Giovanni Ercolani

Dr. Giovanni Ercolani studied Political Science, Oriental Studies, Art Management and Production, and was awarded a PhD in Social Anthropology with the University of Murcia (Spain) and a PhD in International Relations and Security Studies by the Nottingham Trent University (UK). He is both a Researcher at the ‘Society and Culture’ Research Group at the University of Murcia (Spain), and a Research Associate at ‘LADEC - Laboratoire d’Anthropologie des Enjeux Contemporains’ at the Université Lumière Lyon 2 (France), while also an active Thesis Advisor for the ’Peace Operations Training Institute’ (USA). Previously, he was lecturer on ‘Global Terrorism’ and ‘Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution’ at the Bilgi University and Yeditepe University in Istanbul (Turkey). He is member of the Editorial Board of ‘The Journal of Security Sciences’ (Turkey), and Fellow (elected) of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (UK). His previous books include the co-edited Anthropology and Security Studies (Editum 2013). His papers have been published by, among other outlets, theCentral European Journal of International and Security Studies.