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  • Contributor to Corriere della Sera, Gnosis, and Limes
  • Geopolitical columnist at La Voce di New York
  • Translator from French into Italian, from Italian into French, from English into French and from English into Italian (history, economics and to social issues in historical, political, economic and social fields)

 


Publications

 

Books
  • Geopolitica. Orientarsi nel grande disordine internazionale, Il Mulino, May 2019 (Geopolitics: Finding Bearings in the Great International Disorder, translation in progress)
  • L’isola al centro del mondo: Una geopolitica degli Stati Uniti, Il Mulino, 2018 (The Island at the Center of the World: A Geopolitics of the United States, translation in progress)
  • What is A Border?, Stanford University Press, 2018
  • Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage, Columbia University Press, April 2017
  • In Rome We Trust: The Rise of Catholics in American Political Life, Stanford University Press, March 2017
  • Frontiere, Il Mulino, Bologna, January 2017
  • In Rome We Trust. Cattolici e vita politica americana, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2016
  • Lufta e shenjte dhe e shenjta aleance. Fete dhe trazira nderkombetare ne shekullin XXI, Tirana, Saras, 2015
  • Guerra santa e santa alleanza. Religioni e disordine internazionale nel XXI secolo, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2015
  • Essential Geopolitics: A Handbook, © Manlio Graziano, 2011 (in English and in French). Also in Kindle version on amazon.com, amazon.co.uk., amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.it, amazon.es
  • El siglo católico. La estrategia geopolítica de la Iglesia, RBA Libros, Barcelona, 2012
  • Il secolo cattolico. La strategia geopolitica della Chiesa, Laterza editore, Rome, 2010
  • The Failure of Italian Nationhood: The Geopolitics of a Troubled Identity, Palgrave-Macmillan, New York, 2010 (paperback: 2013)
  • Senza nazione? Geopolitica di un’identità difficile, Donzelli editore, Rome, 2007
  • L’Italie. Un État sans nation ? Géopolitique d’une identité nationale incertaine, Ed. Eres, Ramonville, Bibliothèque géopolitique, 2007
  • Identité italienne et identité catholique. L’Italie laboratoire de l’Église, L’Harmattan, Paris, 2007
  • (Editor) L’Italie aujourd’hui. Situation et perspectives après le séisme des années quatre-vingt-dix, L’Harmattan, Paris, 2004

Chapters in Books
  • The Next Middle Ages: Religion and Political Culture, in Jeffrey Haynes (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Religion and Political Parties, London, Routledge, Fall 2019
  • “Mare Nostrum” in a Multipolar World: A Geopolitical Analysis of a Superfluity of Claims, in Mario Mignone (ed.) The Idea of the Mediterranean, Stony Brook, Forum Italicum Publishing, 2017

