Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. in History, Studies of Security and Defense, 2015 – University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal.

Degree in Political Sciences and International Relations, 2011 – Faculty of Political Sciences of the University Niccolò Cusano (UniCusano), Rome, Italy.

Degree in Communication and Society, 2005 – Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Milan (UniMi), Italy.

Biographical Information

Marco Marsili in graduated in Political sciences and international relations from the University Niccolò Cusano, Rome, and in Institutional communication from the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Milan, both cum laude. He holds a third cycle advanced postgraduate diploma and a PhD in History, Studies of Security and Defense from the ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), jointly with a European PhD with the Univerity Niccolò Cusano. In the last years, Mr Marsili focused his research on the impact of counter-terrorism measures on fundamental human rights. Currently he is working on a new research project on ‘The Twenty-First Century Conflicts’ at the Catholic University of Portugal’s Institute for Political Studies Research Centre (CIEP-UCP), granted by a fellowship from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) for a second PhD in Political Science and International relations: Security and Defense.

He is fellow researcher at the Catholic University of Portugal’s Institute for Political Studies Research Centre (CIEP-UCP), integrated researcher at CEI-IUL – Centre for International Studies of the ISCTE-IUL, and associated resercher at the Centro de Investigação, Inovação e Desenvolvimento da Academia Militar (CINAMIL), the Portuguese Military Academy/Poruguese Army Research Center..

Mr Marsili published 12 books and several articles in international journals (UK, Portugal, Brazil, Italy, etc.) on international relations, security, defense, media, fundamental rights and freedoms, international law. In 2016 he’s been awarded with the ICTE-IUL Scientific Award for the paper ”The Islamic State: A Clash within the Muslim Civilization for the New Caliphate” (DOI: 10.1080/1057610X.2015.1100010) published in Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 39:2 (2016).
He participates, as a speaker, in international conferences, seminars, and workshops on international relations, cooperation, defense and security.
Mr Marsili serves as electoral observer, and participates in OSCE/ODIHR EOMs both as STO and LTO.
He’s also a journalist and a media/communication professional. He was professor of journalism at the University of Insubria in Varese, and coordinator of the Master in Communication and Multimedia Journalism.

Key Publications

Marsili, Marco (2016). The Birth of a (Fake?) Nation at the Aftermath of the Decomposition of USSR. The Unsolved Issue of Post-Soviet ‘Frozen Conflicts’, Proelium, 1, Serie X (10), pp. 155-172.

Marsili, Marco (2015). Il Sistema di informazioni del Portogallo: dal sistema dualistico di sicurezza al concetto monistico di sicurezza nazionale. Storia e Futuro: Rivista di Storia e Storiografia Contemporanea online, 39.

Marsili, Marco (2015). Propaganda and International Relations: an Outlook in Wartime. Vozes dos Vales, 9 (7), 1-38.

Marsili, Marco (2015). Brazil: the Carambole Strategy of a Rising Power. Universities: Relações Internacionais, 13 (1), 63-83.

Marsili, Marco (2015). The Islamic State: A Clash within the Muslim Civilization for the New Caliphate. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 39 (2).

Publications

Marsili, M. (2016) "The Birth of a (Fake?) Nation at the Aftermath of the Decomposition of USSR. The Unsolved Issue of Post-Soviet ‘Frozen Conflicts’", Proelium: Revista Científica da Academia Militar, 10, pp. 161-178.

Marsili, M. (2015) "The Islamic State: A Clash within the Muslim Civilization for the New Caliphate", Studies in Conflict & Terrorism

Marsili, M. (2015) "Propaganda and international relations: an outlook in wartime", ArtCiencia.com: Revista de Arte, Ciência e Comunicação, IX (19), 1-26.

Marsili, M. (2015) "Brazil: the carambole strategy of a rising power", Universitas: Relações Internacionais, 13(1), 63-83.

Marsili, M. (2015) "Il Sistema di informazioni del Portogallo: dal sistema dualistico di sicurezza al concetto monistico di sicurezza nazionale", Storia e Futuro: Rivista di Storia e Storiografia Contemporanea online, 1-31, 39.