Giuseppe Acconcia is a journalist and a researcher focusing on the Middle East. He lives between Cairo and London, and studied at the Bocconi University writing a thesis on the Iranian Reformists. He currently works for Italian, Egyptian and British newspapers. Giuseppe has previously written about the Iranian Green movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, the recent Egyptian and Syrian revolts and Italian current affairs. He has worked as a teacher of the Italian language, as a researcher on North Africa and the Middle East and for the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation, and has also published several short stories.