Valerio Alfonso Bruno is currently a Researcher at the University of Fribourg and holds a Ph.D. in “Institutions and Policies” granted by the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan (2017). He was a visiting doctoral researcher at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) in 2015, and achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations at ASERI (Alta Scuola di Economia e Relazioni Internazionali) in Milan in 2012. Dr. Bruno graduated cum laude in Philosophy at the University of Naples (BA 2007; MD 2009) and studied at Paris IV Sorbonne (2007) and was trained at the Israel-Italy Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tel Aviv in Israel (2011), the European Commission (2013-2014) and the ITU of the United Nations in Geneva (2015).
Valerio Alfonso Bruno political analyses appear regularly on several journals, blogs and tv channels, including: Social Europe (Berlin, Germany); Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (Washington D.C., USA); openDemocracy (London, UK) Public Seminar of The New School (New York, USA); London School of Economics EUROPP blog (London, UK); Brave New Europe (Berlin, Germany); Democratic Audit at LSE (London, UK); Indus News (Lahore, Pakistan); & Expresso (Portugal).
October 6th, 2020 | Season 1 | 50 mins 50 secs
extremism, history, populism, right-wing
Guests Dr. Valerio Alfonso Bruno and Alessio Scopelliti join Host Dr. James F. Downes to discuss what populism means in Italian politics, in order to understand the evolution of the Italian political landscape, how COVID-19 is influencing Italian politics and the significance of the constitutional referendum in Italy.