Orientalist and Middle East Expert Dr. Bianchi is specialized in the field of Muslim minorities has carried out in-depth researches on security issues and geopolitics, supporting the idea that Islam may be a resource to counter the terrorist threats. Among his recent books "Low Intensity Conflicts in a Liquid World" (2016), "Is Islamism a Threat?" (2015), "Jihadist Radicalisation in European Prisons" (2010), "The Italian right parties in the age of leadership" (2008). His articles and video productions regarding a wide range of topics from politics to breaking news have been featured in national and internationally published newspapers and TVs over the years. He is fluent in Italian, Arabic, German and English. Dr. Bianchi is a RAN C.o.E. member.
Project Manager and Communication Officer for Agenfor International. She is currently involved in a number of projects related to security and human rights-related issues. She has been part of the DERAD Team, a European project that was awarded the status of best practices in the field of training by the European Council. She has also contributed to the development of the HERMES Platform.