Massimo La Torre / Professor of Philosophy of Law at Hull University / Catedrático de Filosofía del Derecho en la Universidad de Hull
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Philosophy of Law Professor at the “Magna Græcia” University of Catanzaro

Seminar: March 8th

The dangers of populism for liberal democracy

Massimo La Torre is Professor of Philosophy of Law at the “Magna Græcia” University of Catanzaro, Italy, and visiting professor of European law at the University of Tallinn, Estonia. He got a Ph. D. at the European University Institute of Florence and studied law and political science at the University of Messina and at the Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Center. He has been teaching at the European University Institute, at the University of Bologna, and at the University of Hull. He is Associate Editor of Ratio Juris. An International Journal of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of law. He has been granted the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award. His latest monograph is: Il diritto contro se stesso. Saggio sul positivismo giuridico e la sua crisi (Olschki, 2020).

Meet the rest of our first event’s speakers

Fernando Vallespín / Professor of Political Science at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid / Catedrático de Ciencia Política en la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Massimo La Torre / Professor of Philosophy of Law at Hull University / Catedrático de Filosofía del Derecho en la Universidad de Hull
John Keane / Political Theory Professor at Sidney University & Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin / Catedrático de Teoría Política en la Universidad de Sidney y en el Wissenschaftszentrum de Berlín
Máriam Martínez-Bascuñán / Political Science Lecturer at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid / Profesora de Ciencia Política en la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Tönis Saarts / Associate Lecturer of Comparative Politics at Tallinn University / Profesor Asociado de Política Comparada en la Universidad de Tallin
Wolfgang Merkel / Political Science Professor at Humboldt University of Berlin / Catedrático de Ciencia Política en la Universidad Humboldt de Berlín
Marta Fraile / Senior Research Fellow at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) / Científica Titular del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

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Partner Institutions

Residencia de Estudiantes
Patrimonio Europeo