Planned activities: 

  • 96 hours of teaching on International Relations, EU Foreign Policy, and the Western Balkans  

Here below you can find the Syllabus of the three year of the Chair:

  • a 24-hour student training on:
    1. research methods
    2. access of EU documents and sources
    3. writing briefings and short papers
    4. dissemination
    5. advocacy (in collaboration with OBCT)
  • a lecture series with distinguished speakers open to University students, professors, civil society and the general public. The lecture series will focus on the discussion of various aspects of EU foreign policy, as well as international and domestic sources of resilience in the Western Balkans. 
  • an organization of a major academic conference at the end of the three year cycle involving speakers from the lecture series and other scholars. 

Accademic Conference

Sample of students' research papers:

Publications related to the Chair: 

  • Roberto Belloni, The Rise and Fall of Peacebuilding in the Balkans, Houndmills: Palgrave, 2020. Link
    An excerpt can be accessed hereLink
    Some reviews can be found here: 
    Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding: Link
    International Peacekeeping: Link
  • Roberto Belloni, I Balcani dopo le guerre. Ascesa e declino dell'intervento internazionale. Roma: Carocci Link
    Some reviews and interviews can be found here
    Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa: Link
    Letture: Link
  • Roberto Belloni, "Assessing the Rise of Macroregionalism in Europe: the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Macroregion (EUSAIR)," Journal of International Relations and Development, 2020, 23, pp. 814-839: Link
  • Roberto Belloni and Jasmin Ramovic, "Elites and Everyday Social Contracts in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Pathways to Forging a National Social Contract," Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 2020, 14 (1), pp. 42-63: Link
  • Roberto Belloni, Vincent della Sala, Paul R. Viotti (eds.) Fear and Uncertainty in Europe: The Return to Realism? Houndmills: Palgrave, 2019: Link
  • Roberto Belloni, “The Multi-level Dimensions of Peace: The New Macro Regionalism in Europe,” in Christina Atieno and Colin Robinson, eds., Post-Conflict Security, Peace and Development. Cham: Springer, 2019, pp. 55-68: Link