Venue: Palazzo Paolo Prodi, via T. Gar 14 - Room 001

Event organized by the School of International Studies and INTERSOS.

Afternoon session 15.00 – 17.00 Humanitarian Intervention: an Interdisciplinary Focus

Chair: Pejman Abdolmohammadi

Welcome: Louisa Parks and Pejman Abdolmohammadi (School of International Studies)

15.15-15.45 – Marco Pertile (School of International Studies): “Humanitarian intervention & International Law”

15.45-16.15 –  Alda Cappelletti (INTERSOS): “Iraq: case study on Humanitarian intervention in Mosul before, during and after the fall of ISIS” 

16.15-16.45  Pejman Abdolmohammadi (School of International Studies): “Iraq in the geopolitics of the Middle East: a confrontation between political Islam and secularism?”

16.45-17.00 – Q & A

Spaces are limited. Please register, specifying the session you wish to attend (afternoon or evening), by sending an e-mail to: sis [at]

Evening session 18.00-20.00 Iraq Oggi: Prospettive dal Terreno

(in Italian, session open to the public)

Moderator: Pejman Abdolmohammadi

Introduction: Louisa Parks e Pejman Abdolmohammadi (School of International Studies) 

18.15-18.45  Alda Capelletti (INTERSOS): Presentation INTERSOS

18.45-19.15 – Alessandro De Pascale (Journalist, collaborator of Atlas of Wars and Conflicts of the World): “L’Iraq post ISIS e la questione Kurda” 

19.15-19.45  Pietro Caburrosso (INTERSOS mission in Iraq): Skype intervention “Il lavoro di INTERSOS in Iraq” 

19.45-20.00 – Q & A

The capacity from the classroom is limited: please register, specifying that you intend to attend the evening session, by sending an e-mail to: sis [at]