The European Union and International Security: From Consumer to Provider
LISD co-sponsored with the European Union Program a public lecture, "The European Union and International Security: From Consumer to Provider," at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30 in 333 Wallace Hall on the Princeton University campus. The featured speaker was Vittorio Parsi, Professor of International Relations at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan.
In addition to his appointment at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Parsi is a member of the Faculty of Economics at the Universita della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland and serves as director of two Master's programs in economics at ASERI (Postgraduate School of Economics and International Relations) and USI. His principal research fields are transatlantic relations and security issues in the Middle East. His recent publications include, The Inevitable Alliance: Europe and the United States Beyond Iraq (2006), Partners or Rivals? European-American Relations After Iraq, edited with Matthew Evangelista (2005), "U.S. and Europe: Still an Inevitable Alliance?," in Managing a Multilevel Foreign Policy: The EU in International Affairs, edited by Paolo Foradori, Paola Rosa and Riccardo Scartezzini (2007), and Key Challenges to the Global System, edited with Andrea Locatelli (2007). Professor Parsi has taught at the State University of Milan, the State University of Bononia, the State University of Macerata and the Royal University of Phnom-Penh (Cambodia) and has served as Academic Director of EU Cooperation Programs at Novosibirsk State University (Russia), Kazakh Law Academy (Kazakhstan), and the Universite de Saint-Joseph (Lebanon).