Major Articles
  • Il medioevo prossimo venturo: Religione e cultura politica (II), “Gnosis”, Italian Review of Intelligence, Spring 2019
  • Il medioevo prossimo venturo: Religione e cultura politica (I), “Gnosis”, Italian Review of Intelligence, Winter 2018
  • America’s Decline Is Relative but Real—and Potentially Dangerous, “Zocalo Public Square”, March 9, 2018
  • Great again? Gli Stati Uniti tra ambizioni sconsiderate e declino relativo, “Gnosis”, Italian Review of Intelligence, Spring 2018
  • Borders and Barriers, Stanford University Press Blog, February 27, 2018
  • Le frontiere: un oggetto volubile e capriccioso, “Nuova informazione bibliografica”, Il Mulino, Year XV, n. 1, January-March 2018
  • Venti di sovranismo contro la globalizzazione, in “Treccani. Il libro dell’anno 2017”, Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana, Rome, 2015
  • Medio Oriente, “Gnosis”, Italian Review of Intelligence, Fall 2017
  • From the Vote to the Vatican, Stanford University Press Blog, May 27, 2017
  • L’alibi religioso del terrorismo, “Gnosis”, Italian Review of Intelligence, Winter 2017
  • L’Occidente non esiste, “Gnosis”, Italian Review of Intelligence, Fall 2016
  • L’importanza di essere cattolico, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, November 2016
  • The Long Crisis of the Nation-State and the Rise of Religions to the Public Stage, “Philosophy & Social criticism”, vol. 42, n. 4-5, May-June 2016
  • Dieci tesi sulla guerra e la Francia, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, November 2015
  • La strategia geopolitica di papa Francesco, “Quaderni laici”, n. 15-16, April- September 2015
  • Guerre del quarto tipo, in “Treccani. Il libro dell’anno 2015”, Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana, Rome, 2015
  • La guerra santa, “Nuova informazione bibliografica”, Il Mulino, Year XII, n. 2 / April-June 2015
  • La lunga marcia dei cattolici americani, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, May 2015
  • C’era una volta la civiltà, “Il Mulino”, Review of Culture and Politics, Year LXIV, n. 478, 2/15
  • Francesco, tra maschera e volto, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, March 2014
  • Santa Madre Chiesa rilancia a tutto campo, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, April 2013
  • Dio torna a tracciare le sue frontiere, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, November 2012
  • États-Unis. La catholicisation à l’époque du “shift of power”, “Diploweb”, October 24, 2012
  • Would A More Catholic United States Better Cope With the Impending Geopolitical Shift of Power? “International Affairs Forum”, Center for International Relations, Washington DC, November 8, 2012
  • Towards a Geopolitics of Democracy, “Heartland”, Eurasian Review of Geopolitics, September 2012; “International Affairs Forum”, Center for International Relations, Washington DC, August 3, 2012
  • La Francia al di là dello specchio, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, June 2012
  • La sbornia triste, «America Oggi», May 9, 2012
  • Geopolitica della democrazia, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, April 2012
  • “La Chiesa Cattolica”, in Atlante geopolitico Treccani, Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana, Rome, 2011
  • Come riunire i franchi dell’est e dell’ovest, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, September 2011
  • Lo stivale senza stringhe, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, May 2011
  • La guerra imperfetta di Parigi, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, April 2011
  • L’Italia pirandelliana. Stanche celebrazioni per i 150 anni dell’Unità mettono in scena il dramma dello scambio d’identità, “America Oggi 7”, New York, March 13, 2011
  • Modello turco per il Nordafrica, “Il Sole 24 Ore”, February 18, 2011
  • L’Italie o si odia o si ama, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, December 2010
  • Italy Seen From France, or the Complexity of Family Relations, “Modern Italy”, Journal of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy, Cambridge Vol. 15, No. 3, August 2010
  • Will the New World Order Be Catholic? The Pope’s Divisions in the Global Turmoil, “Heartland”, Eurasian Review of Geopolitics, July 2010
  • Europa magistra mundi: la grande strategia della Chiesa di Roma, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, October 2009
  • Geopolitical Aspects of Societal Development and Economic Crisis, Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences, Mannheim, in http://www.gesis.org/en/research/events/convention-archive/social-indicators-research-centre/villa-vigoni-2010
  • Europa magistra mundi: la grande strategia della Chiesa di Roma, “Limes”, Italian Journal of Geopolitics, October 2009
  • Sainte alliance vs guerre sainte dans la Méditerranée, “Outre-terre”, n. 23, October 2009
  • All’origine della questione settentrionale, “Limes, Italian Geopolitical Journal, February, 2009
  • Disinteresse nazionale. Caso Alitalia e questione identitaria, “America Oggi 7, New York, September 28, 2008
  • Geopolitica e geoeconomia nella determinazione della politica estera italiana, paper for the Congress of the Italian Society of Political Science, September 4-6, 2008
  • Elezioni italiane. Perché hanno rivinto B&B, ”America Oggi 7”, New York, April 20, 2008
  • La Chiesa e l’Europa, cinquant’anni di vantaggio, “Limes, Italian Geopolitical Journal, 1/2008, February 2008
  • L’Église catholique et la “théologie de la prospérité” en Amérique latine, “Outre-terre”, n. 18, février 2008
  • The Rise and Fall of the “Mediterranean Atlanticism”. The case of the Near-East, “Modern Italy”, Journal of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy, Cambridge (UK), 12, No. 3, November 2007, pp. 287–308
  • The Catholic Church and the “others”,”Geopolitical Affairs”, n. 2, June 2007
  • L’Église catholique et “les autres”,”Outre-terre”, 17, May 2007
  • Perché, di preciso, gli americani sono andati in Irak, “Limes, Italian Geopolitical Journal, June 2006
  • Zhōngguó : la Chine au centre du monde. Même pour l’Église catholique, “Outre-terre”, 15, June 2006
  • Italie. Quand le sommeil de l’Europe engendre des “Monstres”, “Le Mensuel de l’Université”, n. 15, March 2006
  • Rome : variations sur l’équidistance, “Outre-terre”, 13, January 2006
  • (Ne pas) enseigner la nation (italienne), “Outre-terre”, 12, octobre 2005
  • Les 250 ans de l’ “Encyclopédie”. Le philosophe militant, July-August 2001

