Big events, pollution and the need for pragmatic coherence. Rome, 13th of August. The Circus Maximus, an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium, is riddled with rubbish, with envelopes of food and drinks, cans, paper, plastic, flyers, stubs, organic waste and wipes thrown in the grass. But this is not the umpteenthRead More →

How anthropology and the study of rites of passage can explain this globalized modernity and its crisis in dealing with limits according to the anthropologist, professor at Roskilde University and founding editor-in-chief of the academic journal International Political Anthropology Bjørn Thomassen. During the Symposium, when you were discussing the genealogyRead More →

In the beautiful setting of Villa Mondragone, during the second interdisciplinary Global Symposium, we had the occasion to interview Mr. Guido Corbò, a former lecturer of General Physics in Rome University “Sapienza” and theoretical physicist working in field theory and high energy physics, particularly known for his contribution in quantum chromodynamics.Read More →

The 2nd interdisciplinary Global Governance symposium was held on 11th July 2018 at it’s beautiful Villa Mondragone with professors, guest speaker and students from all years of Global Governance. The symposium focused on boundaries and Resilience. Dr. Leonardo Emberti Gialloreti was a guest speaker at the symposium and we hadRead More →

Mark Robbins’s intervention at the second Global Governance Symposium on July 11th gave a taste of the concept of “boundaries” from an architectural, educational and sociological point of view. As he states, the space we inhabit says much about ourselves, we use symbols and therefore architecture represents and embodies theRead More →

Simin Davoudi is a renowned Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning, and the director of Global Urban Research Unit (GURU) at the Newcastle University. She has served in many prestigious roles some of them include, expert advisor for the United Kingdom government and leading the office of deputy prime minister’s PlanningRead More →

Tony Bovaird worked in the UK Civil Service and several universities before moving back to the University of Birmingham in 2006. He was a member of the OECD e-Governance Task Force, chaired the Evaluation Partnership set up by the UK government to coordinate the evaluation of the Local Government ModernizationRead More →

Professor Sara Silvestri, Senior Lecturer at the City, University of London, and Bye-Fellow at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, was invited to the 2nd Interdisciplinary Global Governance Symposium, which took place in Villa Mondragone, Frascati, on the 11th of July. Being welcomed to elaborate on the theme of Boundaries, Prof. Silvestri focusedRead More →