School of Global Politics

Arab Spring between structural changing and persisting dynamics.
Socio-economic developments and new political actors in the Arab world.

Milan, March-May 2012.

Segnaliamo di seguito il programma della School of Global politics organizzata dalla Alta Scuola in Economia e Relazioni Internazionali (ASERI) dell'Università Cattolica di Milano.
Lezioni, dibattiti, riflessioni e analisi per leggere con consapevolezza i nuovi scenari globali.


March 15, 2012, 6:00 pm
Persisting authoritarian regimes and political Islam revivalism. What's the real perspective for democratic transition one year after the Arab Spring?
Vittorio E. Parsi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore                             

March 26, 2012, 6:00 pm
Why the Arab Spring blew up? Rentier economies and socio-economic inequality in the Arab World
Georges Corm, Saint Joseph University, Beirut

April 3, 2012, 6:00 pm
An illusory dawn: the fragile democracy of the new Iraq and the regional scenario
Riccardo Redaelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

April 20, 2012, 6:00 pm
The new Arab world: shaping inter-arab and middle-eastern relations after the Arab Spring
Baghat Korany, The American University in Cairo

April 26, 2012, 6:00 pm
Arab Spring and Iran: between hegemonic ambitions and adverse dynamics
Mahmood Sariolghalam, National University of Iran, Tehran

May 11, 2012, 6:00 pm
Fostering reform in the Arab countries: the historical role of civil society and the Arab Spring
Fadia Kiwan, Saint Joseph University, Beirut

May 17, 2012, 6:00 pm
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose: Gulf security in the wake of the Arab Spring
Matteo Legrenzi, Università Ca'Foscari, Venezia


  • Introducing a world class of Italian and international faculty providing the skills to enable correct reading of global phenomena
  • Deepening knowledge of the international environment and its dynamics
  • Debating and analysis of current and future scenarios and perspectives of the Arab world
  • Top level lecturers skilled to address both scholars and professionals
  • XX Century villa in the heart of Milan
  • Dedicated staff

The School of Global Politics will take place at ASERI, Via San Vittore 18, Milan.
Application will be received from February 20 to March 12, 2012.

A final Certificate of attendance issued by the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore will be provided to the participants (in at least 5 lectures). The School's fee is € 200 VAT included.

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