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Dr Amy Outterside

Dr Amy Outterside

Project title

Occupying Puglia: The Italians and the Allies, 1943-1946


World War 2 gunner positions at Puglia.

Project description

Dr Amy Outterside is a historian of modern Italian history. Her research has a particular emphasis on the period of the Second World War. She completed her PhD, 'Occupying Puglia: The Italians and the Allies, 1943-1946' in 2015. She is particularly interested in the civilian experience of war and occupation. She also looks at the impact of war on public health.

Other roles

Teaching - Newcastle University 2013 - present:

  • HIS3020, Writing History, Dissertation supervisor. 
  • HIS1027, Themes in European History, Lectures, Seminar leader. 
  • HIS1027 Varieties of History, Seminar Leader, Lecture cover. 
  • HIS2087 A Civilians’ War, 1939-1945, module leader (2015-2017). 
  • HIS 1030 Evidence and Argument, Seminar cover. 
  • HIS3205 Fascism in Italy, 1914-1945, Seminar cover. 
  • HIS8053- Conflict in European History: Case Studies. Seminar cover.


  • Amy Outterside, ‘War against the Mosquito’ - Allies, Italians and Malaria during the Occupation of Puglia, 1943-1946, Journal of Modern Italian Studies. (Accepted for publication 2017).