Stefano Maria Torelli is Associate Research Fellow at ISPI. His research topics include International Relations of the Middle East and North Africa, Jihadist movements and the Kurdish question. He teaches History and Institutions of the Middle East at the University IULM in Milan and is the coordinator of the summer school on the International relations of the Middle East at ISPI. Since 2013, he has been the Scientific coordinator of the "Atlante Geopolitico Treccani".
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Inna Rudolf is a Research Fellow at ICSR, pursuing her PhD at King’s College London’s Department of War Studies. She completed her master’s degree in political science and Islamic studies in 2012 at the University of Heidelberg, specialising in Conflict Resolution, Peace Building and Political Islam. During her studies, she headed the regional group on “Conflicts in the Middle East and Maghreb” at the Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research. In addition to her field work in Iraq, she has lived in Libya, Yemen, Egypt, Tunisia and Palestine.
Her focus areas are US politics and the Middle East, where she has lived for the past five years. An independent analyst and journalist, she produced video footage from Mosul for Italian TV while covering the battle to oust IS in Iraq. She conducted numerous interviews with Al Qaeda and IS jihadists including documentaries on de-radicalization partially filmed inside Beirut's Roumieh prison. She is a regular TV guest commentator on the US and the Middle East for the Italian national channels Mediaset, RAI, Sky etc.
Alberto Negri has been special and war correspondent for “Il Sole 24 Ore” for the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and the Balkans from 1987 to 2017. At the beginning of his career, he was a researcher at ISPI and the editor of its weekly magazine “Relazioni Internazionali”.
Shiraz Maher is Senior Associate Research Fellow at ISPI and Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) and a member of the War Studies Department at King’s College London.
Abdullah Hamidaddin is an independent scholar and the author of “Tweeted Heresies: Saudi Islam in Transformation, Oxford University Press, 2019, reviewed here by Madawi Al Rasheed for LSE Middle East Centre Blog.
Giovanni Giacalone was an Associate Research Fellow at ISPI. He earned a Master in Islamic Studies at the Trinity Saint David, with a dissertation on the development of Islamic communities in Italy. He is a sociologist and an expert on Islam. Giacalone is also a member of the Italian Association of Sociology, and in particular of its branch on religion. His main research fields are political Islam and Islamic radicalism in Italy, the Balkans, Caucasus and Malta.