Articles by Stefano Ruzza

February 18, 2021

Alive but not well: it’s a hard life for Myanmar’s democracy

Stefano Ruzza
What does the recent military coup tell us about the prospects for Myanmar’s regime? Stefano Ruzza argues that while the country's semi-democracy is not dead, it is unlikely ever to escape occasional authoritarian interventions Was it really a coup? On 1 February Myanmar’s military, the Tatmadaw, seized control of government from National League for Democracy […]
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Stefano Ruzza
Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Turin and Head of Research at T.wai – Torino World Affairs Institute

Stefano teaches Political Science and Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Turin.

He is also an LSE Ideas Associate, and a member of the Italian Ethnological Mission in Equatorial Africa.

Stefano's research interests are Myanmar's transition and peace process, conflict transformation (with a focus on Myanmar and Uganda), and private military and security companies.

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