Stay tuned for more information regarding the second edition of the Spykman Center's Summer School to be held in 2024.
We are pleased to announce endorsements for our Annual Summer School by a range of academics and practitioners in the field of Geopolitics and International Relations from some of the leading universities of Europe and beyond.
Dr. Jeremy Alan Garlick
Director of the J. Masaryk Centre of International Studies, Associate Professor of International Relations and China Studies, Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic
Prof. Nicola Giannelli
Professor of Political Science, Department of Economy, Sociology and Politics, University of Urbino, Italy
Dr. Christos Kourtelis
Lecturer in European and International Politics Department of International Relations, Politics and History School of Social Sciences and Humanities Loughborough University, UK
Prof. Fabio James Petani
Professor of Geopolitics for INSEEC Programme Grande Ecole Geostrategy course at INSEEC BBA, Lyon, France
Director of Istituto Avventista, Florence Director of the Journal "Coscienza e Liberta"
Prof. Alessandro Saggioro
Full Professor in History of Religions, Faculty of Humanities, Sapienza University of Rome (Sapienza Universita di Roma), Italy
Prof. Francesco Tuccari
President of the Italian Association of Historians and Political Doctrines Full Professor of History of Political Doctrine, Department of Historical Studies, University of Turin, Italy
Founder and Editor in Chief, The Defence Horizon Journal PhD, Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, University of Vienna
Prof. Vera Negri Zamagni
Founder of European Review of Economic History (Cambridge University Press) Professor Emeritus of History of Economy, University of Bologna, Italy
The Spykman Center is proud to present our official partner for our Annual Summer School Program.
University of Urbino, Italy
How to Build a Geopolitical Analysis in Times of International Upheaval
The Spykman Center's first annual summer school held online from 19th-23rd of June 2023 was attended by 14 Students. It comprised of a mix of lectures and discussions by leading experts: Manlio Graziano, Benjamin Sutherland, Mircea Flore and Igor Lys. The workshops were conducted by Spykman Analysts who presented their work as an example of how rigorous geopolitical analysis is conducted, which was followed by a written assessment produced by the participants.
33% of the participants rated the experience as "excellent", 67% as "greatly satisfying" and overall 82% of the students appreciated the interactivity throughout the Summer School. 60% of the Students expressed desire to join the Center as permanent members.