Il Centro Studi Americani, l’Ambasciata degli Stati Uniti in Italia e la Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center, in collaborazione con l‘Università di Oxford, il King’s College London e l‘Università di Bologna, è statio lieto di ospitare l’evento “Biennial Colloquy on The State of Democracy: Democracy Under Attack” svoltosi al Centro Studi Americani (via Michelangelo Caetani, 32, Roma) nelle giornate di Martedì 10 e Mercoledì 11 Aprile 2018.
Questo è stato il programma delle due giornate di lavoro:
09:30 – Opening and Welcome
Gianni De Gennaro, President, Centro Studi Americani;
Patrick Boyle, Vice-Provost Global Initiatives and Academic Centers, Associate Professor of Political Science, Loyola University Chicago;
Michael Andrews, Director of Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center, Professor of Philosophy;
Claudio Lodici, Professor of Comparative Government, Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center.
10:00-12:45 – “Illiberal vs Liberal Democracy: The Internal threat”
Introduction: Alexander Evers, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center.
Moderator: Adrian Blau, Senior Lecturer in Politics and Director of Education, Department of Political Economy, King’s College, London.
Matthew J. Goodwin, Professor of Politics and International Relations, Director of Graduate Studies, University of Kent & Associate Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House;
Tonia Mastrobuoni, Correspondent for La Repubblica, Berlin;
Yves Meny, Professor of Political Science, former President of the Scuola Universitaria Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, and Emeritus President of the European Institute, Florence.
15:00-18:00 – “The Age of Post-Truth Politics”
Introduction: Paolo Messa, Director, Centro Studi Americani, Rome.
Moderator: Salvatore Vassallo, Professor of Comparative Politics and Public Opinion Analysis, Università di Bologna.
Claes de Vreese, Professor and Chair of Political Communication, Program Director of Political Communication and Journalism, University of Amsterdam;
Rachel Gibson, Professor of Politics, Institute for Social Change, University of Manchester;
Cristiano Vezzoni, Associate Professor Quantitative Social Behaviour, Department of Sociology and Social Research, Università degli Studi di Milano.
09:30 – Keynote Address
Ernst M.H. Hirsch Ballin, President of the Asser Institute – Centre for International and European Law, The Hague; Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Tilburg University; Professor of Human Rights Law, University of Amsterdam; Former Minister of Justice, Former Minister for Suriname and Netherlands Antilles Affairs, and Former Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, The Netherlands.
10:00-12:45 – “Is the Global Economy Eroding the Power of Democracy?”
Introduction: Marshall Langer, Professor of Economics and Monetary Relations, Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center.
Moderator: Michael Tomasky, Journalist, Columnist, Author, Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Correspondent of Newsweek/Daily Beast.
William A. Galston, Ezra K. Zilkha Chair and Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.;
Leonardo Morlino, Professor of Political Science, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali “Guido Carli”, Former President of the International Political Science Association (IPSA);
Kateřina Vráblíková, Research Fellow, Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Ohio State University.
15:00-18:00 – “The Liberal Democratic Order in Crisis: The External Threat”
Introduction: Anne Wingenter, Professor of History and Women’s Studies, Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center.
Moderator: William T. Loris, Program Director/Senior Lecturer, PROLAW, Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center. Former Director General, International Development of Law Organization (IDLO).
Joerg Forbrig, Director, Fund for Belarus Democracy; Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Central and Eastern Europe, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Berlin;
Will Marshall, President, Progressive Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.;