Mon, September 03, 2018
18:00 – 19:30
Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese, 120
50139 Firenze, italia
Find out about the latest in Italian politics with Prof. Roberto D’Alimonte and Prof. Alessandro Chiaramonte (NYU Florence Lecturers). Introduced by Ellyn Toscano, Executive Director NYU Florence.
LUISS GUIDO CARLI UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR AND NYU FLORENCE LECTURER
Roberto D’Alimonte teaches at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome since 2010. Previously, he was a Professor of Political Science at the University of Florence. D’Alimonte has been a Ford Foundation Fellow at Yale University and an American Council of Learned Societies Fellow at Harvard University and has taught as a visiting professor in the political science departments at Yale and Stanford. He has been a lecturer at NYU Florence since 1995. Well-known as a political journalist, D’Alimonte covers Italian politics for Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy’s major financial newspaper, and is often sought out by The New York Times and the Financial Times, along with a number of European TV, newspapers and magazines, for commentary on current Italian and European politics.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE PROFESSOR AND NYU FLORENCE LECTURER
Alessandro Chiaramonte is full Professor of Political Science at the University of Florence, where he also received his doctorate. He is co-founder of the Italian Center of Electoral Studies at the University of Florence and LUISS-Guido Carli University in Rome. He is a member of the executive board of the Italian Political Science Society. He has been a Research Fellow in Modern Italian Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science and visiting scholar at the Department of Political Science at the University of California San Diego. He currently teaches Italian Politics and Elections and Electoral Systems at the University of Florence and Italian Politics at New York University Florence. He has published books and articles on elections, electoral systems, and party systems. His research interests focus on the functioning and effects of various types of electoral systems, especially mixed majoritarian-proportional systems, on the comparative change of parties and party systems, and on the long-lasting electoral transition of the Italian party and political systems, analyzed from both a national and a regional perspective.