Vincent Della Sala


Associate Professor of Political Science in the Department of Sociology and Director of the Jean Monnet Centre at the University of Trento


The Italian Elections: A Major Change or More of the Same?
Italians will head to the electoral booths on Sunday, March 4, to vote in parliamentary elections. The elections come at the end of the five-year mandate of the current legislature despite the fact
Wind in Our Sails? The State of the European Union
On 13 September Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, delivered his State of the European Union (SOTEU) to the European Parliament meeting in Strasbourg.
Paolo Gentiloni in Russia: Italy Does Not Like Sanctions, But It Does Not Have…
Italy has paid a high price for the sanctions placed on Russia, especially as the Italian economy has had a prolonged period of little or no growth. The general sense in Italy is that we need to find
Valdai Paper #57: Power-Sharing in Europe: Models for the Ukraine?
At St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in June 2016, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi reiterated his government’s firm belief that the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol model of conflict
EU Internal Tensions Frustrate Normalization with Russia
Despite the Valdai Club report’s optimism, the EU’s internal difficulties could make restoring relations with Russia more difficult.