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LUISS Guido Carli


Professor Jared Diamond at LUISS

April 3-13, 2017, the Pulitzer Prize winner and professor of Geography at ULCA gives a series of lectures and Facebook Live sessions

Jared Diamond LUISS

April 3-12, 2017, Professor Jared Diamond gives a series of 10 guest lectures as part of regular LUISS courses.

Jared Diamond is professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. He also previously taught Political Geography at LUISS. He began his career in physiology and broadened his interests to include evolutionary biology and biogeography.  He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Among his many recognitions, Professor Diamond has been awarded the National Medal of Science, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, Japan’s Cosmo Prize, aMacArthur Foundation Fellowship, and the Lewis Thomas Prize Honoring the Scientist as Poet from Rockefeller University.

Professor Diamond has published more than 600 articles and his book Guns, Germs and Steel won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998. In 2005 Professor Diamond was placed ninth in the Prospect and Foreign Policy Top 100 Global Thinkers.

All lessons are held entirely in Italian.

While at LUISS, Professor Diamond will also participate in a series of five Facebook Live sessions on the official LUISS Guido Carli page during which he will welcome questions from LUISS students on themes related to the environment, migration and sustainable development.

Lesson calendar

The past and future of Europe

Monday, April 3, 4:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Nell'ambito del ciclo di incontri L'Europa futura - L'unione europea a 60 anni dal Trattato di Roma, organizzato dal Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche LUISS, all'interno del corso del Prof. Francesco Cherubini in Diritto dell’Unione Europea

Wealth inequality between countries

Tuesday, April 4, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone, Global Justice

The form of government in the USA

Wednesday, April 5, 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Professor Carmela Decaro, Diritto Pubblico Comparato

Diachronic globalization

Thursday, April 6, 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Professor Giuseppe Di Taranto, Storia dell’Economia e dell’Impresa

The transformation of Germany 1945-1990

Friday, April 7, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Professor Vera Capperucci, Storia Contemporanea

Why are some countries rich while others are poor?

Monday, April 10, 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Professor Daniela Di Cagno, Economia dell’incertezza e dell’informazione

A historic and economic analysis of Africa as seen from relations with  the USA and EU

Tuesday, April 11, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Professor Elena Sciso, Diritto internazionale dell’economia e dell’ambiente

Politics of immigration and integration

Tuesday, April 113:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Professor Christopher Hein, Diritto e politiche di immigrazione e asilo

The national identity of Italians

Wednesday, April 12, 8:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Professor Sergio Fabbrini, Scienza Politica

Why was Europe a world power?

Wednesday, April 12, 4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Professor Luciano Monti, Politiche dell’Unione Europea

#LUISSlectures Facebook Live

  • Wednesday, April 5 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 6 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 7 - 10:00 a.m. 
  • Thursday, April 13 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, April 13 - 12:00 p.m.