – Series historia et sociologia (since 2014). The articles in this journals are abstracted and indexed in Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) and in Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI).
His main fields of research and teaching are diplomacy and international relations, particularly the history of intelligence services, history of anti-fascism, history of Slovenian/Yugoslav–Italian relations, history of the Balkans, history of dissidence and violence and the legal situation of the Slovene minority in Italy. He has carried out research in the following archives: UK: The National Archives, Kew-London; Imperial War Museum, London; US: National Archives and Records Administration, College Park MA; Italy: Archivio Centrale dello Stato, Roma; Archivio Storico dello Stato Maggiore dell’Esercito, Ufficio Storico dell’Esercito, Roma; Archivio dell’Ufficio Storico dello Stato Maggiore della Marina, Roma; Archivio dell’Istituto Friulano per la Storia del Movimento di Liberazione, Udine; Archivio dell’Istituto Regionale per la Storia del Movimento di Liberazione nel Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trieste; Arhiv Odseka za zgodovino in etnografijo Narodne in študijske knjižnice, Trst; private legacies; Serbia: Arhiv Jugoslavije, Beograd; Diplomatski Arhiv Saveznog Sekretarijat Inostranih Poslova, Beograd; Czech Republic: Archív Ministerstva Zahraničních vĕci, Praha; Vojensko-historický archiv, Praha; Slovenia: Arhiv Republike Slovenije, Ljubljana; Arhiv Inštituta za narodnostna vprašanja, Ljubljana; Pokrajinski arhiv, Koper; Arhiv RTV Koper/Capodistria, Koper; private legacies.
He participated in 56 conferences and among the most important internationally were in New York (2004), Vienna (2008), Moscow (2009 and 2013), Salerno (2013), Bari (2015) and Belgrade (2015). He organizad and co-organized 16 scientific conferences. He was supervisor of two PhD students and co-examiner of 1.
Leadership of projects
Project manager of the postdoctoral research project Anglo-American Secret Diplomacy in the Mediterranean: the Case of the Primorska Region and Friuli, 1940-47 (2007-2008). Project manager of the research project The London Treaty 1915 and the Venezia Giulia (2015-2016).
Organisation of International conferences in the last decade
1. The role and interests of intelligence services in Venezia Giulia in the period 1918-41, 29th May 2008, University of Primorska. A member of the programme committee and head of the organizing committee. Koper 2008.
2. ‘The secret century’ – intelligence, security and anti-terrorism in the 20th century, 13th and 14th November 2009. University of Primorska. Head of the programme and organizing committee. Koper 2009.
3. Tito’s Yugoslavia as a diplomatic challenge of the 20th century, 29th November 2012, University of Primorska. A member of the programme committee and head of the organizing committee. Koper 2012.
4. The Secret London Pact 1915 and the Venezia Giulia: comparison of the historiographies, 25th March 2016, Trieste. Head of the programme and organizing committee. Trieste 2016.
Membership in editorial boards of international scientific journals:
Acta Histriae, Koper, a member of the editorial board from 2005-.
Studia diplomatica. Fontes, Mengeš-Ljubljana, a member of the editorial board from 2012-.