Professor Alessandra Spremolla Briganti, Rector of Guglielmo Marconi University in Rome, Italy, Dr. Saad Mohamed Elgioshy, President of SGAC.SCP (SGAC For Education, Culture and Projects) and Prof. Vincenzo Naso, Director of CIRPS (Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca Per 10 Sviluppo Sostenibile — Inter-university Research Centre for Sustainable Development), signed a memorandum of understanding that foresees the regulation of cultural, educational, academic and technical collaboration between the parties, in accordance with the provisions of the Egyptian Law no.162 of 2018 and with the Ministerial decree no. 4200 for 2018.

According to the memorandum of understanding, Guglielmo Marconi University may establish one or more branches in the Italian Universities Campus in Egypt in order to implement bachelors, masters, Ph.D programmes, professional masters, higher education short courses, research, and consulting services. CIRPS will be in charge of coordinating the Italian Branches in Egypt and each Party will appoint a key person to act as the Member of this MOU Joint Committee, respectively Prof. Enrico Bocci and Dr. Arturo Lavalle for GMU, whereas Prof. Saad El Giosh for SGAC.SCP and Prof. Vincenzo Naso for CIRPS.

On June 24th, 2019, Federmanager hosted the conference “Sfide da Vincere. Siamo Pronti. I manager per il futuro di Roma e della Regione Lazio” (Challenges to overcome. We are Ready. Managers for the future of Rome and Lazio Region).
The public conference, moderated by Manuela Moreno, chief editor of Tg2 television news in Rome, focused on the various current challenges, such as gender gap, security and digitalization.
The conference saw the participation of several important figures including, Stefano Cuzzilla, President of Federmanager and Giacomo Gargano, President of Federmanager Roma. Gennaro Vecchione, General Manager of the Department of Information Security of the Republic, and Niccolò Marcello D’Angelo, Prefect and Deputy-Chief of the Police force. Giovanni Lo Storto, General Manager of Luiss Guido Carli University, and Claudio Lotito, Entrepreneur. Mario Trimeri, Manager and first world climber of the Seven Summits, and Raffaele Zurlo, CEO of Brenner Basis Tunnel.
Moreover, the round table saw the participation of William De Vecchis and Annamaria Parente, Vice-Presidents of the Public and Private Workforce Commission, and Riccardo Pedrizzi, National President of C.T.S. Ucid. The objective of the meeting was to trigger thought-provoking considerations on our Territory and on the role of managers, companies and intuitions, with a specific interest for the approaches and the good practices to maintain and follow.

On May 6th, 2019, AREL - Research and Legislation Agency and ITALIASEAN Association, in collaboration with Guglielmo Marconi University, hosted a fascinating meeting on the development of the New Silk Road, with a specific focus on the maritime path. The event was particularly relevant given the Memorandum of Understanding signed on March 23rd, 2019, between the Italian government and China. The memorandum included a series of commercial and institutional agreements and confirmed the Italian participation in China’s One Belt One Road Initiative (BRI). Esteemed Professor Rainer Masera, Dean of the Faculty of Economics at Guglielmo Marconi University, and President Enrico Letta, former Prime Minister, opened the debate, between Marco Chirullo, speaking from the European Commission point of view, Gianfranco Di Vaio, Responsible for Research at Italian “Cassa Depositi e Prestiti”, and Paolo Guglielminetti, Global Rail and Surface Transport Leader at PWC.
The debate focused on a series of important topics regarding the New Silk Road, highlighting that the maritime path could represent an opportunity for Italian companies to increase the economic relationships not only with China but also with Southern Asian countries. In fact, during the following years, countries like Indonesia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh are expected to be the world’s most rapidly growing economies.
Nonetheless, whereas there are several positive aspects, the BRI also has several challenging points and issues that have to be adequately addressed.
However, given the extremely relevant nature of the New Silk Road for the Italian economy, the challanges will be thoroughly discussed in future events co-organized by Guglielmo Marconi University.

For more information, please send an email to i.reggiani@unimarconi.it

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The Department of Human Sciences proudly announced the publication of Aretè Volume 4, Guglielmo Marconi University International Journal of Philosophy, Human and Social Sciences, with the homonymous name.

Aretè is an international scientific magazine “double-blind and peer-reviewed” created in December 2015. The magazine, available both online and printed, provides articles concerning central philosophical debates and issues, in Italian, English, French and German, with particular reference to the discourses between philosophy, humanities, and social sciences. Special attention is given to the philosophical historiography, to the hermeneutics of the texts that characterized Western thought, to the most relevant and current ethical-political, historical, pedagogical, aesthetic, philological, literary and linguistic issues.

Furthermore, considerable attention is also given to the works marking the debates regarding Humanities, Social Sciences, and Cultural Studies.
According to the editors, philosophy constitutes a creative and productive force capable of affecting current affairs only when it considers the complexity of the “world of life” (the Lebenswelt of which Edmund Husserl also spoke) with the multiplicity of plans that characterize it. Benedetto Croce highlights  the need to open philosophical rationality to the non-strictly-philosophical elements of culture in his Aesthetica in Nuce. Emphasizing that, “Philosophy always originates in the motion of life [...]. New philosophical thoughts, or their germs, are often found alive and energetic in books that are not professional nor systematic philosophers “.

For this reason, both the essays of the miscellanea and the reviews, sometimes take into consideration texts, authors, and perspectives that do not concern the traditional philosophical disciplines.
The journal is divided in the following sections: a monographic Notebook in which themes are explored in multidisciplinary perspectives; a miscellaneous section dedicated to scientific articles (divided into “Studies and research” and in “Notes and essays”); a part devoted to reviews and presentations of essays and literature.

Whereas for those studying and teaching philosophy and the various subjects that characterize the Humanities and Social Sciences, each issue represents a valid source to update on the most salient topics. The magazine concept revolves around the expression of “critical thinking,” open to the complexity of the contemporary world and characterized by “dialogue between knowledge,” strictly necessary for the development of a correct “history of concepts” (Begriffsgeschichte). The International Journal is as a free research tool, scientifically founded and pluralistic, thus realizing a “conviviality of differences.”

For more information, visit the link

https://arete.unimarconi.it/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/ARETE_Volume_4_2019_completo.pdf

or

https://arete.unimarconi.it/https://arete.unimarconi.it/

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Guglielmo Marconi University takes a step towards digitalization and launches the online academic blog of the homonymous university. The GMU blog is a valuable resource that grants researchers and research activities to reach a broader academic audience, one that goes beyond the standard social media connections, fostering, through specific features, academic dissemination. These features are powerful tools that allow researchers to gain maximal visibility by indexing the content of their posts in academic databases such as EBSCO and specialized search engines such as ISIDORE, OAIster, and DOAJ. The blog also offers researchers contributing to the platform the opportunity to link ORCIDs to their posts. Also, it promotes interdisciplinary exchange between scholars on highly topical issues - such as new technologies, industry 4.0, innovation management, digital humanities - that are drastically changing our society.

Moreover, the blog serves as a powerful communication tool promoting Guglielmo Marconi University’s national and international projects and partnerships, fostering dialogue between the research world and a wide range of audiences. The blog lives on the French platform “Hypothèses,” that is home to a thousand academic blogs covering all areas of humanities and social sciences. “Hypothèses” is part of a larger portal, “OpenEdition,” that is a comprehensive digital publishing infrastructure for the dissemination of humanities and social science publications.

We strongly encourage scholars at GMU and researchers participating in GMU’s projects to send in various types of contributions. Join us online!
Please contact us with your ideas at this email address g.vertecchi@unimarconi.it

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