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Professor Jared Diamond at Luiss

Seven lessons open to students and alumni


From March 30 until April 13, 2019, Professor Jared Diamond is a Visiting Professor at Luiss, holding lessons in Italian during regular Luiss courses.

Professor Diamond will also film a series of video lessons on the theme of Teaching Sustainable Development.

Jared Diamond is Professor of Geography at the University of California in Los Angeles and has taught Geographic Politics at Luiss with Professor Alfonso Giordano.

Professor Diamond is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Philosophical Society. Among numerous recognitions, Professor Diamond has received the National Medal of Science, the Tyler Prize for Environmental AchievementJapan's Cosmo Prize, a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, and the Lewis Thomas Prize Honoring the Scientist as Poet from Rockefeller University.

Professor Diamond has published over 600 articles and in 1998 he won the Pulitzer Prize for Guns, Germs and Steel. In 2005 he was ranked ninth of the 100 most influential intellectuals by Prospect and Foreign Policy.


Thursday, April 4, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Room 205 B

A seminar during Professor Corrao's Arabic course: Why the Middle East?

Friday, April 5, 12:00 p.m., Festival di Gaeta

Professor Diamond will be at the Festival di Gaeta: Geography of Immigration

Monday, April 8, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Aula Polivalente

A seminar during Professor Decaro's Comparative Public Law course: The Form of Government in the USA

Tuesday, April 9, 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Room 2014

A seminar during Professor Amadio Viceré's Political Science course: Why Europe?

Wednesday, April 10, 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Room 103 A and B

A seminar during Professor Di Taranto's History of Economics and Business course: Diachronic GLobalization: Poor Countries and Rich Countries

Thursday, April 11, 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Room 209

A seminar during Professor Cherubini's European Union Law course: Immigration in Europe and in the World

Thursday, April 11, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

A talk with Luiss Alumni: Conflicts in the USA