Loris Zanatta is Professor of Latin American History at the University of Bologna (Italy). He is author of several books and articles, published in Europe and Latin America, and commentator on Latin America in various media. Among his works are "Del Estado liberal a la Nación católica. Iglesia y Ejército en los orígines del peronismo. 1930-1943" (Buenos Aires, 1996), "Perón y el mito de la Nación católica. 1943-1946" (Buenos Aires, 1999); "Historia de la Iglesia argentina" (Buenos Aires, 2000), "Breve Historia del peronismo clásico" (Buenos Aires, 2009); "Eva Perón.
Matthew Wilson is Associate Professor of Political Science and Senior Fellow in the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He also serves as Director of SMU’s Center for Faith and Learning, as well as Lead Curriculum Advisor for the George W. Bush Presidential Center’s Liberty and Leadership Program. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Duke University, as well as a B.A. in History and Political Science from Louisiana State University.
Catherine WIHTOL de WENDEN is Director of research at CNRS (CERI). For 30 years she has been a researcher on international migration, from a Political Science and Public Law approach. She studied in Sciences-Po Paris and University Paris I (Panthéon- Sorbonne) She got her Ph D in Political Science in 1986. She has published 20 books, alone or as co-writer and around 150 articles.
Sen Wang is a Ph. D. candidate at Guanghua Law School, Zhejiang University. His subjects are the law of the sea—specifically, the legal regime in Antarctica and the legal issues concerning the marine scientific research—and the international law.
Leonardo A. Villalón is Professor of African Politics and Dean of the International Center at the University of Florida. The argument in this commentary is based in part on his recent book, co-edited with Rahmane Idrissa: Democratic Struggle, Institutional Reform and State Resilience in the African Sahel. Lexington Books, Rowman and Littlefield. 2020.
Laureato in Filosofia. Inizia la carriera giornalistica al quotidiano La Notte, per passare poi a Il Giornale, diretto da Indro Montanelli. In RAI ha lavorato alla redazione economica del TG1. E’ stato conduttore dell’edizione ore 13.30 e inviato negli Stati Uniti. Ha lavorato con Enzo Biagi alla trasmissione Il Fatto, di cui è stato anche curatore. Nel 1997 diventa per la prima volta corrispondente da Londra. Dal 2006 al 2014 è a Berlino, come responsabile dell’ufficio RAI per la Germania. Nel 2014 torna a Londra come responsabile dell’ufficio RAI per il Regno Unito.
Studied political science and international relations at Keio University and Georgetown University and received a PhD in War Studies from King’s College London. Prior to becoming associate professor at Keio University, served as a Special Adviser for NATO at the Embassy of Japan in Belgium (2005–08), a resident fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) on a GMF-Tokyo Foundation Fellowship (2009), and senior research fellow at the National Institute for Defense Studies. Has been a Tokyo Foundation research fellow since 2011.
Andrea Teti is Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, Associate Editor of Middle East Critique, co-founder of the Critical Middle East Studies (CMES) group, and Trustee of the British Society for Middle East Studies (BRISMES). Previously Visiting Professor at the universities of Bologna (2020), Cagliari (2018), Ghent (2017/18) and Amsterdam (2015), he was Consortium Lead for the EU-funded Arab Transformations Project (2015-16).
Valeria Talbot is a Senior Research Fellow and Co-Head of ISPI's Middle East and North Africa Centre, in charge of Middle East Studies. She also is a lecturer at the Master in Middle Eastern Studies in ASERI – Catholic University, and at the IULM University of Milan. She was ISPI scientific coordinator of Arab Trans, a FP7 funded research project on political and social transformations in the Arab World after the Arab uprisings in 2010-2011.
Ambassador Stefano Stefanini is a Senior Advisor at ISPI. Prior to this he worked as Diplomatic Advisor to the Italian President Giorgio Napolitano between 2007 and 2010 where he provided analysis on international affairs, Transatlantic affairs, and security and defence capabilities; he also worked as a Permanent Representative of Italy at NATO; Deputy Chief of Mission of the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC. Finally, from 2013 to 2014 he served as Vice Chairman of OTO Melara, Finmeccanica.