Workshops, Guest lectures, Seminars and Public events

The School of International Studies contributes to the organization of events directed to students and researchers, as well as the general public. 

In addition to Conferences and Research Workshops, and other events for the general public, the School organizes a lively series of Guest Lectures held by academics of international standing, Conversations with professional practitioners working in distinguished international organizations, and Professional Workshops and Labs

All the events taking place in the current semester are listed below. Unless indicated otherwise, all lectures will be held in Palazzo Paolo Prodi, via Tommaso Gar 14, Trento.

Past Events, Past Conversations with Professional Practitioners and Past Guest Lectures can be found on a dedicated webpage.

Spring Semester 2023/2024

Tuesday 19 March 2024, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Disarmament as Ontological Politics: Towards a Process-Relational and Radical Pragmatist Theory of Disarmament

Mike Bourne - Queen’s University Belfast

Fall Semester 2023/2024

Tuesday 26 September 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

European Private Law as the New Driver of European Integration

Irina Domurath - Universidad Adolfo Ibanez (Chile)

Tuesday 3 October 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Targetti Lecture)

Europe and the Crisis of Democracy

Renaud Dehousse - European University Institute

Tuesday 10 October 2023, 14:00 - 16:30 (Graduate Student Conference)

Graduate Student Conference - 38° Cohort

Friday 13 October 2023, 10:45 - 17:45 (International Conference)

Breakdowns and (de)democratization in South America and beyond

Tuesday 17 October 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

The Future of EU Enlargement

Jovan Teokarevic - Belgrade University

Tuesday 24 October 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Identity is Everywhere... but How Should We Study It?

Jeffrey Checkel - European University Institute

Tuesday 31 October 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Is Weaponized Interdependence a Threat or a Bluff? A Critical Analysis of the Limits of Economic Statecraft in the Twenty-First Century

Francesco Giumelli - University of Groningen

Tuesday 7 November 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Natural Resource Management and Conflict in Refugee Emergencies

Marco De Gaetano - FAO

Tuesday 14 November 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Anti-Feminist Backlash in the United Nations: The Transnational Mobilization of the Conservative NGOs

Jelena Cupac - WZB-Berlin Social Science Center

Tuesday 21 November 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Perceived Legitimacy of Agricultural Support Payments

Klaus Glenk - Scotland's Rural College

Tuesday 28 November 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Rotari Annual Lecture)

Europe: Today’s Challenges and Tomorrow’s Prospects
Michele Valensise - President of the Italian-German Center for European Dialogue "Villa Vigoni"

Tuesday 5 December 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series - GreenDealNET)

Carbon Pricing and the Equitable Transition of International Shipping
Goran Dominioni - Dublin City University

Spring Semester 2022/2023

Tuesday 21 February 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (EURAC SIS Annual Lecture on Federalism)

Accommodating Secession within The EU Constitutional Order of States
Nikos Skoutaris - University of East Anglia, UK

Tuesday 28 February 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture - Presentation by incoming mobility scholar)

Conflicts around urban development and planning: dispute resolution from a legal lens
Ivan Medvedev - University of Trento - SIS

Tuesday 7 March 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

The EU and the (Geo)Politics of the Arctic
Andreas Raspotnik - The Arctic Institute, Norway

Tuesday 14 March 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Authoritarian Contagion: Central Asia and the International Politics of the Pandemic
Luca Anceschi - University of Glasgow

Tuesday 21 March 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Climate Extremes and Rural Livelihood in Africa
Giacomo Pallante - University of Trento - SIS

Tuesday 28 March 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series - GreenDealNET)

Delivering on the European Green Deal: Governing the Climate Transition beyond Emission Reductions
Sebastian Oberthür - Brussels School of Governance VUB

Tuesday 4 April 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series - GreenDealNET)

Seeing the Forest for the Trees? Regulating Land and Forest Uses for Net Zero
Annalisa Savaresi - University of Eastern Finland

Tuesday 18 April 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Unites States and China: Competing Visions of the International Order
Matteo Dian - University of Bologna

Thursday 20 April 2023, 18:00 - 19:30 (Guest Lecture)

EU enlargement prospects for Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Western Balkan 6
Damir Kapidžić - University of Sarajevo

Thursday 27 April 2023, 17:30 - 19:00 (Guest Lecture - Presentation by Incoming Mobility Scholars)

Academic Freedom in Russia
Incoming Mobility Scholars - University of Trento

Tuesday 2 May 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Governing with Limited Learning Capacity? The Question of Institutional Learning and Global Governance’s New Legitimacy Challenge
Ming-Sung Kuo - University of Warwick

Thursday 4 May 2023, 17:30 - 19:00 (Book Launch)

Populism and (Pop) Music
Manuela Caiani - Scuola Normale Superiore

Enrico Padoan - University of Siena

Tuesday 9 May 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Award Ceremony)

Litigating Socio-Economic Rights in Times of Resource Constraints. Lessons Learnt from the Eurozone Crisis
Giulia Ciliberto - University of Cagliari

Tuesday 16 May 2023, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

“Power is an egg”: Chieftaincy as a ‘Necessary’ Institution in Modern Ghana. A reassessment
Pierluigi Valsecchi - University of Pavia

Fall Semester 2022/2023

30 September 2022 - 24 March 2023 (Series)

Webinar Series "Women in International Affairs". Biographies of remarkable women

Tuesday 8 November 2022, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2022. The geography of food and agricultural trade: Policy approaches for sustainable development
George Rapsomanikis - FAO Markets and Trade Division

Tuesday 15 November 2022, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Energy crisis: EU policy response and potential implications for the European Green Deal
Giovanni Sgaravatti - Bruegel

Tuesday 22 November 2022, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture)

Navigating troubling waters: China’s relations with the Persian Gulf
Jacopo Scita - Policy Fellow at Bourse & Bazaar Foundation

Tuesday 6 November 2022, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series - GreenDealNET)

The EU & Africa for green transition: Enhancing resilience to climate change, energy access and ensuring economic development
Duccio Maria Tenti - European Commission