Curriculum vitae (English)

EDUCATION
1975 – Laurea (4 years university degree) in Italian Modern Literature, specialization Geography and History.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

2001 – present = Annual Contract Professor, University of Venice-Cà Foscari, city of Treviso campus. Course: ‘Political and Economic Geography’.

2011/12, three courses in Cà Foscari Venice campus: Political Economy of Eastern Asia MOD2 (Japan and China), Corporate Economy MOD2 (Japan), Economy of Eastern Asia MOD2 (Japan).

2005/06 = Annual Contract Professor, University of Piemonte Orientale, Domodossola campus: Geography and Geoeconomy of Tourism.
1995 – 1998, 1999-2001 = Annual Contract Professor, University of Milan. Course: ‘Contemporary Geopolitical Dynamics, Study Methodologies and Interpretations’.

1985 – 2009 = Teacher of Geography in the Senior High School (Istituto Professionale Statale per i Servizi Commerciali e Turistici “Oriani-Mazzini”, detached seat in Corso di Porta Vigentina 15, 20122 Milano – Fax ++ 39 2 58314272).

1999 – 2009 = Training Supervisor in the post-graduate courses for future teachers in the Specialization School SILSIS-MI, University of Milan.

Other =
2014 – present: lectures on Geopolitical Crisis Areas for the “Free Time University”, Municipality of Melzo (Province of Milan)
2004 – present : lectures on Geopolitical Crisis Areas for the ‘Free Time University’, Municipality of Vimercate (Province of Milan).
2001 – present : lectures on Geopolitical Crisis Areas for the ‘Free Time University’, Municipality of Agrate (Province of Milan).
1997 – present : lectures on Geopolitical Crisis Areas for the ‘Three Ages University’, Municipality of Arcore (Province of Milan).
1995 – present : lectures on Geopolitical Crisis Areas for the ‘Third Age University Association’, Municipality of Monza (Province of Milan).
1992 – present : expert in geo-economic and geopolitical topics for special lectures addressed to Senior High School students.
1983 – present : expert in geographical topics, lecturer on educational psychology and class/students management themes in teacher refresher courses organized by Centro Studi, C.I.D.I., C.E.S.P.I., A.I.I.G., I.R.R.E. (former I.R.R.S.A.E.), Public Education National Ministry.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1995/96 – present = University Courses.
1999-2009 = Group supervisor in the biennial training courses for future teachers organized by SILSIS-MI, State University of Milan.
1995 – 2000 = Student Tutorship (pastoral care) in the Senior High School (Istituto Professionale Statale per i Servizi Commerciali “G.Mazzini”, corso di Porta Vigentina 15, 20122 Milano – Fax ++ 39 2 58314272)
1979 – 2009 = Senior High School teacher; subject: Economic Geography, Touristic Geography.
1977 – 1979 = Professional (Vocational) School teacher; subject: General Culture.
1975 – 1977 = Junior High School teacher; subject: General Culture.

EDITORIAL – PROFESSIONAL – INDEPENDENT EXPERIENCE
2007 – Video-interview in the added contents for the DVD version of the Alfonso Cuaron’s movie Children of Men. Other personalities interviewed: Naomi Klein, James Lovelock, JohnGray, Saskia Sassen, Tzvetan Todorov, Slavoj Zizek.

Peer reviewer for the international reviews Geopolitics (4 times), Political Geography (2), The Arab World Geographer (2), Geografiska Annaler (1).

1996 – present = articles for the review Libertaria, Milan-Rome (I limiti spaziali del potere e dell’anarchismo. Uscire dalla logica spaziale stato-non stato 2014, La reciproca sfida dell’anarchismo e della geopolitica 2013, Caging, selfcaging, materialità, piramidi, meme, come migliori strumenti di analisi geopolitica. Un approccio epistemologicamente anarchico? 2011, Nient’altro che il potere come centro/pivot della storia e dello spazio? 2009, Viaggio in Cina 2004, Israele/Palestina e il problema stato 2003, Ideologie e spazio 2001, Intervista a Mok Chiu Yu 2001, Intervista a Riccardo Massa 1999)
1992 – 1998 = Garzanti Editore, didactic advice, revision and text for geographical textbooks for Technical and Professional (Vocational) Senior High Schools.
1991-1993 = Encyclopaedia Britannica (Italian version), geographical advice, revision and new geographical Italian headwords.
1990 = text revision of the volumes ‘Popoli e Nazioni’, Time/Life.
1990 = geographical advice for Italian edition of ‘Atlante dell’Economia’, Zanichelli Editore.
1990 = Garzanti Editore, revision of the second and third volumes of geographical textbooks for Junior High Schools.
1984 = Rizzoli Editore, revision geographical headwords of ‘Enciclopedia per Ragazzi’.
1980 = Fabbri Editori (with Luigi Bianchi), revision and text for geographical contents of the encyclopaedia for young people ‘Capire’.
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PUBLICATIONS
Books
Cina e Giappone. Due modelli per il futuro dell’Asia (China and Japan. Two models for the future of Asia”), UTET, Turin, 2000.
I mutamenti geopolitici contemporanei. Metodologie di studio e interpretazione. (Contemporary Geopolitical Dynamics. Study Methodologies and Interpretations), CUEM, Milan. 1997
“La geografia politica”, in Casari M., Corna Pellegrini G., Eva F., Elementi di geografia economica e politica, Carocci, Roma, 2003.

