Gabriele Furia is a third year student in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Durham University. He syndicates article for the journal’s blog with a special focus on Global Governance, Conflict and Security.
His research interests range from International politics, Global Political Economy and regional integration, with special attention to the European Union. Having lived in Italy, France and the UK, he believes that a comparative perspective is fundamental to grasp crucial issues in domestic politics, such as the emergence of populist movements. His dissertation, for instance, is a comparative analysis of the policies Western European countries have enacted to accommodate religious pluralism.
He has worked as an intern for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and in a wide range of voluntary organizations. He speaks fluently English, French and Italian, and has elementary skills in Mandarin.