Mario Telò is an Italian political scientist specialized in European Studies, Political Theory and International Relations. Since 1995 he has held the «Chair Jean Monnet ad personam» and since 2006 he is a member of Belgium’s Royal Academies for Science and the Arts. His publications include L’Europe en crise et le monde and Regionalism in hard times. Competitive and post-liberal trends in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.