Antonio Zotti is a Research Fellow at ISPI. In 2012, he was awarded a PhD. in Politics and Institutions at the Catholic University of Milan where he is currently a lecturer in European Institutions. In 2010, he earned an MSc in Political Theory at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is WP8 manager within the 'GR: EEN - Global re-ordering' FP7 research project funded jointly by the European Commission and the University of Warwick.
Giacomo Zandonini is freelance journalist, working at the intersection of migrations, human trafficking, European policies. Rome-based, but mostly travelling through West Africa. He writes for the Italian daily La Repubblica, in the weekly newspapers Internazionale and l'Espresso, as well as in media in France and Germany.
Dr. Tim Wittig is a Senior Research Fellow at Globalisation Studies Groningen (GSG). He is also director of the Center for Security and Sustainability and Adjunct Professor at George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.
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.
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).