 


Professional Experience

University teaching experience
  • Université Paris IV La Sorbonne, Paris, Formation continue. “Geopolitics” (2009 to present)
  • American Graduate School of International Relations and Diplomacy in Paris. “Geopolitics and Geopolitics of Religions” (2010 to present)
  • École des hautes études commerciales de Paris (HEC School of Management), “Geopolitics” (2016 to present)
  • Geneva Institute of Geopolitical Studies, “Geopolitics of Religions” (2012 to present)
  • Seminars about the geopolitics of religions at the universities of Turin, Bologna, Roma La Sapienza (2015 to present)
  • Université d’Évry – “Les grandes questions géopolitiques du XXIe siècle” (2009 to present)
  • Université Auguste Rodin, Meudon -“Les grandes questions géopolitiques du XXIe siècle” (2015 to present)
  • Université Inter-Ages de Versailles – “Les grandes questions géopolitiques du XXIe siècle” (2008 to present)
  • Skema Business School, Paris, Sophia Antipolis, Lille, Suzhou, “Geopolitics” (2012-2015)
  • Centro studi e investimenti sociali, Censis, Rome, 17 juillet 2009, Internal seminary “Geopolitics of Italian Identity”
  • École supérieure de traduction et de relations internationales (ESTRI) – Lyon, Maître de conférence, “Italian issues” (2006-2008)
  • Libera Università degli Studi Sociali “Guido Carli”(LUISS) – Rome – Contract (Spring-Summer 2007) “Geopolitics of the Catholic Church”
  • Italian studies at University Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle; François Rabelais University, Tours; University Nanterre Paris X; Stendhal University, Grenoble 3; Lumière University, Lyon II (2000–2010)
  • Instructor of Italian history, civilization and literature at the Center of Italian Language and Culture in Paris (1999–2004).
  • Teacher of French history and literature in several high schools in Turin (1988-1999)

Other professional experience
  • Researcher Member of the OGENI (Observatoire géopolitique des espaces nationaux et internationaux), Paris IV – Sorbonne, Paris (2007-2008)
  • Member of the orientation committee for the Daedalos Institute of Geopolitics, Paris – Nicosie (2005-2007)
  • Member of the editorial staff for the geopolitical journals “Outre-terre”, Paris (2005 to present) and “Geopolitical Affairs”, London (2006 to present)

Translations
  • Books:
    • From French into Italian: Le Crédit Lyonnais (1863-1986). Études historiques
    • From English into French: Friedrich Engels, Notes on the War
    • From Italian into French: Arrigo Cervetto, La nuova contesa (1980-1989)
    • From Italian into French: Antonio Labriola, Saggi sul materialismo storico
  • Articles and other:
    • Gruppo editoriale L’Espresso, Rome
    • Institut d’études sociologiques Sociovision-Cofremca, Paris
    • Société Bonmot, Paris
    • Center of Political and Social Studies “Italo Baldelli”, Milan
    • TechTrans International, Houston TX

