The 2022 Giulio Regeni Memorial Lecture

To honour the memory of Giulio Regeni 6 years after his kidnap and murder in Cairo, the Cambridge University Italian Society invites Dr Elisabetta Brighi (University of Westminster) to deliver the annual Giulio Regeni Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 1 pm.

The title of the lecture is: ‘Illusions of democracy – Europe and Egypt between interests, rights, and violence’.

Please note the event is held in English.

Booking is required to attend the lecture. Purchase your ticket for free on Eventbrite.

The lecture will be live-streamed on our YouTube channel.

Elisabetta Brighi is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Westminster. Between 2012 and 2014 she was a Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge. Her main research interests are theories of violence, particularly mimetic approaches to violence, and the relation between emotions, politics, and violence. She is also an expert in Italian foreign policy, on which she has published extensively. Most recently she has authored the essay ‘A cosa servono i complotti?’, in Minnena: Repressione, Disinformazione e Ricerca tra Egitto e Italia (Mesogea, 2021).