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Silvia De Michelis

Silvia De Michelis

Division: Peace Studies and International Development


Nationality: Italian

Research interests: Peace Journalism, Human Security, International Relations, Responsibility to Protect

PhD Title: An exploration of the role of conflict reporting within the context of the Responsibility to Protect doctrine. The case of Libya (Provisional) 


Dr. Simon Whitby; Dr. Graeme Chesters




Nov 19-21, 2014

4th International Conference in Communication and Media Studies, Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Northern Cyprus

July 29 – Aug 7

Hiroshima and Peace

Hiroshima City University

Faculty of International Studies & Hiroshima Peace Institute

Hiroshima, Japan

Professional Activities:

  • Nov 2014 – Present: Editor

Peace, Conflict and Development: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Division of Peace Studies and International Development, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Bradford

  • Sept 2011 – Nov 2013: Editor Assistant

L’INCONTRO - Newspaper for political and civil rights

Turin, Italy 

  • Jan 2011 – June 2016: Research Assistant

Sereno Regis Centre for Peace and Environment Studies Turin, Italy



De Michelis, S., Salio, N. (2016) (Eds.) Giornalismo di Pace, Turin: EGA – Edizioni Gruppo Abele (Publication in Italian) 


De Michelis, S. (2016) ‘Establishing an equal system of justice within the Responsibility to Protect doctrine through the affirmation of Peace Journalism principles’, in İlter, T., Behçetoğulları, P., Aliefendioğlu, H., Kara, N., Arslan, Y., Ersoy, M., Demet Atay, A. (Eds.) If You Wish Peace Care for Justice, 4th International Conference in Communication and Media Studies, Famagusta: Eastern Mediterranean University Press, pp. 95-108.