Chapters in Edited Books and articles – Articles and contributions

-“Always too late. The Iconographies of the so-called International Community limiting the Tools for solving the International Crisis”, in Turkish Journal of Security Studies, vol. 18 (1), Polis Academisi, Ankara, Turkey, 2016, pp. 1-13.

-“La Cina protagonista del Climate Change” (China as leader in the Climate Change – 31st Decembre 2015) and “Le isole contese tra Cina  Giappone” (The disputed islands between China and Japan – 17th February and 4th March 2016), on the website Il Caffè Geopolitico,  www.ilcaffegeopolitico.org

- “Spazio fisico, autodeterminazione dei gruppi umani e stato-nazione: un rapporto ambiguo e fonte di conflitti”, in M.Marconi e P.Sellari (ed.), Verso un nuovo paradigma geopolitico. Raccolta di scritti in onore di Gianfranco Lizza. Tomo I – Tomo II. Aracne, Roma, June 2015

-”The Big Bang Theory: alieni in gabbia negli USA” ”, in Schermi Americani. Geografia e geopolitica degli Stati Uniti nelle serie televisive, (edited by Elena dell’Agnese e Fabio Amato), Unicopli, Milano, 2014.

(forthcoming) – “Using an Anarchist Approach in Geopolitics. Beyond the state/non-state spatial dichotomy”

(forthcoming) “Pretended people, language and territory: Padania, failed identity building” (text in Italian with summary and figures explanations in English), in an e-book edited by Blanca Ramirez e Helen Sakho

-“Da Zheng a Deng: le costanti dei due periodi di espansionismo cinese” (From Zheng to Deng: the permanent features of the two Chinese expansionism periods), in La rete planetaria della Cina, a cura di Mario Fumagalli, Maggioli, Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN), 2013. In the same book also the translation from French of parts of: Philippe Pelletier, L’Extrême-Orient. L’invention d’une histoire et d’une géographie, Gallimard, Paris, 2011, pp. 159-169, pp.183-190.

-“Caging/selfcaging: materiality and memes as tools for geopolitical analysis”, in Human Geography (edited by Richard Peet), Vol. 5, n. 3, Nov. 2012, pp. 1-14. Also available on SSRN.

- “Febbraio/aprile 2011. I quotidiani e la Libia: una guerra perfetta” (February/April 2011. The newspapers and Libya: a perfect war), in Geografia sociale e democrazia, edited by C.Cerreti, I.Dumont, M. Tabusi, Aracne, Rome, 2012. Proceedings of the French-Italian Seminar of Social Geography 30 March/1 April 2011, also published on line with the full ppt presentation (in French).
-“I confini del viaggiatore” (The borders of the traveler) , in the independent review Boite, N. 8 Spring 2011, Lissone (Mi).
- “Nient’altro che il potere come centro/pivot della storia e dello spazio?” (Nothing but the power as center/pivot of History and Space?), in A Pasquale Coppola. Raccolta di scritti, edited by Lida Viganoni in a tribute to Pasquale Coppola, Società Geografica Italiana, Vol.II, pp.659-669, Rome, 2010.

-“Cina e Giappone oggi: e domani?” (China and Japan today: and tomorrow?), in Nuova geografia delle macro regioni. L’Asia orientale si confronta con il mondo, edited by Mario Fumagalli, Maggioli Editore, Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN), 2009. Published also in Quaderni Asiatici, on line review of Centro di Cultura Italia-Asia “Guglielmo Scalise”, n.81, March 2008.

