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 in dedicated webpage.

Spring Semester 2019/2020 (in progress)

Tuesday 18 February 2020, 14:15 - 16:00 (Book Launch)
Indigenous Rights in the International Regime on Biodiversity Protection
Speaker / Discussant: Mauro Barelli, City University London
Author: Federica Cittadino, Institute for Comparative Federalism

Tuesday 25 February 2020, 14:15 - 16:00 (SIS-EURAC Annual Lecture) - CANCELLED
"Linguistic Diversity: the cases of India and Sri-Lanka"
Asanga Welikala, School of Law, University of Edinburgh

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 17:30 - 19:00 (Guest Lecture Series) - To BE RESCHEDULED
"Odious Debt. Reconciling ethics,  economics and international law"
Ugo Panizza - The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series) - CANCELLED
"Political Humanitarianism: Principles, Negotiation, Compromise"
Antonio De Lauri - CHR, Michelsen Institute di Bergen

Friday, 20 March 2020 , h 10.45-12.15 (Targetti Lecture) - To BE RESCHEDULED
"Globalization for Sale"
Paola Conconi - Université Libre de Bruxelles

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 18:00-19:30 (Practitioner Talks) - To BE RESCHEDULED
Massimiliano Di Domenico - Glaxo Smith Klein

Thursday, 31 March 2020, 14:15 - 16:00 (SIS-IAI Lecture) CONFIRMED AS WEBINAR
The Future of  Energy in a Changing World
Lorenzo Colantoni - Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) - Energy, Climate & Resources

Tuesday 7 April 2020, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series) - CANCELLED
Worlds of Journalism and journalistic freedom
Verica Rupar -  Auckland University of Technology, New Zeland

Tuesday 7 April 2020, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series) - NEW  WEBINAR
Pandemics: from global governance to EU and national responses
Rosa Castro -  Federation of European Academies of Medicine, Belgium

Tuesday 21 April 2020, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series) - CANCELLED
Backlash? Gender Politics and Anti-feminist Men’s Groups
Ana Jordan - University of Lincoln, UK

Tuesday 21 April 2020, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series) - NEW  WEBINAR
Space Races: International Law and Politics beyond the Earth
Lorenzo Gradoni -  Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law

Tuesday 28 April 2020, 17.00 - 18:30 (Forum Alpbach-Lighthouse Report's Joint Workshop)   - To BE RESCHEDULED
"International arms exports"

Tuesday 5 May 2020, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series)  CONFIRMED AS WEBINAR
"Gender, Development and the Exclusionary Politics of Digital Financial Inclusion"
Serena Natile - Brunel University London, UK

Fall Semester 2019/2020 

Monday 16 September 2019 (Opening Seminar for the MISS Master's Degree a. y. 2019-2020)
Research day on “Causes of conflict and international security implications”
Jointly convened with the School of Advanced Studies, Pisa

Monday 16 through Friday 20, September 2019 (Academic and professional workshops)
The MISS Workshops on Applied Security
W1: “Humanitarian intervention in complex crisis: A frontliner humanitarian organization’s experience”. Marcelo Garcia Dalla Costa e Francesca Matarazzi, INTERSOS
W2: “Humanitarian access in unstable and violent context: the case of Yemen”, Fabrizio Cavalazzi e Davide Berruti, INTERSOS
W3: “Introduction to International Investment Arbitration”, Sondra Faccio, SIS

Friday 20 September 2019, 10:00 - 17:30 (EUREGIO)
"EU Sanctions against the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Iran in a comparative perspective"

Tuesday 1 October 2019, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series)
"Uniting Europe to Unite the World"? The EU and the Promotion of Regionalism in Hard Times"
Giovanni Finizio - University of Torino; Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Buenos Aires

Tuesday 8 October 2019
SIS PhD Graduate Student Conference

Tuesday 22 October 2019, 14:15 - 16:00 (Rotari Annual Lecture, sponsored by Rotari)
“The crisis of the international liberal order and the responsibilities of the European Union”
Nelli Feroci, IAI President
The Lecture will be followed by Rotari Master's Thesis Award Ceremony

Friday 25 October 2019, 15.00 - 20.00  (Academic and professional workshop)
SIS-INTERSOS Day
Afternoon session (15.00 – 17.00) Humanitarian Intervention: an Interdisciplinary Focus
Evening session (18.00 - 20.00) Iraq Oggi: Prospettive dal Terreno

Thursday 31 October 2019; 18:00 - 19:45 (Guest Lecture Series)
"The New Cold War in the Middle East"
Fawaz Gerges - London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Tuesday 5 November 2019, 14:15 - 16:00 (Research Dialogue)
“Assessing ‘break-up’ processes in Spain and beyond.”
Paolo Cossarini  (SIS) - “(Post-)referendum politics. Discourses in Catalonia and Brexit Britain compared”
Emanuele Massetti (SIS) - “Independence in Europe’ seen from EU institutions: The cases of Scotland and Catalonia”

Tuesday 12 November 2019, 14:15 - 16:00 (Practitioner Talks)
"Working for the International Committee of the Red Cross. The role of delegates."
Alice Gadler -  International Committee of the Red Cross

Tuesday 19 November 2019, 12:15 - 13:30 (Practitioner Talks)
"EU and you: find your place in Europe"
Alessandro Mattiato - Civil-Military Assistant, DG ECHO European Commission

Tuesday 26 November 2019, 14:15 - 16:00 (Guest Lecture Series)
International Development: A Postwar History
Corinna R: Unger - European University Institute

Monday 2 - Tuesday 3 December 2019 (International Research Workshop)
"The Impact of Populism on European Institutions and Civil Society. Discourses, Practices, and Policies"