Italian Forum 2015 – Rethinking Italy at a Global Level


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The Forum features three panels:

  • Italy in Europe – Exploring Italy’s Contributions and Potential for Leadership in Europe: examining Italy’s present and future role in the European context;
  • Italian Foreign Aid and Development – How State, Civil Society and Religion Enhance Italy’s Soft Power in the Mediterranean Region: exploring Italy’s current and potential contributions to international development and their influence on Italy’s international role;
  • Italian National Security – Exploring Italy’s Grand Strategy in the Wider International System: analysing the threats and opportunities for ItalianNational Security in a European and global arena.

The suggested hashtag for the Italian Forum is #lseitalianforum.


Our Programme

MONDAY, 2 MARCH 2015

10.00 – Breakfast and Registration Join us for an introductory gathering with tea, coffee, fruit juice and pastries.

10:30 – Welcome and Introduction – Angelo Martelli, President of the LSE Italian Society

10.40 – Opening Remarks – Pasquale Q. Terracciano, The Ambassador of Italy to the UK

11:00 – Panel I – Italy in Europe – ‘Exploring Italy’s Contributions and Potential for Leadership in Europe’

13:00 – Networking Reception A light lunch will be provided

14:30 – Keynote Speech – John Peet, Europe Editor, The Economist

15:15 – Panel II – Italian Foreign Aid and Development – ‘How State, Civil Society and Religion Enhance Italy’s Soft Power in the Mediterranean and beyond’

 

TUESDAY, 3 MARCH 2015

09:15 – Breakfast and Registration

09:45 – Keynote Speech – Mario Telò, Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences Brussels, Emeritus President IEE and Jean Monnet of European Politics in Brussels & Luiss University

10:15: Panel III – Italian National Security – “Exploring Italy’s Grand Strategy in the Wider International System”

11:45: Closing Remarks – Maurice Fraser, Head of the European Institute, LSE

Please find the full programme and guests speakers at the following link.

Our Panelists

Italy in Europe

Italian Foreign Aid and Development

Italian National Security

Enrico Francheschini
(Moderator)

p1UK Correspondent, La Repubblica

Marta Foresti
(Moderator)

p2Director – Governance, Security and Livelihoods, Overseas Development Institute

Geoffrey Edwards
(Moderator)

p3Senior Fellow and Emeritus Reader, University of Cambridge

Eduardo Bressanelli
p4Lecturer in European Politics, King’s College London

Eduardo Missoni
p5Professor, Bocconi University

Nicola Chelotti
p6Fellow in International Relations of Europe, LSE

Elisabetta Brighi
p7Lecturer in International Relations, University of Westminster

Marco Perduca
p8Senator in Italy 2008-2013 & UN Representative

Alessandro Marrone
p9Senior Fellow in the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) Security and Defence Programme

Federico Santi
p10Associate, Europe at Eurasia Group

Fabio Petito
p11Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University of Sussex

Raffaello Matarazzo
p12Adjunct Professor, Strategic Studies, University of Perugia & Associate Fellow at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Vincenzo Scarpetta
p13Policy Analyst, Open Europe



Our Keynote Speakers

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Pasquale Q. Terracciano

The Ambassador of Italy to the United Kingdom

John Peet

Europe Editor, The Economist

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Mario Telò

Member of the Royal Academy of Science Brussels, Emeritus President IEE and Jean Monnet Chair of European Politics in Brussels & Luiss University

Our Partners

BOCCONI MILMUN
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ITALIAN CLUB COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL
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LUISS ALMUNI LONDON

MUN ACADEMY