- “Power as the Pivot of History”, in Ágora, v.13, n.2, jul./dez., EDUNIS, Santa Cruz do Sul (Brasile), 2007, pp. 43-57.

-“Italia-Cina: percezioni asimmetriche e dimensione geopolitica” (Italy-China: asymmetrical perceptions and geopolitical dimension), in Italia-Cina. Un incontro di lunga durata, edited by Lida Viganoni, Tiellemedia Editore, 2008. A first partial version was published on Cina Aperta, edited by Associazione Italia-Cina, Anno I, n. 2, 15 October 2006.
“Insegnare la geopolitica alla Reclus”, in the Proceedings of the international conference held in Milan 12-13th October 2005. Edited by Marcella Schmidt, Milan-Bicocca University.
- “I confini flessibili delle culture”, in Geografia e culture. Studi in onore di Giacomo Corna Pellegrini, edited by Elisa Bianchi, Quaderni ACME, Cisalpino, Milan, 2006.
- “Attori protagonisti, attori non protagonisti, vittime o costruttori di nuove spazialità?”, in Questioni di Geografia Sociale, edited by D. Lombardi, Patron, Bologna, 2006.
- “Elisée Reclus: Useful concepts for use in contemporary geopolitical analysis”, in the Proceedings’ CD of the Colloque International Elisée Reclus et nos geographies, held in Lyon, 7-10th September 2005. Edited by Philippe Pellettier, Université Lyon 2.
- “Confini, Mondo, Europa: Elisée Reclus e gli altri”, in Confini e frontiere della nuova Europa, edited by E. dell’Agnese, E. Squarcina, UTET, Turin, 2005.
- “De Reclus a Feyerabend: utilizar el anarquismo para comprender a los seres humanos” (From Reclus to Feyerabend: using anarchism to understand the human beings), in the Proceedings’ CD of the 4th International Conference in Critical Geography, 8-12 January 2005, Mexico City.
- “Il lungo fiume e la grande diga delle Tre Gole”, in Quaderni Asiatici, Anno XXI, n.68, Dec. 2004, published by Centro di Cultura Italia-Asia “Guglielmo Scalise”, Milan, 2004.
- “Il contributo della geografia”, in L’area geostorico-sociale. Dalla ricerca ai curricoli, edited by S. Citterio e M. Salvarezza, Irre Lombardia – Franco Angeli, Milan, 2004, pp. 79-85.
- “Social Movements are Political Movements. What’s Geopolitics?”, in Geopolitics, Vol.9, n.2, Summer 2004, pp.478-483.
- “The geopolitical role of China: Crouching tiger, hidden dragon”, in the special issue edited by Calogero Muscarà (“In the steps of Jean Gottmann”) of the international review Ekistics, Vol. 70, n. 422/423, Sept./Oct. – Nov./Dec. 2003.
- “Lingua e regione, strumenti concettuali analitici della geopolitica” (Language and Region, conceptual, analitical tools of Geopolitics), in AA.VV, ‘Città Regione Territorio. Studi in memoria di Roberto Mainardi‘, Quaderni Acme 56, Cisalpino, Milano, 2003.
- “La présence italienne en Asie”, in ‘Asies Nouvelles‘, edited by M. Foucher, Belin, Paris, 2002.
- “The Geopolitical Importance od Eastern Europe for the European Union and Italy”, Proceedings of the international conference ‘Political Geography in the 21st Century – Understanding the Place – Looking Ahead‘, held in Gorizia (I)/Portorose (Slo), May 2000, special number of Geographica Slovenica, n.34/I, edited by A. Gosar, Ljubljana 2001.
- “La Macedonia e la questione dei corridoi” (Macedonia and the issue of the corridors), in ‘Geopolitiche dei Balcani‘, edited by E. dell’Agnese and E. Squarcina, Unicopli, Milan, 2002.
- “For a Europe of flexible regions and not of region-states divided by ethnicity”, in GeoJournal, vol.52, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, NL, 2000, p.295-301.
- “Back to the Future. Reclus versus Ratzel: from State Geopolitics to Human Geopolitics”, in Europe Between Political Geography and Geopolitics, edited by M.Antonsich, V.Kolossov, M.P.Pagnini, Memorie della Società Geografica Italiana, Volume LXIII, Società Geografica Italiana, Roma, 2001, pag.67-78.
- “La crisi asiatica ’97-’99: solo crisi economica o anche crisi socio-culturale?” (The Asian Crisis ’97-’99: only economic or also socio-cultural Crisis?), in Geopolitica e Geoeconomia dell’Oriente Estremo, edited by E. dell’Agnese, UTET, Torino, 2000.
- “China and Japan: Culture, Economics, and Geopolitics in the Quest for a Leading International Role”, in Geopolitics, Vol.5, No.3 (Winter 2000), Frank Cass, London, pag. 1-21.
- “Global Stability through Inequality or Peace Processes through Equality”, Special Issue di Geopolitics, ‘Geopolitics at the end of the Twentieth Century: the Changing Word Political Map’, Vol 4 (1), Summer 1999, Frank Cass Publishers, London, UK, pag.98-117. Also in book with the same title, Frank Cass Publishers, London, UK, 2000, pag. 98-117.
- “La crisi asiatica ’97-’99: solo crisi economica o anche crisi socio-culturale?”(The Asian Crisis ’97-’99, only economic crisis or also socio-cultural crisis?), in ‘Geopolitica e Geoeconomia dell’Oriente Estremo‘, edited by Elena dell’Agnese, UTET, Turin, 2000 .
- “China’s economic path to become a superpower”, in the book edited by Conti S. collecting the Italian contributes to the 29° IGU Conference, Seoul 13-18 August 2000, Società Geografica Italiana, Rome, 2000 .
- “Le patchwork des interconnexions géopolitiques autour de la Méditerranée”, in ‘Mare Nostrum. Dynamiques et mutations géopolitiques de la Méditerranée‘, edited by A-L. Sanguin, L’Harmattan, Paris, 2000.
- “La geografia come apprendimento: il concetto di spazio nell’area geostorico-sociale” (Geography as a way to learn: the concept of space in the geo-historic-social area”, in ‘La Geografia a scuola: una risposta formativa al bisogno di conoscere il mondo. Itinerari di area geostorico-sociale‘, edited by B.Rossi, ISU Univ. degli Studi-Milano, Milan , 2000.
- “Power as the Pivot of History”, in the Proceedings CD of the Colloque de Bordeaux Le Monde et la Centralité, held in Bordeaux April 2000.
- “La gerarchia dell’Ordine mondiale, una proposta di interpretazione” (The hierarchy in the World Order, a proposal of interpretation)”, in ‘La Geografia che cambia‘, Casari M. and Schiavi A. eds., ISU Univ. Cattolica, Milan , 1999.
- “Deconstructing Italy. (Northern) Italians and their new perception of territoriality”, in GeoJournal, vol.48, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, NL, 1999.
- “Global Stability through Inequality Versus Peace Processes Through Equality”, special issue of Geopolitics titled ‘Geopolitics at the End of the Twentieth Century: the Changing World Political Map’; Vol 4, n.1, Part 1: ‘Geopolitics and Globalisation’, Frank Cass Publishers, London, UK, Summer 1999.
- “Prospettive di una nuova sfera economica: Cina meridionale, Hong Kong, Taiwan” (Perspectives of a New Economic Sphere:
Southern China, Hong Kong, Taiwan), Atti del Seminario Internazionale “L’oriente asiatico nello scenario del terzo millennio”, Messina 5-6 dicembre 1996, Volume LX delle Memorie della Società Geografica Italiana, a cura di M.T. Di Maggio, Società Geografica Italiana, Rome, 1999.
- “International Boundaries, Geopolitics and the (Post)Modern Territorial Discourse: The Functional Fiction”, in the book edited by Newman D., ‘Boundaries, Territory and Postmodernity‘, Frank Cass Publishers, London, UK, 1999.
