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By working closely with Conoscere Euroasia and the Russian Union of Industrialists, Luiss School of Government and Sistemi Formativi Confindustria have engaged a faculty combining advanced academic knowledge with consolidated professional experience.

Led by Prof. Antonio Fallico, Chairman Associazione Conoscere Eurasia and Prof. Giovanni Orsina, Director – Luiss School of Government, the faculty involves:

  • Sergey AFONTSEV, Deputy Director od Research, Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Anatoly TORKUNOV. Rector MGIMO-University, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Member of the Board of Russian Foreign Ministry
  • Helene CARRERE D’ENCAUSSE, Academie de France      
  • Alessandro CASSIERI, Lead Correspondent, RAI
  • Thomas CHRISTIANSEN, Professor of Political Science, Luiss Guido Carli
  • Mark ENTIN, Head of European Law Chair; Professor, MGIMO-University; Ambassador of Russia to Luxemblurg 2012-2016               
  • Edward LOZANSKY, President, American University in Moscow; Professor, Moscow State and National Research Nuclear Univeristies
  • Sergey KARAGANOV, Dean, Academic Supervisor, Faculty World Economy and International Affairs, HSE University
  • Raffaele MARCHETTI, Full Professor of International Relations, Luiss Guido Carli
  • Silvia MENEGAZZI, Professor of Area Studies, Luiss Guido Carli
  • Guido SAMARANI, Full Professor of Euroasian History and Politics, University of Venice Ca Foscari


Among the several private sector experts, participants will have the chance to interact with: