Conversation with Francesco Strazzari
presented by Cristiano Riva
Libya’s vast natural resources make the country extremely attractive to many actors on the international stage, who are already supporting the different factions on the basis of their respective interests in a country that is being torn apart by a devastating civil war with many different twists and grave consequences.
What kind of future scenario may be possible in this geopolitical game of “Risk” played without any rules?
Francesco Strazzari is an associate professor in International Relations at the Sant’Anna High School in Pisa and Senior Researcher at the Consortium for Research on Terrorism and International Crime in Oslo. His specialist field of study covers security, armed conflicts, geopolitics and cross-border organized crime; he collaborates with a number of specialist journals, and has published numerous works, including Notte Balcanica. Guerre, Crimine, Stati Falliti alle Soglie d’Europa (2008) and, working with Marina Calculli, Terrore Sovrano. Stato e Jihad nell’era post-liberale (2017).
Cristiano Riva was born in Trieste in 1961, and graduated in Classical Literature and Literary Works at the University of Trieste, where he was awarded a doctorate in the Historical and Economic Geography of the border regions. He is an expert in Geopolitics, and has collaborated with the Universities of Pola, Trieste and Udine, and taught courses for various organizations and courses for various organizations and associations.
He is currently a lecturer in Latin and Greek at the “Leopardi-Majorana” High School in Pordenone.
Monday 9 March, 20:45
San Francesco Convent
Pordenone - Via della Motta, 13
Event in presence cancelled
Re-proposed on November 24, 2020, 9:00 pm, online on the Dedica Festival YouTube Channel