Paolo Magri is Executive Vice President of the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) and Professor of International Relations at Bocconi University.
Paolo Maria Leo Cesare Maggiolini is a Research Fellow and Lecturer in History of Islamic Asia at the Catholic University of Milan and Associate Research Fellow at ISPI. His research are mainly focused on religion and politics in the Middle East and Mediterranean context, with particular concentration on Israel, Iraq, Jordan and Palestine, Arab
Roberta Maggi is a Project Assistant at DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance’s Middle East and North Africa Division, where her work focuses on Libya and Yemen. Her research interests include security sector reform, armed group formation and the politics of (re)integration in conflict and post-conflict environments.
Tuğba Evrim Maden, who completed her undergraduate study at Hacettepe University Department of Hydrogeological Engineering, did her master's degree at Hacettepe University Hydropolitics and Strategic Research Center. In 2010, she received her Ph.D. from Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences, which was entitled “EU Water Framework Directive, Transboundary Rivers – Case Study: Maritsa (Meriç) River. She worked at the Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies (ORSAM) - Water Research Programme as a Hydropolitics Researcher between December 2010 - April 2015.
Chiara Lovotti is an Associate Research Fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Centre at ISPI. She previously was a Research Assistant at ISPI and a Research Assistant at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve. Chiara's research interests include socio-political transformations in the Middle East, with a focus on Iraq and Syria, relations between Russia and Middle-Eastern countries, and Russian foreign policy towards the area. Chiara is also a PhD candidate at the faculty of History at the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna.
Hugh Lovatt, Policy Fellow with ECFR's Middle East and North Africa Programme
Camille Lons is a Research Associate of the IISS, based in the Middle East office in Bahrain. She covers political and security developments in the Gulf region, with a specific focus on Gulf countries’ economic and political relations with Asian powers and the Horn of Africa.
Head of Research Project: Israel and its regional and global conflicts: Domestic developments, security issues and foreign affairs, Research Group Middle East/Africa – SWP (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik) - German Institute for International and Security Affairs
Luigi Limone was a Research Trainee for the Africa Programme. Before joining ISPI, he worked for the Secretariat of the Unit on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs at the European Parliament in Brussels. He graduated in Geopolitics and International Relations of Asia and Africa, with a major in Middle Eastern Affairs and Euro-mediterranean cooperation, from the University of Naples "L'Orientale". Additionally, he holds a Bachelor's degree in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation from the University of Milan.
Aldo Liga is Research Fellow for the MENA Centre at ISPI. He holds a Bachelor's in Political Sciences from the "Cesare Alfieri" (University of Florence) and a Master's in International Security from Sciences Po Paris. Since 2016, he has worked as freelance analyst, providing for policy analysis and research consultancies on mixed migration from Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and North Africa and on the geopolitics of the MENA region for a wide range of actors (public institutions, think-tanks, and NGOs).