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Seminarreihe des Arbeitsbereichs Ökonomie am IOS

Zeit: Dienstag, 13.30–15.00 Uhr
Ort: Leibniz-Institut für Ost-und Südosteuropaforschung (IOS); vorerst online via Zoom, Anmeldung.

Forschungslabor: „Geschichte und Sozialanthropologie Südost‐ und Osteuropas“

Zeit: Donnerstag, 14–16 Uhr (Lehrstuhl) oder 16–18 Uhr (Graduiertenschule und Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus)
Ort: WiOS, Landshuter Str. 4 (Raum 017)

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Elia Bescotti holds a Double Master’s Degree (2017) in International Relations and World Politics from the University of Florence and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations – Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MGIMO – MID Rossii) and a Bachelor Degree (2015) in International Sciences and European Institutions from the University of Milan. He collected practical experiences as an intern of the Russian International Affairs Council (Moscow) and as a research trainee at European Union Experts NGO (Brussels). Before joining the project, he received a DAAD short-term grant for conducting research at IOS for the period from October 2018 to March 2019. Elia Bescotti’s research interests include secession, nation building and identity building, ethnic conflicts, critical security studies, and the politics of international law. His regional research focus is on the post-Soviet space. He is fluent in Italian, English, and French. Currently he works on improving his Russian and German language skills. Since April 2019 Elia Bescotti is a Research Associate of the project group “Between Conflict and Cooperation: The Politics of International Law in the Post-Soviet Space,” funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, at the IOS.

Research interests:

  • Politics of international law including self-determination of people, territorial integrity, non-intervention
  • Secession and (non-) recognition, non-recognized de facto states
  • Critical and constructivist security studies, securitization and ontological security
  • Ethnic conflicts and geopolitics in the post-Soviet space
  • International political sociology and politics of (dis-)integration