 


Lectures

  • Hofstra University, When the Money Runs Out: Borders, Debt and National Identity, April 30, 2019
  • Stony Brook University, When the Money Runs Out: Borders, Debt and National Identity, April 24, 2019
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Geopolitics of Religions, December 17, 2018
  • University of Glasgow, “Inclusive/Exclusive” Seminar, The New National and International Borders, October 9, 2018
  • Istituto Alti Studi per la difesa, Master in Strategia globale e sicurezza, “International Scenarios and Politics”, The New National and International Borders, Rome, January 11, 2018
  • Fondazione Bruno Kessler, International Conference,”Exiting Violence: the Role of Religion. From Texts to Theories”, Organization vs Holy Texts: Violence and Political Essence of Religions, Trento, October 11, 2017
  • Reset DOC Seminars 2017, “The Populist Upsurge and the Decline of Diversity Capital”, The Geopolitical Roots of the Decline of the West, Venice, June 9, 2017
  • Stony Brook University (SUNY) International Conference “The Idea of the Mediterranean”, “Mare Nostrum” in a Multipolar World: Geopolitical Analysis of a Superfluity of Claims, November 14, 2015
  • United Nations Correspondents Association, New York City, Religions and International Disorder in the 21st Century, June 17, 2015
  • Eighth Istanbul Seminars 2015 “Politics Beyond Borders”, Istanbul, The Long Crisis of the Nation-State and the Rise of Religions to the Public Stage, May 27, 2015
  • Italian Foreign Affairs Ministry, Farnesina, Rome, Guerra santa e santa alleanza. La geopolitica delle religioni, April 16, 2015
  • Centro Calamandrei, Turin (Italie), La geopolitica di papa Francesco, April 18, 2015
  • American Graduate School in Paris, The Crisis in Ukraine: A Geopolitical Interpretation, May 27, 2014
  • International Centre for Geopolitical Studies (I.C.G.S.), Geneva, 8th Annual Summer University Course: Political Illusions and Geopolitical Realities. Assessment and Perspectives on The Post-Arab Spring Situation, July 11, 2012
  • Centre d’Histoire des Systèmes de Pensée Moderne, Paris I, la Sorbonne: La géopolitique des religions: le rôle politique de l’Église catholique dans le monde, March 10, 2012
  • 6th Congress “Cantieri di storia”, SISSCO, Europa, patria della secolarizzazione?, Forlì, September 22, 2011
  • Italian Institute of Culture, New York City, Italy without Nationhood? September 13, 2011
  • Sciences Po, GREPIC: Italie, une identité nationale en question?, Paris, November 23, 2010
  • Stony Brook University (SUNY), Center for Italian Studies: The Failure of Italian Nationhood, September 14, 2010
  • Brooklyn College (CUNY), The Wolfe Institute: Why Fascism Was Not Able to Create an Italian Civil Religion, September 8, 2010
  • American Graduate School of International Relations and Diplomacy, “The Geopolitical Impact of the 2008 Crisis”, Paris, April 20, 2010
  • Social Reporting in Europe 2010, “Geopolitical Aspects of Societal Development and Economic Crisis”, Villa Vigoni (Como), March 15, 2010
  • Stockholms Universitet, Department of Italian and French Studies, with the collaboration of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Stoccolma: “A problematic national identity”, Stockholm, September 10, 2008
  • 22nd Congress of the Italian Society of Political Sciences: Geopolitica e geoeconomia nella determinazione della politica estera italiana”, Pavia, September 6, 2008
  • Bath University, Department of European Studies, Seminary on Cultures, «Politics and Territories: Remapping Identities», Bath, April 29, 2008: “An Uncertain National Identity, A State without a Nation”
  • Lecture for Forum L’Harmattan, International Conference “L’Église dans le monde de ce temps”. Paris, June 3, 2007, “Geopolitics of the Catholic Church”
  • Lecture for Daedalos Institute of Geopolitics, International Conference “Peoples in Migration in the 21st Century”. Nicosia, Cyprus, December, 15 and 16, 2006: “The Catholic Church and the ‘Others’”
  • Lecture for International Conference CRIMIC – UNESCO: “Enseigner la Nation. Géopolitique des manuels”. Paris IV – La Sorbonne, Maison de la Recherche, June 2, 2005, “(Not) Teaching the Nation. The Italian Case.”
  • Lecture for Associazione Internazionale Professori di Italiano, August 27, 2004, Krakow (Poland): “The Paradox of Italian Identity”
  • Lecture for Centre d’Études et de Recherches sur la culture italienne contemporaine, February 4, 2005, Grenoble: “The Question of Italian Identity and the «Baptism of Blood»”
  • Lecture for Maison d’Europe, December 5, 2003, Montpellier: “Italy and European Constraints”
  • Lectures at Sciences Politiques, May 28, 2002: “Trying to Understand the New Phenomena of Italian Politics”
  • Lectures at the University of Sorbonne, Paris I, Paris IV (in French):
    • March 27, 2007, “Italy: A State without Nationhood?”
    • March 3, 2005, “Asia: the New Epicenter of International Relations”
    • March 11, 2004, “China’s Development and Globalization”
    • November 22, 2002, “The Political Games in the Persian Gulf”
    • May 16, 2002, “The Crisis of National Representation under European Constraint”
    • February 6, 2002, “The Euro – A Catalyst of the European Processes”
    • September 17, 2001, “The Civilized Barbarism of Modern Times”
    • December 14, 2000, “The American Pluralist Synthesis”
  • Lectures at the University of Nice (in French):
    • February 21, 2002, “The Euro – A Catalyst of the European Processes”
    • November 12, 1999, “The Multipolar World”
    • December 8, 1999, “The Real Partition of Yalta”

