Claudio Bertolotti (PhD) is Director and Head of Research at Swiss-Italian company START InSight. His academic and professional research focus on terrorism, radicalisation, Intellicence, security in Mediterranean area, conterinsurgency, small wars and asymmetric conflicts in the MENA area (in particular Afghanistan Syria and Libya). Since 2015, he is Senior Researcher at the Centre Euromaghrébin de Recherches et d’Etudes Stratégiques (CEMRES) in Tunis and Italian Representative within the ‘5+5 Defense Initiative’ international research working group.
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Niagalé Bagayoko is a political scientist. She has done extensive field research on security systems in African Francophone countries, Western security policies (France, United States, European Union) in Africa and African conflict-management mechanisms, focusing on the interface between security and development. She has taught at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Science Po) in Paris.
PhD, Università degli Studi di Genova (UNIGE) · Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche (DISPO)
Pejman Abdolmohammadi is Associate Research Fellow at the Italian Institute for International Political Studies. He is also Resident Visiting Research Fellow at the London School of Economics – Middle East Centre and Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Genoa. Pejman was formerly a Lecturer in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies at the American John Cabot University in Rome, Italy (2013-2016).
Marco Genovesi is a doctoral researcher at the School of Politics and International Relations of the University of Nottingham, UK campus. His research examines the mechanics of international negotiations and uses the Antarctic framework as a case study. As a second line of research, Marco is authoring an article that applies Carl Schmitt’s theory of Nomos to the study of environmental politics. Marco obtained his M.A. in International Relations from the University of Warwick in 2015 and his B.A.
A febbraio scorso, l’anniversario dell'incoronazione della regina Elisabetta II, circolava una battuta nei circoli accademici turchi: “Anche noi festeggiamo il nostro Giubileo di Platino!” Infatti, nel febbraio di 70 anni fa, mentre una giovane Elisabetta prendeva le redini del potere britannico, Ankara entrava nella NATO. Certo, le celebrazioni nel caso turco sono state molto più di basso profilo e meno festose rispetto a quelle nel Regno Unito.
On June 23rd-24th, Chinese President Xi Jinping will (virtually) chair the 14th BRICS Summit, gathering leaders from Russia, Brazil, India, and South Africa. After losing steam over the last few years, the meeting has gained newfound significance, due to the rekindling between China and Russia as a consequence of the war, India’s renewed role on the international stage (neutral with Russia yet active in the Indo-Pacific), and the perception of developing economies vis-à-vis mounting great power competition.
On June 23rd-24th, China will virtually host the 14th BRICS Summit. This event comes at a relevant time as the world order goes through a structural transition. To be sure, the great power competition between China and the US had already started with the Trump administration, in particular after the Trade War was launched in March 2018. However, between the pandemic and the war in Ukraine the US-China rivalry has been significantly accelerated.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is Africa’s most ambitious integration initiative. This free trade area will add to the existing regional economic community customs unions, free trade areas and other trading arrangements, including bilateral trade agreements. It is designed to liberalise trade between countries that are not trading under trade preferences, addressing not only tariff but also non-tariff barriers (NTBs).