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Italy’s CFP: Nuclear Experience in an International and Comparative Perspective

By admin | aprile 11, 2014

Italy’s Nuclear Experience in an International and Comparative Perspective
University of Trieste, November 13-15, 2014

This conference aims at analyzing the history of Italy’s nuclear energy policies during the Cold War, by placing the Italian case in a comparative perspective and highlighting the importance of the international context in shaping the country’s specific experience. It builds upon a previous conference, organized by Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A and the University of Trieste in 2012 (Nuclear Energy in Italy after the Second World War: Research, Culture, Politics – http://www.elettra.trieste.it/Ippolito/). This conference proposes to examine the ways in which international politics and economics, technological and scientific exchanges, as well as social and cultural movements, influenced Italian nuclear energy policies, both civilian and military. Furthermore, it seeks to understand how the Italian case compares to other national histories, in Western and Eastern Europe, the U.S., Latin America, Asia and Africa.


Topics: 01 Call for Papers, Atomic Energy Issues | Commenti disabilitati

European Summer School – Cold War History – CFP

By admin | gennaio 23, 2014

04-06 September, 2014 – Università di Trento

Università di Trento, LSE IDEAS-Cold War Studies Programme, European University Institute, Università Roma Tre, Universität Wien, and Università di Bologna, are jointly convening the Fifth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History at the Università di Trento, 04-06 September 2014.
The Summer School is a unique conference specifically for PhD students and early career researchers. It consist of workshops and panel sessions focused on submitted research papers, debates on historiography, broad interpretative issues and new research directions. The school offers an informal atmosphere in which new ideas and research directions can be shared and debated, be it in panel sessions, or over morning coffee or dinner.

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Topics: 01 Call for Papers, 05 Master and Schools, Europe, NATO & Transatlantic Studies | Commenti disabilitati

Nuclear History Boot Camp – Spring 2014

By admin | novembre 19, 2013

Aimed at building a new generation of experts on the international history of nuclear weapons, the fourth-annual Nuclear History Boot Camp is an initiative of the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP). NPIHP’s Nuclear Boot Camp is an intensive, ten-day immersion in the history of nuclear matters ranging from the evolution of nuclear technology to the origins and development of deterrence theory and nuclear strategy through the historical roots of today’s global
nuclear landscape.
NPIHP’s summer 2014 Nuclear Boot Camp will be hosted by the University of Roma Tre and the Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies (CIMA) at a former ACE HIGH NATO communications relay site in the village of Allumiere near Rome, Italy for ten days beginning in mid May 2014.
The summer 2014 Nuclear Boot Camp is open to: students enrolled in or who have been accepted to a Ph.D. program in international relations, history, political science and related fields; applicants who have completed their M.A. degree and are considering a Ph.D. in any of the above fields will also be considered.

The call for application will be open until December 31st, 2013. For more information go to:
or write to: nuclearbootcamp@uniroma3.it


Topics: 05 Master and Schools, Atomic Energy Issues | Commenti disabilitati

borsa di studio dal titolo Interaction between Energy and Climate Market-based Instruments: an Italian Case Study

By admin | settembre 16, 2013

Si segnala il bando relativo alla borsa di studio dal titolo Interaction between Energy and Climate Market-based Instruments: an Italian Case Study

Di seguito il link del bando: http://www.fondazionetorvergataeconomia.it/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Bando-2013-MEF-energy-and-climate-market-based-instruments-1.pdf

Per ogni ulteriore informazione contattare l’indirizzo segreteria.fondazione@economia.uniroma2.it

Topics: 03 Fellowships and Grants, Italian Foreign Policy | Commenti disabilitati

SIPRI is recruiting a new director for arms control…

By admin | settembre 3, 2013

Programme Director ‘Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation’

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is
recruiting a Programme Director to lead its Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-proliferation Programme.

Established in 1966, SIPRI is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top think tanks. The institute is dedicated to independent research into peace, conflict and security and is known worldwide for its flagship publication, the SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI is based in Stockholm with offices in Beijing and Washington, DC, and well-established, on-the-ground partnerships and operational networks across the globe. The staff of SIPRI is international and the working language is English. In recent years SIPRI has expanded its staff and budget while building a dynamic research and outreach agenda that reflects the fast-changing international security order.


Topics: 04 Job Vancancies, Atomic Energy Issues, Peace and Human Rights | Commenti disabilitati

ASMI Postgraduate Representative

By admin | agosto 23, 2013

ASMI is keen to develop initiatives aimed at postgraduates in all fields of Italian studies. The Postgraduate Representative will be in charge of formulating and promoting such initiatives. These might include, for example, developing and maintaining web materials and running (or encouraging and assisting other postgraduate students to run) the summer school, workshops and/or study days. S/he would also represent postgraduate issues and interest at Executive Committee meetings (three times yearly). The post is open to current postgraduate students at UK universities, in their first or second year of research (the post lapses at the completion of postgraduate study).


Topics: 04 Job Vancancies, Italian Foreign Policy | Commenti disabilitati

Winter Course on Nuclear Governance – Andalo (TN), Italy

By admin | agosto 5, 2013

Italian Pugwash Group
27th Winter Course on:

8 – 15 January 2014

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Topics: 05 Master and Schools, Atomic Energy Issues | Commenti disabilitati

CIMA in the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium

By admin | giugno 1, 2013


Topics: Atomic Energy Issues, Europe | Commenti disabilitati

In memoria di Maurizio Cremasco

By admin | maggio 26, 2013

Nei giorni scorsi è venuto a mancare uno dei nostri più cari amici, Maurizio Cremasco. Maurizio è stato per molti di noi non solo un esempio di dedizione allo studio della politica internazionale, ma un compagno fraterno con cui condividere negli anni interessi, passioni, progetti, momenti di scoramento e di allegria.
Tutti noi lo ricordiamo con grande affetto per la sua profonda umanità, per la sua instancabile energia, per la curiosità e la simpatia con cui guardava alle iniziative che noi – giovani e meno giovani – gli sottoponevamo, ansiosi di ricevere un cenno di approvazione da parte di chi aveva spesso vissuto in prima persona le vicende che noi ci accingevamo a studiare con il piglio talora un po’ presuntuoso degli storici.
Nel momento dell’estremo saluto, ce lo immaginiamo di nuovo come il  pilota che era stato in gioventù, ai comandi di qualche aereo supersonico in viaggio verso una destinazione sconosciuta.

Topics: Obituary | Commenti disabilitati

Call for Applications – Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Italy

By admin | maggio 15, 2013

“Italian Cultural Diplomacy & North-South Relations within the EU”

(Rome; June 12th – 14th, 2013)


The Symposium is hosted by President Francesco Rutelli, President of the ICD


Italy’s vast artistic and cultural heritage has assisted the country to practice Cultural Diplomacy effectively as a foreign policy tool for centuries already. In addition, the great cultural contributions of Italy in the 20th century in the fields of the arts, music, cinema, and cuisine have made Italy a cultural icon for many states worldwide. As one of the founding member states of the European Union, Italy has traditionally served the role of a key mediator in political and economic negotiations regarding EU policies and, in the context of the urgent current crises in the European Union, Italy has been called upon once again to take on this role.

The Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Italy will present, explore, and analyze Italy’s historic and current foreign relations, and will place emphasis on the ways in which the country has directly and indirectly used Cultural Diplomacy as a tool to improve its international standing and its relations with other countries. Examples from the public sector, private sector and civil society will be reviewed, with particular emphasis on the ability of successful Cultural Diplomacy practices to ameliorate relations between Northern and Southern Europe in order to overcome the current crisis and to alleviate the long-standing Italian North-South Divide.

Symposium Locations

Based in Rome, the Conference will be hosted at a number of important political, historic, and cultural locations across the city. Featured locations during the Conference will include:  the Società Dante Alighieri, Senato della Repubblica, the Ara Pacis Museum, and the Mercati di Traiano.

Symposium Participants »

Participation in the Conference is open to governmental & diplomatic officials, academics, artists, journalists, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, human rights activists, historians, young professionals, and students, as well as other individuals interested in Italy, Europe, international relations, global politics, and related fields from across the world.

Symposium Speakers »

Speakers during the Conference will include leading dignitaries, heads of state, ministers, politicians, diplomats, academics, authors, human rights activist, journalists, and artists. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

Speakers for the Symposium include:

·Adele Chatfield Taylor – President and CEO, American Academy in Rome

· Antonio Paolucci – Director, Vatican Museum; Former Minister of Culture of Italy

· Alessandro Masi – Secretary General, Società Dante Alighieri

· Amb. Bruno Bottai – President, Società Dante Alighieri

· Emmanuele Emanuele – President, Fondazione Roma; President, Fondazione Mediterranea

· The Hon. Francesco Rutelli – Former Deputy Prime Minister of Italy; Former Mayor of Rome

· Franco Frattini – Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy

· Giovanna Melandri – President, MAXXI Museum; Former Minister of Culture of Italy

· Giovanni Puglisi – Dean, IULM University; Italy; President, Italian Commission UNESCO

· Maurizio Fiorilli – Deputy General Attorney, Italian State

· Paolo Baratta – President, the International Biennale, Venezia

· Paolo Peluffo – Secretary General, National Committee for the National Unity Celebrations

Topics: 02 Conferences and Seminars, Italian Foreign Policy | Commenti disabilitati

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