 


Education

  • PhD. in Italian Politics and History (November 2004), Université Stendhal, Grenoble III, with a thesis about the Italian political identity
  • Master’s degree in French Language and Modern Literature, University of Turin, Italy (1982). Coursework included Italian language and contemporary history Teacher’s certification in Italian and in History at the French Conseil national des Universités (2005)
  • Teaching Qualification in French Language and Civilization (1992)

 


Refereeing

  • For The International Spectator, foreign policy journal edited by the Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome and published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis, UK), for the article Italy’s Policy Towards the Middle East, July, 2007
  • For the review Économie appliquée, for the article Mafia et capitalisme: dix thèses sur la nature et les transformations de l’entreprise mafieuse, June, 2005

 


Reviews

  • La santa alleanza che verrà, Corriere della Sera, 1 febbraio 2015
  • Come cambia la politica mondiale delle religioni, Il Sole 24 Ore, 29 gennaio 2015
  • Santa Alleanza. Civiltà che avanza, Avvenire, 30 gennaio 2015
  • Guerre sante e sante alleanze. La sfida delle religioni moderate, Il Messaggero, 28 febbraio 2015
  • Chi vuole la guerra santa, L’Espresso, 23 marzo 2015
  • Nel libro di Manlio Graziano. Risposta al disordine internazionale. L’Osservatore Romano, 16 aprile 2015
  • Solo si es creíble en Europa, la Iglesia será creíble en el mundo, Vida Nueva, July 7th, 2011
  • Oh for a New Risorgimento, The Economist, June 9th, 2011
  • Italy’s Anniversary and Life with Berlusconi, The New Yorker April 11, 2011
  • La geopolitica della solidarietà, Avvenire, February 4, 2011
  • Osvaldo Croci, “The Failure of Italian Nationhood”, Forum Italicum, 45/2011
  • Chiesa, faro del mondo, Gazzetta di Parma, January 28, 2011
  • Una Chiesa sempre pronta al futuro, Corriere del Ticino, December 31, 2010

 


Additional Information

Languages: Italian (mother tongue), French (bilingual), English (good), Spanish (reading), Portuguese (reading)

Computer skills: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook, PageMaker.