- “South or East? Europe’s dilemma in its search for preferential geopolitical and geoeconomic relations”, in The Arab World Geographer, Vol.II, no.1, pp.56-69, Spring 1999.
- “Rapporti dell’Australia con il resto del mondo”(The Relations of Australia with the Rest of the World) in the book edited by Corna Pellegrini G. and Gentilli J., ‘Australia alle soglie del 2000‘ (Australia on the Threshold of 2000), Unicopli, Milan, 1999.
- “Il fenomeno della globalizzazione nella realtà contemporanea” (The globalisation in the current world situation) in the book edited by Podini W., ‘Portare il mondo a scuola‘, CRES Edizioni Lavoro, Milan, 1999.
- “International Boundaries, Geopolitics and the (Post)Modern Territorial Discourse: The Functional Fiction”, Special Issue of Geopolitics Journal ‘Boundaries, Territory and Postmodernity’, Vol.3, no.1, Summer 1998, Frank Cass, London, UK.
- “Il rapporto dinamico locale/globale, nuovo spazio per vecchie idee” (The dynamic relationship between local and global, new space for old fashion ideas), in Geotema n.9, ‘La nuova regionalità’, Anno III, n.3, p.104-109, Patron, Bologna, 1998.
- “Geografia delle migrazioni” ( Geography of Migrations) in the book edited by Damiano E., ‘Homo Migrans‘ , Franco Angeli, Milan, 1998.
- “Future Directions in Asia-Pacific: Political and Economic Community or Competitive Fragmentation?”
- “The NICs and the Special Economic Zones of China: From Four to Five Asian Tigers”
- “The Self-Excluded States: North Korea and Myanmar (Burma)”
in ‘Global Geopolitical Change and Asia-Pacific‘ , edited by Dennis Rumley and others, Avebury Ed., Aldershot (England), 1996. Japanese Edition, 1998.
- “The unlikely independence of Northern Italy” (L’improbabile indipendenza dell’Italia del Nord), GeoJournal 43: 61-75, Sept. 1997, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands.
- “I rapporti economici e politici con il resto del mondo” (Economic and Political Relations with the Rest of the World) in the book edited by Corna Pellegrini G. and Hongsoon Han T., ‘La strada coreana. Dalla modernizzazione alla democrazia in Corea del Sud e in Asia orientale, ‘ (The Korean Way. From Modernization to Democracy in South Korea and in Eastern Asia.), Unicopli, Milan,1997.
- “La logica del territorio/patria e del confine nella pratica del viaggio all’estero”(The Logic of the Territory/Homeland in the Travels abroad), in Annali del Turismo Internazionale, Vol.II, n.2, anno 96/97, Comunicazione 90, Milan.
- (with Bianchi E., Cesa-Bianchi M., Colucci F., Corna Pellegrini G.), “Social Perception and environmental Change”, in Cori B., Vallega A., (editors), ‘Human Dimension of Regional Changes. The Case of Mediterranean’, Bollettino della Società Geografica Italiana, Rome – Serie XII, vol. I, 1996.
- “La Cina del 2000, una tigre gigantesca accanto ai quattro N. I.C.”
- “La Russia Pacifica”
- “Gli autoesclusi – Corea del Nord e Myanmar-Birmania”
- “Tendenze future nell’area dell’Asia-Pacifico:comunità politica ed economica oppure frammentazione competitiva?”,
in ‘Oriente Estremo, nuove geopolitiche nell’Asia Orientale‘, edited by G. Corna Pellegrini (Università degli Studi di Milano), Unicopli, Milan, 1995.
- “Giappone, Cina ed i cambiamenti geopolitici nell’Asia Pacifica”, Rivista Geografica Italiana, Annata CI, Fasc. 4, dic. 1994, pp. 607-618.
- “Geografia contro il potere” article for the anarchic quarterly review Volontà (Ed. Volontà – Milan), n.4/92 , special issue on Geography, titled “Geografia senza confini” (Geography without Borders).
- “Educazione allo sviluppo e questione ambientale” (Education to Development and Environmental Question), ICEI, Milan, 1989.

