NYU Florence: Italian Politics Adesso!

NYU Florence
La Pietra Dialogues

The Italian Politics Adesso! Dialogue with Professors Roberto D’Alimonte, Alessandro Chiaramonte and Nicolò Conti will kick off LPD’s Spring 2015 semester with a presentation of the basics college students need to know – the latest political scenario and the most significant challenges, actors, and dynamics – to abide by Italian politics for the duration of their remain in Italy.

Florence’s previous mayor Matteo Renzi rose to turn into Italy’s youngest at any time Key Minister last calendar year on a wave of optimism for his ambitious reform agenda and the hope that he would breathe new lifetime into Italy’s faltering political system. How are Renzi’s reforms going? What is in retail store for the duration of the upcoming presidential transition? And what has Renzi accomplished for the duration of Italy’s presidency of the Council of the European Union?

Italian Politics Adesso!
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Salone dei 500, Palazzo Vecchio

Roberto D’Alimonte
Roberto D’Alimonte, previous professor of political science at the College of Florence, considering the fact that 2010 teaches at LUISS Guido Carli College in Rome. Professor D’Alimonte has been Ford Basis Fellow at Yale and American Council of Discovered Societies Fellow at Harvard and taught as checking out professor in the political science departments at Yale and Stanford. Since 1995 he has taught at New York College Florence. Effectively-regarded as a political journalist, Professor D’Alimonte handles Italian political gatherings for Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy’s major financial newspaper and is frequently sought out by The New York Times, The Fiscal Times alongside with a quantity of European Tv set, newspapers and journals for commentary on latest Italian and European politics.

Alessandro Chiaramonte
Alessandro Chiaramonte is Associate Professor of Political Science at the College of Florence, the place he also acquired his doctorate. He is co-founder of CISE, the Italian Center of Electoral Studies (www.unifi.it/cise) at the College of Florence and LUISS-Guido Carli in Rome. He is a member of the editorial board of the Italian Political Science Overview. He has been a Investigate Fellow in Modern Italian Studies at the London College of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and checking out scholar at the Division of Political Science of the College of California San Diego (UCSD). He at this time teaches Italian Politics and Examination of Electoral Units at the College of Florence and Italian Politics at New York College Florence. He has revealed guides and content on elections, electoral units and bash units. Additional especially, his research pursuits have centered on the functioning and the results of several styles of electoral units, primarily combined majoritarian-proportional units, and on the extended-long lasting electoral transition of the Italian bash and political units, analyzed from equally a national and a regional point of view.

Nicolò Conti
Nicolò Conti is Associate Professor of Political Science at the Unitelma Sapienza College of Rome. He has taught in international programmes at the College of Siena, Georgetown University’s Florence Centre, and the In good shape State College of New York’s Florence Campus. His primary research concentrate is on functions, elites, cupboards and the European Union. He has not too long ago edited the guides The Challenge of Coalition Government: The Italian Circumstance (Routledge, 2015 – with F. Marangoni) and Party Attitudes To the EU in the Member States: Get-togethers for Europe, Get-togethers Against Europe (Routledge, 2014). He has revealed content in Italian and international journals this kind of as West European Politics, Acta Politica, South European Modern society and Politics, Contemporary Italian Politics, European Politics and Modern society.