Lorenzo Kamel

Lorenzo Kamel

Lorenzo Kamel is Associate Professor of History at the University of Turin and Senior Fellow at IAI.

Middle East

The Palestinian refugees and the 'monologue of the century'

Or why the analogy between Palestinian displacement and the Jewish 'exodus' from Arab countries is misleading.

The Palestinian refugees and the 'monologue of the century'

Africa

Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about 'migration'

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future.

Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about 'migration'

Immigration

To stop migration, stop the abuse of Africa's resources

Europe should tackle migration not by deploying troops, but by curbing economic abuse and destablisation.

To stop migration, stop the abuse of Africa's resources

Jerusalem

Trump and Jerusalem: a legal and historical appraisal

Just like Lord Balfour before him, Trump is trying to impose a unilateral understanding of Jerusalem's complex reality.

Trump and Jerusalem: a legal and historical appraisal

Kurds

Kurdish independence vote: A historical perspective

The upcoming vote has little to do with Kurds' real grievances and much to share with conflicting geopolitical agendas.

Kurdish independence vote: A historical perspective

Shia

The return of a Shia-order in the Middle East?

Peoples of the Middle East are trying to find their place in a new system of relative balance and multiple centres.

The return of a Shia-order in the Middle East?