Lorena Stella Martini was Research Trainee for the Middle East and North Africa Centre at ISPI. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Languages for International Relations and a Master of Arts (MA) in Middle Eastern Studies from ASERI (Postgraduate School of Economics and International Relations, Milan). Prior to this, she worked for two NGOs and for a Tunisian governmental organization. Her research interests focus on Middle East politics and society.
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Uberto Marchesi is a Research Assistant for the Centre “Europe and Global Governance” at ISPI. He obtained a Master’s degree in European Studies at LUISS University in Rome and one in International Relations: conflicts, security and peace at the Université Libre de Bruxelles with a dissertation on the role of Arab monarchies for the stability of the MENA region. A European citizen as much as an Italian, his research focuses on the moves and roles of European actors playing in the international theatre.
Frank Maracchione is a PhD candidate of the School of East Asian Studies and recipient of an ESRC White Rose Pathway Award at the University of Sheffield, England. He was also a visiting research student at the Renmin University of China in Beijing, where he conducted research for his Master’s thesis on counterterrorism in Xinjiang and Central Asia. His area of interest includes Chinese foreign policy and foreign aid (particularly in Central Asia and along the Belt and Road), together with Central Asian politics and international relations.
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
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.
Between 1982 and 1993, Massimo Lombardini worked in the industry, mainly in the energy sector. In 1994, he joined the Directorate General of Energy of the European Commission where he worked on issues related to energy such as international relations, energy infrastructures, technology EU energy policies. In August 2019 he retired from the European Commission and since then he writes articles. He holds a degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Milan and a Master in International Politics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
Claudia Adele Lodetti holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Languages and International Relations from the Catholic University of Milan and a Master's Degree in Comparative International Relations from Ca' Foscari University of Venice with a specialization in Europe and East Asia relations. She previously worked for the Italian Trade Agency FDI attraction department and she is member and contributor for Il Caffè Geopolitico, a cultural association with the aim of spreading knowledge of geopolitics and international relations.
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).
Cristiano Leone è titolare di un dottorato di ricerca in Filologia Romanza (Scuola di dottorato europeo in Filologia Romanza dell’Università di Siena) e di un Executive Master in Management (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management). Ha insegnato Linguistica e Filologia all’Université de Namur, Humanités e Histoire a Sciences Po Paris, Programmazione culturale all’università LUISS Guido Carli. Attualmente, insegna Direzione artistica e Performance Art a Sciences Po Paris e Performing Arts Management all’università Bocconi.