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Debora Tonelli

Debora Tonelli is a Georgetown University Representative in Rome and a Research Fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. She is also a Permanent Researcher at FBK-ISR and Invited Lecturer in Political Philosophy and Politics and Religion at Pontifical Athenaeum S. Anselmo and in Religion, Violence, and Religious Freedom at Gregoriana University (Rome). Moving from her background in Political Philosophy (PhD 2005, in Rome and Frankfurt/M, Germany) and Theology (Ph.D. 2012, Münster, Germany), her current research and teaching activities are focused on the interaction between those two main fields, specifically inside the wider context of interreligious dialogue, with a key focus on the relationship between violence and biblical religions. Among her publications: Exiting Violence: The Role of Religion, De Gruyter 2024 (co-edited with Gerard Mannion); (edited) Fra kósmos e pólis: identità e cittadinanza da una prospettiva Mediterranea, Jouvence, Milan 2023; (edited) Fratelli tutti? Credenti e non credenti in dialogo con Papa Francesco, Castelvecchi, Roma 2022.