Alberto Negri

Senior correspondent
Alberto Negri

Journalist, for 30 years war correspondent for Il Sole 24 Ore in the Middle East, Africa, the Balkans, and Central Asia. Columnist for Manifesto newspaper. Among his recent books: The Wandering Muslim. The history of the Alawites and the mysteries of the Middle East; Mediterranean Bazaar.

Diplomat, former Italian Ambassador to Madrid, London, and Moscow

Pasquale Quito Terracciano

IRIS Research Director, Specialist in Modern African History

Caroline Roussy

General Director of Mosfilm Film Concern, film director, screenwriter, producer

Karen Shakhnazarov

Journalist, writer

Paolo Deganutti

Former Italian Ambassador to India and the Holy See

Daniele Mancini

Professor, University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Tim Murithi