PhD in History obtained on 23 November 2017, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, PRC.
March-June 2018 Research Associate at the Department of Chinese Culture at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
June 2018-Present Day, Research Fellow in World History at the School of International Relations/Research School for Southeast Asian Studies, Xiamen University.
Cold War History/World History
I had the opportunity to publish in leading journals in my field and cooperate in other projects with book chapters. Here below is a list of my main publications.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
1.2020. Ylber Marku, “Shifting Alliances: Albania in the Early Cold War”,Journal of Cold War Studies, (accepted in Dec. 2018, forthcoming Fall 2020).
2.2019: Ylber Marku, “Communist Relations in Crisis: The End of the Soviet-Albanian Relations, and the Sino-Soviet Split, 1960-61”,The International History Review, Vol. 42, no. 4, (2020): Doi: 10.1080/07075332.2019.1620825.
3.2017: Ylber Marku, “China and Albania: The Cultural Revolution and Cold War Relations”,Cold War History, Vol. 17, no. 4, (2017): 367–383, Doi: 10.1080/14682745.2017.1307179.
4.2016: Ylber Marku,阿尔巴尼亚在共产主义政权时期的社会经济转型[Socio-economic transformation of Albania during the communist regime], in冷战国际史研究22 [Journal of Cold War International History Studies], Vol. 22, (Winter 2016): 153-171.
1.2019: Ylber Marku and Nicola Pedrazzi, “La corsa oltre l’Adriatico dei Marxisti Leninisti Italiani [The race beyond the Adriatic of Italian Marxist-Leninists]”, in Gli Anni della Distenzione.Le relazioni Italiano-Albanesi nella fase centrale della Guerra Fredda [The Years of Distension. The Italian-Albanian Relations During the Central period of the Cold War], Paolo Rago ed. (Roma: Laterza, April 2019/ISBN: 9788858138991): 224 - 261.
2.2019: Ylber Marku in Shen Zhihua ed, (沈志华 总主编)东欧各国社会制度转型档案文献编目(社会科学文献出版社) (Collection of documents on the transformations in Eastern Europe during socialist regimes) Volume 4, (Shanghai: Centre for Cold War International History Studies at East China Normal University, October 2019).