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  • The Century of Global Cities

    How Urbanisation Is Changing the World and Shaping our Future

    Cities are gaining importance and influence worldwide.They sustain the global economy, set cultural trends, produce greenhouse gas emissions and consume energy; they attract migration flows and foster new political waves. While cities were supposed to be declining back in the 1980s, the globalised economy has established them as crucial world hubs leading billions of people on every continent, ... Read more

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  • The Global Race for Technological Superiority

    Discover the Security Implications

    by Fabio Rugge ...
    This report published by ISPI and the Brookings Institution analyzes the challenges to international order posed by the ongoing race for technological superiority. From artificial intelligence and quantum computing to hypersonic weapons and new forms of cyber and electronic warfare, advances in technology have threatened to make the international security environment more unpredictable and ... Read more

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  • Enacting Solutions. Management Constellations, an innovative approach to problem-solving and decision.making in organizations

    Managers and consultants consistently note that much of what has been planned is not implemented and that on the other hand other things that were not planned successfully emerge. The driving forces for innovation are for the main part hidden in the tacit knowledge of organizations. This is where Management Constellations come into place. They permit to gather information that is otherwise not ... Read more

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  • AI In The Age Of Cyber-Disorder

    Actors, Trends, And Prospects

    by Fabio Rugge ...
    The rise of Artificial Intelligence applications is accelerating the pace and magnitude of the political, securitarian, and ethical challenges we are now struggling to manage in cyberspace and beyond. So far, the relationship between Artificial Intelligence and cyberspace has been investigated mostly in terms of the effects that AI could have on the digital domain, and thus on our societies. What ... Read more

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  • Provence and the British Imagination

    by Collectif ...
    series Di/Segni
    Although it resonates today with lavender fields, sunny heritage locations and the gentrified memory of Paul Cézanne’s pictorial turbulence, Provence has not always been the attractive territory of pacified leisure and festival culture. Since the seventeenth century, indeed, the region has inscribed its shifting geography, complex politics and the extraordinary diversity of its land and seascapes ... Read more

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  • Iran Looking East

    An Alternative to the EU?

    In February 2018, anticipating the US withdrawal from the JCPOA, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei declared a policy of “preferring East over West”, thus paving the way for deeper cooperation with Asian powers such as China, Russia, and India. Differently from the “Look East” policy promoted during the presidency of Ahmadinejad (2005-2013), the current Iranian strategy is not only ... Read more

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  • Reading in Russia

    Practices of Reading and Literary Communication, 1760-1930

    by Collectif ...
    series Di/Segni
    “Reader, where are you?”, wondered, in the mid-1880s, Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, one of the Russian writers that paid the most attention to the readership of his time. Saltykov-Shchedrin’s call did not go unanswered. Over the past two centuries, various disciplines – from the social sciences to psychology, literary criticism, semiotics, historiography and bibliography – alternately tried to ... Read more

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  • Between Politics and Finance: Hong Kong’s “Infinity War”?

    As the Covid-19 pandemic strikes hard, protests in Hong Kong appear to have abated. Distant seem the days when yellow umbrellas and balaclavas saturated global media. And yet, just like at the start of what has now come to be known as the 2019 “global protest wave”, Hong Kong remains at the frontline of political contestation worldwide. The protests against the 2019 Hong Kong anti-extradition law ... Read more

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  • Giving Feminism a bad name

    The uprising of the anti-feminism instances in times of populisms

    Considering the role of feminist movements in history as fundamental as much as in the current period and given the brutal attack that women’s rights are undergoing worldwide today, I wondered why feminism has grown so unpopular and, more specifically, why the mention of the word “feminism” so frequently gives rise to negative, disdainful responses. I wondered if the increasing violation of women ... Read more

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  • Dedicated to my friend Rudolf Nureyev

    by Sandro Gardi ...
    In questa opera l’autore esprime tutta la sua vita attraverso testi poetici composti con profondità e intensità. Essa è dedicata all’amico Rudolf Nureyev con cui il Gardi ha trascorso momenti reali di confronto nella quotidianità e nella vita di tutti i giorni, potendo conoscere a fondo e nella più totale intimità la vera anima del ballerino di fama mondiale. I testi poetici trasmettono inoltre la ... Read more

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  • Geopolitics by Other Means

    The Indo-Pacific Reality

    The Asia-Pacific has become the Indo-Pacific region as the US, Japan, Australia and India have decided to join forces and scale-up their political, economic and security cooperation. The message coming from Washington, Tokyo, Canberra and New Delhi is clear: China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is no longer the only game in town and Beijing’s policymakers better get ready for fierce competition. ... Read more

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  • Becoming the ‘Abid

    Lives and Social Origins in Southern Tunisia

    In 2011, after the popular uprising overthrew former President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, in Tunisia several issues came to the fore: among them, racism targeting “black” individuals. Few black rights associations emerged, and their struggle culminated in the promulgation of a law punishing racist acts and words in October 2019. The step is historical, and stems from Tunisia’s foreseeing policy ... Read more

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