About the Journal

Publication Frequency

Journal Mittelforum and Next Europe is published semiannualy in both printed and online version.  However, in occurence of International Conferences or Special Seminars promoted by Transition Studies Research Network, a special issue will be published on the specific topics of the event.


Prof. Giorgio Dominese CV and main Publications

Giorgio Dominese is founder of CEEUN-Central Eastern European University Network and President of Transition Studies Network, being also Editor of Transition Studies Review, of the Journal of Global Policy and Governance and of Mittelforum and Next Europe, all of them published by Transition Academia Press.

Professor Dominese has been visiting professor in Beijing at the CFAU-China Foreign Affairs University in the second semester 2012 and lecturing from 2013 to 2014 at UIBE University Beijing. He has been delivering lectures at Renmin University of China, CIIS and Tianjin University. Visiting professor at the Vietnam National University, both in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in 2012 and 2013.

He was for more than ten years Chair of Economic and Policy of Transitions at LUISS University Rome, where he was Chair of Geopolitics at the Master of Science in International Relations. After lecturing at Ca’ Foscari Venice University, he was Professor of Transitions Economics at Udine University from 2002 to 2008. On 2007 he start lecturing at the Course of European Economy and Financial Governance in full English at Rome Tor Vergata University until 2012. He had been visiting professor at Fudan University in Shanghai, at the School of International Relations, from 2008 to 2010 and at the School of International Management in 206-2007. He had been lecturing as well at Beijing University, at the Viet Nam National University, visting professor at Bahia Blanca University, Argentina and at the Astana ENU-Eurasian National University in Kazakhstan, lecturing as well at George Washington University USA, EMUNI University Slovenia, MGIMO, HSE and Academy of Science-European Institute in Moscow, Riga Latvia University. In 2013-2015 he was visiting professor at UIBE-University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, at National Vietnam University, at the Singapore Economic Conference 2013 and research Fellows program in the USA.

In 2009 he became full member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts in Salzburg. For 2010-12 he was appointed by the Tor Vergata University as Delegate of the Rector and Special Coordinator of the Program Rome World University-RWU. He was Program Coordinator of the second YICGG Research Competition “Global Governance: Growth and Innovation 2020”, organized in Rome in August 2008, involving young doctoral, postgraduates and graduate students, as well as Joint-Coordinator of the third edition 2009 of this event at Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia and he had been in the Judging Commission of YICGG 2013 at Fudan University.

He is Member of the Advisory Board at IIR Centre of Global Sustainable Development,Taras Shevchenko University, Kiev (www.iir.edu.ua/en/international_cooperation/global_sustainable_development_center/organizational_structure/); he was Member of the Scientific Boards of WiFo (the Austrian Institute of Economic Research) and IDM (Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa) in Vienna; he was expert in follow ups of the Stability Pact for Southeast Europe and several other Italian and international research Institutions; Consul of Chile (Hon) in Venice, he had been appointed by Special Award and Paul Harris Fellowship by Rotary International for his international programs and activities.


Recent Publications:

- Giorgio Dominese: Europe reaching US in World Power with a "Non Statehood" optimal Governance, Journal Global Policy and Governance, Vol. 20 (1) 2014

Giorgio DomineseErosion of Sovereignty and “non Statehood” in Global Governance, presented to the Singapore Economic Review Conference, August 5-8, 2013

- Giorgio Dominese: ‘’Le gaullisme à venir sera paradoxalement européen ‘’ , Outre-Terre, Revue Européenne de Géopolitique », 2013, France, La Nation alignée, Paris, vol. 33-34

- Giorgio Dominese (co-Author), Patrizia Stucchi (Author), 2012, “Equity Market Risk during the Crisis: Europe, Americas and Asia”, Transition Studies Review and International Journal of Euro- Mediterranean Studies, 2012

- Giorgio Dominese, 2012, “Economic, Financial and Geopolitical Governance: USA, European Union and China”, Transition Studies Review vol. 18 (3)

- Giorgio Dominese, 2010, “Social, Economic, technological and strategic crisis that marked the end of USSR”, Paper at the Workshop in Rome “Italy, Russia, Europe: 1945-2010”, University of Rome Tor Vergata-TVWU and Russian Academy of Sciences-RAN, Moscow, November 2010.

‐ Giorgio Dominese, 2010, “Europe and the Euro: Do not Indulge in Misinterpreting Strength as Weakness”, Paper presented in Venice at the International Workshop organized by the Department of Economics, Ca’ Foscari University Venice, February 2010, Transition Studies Review, vol.17 (4)

- Giorgio Dominese, 2010, “Theories of International Relations: from an American Science toward a pluralism of Thought”, Paper presented in Moscow at the Congress of the Russian Political Science Association, November 2009,Transition Studies Review, vol.16 (4)

- Giorgio Dominese, 2009, “Global Governance and Innovation 2020: how to Govern the Complexities of the Future”, Transition Studies Review, vol.16 (2)

- Giorgio Dominese, 2009, “America and the World, Obama and the War”, Transition Studies Review, vol.16 (1)

- Giorgio Dominese, 2008, “Asian security issues: what Europe could tell Asia”, Transition Studies Review, vol.15 (1)

- Giorgio Dominese and Valentina Mele, 2007, “Managing Business-Government Relations: Principles and Techniques”, Libreria Egea, Pellicano series, Bocconi University, Milan

- Giorgio Dominese, 2007. "Foreign Investments as the Main Determinant Growth Factor in Asian Countries and Regions," Transition Studies Review, Springer, vol. 14(1)

- Giorgio Dominese, 2006. "How To Prepare the EU Integration: Banking System, Monetary Policy, and Exchange Rate in Macedonia," Transition Studies Review, Springer, vol. 13(2)

- Giorgio Dominese, Knowledge, Innovation and Development: the Transfers from Universities and Research to Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Bologna Process Framework, at EIASMEuropean Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, Conference Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, May 4-6, 2006

- Giorgio Dominese, 2006. Intégration, interférence, droit compare: a la recherche d'un ordre international soutenable, Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, nr. 1/2006


- Giorgio Dominese, 2005. "Ukraine Economy, Finance in the Reform Process and the European Partnership: A Focus on Aerospace Industry," Transition Studies Review, Springer, vol. 12(2)

- Giorgio Dominese, 2005. "Europe and Security in the Caucasus," Transition Studies Review, Springer, vol. 12(1)

- Giorgio Dominese, 2004. "Research, Universities, Culture and Higher Education Performing as a “Fourth” Sector in the Transition Economies," Transition Studies Review, Springer, vol. 11(3)

- Giorgio Dominese, in Greek-Turkish Relations: a Key to Stability in the Eastern Mediterranean, edited by Marisa Lino, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS-School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna Center, Editions Bonomo, Bologna, 2005

- Giorgio Dominese, Kazakhstan, Central Asia and Europe: Oil and More, paper at EPS-European Policy Centre, The Andreas G. Papandreou and Perspektiva Foundations, Brussels, 2005

- Giorgio Dominese, SMEs International Financing, paper at Primorska University, Koper, 2005

- Giorgio Dominese, Ukraine Financial and Economic Growth in the Framework of the Reform process and the European Partnership, paper Institute of International Relations, National Taras Shevchenko University Kiev, Ukraine March 2005

- Giorgio Dominese, in South Eastern Europe on the Road Towards European Integration, by Erhard Busek, Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe, Molden Verlag, Vienna, 2004

- Giorgio Dominese in Transition beyond Enlargement: Rethinking Next Europe Governance, by András Inotai et Al., Europa 2002, Budapest, 2/2004