List of Sicilian ‘Noblesse’ (Noble Families) A-Z

To be compared with the Map of Sicilian Clans   A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z Source: 'Dott. Antonino Mango di Casalgerardo, NOBILIARIO DI SICILIA Notizie e stemmi relativi alle famiglie nobili siciliane (Palermo, A. Reber, 1912 - 2 volumi)' available at: OR


The ‘Anti-Mafia’ Organization: A Historical-Institutionalist Approach

There are several institutional inconsistencies of the so-called ‘anti-mafia’ organization in Sicily and Italy. The Direzione Nazionale Antimafia (National Antimafia Directorate) (DNA) was established in 1991. It is considered as the national ‘coordination institution’ among the different police forces (polizia di stato, carabinieri  and guardia di finanza ). Until 2015, the main tasks of the …


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21 August 2019 (UPDATED PAPERS) Spanish Version: Cerami, Alfio (2019), LOS RESPETABLES. Emprendedores y Emprendedoras de Dishonor: ¡Una oferta que no puedes rechazar! Delito de Cuello Blanco: una Guía para las Autoridades de la Policía, las Autoridades Judiciales, los Responsables de Políticas y Decisorios y (Un Posible Guión de Película), presentation available on-line at:


                Courses 17/01/2011 – 6/05/2011 International Relations. “The Construction of the European Union”, Southern Methodist University in Paris, France. 26/01/2009 – 15/05/2009, Course 1: Human Rights. “Human Rights”. Course 2: Development Economics, Schiller International University, Paris Campus, France. 26/01/2009 – -31/05/2009, International Relations. History, Politics and Diplomacy in …

Past Research

My past research interests concentrated on five main areas: Economic, Political and Social Transformations in Sub-Saharan Africa; Economic, Political and Social Transformations in the Middle and North Africa (MENA); Democratization and Consolidation of Democratic Institutions; European Union Politics and Sociology of European Integration; and Human and Socio-Economic Security.   1. Economic, Political and Social Transformations in Sub-Saharan …


                I also work as "external consultant" and "independent expert" for consulting companies and international organizations. My areas of expertise involve: International political economy International economics International trade Industry Global Development Geo-Strategic Spatial Analysis   Consulting Activites International Trade: - International Trade - Institutional Reforms - Debt Restructuring …