Papers
- “Turismo nella Riva Sud del Mediterraneo: impatto culturale e (extra)territorialità” (Tourism in the Mediterranean South Rim: cultural impact and (extra)territoriality), paper presented in the Giornate del Turismo 2003-04, organized by the University of Novara, Patron, Bologna, 2005.
- “De Reclus a Feyerabend: utilizar el anarquismo para comprender a los seres humanos”, published in the CD of the proceedings of the 4th International Conference in Critical Geography, Mexico City, 9-12 January 2005.
- “The cultural approach to geopolitics: A method or an attitude?”, atti del convegno ‘La svolta culturale in geografia umana’, organizzato dall’Università di Trieste, campus di Gorizia, Gorizia 18-20 settembre 2003.
- “What kind of Europe is going to border on Irak?”, in the proceedings of the international conference held in Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MGIMO), Mosca 1-7 agosto 2003.
- “Power as the Pivot of History”, in the Proceedings of the Colloque de Bordeaux ‘Le Monde et la Centralité’, Bordeaux April 2000, published in CD by Publication de TIDE, Bordeaux, France, 2nd edition, 2002.
- “Proposte di criteri di valutazione dei separatismi etnonazionali in Europa”, in La geografia delle sfide e dei cambiamenti, Atti del XXVII Congresso geografico Italiano dell’AGEI, Trieste, 21.25 maggio 1996, Pàtron, Bologna, 2001.
- “From Borders to Borderlands, New Horizons for Geopolitics” (Dai confini alle terre di confine, nuovi orizzonti per la geopolitica), International Symposium “Political Boundaries and Coexistence” (World Political Map Commission), Basle 24 – 27 May 1994. Published in the Proceedings, October 1994.
- “I piani paesistici – un’occasione concreta per la geografia di contribuire alla pianificazione territoriale”
contribute to the third session (conoscenza e tutela dell’ambiente) of XXV ltalian Geografical Congress, A.GE.I, Taormina 1989.
Published in the Proceedings, December 1989.
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PRESENTATION TO PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS (not updated)
- “Real space, imaginary space. The case of the so-called Islamic school in Milan”, paper presented in the conference on the Euro-Arab Encounter, organized by the International review The Arab World Geographer, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon, 26–28 October 2006.
- “Canton Ticino: signs of a mixed Swiss-Italian culture in a no conflictual territory”, paper presented in the international congress ‘Borderscapes: spaces in conflict/symbolic places/networks of peace’, organized by the IGU – Political Geography Commission in collaboration with the University of Trento, Trento, 11-14 June 2006.
- “Italia-Cina: percezioni asimmetriche e dimensione geopolitica” (Italy-China: asimmetrical perceptions and geopolitical dimension) , paper presented in the conference Italia-Cina: un incontro di lunga durata organized by the University of Naples – L’Orientale, Naples, 24-26 May 2006.
- “Peace as a territorial praxis”, paper presented in the International Workshop organized by the IGU/UGI precidency in Rome, 12-14 December 2005.
- “Insegnare la geopolitica alla Reclus” (Teaching Geopolitics following the Reclus way), paper presented in the International Conference held in the University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, 12-13 October 2005.
- “Eliseo Reclus: conceptos útiles para utilizar en el análisis geopolítico contemporáneo”, paper presented in the International Conference held in Lyon, University Lyon-2, 7-11 September 2005.
- “De Reclus a Feyerabend: utilizar el anarquismo para comprender a los seres humanos”, presented in the 4th International Conference in Critical Geography, Mexico City, 9-12 January 2005.
- “Un nuovo e differente mondo bipolare: l’egemonia USA e le strategie della Cina”, presented in the XXIX Congresso Geografico Italiano dell’Agei, Palermo, 14-16 September 2004.
- “A New And Different Bipolar World Is Already Taking Shape”, paper presented IGU Congress (World Political Map Commission), Glasgow (UK), 16-20 August 2004.
- ” From having (or attempt to have) nuclear armaments to having a satellite Tv: visibility trough the ability to show in geopolitical dynamics”, paper presented in the pre-conference of IGU World Political Map Commission, Durham (UK), 12-14 August 2004.
- “Who’s going to be the winner? Chinese culture meets the mass tourism ‘culture’”, paper presented in the international conference Event Tourism & Destination Management, Yichang / Three Gorges, China – 28 to 30 November 2003.
- “L’approccio culturale in geopolitica: metodo o atteggiamento mentale?”, presented in the conference ‘La svolta culturale in geografia’, held by University of Trieste, Gorizia campus, 18-20 September 2003.
-”What kind or Europe is going to border on Iraq?, paper presented at the International Conference ‘Political Geography and Geopolitics: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’, Moscow, Russia, 2-9 June 2003.
-”Turismo nella Riva Sud del Mediterraneo: impatto culturale e (extra)territorialità”, paper presented at the ‘Geografia e Turismo’ conference, Novara, Italy, 7-9 May 2003.
-”Changes in the Worl Order”, paper presented at the IGU International Conference ‘Geographical Renaissance at the Dawn of the Millennium’, Durban, South Africa, August 4-7 2002.
