Tarantini, Giulia

Position 
Research Intern
Nationality 
Italy
At UNU-CRIS 
02/03/2016 to 02/09/2016
Biographical Statement 

Giulia holds a Bachelor degree in International Cooperation and Development from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza,’ and a Master of Art in Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES), from the University of Bologna.

During her studies she wrote several essays focusing on the regional cooperation between Italy and South-Eastern Europe, on the causes and consequences of the Yugoslav wars, and on the relations between the EU and its Eastern neighbors. Her Master’s dissertation focused on the historical background and recent developments of organized crime in the Balkans.

In the course of her six-month internship at UNU-CRIS, Giulia was researching in the field of EU neighborhood policies, especially cultural and science diplomacy in an EU neighborhood context under the supervision of Simon Schunz.