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Assistant professor, geopolitics and geopolitics of religions, Sciences Po

Manlio Graziano, PhD, teaches Geopolitics and Geopolitics of Religions at Sciences Po Paris, at la Sorbonne, and at Geneva Institute of Geopolitics. He regularly gives lectures at La Sapienza University (Rome) and the department of International Relations of the University of Turin.
He also taught at the HEC Paris, at the American Graduate School in Paris, at SKEMA Business School (Suzhou, Paris and Sophia Antipolis campuses), at the École supérieure de Relations internationales in Lyons and had a teaching contract at the LUISS University in Rome. He gave lectures at the University of Bologna (2020), University of Urbino (2020), Stony Brooks SUNY (2019-2015-2010), University of Perugia (2019), University of Leuven (2018), University of Glasgow (2018), United Nations Correspondent Associations, New York City (2015), Bilgi University, Istanbul (2015), Brooklyn College CUNY (2010), the University of Bath (2008), and at Stockholms universitet (2008).
He collaborates with the Corriere della Sera (Milan), Limes (Rome), Il Mulino (Bologna), and International Affairs Forum (Washington DC).
In February 2020, he published Geopolitics of International Relations in the 21st Century (in English and in French). In May 2019 he published Geopolitica. Orientarsi nel grande disordine internazionale (Il Mulino), and, in 2018, L’isola al centro del mondo: Una geopolitica degli Stati Uniti (Il Mulino). In 2018, he also published What is a Border? (Stanford University Press), and before it, In Rome We Trust: The Rise of Catholics in American Political Life, (Stanford University Press, 2017), Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage (Columbia University Press, 2017).
His other books are: Essential Geopolitics: A Handbook, (2011, in English and in French) – Il secolo cattolico. La strategia geopolitica della Chiesa, (Rome, 2010; Barcelona, 2012) – The Failure of Italian Nationhood: The Geopolitics of a Troubled Identity (Palgrave-Macmillan, New York, 2010) –Italie. Un État sans nation? Géopolitique d’une identité nationale incertaine (Toulouse, 2007) – Identité catholique et identité italienne. L’Italie laboratoire de l’Église (Paris, 2007). He also edited L’Italie aujourd’hui. Situation et perspectives après le séisme des années quatre-vingt-dix (Paris, 2004).


  • –present
    Assistant professor, geopolitics and geopolitics of religions, American Graduate School in Paris (AGS)