-”The legacy of Elisée Reclus and of the anarchical thought for being a radical/critical geographer today”, paper presented at the 3rd International Conference in Critical Geography, Békéscsaba, Hungary, June 25-30 2002.
-”Italian Tourists in North Africa, Muslim Migrants in Italy: A Question of (Extra-)Territoriality”, paper presented at the International Conference organized by The Arab World Geographer (AGW) Review ‘Geographies of the Euro-Arab Encounter: Past, Present and Future’, 4-7 October 2001, Valletta, Malta.
-”The China-Taiwan Question: Symbolism and Pragmatism for a cultural Geopolitics”, paper presented at the International Conference ‘Border Region in Transition V (BRIT V). Mapping borders between territories, discourses and practices’, 28th June – 1st July 2001, Tartu, Estonia
-”The concept of space in differentiating Western ideologies”, 29° IGU Conference, Seoul, South Korea, 13-18 August 2000.
-”China’s economic path to become a superpower”, 29° IGU pre-conference, Kanghwa Island, South Korea, 8-12 August 2000.
-”La prevalenza della direttrice Est, rispetto alla direttrice Sud, nell’azione geopolitica dell’Unione Europea” (The prevalence of the East Target in comparison with the South Target in the geopolitical action of European Union), paper presented at the National Geographical Congress, Rome, 18-22 June 2000.
-”Power as pivot of History”, paper presented at the International Colloque ‘Le monde et la centralité’, Bordeaux, France, 26-28 April 2000.
-”La spinta frammentata e frenata dell’Europa (UE) verso la direttrice Sud” (The fragmented and braked push of Europe [E.U.] towards South), Messina-Taormina, Italy, 20-21 January 2000.
-”The XXI century; the Chinamerican one?”, paper presented at the “Challenging the American Century” International Conference, held in Loughborough, U.K., 1-4 July 1999.
- “Decostructing Italy. Italians and their perception of territoriality”, paper presented at the IGU World Political Map Conference ‘Nationalism and Identities in a Globalized World’, Maynooth and Belfast, Ireland and Northern Ireland, 17-23 August 1998.
- “Elements of a Pragmatic Ideology il Favour of Peace Processes”, paper presented at the Third Israeli Seminar in Political Geography, Haifa and Beer Sheva, 25-31 Jan. 1998.
- “Back to the Future. Reclus versus Ratzel: from State Geopolitics to Human Geopolitics”, paper presented at the IGU Regional Conference ‘Europe between Political Geography and Geopolitics’, Trieste 10-13 Dec. 1997.
- “Mapping the Mediterranean Geopolitical Patchwork”, final statemen at the I.G.U. Regional Conference ‘Mare Nostrum’. The Geopolitics of the Mediterranean and its Margins (Adriatic, Aegean and Black Seas), Mentone-Monaco 8-10 Sept. 1997.
- “Public Space, Private Space: one Territory, two Rule Systems”, contribute at the Inaugural International Conference in Critical Geography, Vancouver 10-13 Aug. 1997.
- “For an Europe of regions and not of region-states (diversified on the basis of ethnic criteria)”, contribute to the I.G.U. Regional Conference ‘On Gottmann’s Footsteps: The European Iconographies’, Paris 7 – 9 Oct. 1996. Forthcoming publication in the Proceedings.
- “The unlikely independence of Northern Italy” (L’improbabile indipendenza dell’Italia del Nord), contribute to Geopolitical Session of the World Political Map Commission, I.G.U. XXVIII Congress, The Hague 5 – 10 Aug. 1996. Forthcoming publication in a Special Issue of Geojournal.
- “Proposte di criteri di valutazione dei separatismi etnonazionali in Europa” (‘Proposal of Evaluation Criteria of Ethnonational Separatisms in Europe), contribute to the XXVII Italian Geographical Congress, Trieste, 21 – 25 May 1996. Forthcoming publication in the Proceedings.
- “The State-nation in Relation to the Actual Macro and Micro Geopolitical Dynamics’ ” (‘Lo stato-nazione in relazione alle attuali macro e micro dinamiche geopolitiche), World Political Map Commission, I.G.U. Regional Conference, Moscow 14-18 Aug. 1995.
- “Social Perception of Environmental Change, the Mediterranean Scale”, (with E. Bianchi, M.Cesa Bianchi, F.P.Colucci, G.Corna Pellegrini), communication at the HDGEC group (Human Dimension and the Global Environmental Change), I.G.U. Regional Conference, Moscow 14-18 Aug. 1995.
- “From Borders to Borderlands, New Horizons for Geopolitics” (Dai confini alle terre di confine, nuovi orizzonti per la geopolitica), communication at the International Symposium “Political Boundaries and Coexistence” (World Political Map Commission), Basle 24 – 27 May 1994.
- “Future Directions in Asia-Pacific: Political and Economic Community or Competitive Fragmentation?”, communication at the International Conference “The Asia-Pacific and Global Geopolitical Change” (World Political Map Commission), Tokyo 30 Aug. – 5 Sept. 1993.
- “The World of XXI Century will need Frontiers?” (Il mondo del XXI secolo avrà bisogno delle frontiere?), communication at the precongressual meeting of the World Political Map Commission, XXVII International Geographical Congress, I.G.U., held in Washington D.C., 1992.
Other
- “La diversità delle culture umane in rapporto ad un modello di sviluppo unificato” (The Diversity of Human Cultures in relation to an Unified Development Model), 1st European Congress of Biodanza, Salice Terme, 6 – 10 July 1994.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

