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Cervical Cancer: A critical review of prevention and screening in Italy

Written by Bianca Maria Borrelli & Christos Tsagkaris Introduction The Cancer of the cervix Uteri or Cervical Cancer (CC)  or is defined as an abnormal proliferation of mutated cells in the internal lining of the cervix, the segment that connects the… Continue Reading →

Stuck in a loop: the unfinished state of electoral reform in Italy?

On Monday, 7th May 2018, the Italian President, Sergio Mattarella, called on parliament to form a neutral government to govern the country until the end of the year or, failing that, to hold new elections either in June or in… Continue Reading →

EST Working Group Research Report – Irregular Migration and Human Rights

The European Student Think Tank is proud to present the first research report by one of its own working groups. The EST employs a small team of young academics that do research on one particular topic regarding the European Union.  The… Continue Reading →

Italy’s “New” Foreign Policy: Leader or Wannabe?

By Fil­ippo Barbagli, our Italian ambassador. “For things to remain the same, everything must change” says Tancredi, one of the protagonists of the novel The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, set in Sicily during the Risorgimento period. In the last… Continue Reading →

Italy in 2014: Let us hope for the best

by Giorgio La Malfa. Originally published on 2014/03/10 Three years ago the Democratic Party (PD), Italy’s centre-left political formation, decided that they would pick their officials, including the party’s leader, through a system of primary elections in which both party… Continue Reading →

Lampedusa Calls for Action

by Olga Papadopoulou. Originally published on 2014/02/21 “La vita e’ un diritto di tutti #Lampedusa”. “Everyone has a right to life #Lampedusa” That was what football players of Inter and Roma wore on their t-shirts in their pre-match warm-up, in order… Continue Reading →

Is there hope for refugees in the European Union?

by Kitty Verduin. Originally published on 2013/11/15 The recent shipwrecks from two African refugee boats on their way to Europe call for a critical review of the asylum policy set by the European Union. This article assess the promises made… Continue Reading →

The future of Europe from an Italian perspective

By Styliani Kampani. Originally published on 2013/02/19 One of the founding members of the EU, Italy, is going to elections by the end of this month and the current debate is fierce. After 14 months of technocratic-ruling administration, the Italians… Continue Reading →

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