Italy: The Failure of the "Second Republic" and the Difficult Path to the Future


Location: Eck Hall of Law, Room 2108

Mauro Magatti; professor of sociology; Catholic University of Milan, Italy

Magatti, Ph.D., is full professor of sociology at the Catholic University of Milan, where he is also dean of the faculty of sociology. His main scientific interests are focussed on the relationship between economy and society, the role of civic society, and on globalization and cultural and social change. His approach is informed by the deep empirical grounding of his theoretical elaboration and on wideranging fieldwork experience.

During his career, he has worked for the European Science Foundation, the European Union, and the Italian Ministry of University. He has been a member of the K. Polanyi Insitute at the University of Montreal and of the Global Studies Association of the Metropolitan University of Manchester. In 2006–07, he was visiting professor at the Ecoles des Hautes Etudes in Paris, and in 2007–08 at the Catholic University of Buenos Aires.

Lunch is free and available on a first come, first served basis.

Sponsored by the the Program on Law and Human Development at the Notre Dame Law School and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies