Executive Training Seminar/ Learning from Conflicts: Approaches to Peace-Building and the Role of Europe

When: December 13, 2017 @ 8:45 am – December 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Conference Room, Villa La Fonte, Via delle Fontanelle 18 I-50014 San Domenico di Fiesole (FI)

Learning from Conflicts: Approaches to Peace-Building and the Role of Europe This Executive Training Seminar focuses on approaches to conflict resolution and peace-building and the role that Europe can play in these processes. The informed audience will be exposed to Read More …

Schuman Centre’s Seminar Series: Religiosity and State-Society Relations in a Comparative Perspective: Europe and the Middle East

When: November 15, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia, Via Giovanni Boccaccio, 121, 50133 Firenze FI, Italy

Schuman Centre’s Seminar Series: Religiosity and State-Society Relations in a Comparative Perspective: Europe and the Middle East Tine Gade: Hybrid Pathways to Resistance in the Islamic World: A Study of Islamist Groups in Lebanon and Iraq Jamil Mouawad: How “Strong” Read More …

University, Diplomacy and Peace in the Middle East

When: October 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Middle East Directions Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre organises a seminar in collaboration with the European Association of International Studies (Associazione Europea di Studi Internazionali – AESI), led by Prof. Massimo Caneva. AESI gathers a delegation of 20 Read More …

Beyond Borders and States: New Actors in the Globalised Middle East

When: July 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am – July 5, 2017 @ 9:30 am

Middle East Directions Programme Annual Conference  –  Florence, 3-5 July 2017 The conference provided academic analysis and fieldwork-research findings on the main dynamics and actors that are transforming the region, as well as on the links between local dynamics and Read More …

Violences du XXe siècle, violences du XXIe siècle

When: May 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Un séminaire de Henry Laurens (Prof.), Histoire Contemporaine du Monde Arabe, Collège de France Vendredi, le 12 mai 2017 11.00 – 12.30 Sala Belvedere, Villa Schifanoia   La Grande Guerre a inventé la « guerre totale » qui abolit la distinction entre Read More …

“Democratic Transition in the Arab World”

When: April 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

EUI, April 26, 2017 Cappella, Villa Schifanoia In December 2016, Cambridge University Press published a new book on “Democratic Transitions in the Arab World”, edited by Ibrahim Elbadawi and Samir Makdisi with contributions by several scholars residing in and outside the region. On the occasion of Read More …