Dr Marcin Kaczmarski is a lecturer in the School of Social & Political Sciences, University of Glasgow. In his research, Marcin focuses on Russia-China relations, comparative regionalism, Russia’s foreign and security policy and the role of rising powers in international politics. He is currently finalising a research project that compares Russia’s Eurasian Union and China’s New Silk Road. Marcin is the author of Russia-China relations in the post-crisis international order (Routledge 2015).
Erik Jones is Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy, and Director of European and Eurasian Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Professor Jones is author of The Politics of Economic and Monetary Union (2002), Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States (2008), Weary Policeman: American Power in an Age of Austerity (2012, with Dana H. Allin), and The Year the European Crisis Ended (2014).
Agostino Inguscio is a Policy Officer at the European Commission and a visiting lecturer in Sustainable Development at the University of Milan.
He holds a doctorate in Economic and Social History from the University of Oxford.
Before joining the Commission he worked as a post doc at the Economic Growth Center of Yale University (2012-2014), as a lecturer in Economic History at the University of Cape Town (2014-2015) and as a visiting lecturer in European Business Environment at the ESCP Business School (2010-2011).
Nadina Iacob is a Researcher within the Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation, and Digital Economy unit (GRID) at CEPS. Her research interests lie particularly in the potential of the digital transformation and its implications across a variety of policy areas. Nadina has been involved in research projects for EU institutions, such as the interim evaluation of the ISA programme for DG DIGIT, and has contributed to a comprehensive analysis of the competitiveness of the EU which resulted in a book, “Hidden Treasures.
Huang Hongxiang graduated from the Journalism school at Fudan University and from SIPA (School of International and Public Affairs) at Columbia University of New York. As a freelance journalist for Southern Weekly, The Atlantic, The Mail & Guardian, and other publications, he has traveled to Africa and South America many times to investigate and report on various issues, focusing on Chinese investment and related social environmental conflict resolution.
Lala Hu is Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan. Previously, she was Adjunct Professor and Postdoctoral Researcher at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
She has been a visiting scholar at King’s College London, Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University, Tongji University, University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, and Sophia University.
Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., is the Baker Institute fellow in disease and poverty.
Sant'Anna School of Advances Studies, PhD candidate
Rodolfo Helg is a Professor of Economics and Dean of the School of Economics and Management at Cattaneo University-LIUC.