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Peacebuilding: who needs a model?

Behind well-established and fixed peacebuilding ‘models’ there always lies the danger of normativity and of a lack of flexibility. Rather than a model, it seems much more promising to foreground a frame within which to design more reflexive, adaptative and respectful peacebuilding strategies.

Good governance and strong institutions beyond the state: the Salween Peace Park in Myanmar

State-centric frameworks are problematic in building strong and just institutions in war-torn societies.

Le Zone Economiche Speciali nel Sud-Est asiatico

[IT] Le Zone Economiche Speciali (ZES) sono da tempo utilizzate dai governi dei Paesi del Sud-Est asiatico nelle strategie nazionali di sviluppo economico. L’istituzione di zone franche doganali, parchi tecnologici e distretti di innovazione permette di attirare gli investimenti diretti esteri, sviluppare cluster manifatturieri, creare nodi infrastrutturali regionali e potenziare l’integrazione delle piccole e medie imprese nelle catene globali del valore.

Under pressure: the end of free trade as we know it and the future of the liberal order

Giuseppe Gabusi (T.wai & University of Turin) is the author of the article “Under pressure: the end of free trade as we know it and the future of the liberal order”, edited by Quaderni di Scienza politica (Il Mulino).

Cities in a Crisis: COVID-19 and Climate-Fragility Risks in urban environments

Building back better requires integrated approaches that address the impacts of COVID-19 across sectors, including health, environment, climate and urban planning.

Italia e Cina: 50 anni di relazioni

[IT] Il 50° anniversario della normalizzazione delle relazioni diplomatiche tra Repubblica italiana e Repubblica popolare cinese (6 novembre 1970-2020) cade in corrispondenza di un significativo deterioramento del quadro politico ed economico internazionale. La pandemia da COVID-19, gli effetti del “momento jacksoniano” sulla politica estera statunitense sotto la presidenza Trump, e la crescente fermezza dell’Unione Europea nei confronti di Pechino hanno accelerato il riallineamento dei fattori che hanno sino ad ora abilitato l’agenda di “rigenerazione della nazione cinese” perseguita dal Partito-Stato cinese sotto la guida di Xi Jinping.

L’altra storia della Birmania. Una distopia del XXI secolo

[IT] La postfazione di Giuseppe Gabusi (T.wai & Università degli Studi di Torino) per il libro di Thant Myint-U “L’altra storia della Birmania. Una distopia del XXI secolo”, pubblicato da add editore e supportato da T.wai.

Historicising Peace and Conflict Studies: the problems of thinking that the world began in 1989

For understandable reasons, we often focus on immediate problems. But we risk overlooking important parts of the evidential trail if we do not try to understand the long-term processes that account for present-day circumstances.

Building peace in the pandemic: prospects and pitfalls

Peacebuilding requires long-term and sustained efforts at all levels, and in some cases may have been complicated by the ways in which armed groups have strengthened their position through their response to the pandemic.

Agricultural machinery: opportunities for Italian producers in the ASEAN region

Agriculture and agribusiness still represent a crucial slice of most ASEAN member countries’ GDP. However, the sector is changing, increasingly leaving behind traditional, labour-intensive production and transformation processes in favour of more advanced and highly technological practices. And it is looking for partners.

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