T.wai's T.notes are 2-page texts that address the major issues of international debate at the global and regional level, building a broad involvement in the high levels of politics and experts of the major teams of research centers at the international level.

China’s Stance on Globalization: the Heretic Preaching to the Choir, or the Prelude to a Conversion?
T.note n.25 - CMBP series #4

Mar 7, 2017 T.notes Edoardo Agamennone Global China

This year started with Xi Jinping calling for the defense of capitalism and free trade at the 2017 World Economic Forum; is China about to strip the United States of its trappings of global leadership?

China’s belt and road initiative and the new centrality of the Mediterranean
T.note n.24

Feb 10, 2017 T.notes Martina Poletti Global China

Last November, Beijing's Pangoal Institute hosted a delegation from the Torino World Affairs Institute to discuss the Belt and Road Initiative and its broader implications for Sino-Italian relations.

Human (In)Security in Africa and Climate Change
T.note n.23 - HS series #2

Nov 16, 2016 T.notes Charles Geisler Violence & Security

Africa can teach humanity a lesson on resilience and recovery from global climate change trauma and warfare, writes Cornell University Professor Charles Geisler.

Xi Jinping: comrade and core leader
T.note n.22

Nov 2, 2016 T.notes Giovanni B. Andornino Global China

The 18th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party conferred Xi Jinping the title of 'core leader' at the end of the 6th Plenum last week; yet, "the political significance of this latest development in the Chinese semantics of power appears to be overstated", T.wai Vice President Giovanni Andornino writes.

Working from the ground up – Everyday peace indicators
T.note n.21 - HS series #1

Oct 24, 2016 T.notes Roger Mac Ginty Violence & Security

Roger Mac Ginty and Pamina Firchow elaborate on the Everyday Peace Indicators project, illustrating what do terms like “peace” and “security” mean to post-conflict societies.

The Silk Road in the Balkans: Context and Prospects
T.note n.19

Sep 14, 2016 T.notes Anastas Vangeli Global China

Anastas Vangeli evaluates the success of China’s Belt and Road Initiative by looking at the promises Beijing seeks to deliver across the Balkans

The (non) changing business environment in China: still talking the walk
T.note n.18 - CMBP series #3

Sep 8, 2016 T.notes Edoardo Agamennone Global China

As the G20 Summit convenes in Hangzhou, T.wai’s Edoardo Agamennone assesses how attractive is China as a foreign investment destination

China’s financial system: dancing faster than the music?
T.note n.17 - CMBP series #2

Aug 8, 2016 T.notes Edoardo Agamennone Global China

Edoardo Agamennone asks how global financial turmoil is likely to affect the implementation of China’s economic reform agenda

China’s development riddle: navigating uncertainty with the CMBP T.note series
T.note n.16 - CMBP series #1

Jul 11, 2016 T.notes Edoardo Agamennone Global China

The road of China’s development is paved with contradictions. Will Asia’s economic powerhouse dismiss predictions on its current growth trajectory?

Systems in conflict, systems in peace
T.note n.15

Jul 4, 2016 T.notes Lorraine Charbonnier Violence & Security

As a framework moving beyond the over-simplification of empirical data, “systems thinking” calls for the reconceptualization of conflict and peace

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