- “Super-China” (2004), “The world geopolitical dynamics” (2006), public conferences in the Saison culturelle organized annually by the Municipality of Aosta.

- “Dalle Terre-calde alle Terre-rifugio. Riflessi geopolitici sul turismo” (From Hot-Lands to Shelter-Lands: Geopolitical Effects on Tourism), 1st International Conference, organized by Terrecalde Cultural Association, Naples, 12-15 September 2005.

-”Il test piu’ impegnativo per un’analisi geopolitica: Gerusalemme e il conflitto Israele/Palestina” (The most difficult test for a geopolitical analysis: Jerusalem and the Israeli/Palestine Conflict), International Conference on Jerusalem, organized by CISS, Palermo 29-31 January 2001.

-”China and the West (USA) about the Taiwan Issue: a dialogue between the deaf”, paper presented at the Conference ‘The People’s Republic of China towards the Third Millennium’, held in Cagliari, Italy, 5-7 December 2000.

-”China and Japan in the World Order”, paper presented at the International Workshop ‘The Changing World Political Map: Geopolitics at the End of the Twentieth Century’, held in Beer Sheva, Israel, 26-28 March 2000.

- “Prospettive di una nuova sfera economica: Cina meridionale, Hong Kong, Taiwan” (Perspectives of a New Economic Sphere: Southern China, Hong Kong, Taiwan), comunication at the International Seminar, held in the University of Messina, Italy, 5 – 6 Dec. 1996.

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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Member:
- I.G.U./U.G.I. : International Geographical Union, individual corresponding member
- Editorial Board of the International Review ‘The Arab World Geographer’
- Editorial Board of the International Review ‘Geography Research Forum’
- (until 31st December 2008) Editorial Board of the International Review ‘Geopolitics’
- (until 2009) A.Ge.I.: Associazione dei Geografi Italiani (Italian Geographers Association)
- (until 2009) A.I.I.G.: Associazione Italiana Insegnanti di Geografia (Italian Association of Geography Teachers)
- (until 2007) C.E.S.P.I. (Centro Studi Problemi Internazionali), member of the Scientific Board
- (until 2009) I.C.E.I. (Istituto di Cooperazione Economica Internazionale), member of the Scientific Board

ACADEMIC INTERESTS
- Political Geography, World Geopolitical Dynamics and Cultural Globalization.
- Economic and Political Geography in the Pacific Rim, China, Japan, Asian Tigers.
- Ethno-nationalism, Self-determination, Federalism, Separatism, Nationalism and the role of the State-Nation.
- Borders, Frontiers, Borderlines.
- Elisée Reclus, Piotr Kropotkin and the ethical, anarchic point of view about the use and the partition of the territory by human groups.
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REFERENCES
Prof. Vladimir Kolossov, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Science, Staromonetny per. 29, Moscow 109017, Russia. Phone ++ 7 095 2381877. Fax ++ 7 095 2302090. Email: vadimirkolossov@gmail.com

Prof. John O’Loughlin, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, Boulder CO. 80309 – 0487, USA. Phone ++1 303 492 1619, fax ++1 303 492 3609. Email : johno@isere.colorado.edu

Professor David Newman, Dept. of Geography, Dept. of Politics & Government, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Phone: ++ 972-7-6472016 (office) ++ 972-7-6518540 (home) Fax: ++ 972-7-6472821 (office) POB 653, Beer Sheva, Israel, 84105.
email: newman@bgumail.bgu.ac.il http://www.bgu.ac.il/geog/fac/newman

Prof. Alexander Murphy, Dept. of Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene OR. 97403, USA. Phone ++ 1 503 346 4571, fax ++ 1 503 346 2067. Email : abmurphy@oregon.uoregon.edu

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PERSONAL INFORMATION
Fabrizio Eva, born in Carrara (MS), Italy, 6 June 1949
via Bergamo 16 – 20135 Milano, Italia
phone :
email :
fabrizio.eva@tiscali.it

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