Researcher at the Institute for Social Anthropology, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW).
Shino Watanabe is Associate Professor, Faculty of Global Studies, at Sophia University, Tokyo. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo, she received her MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, Tufts University, and earned her Ph.D. in Foreign Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, University of Virginia.
Huiyao (Henry) Wang is the Founder and President of Center for China and Globalization (CCG), the leading Chinese non-government think tank that ranked among the top 100 think tanks in the world. Dr Wang was appointed by the Chinese Premier as a Counselor of China State Council, China’s cabinet in 2015.
Tobias von Lossow is a Research Fellow at Clingendael – Netherlands Institute of International Relations. He works on water security, hydro-politics, water in conflicts and fragile settings and climate security with a regional focus on the Middle East and Africa. He lectures at Free University Berlin, is part of expert groups on water and security in the ME (Georgetown University Qatar; EuroMeSCo) and regularly holds guest lectures at universities and gives diplomatic training courses and briefings.
Antonio Villafranca is ISPI Director of Studies and Co-Head of the Europe and Global Governance Centre.
He is lecturer of International Relations at the Bocconi University (Milan), where he was also lecturer of European Economic Policies (2016-2018), and of ‘Structure of International Society’ at the IULM University. He is Non Resident Senior Fellow at the Chongyang Institute of the Renmin University (Beijing).