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"LIBERTY AND CONFLICT: MACHIAVELLI ON POLITICS AND POWER": Dec. 6 and 7 at the Italian Academy

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 8:30am - 7:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus The Italian Academy

Columbia University Department of Political Science Italian Academy for Advanced Studies Heyman Center for the Humanities present LIBERTY AND CONFLICT: MACHIAVELLI ON POLITICS AND POWER An international conference 2013-14 annual meeting of the Conference for the Study of Political Thought Free and open to the public Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7, 2013 For schedule and registration, please visit the conference website at: http://www.italianacademy.columbia.edu.

Organized by David Johnston and Nadia Urbinati, Department of Political Science, Columbia University The Italian Academy 1161 Amsterdam Avenue (south of 118th Street) New York, NY 10027 The conference will focus on four themes: Situating Machiavelli within the history of political thought; the tragic view of politics and conflict in the The Prince; the relation between The Prince" and the "Discourses and the foundation of good orders; and the assessment of the meaning of political liberty and power in the study of Machiavellis ideas. Participants Giuliano Amato (Giudice della Corte Costituzionale) Jrmie Barthas (Queen Mary, University of London) Michele Battini (Universit di Pisa) Erica Benner (Yale University) Thomas Berns (Universit Libre de Bruxelles) Philip C. Bobbit (Columbia University) Jo Ann Cavallo (Columbia University) Benedetto Fontana (Baruch College, CUNY) Marie Gaille (Paris - CNRS) Marco Geuna (Universit degli Studi di Milano) Giovanni Giorgini (Universit di Bologna) Carlo Invernizzi Accetti (Italian Academy Fellow) Turkuler Isiksel (Columbia University) Andreas Kalyvas (The New School for Social Research) Filippo Del Lucchese (Brunel University) Bernard Manin (New York University) Harvey Mansfield (Harvard University) John P. McCormick (University of Chicago) Thierry Mnissier (Universit de Grenoble) Michael Mosher (University of Tulsa) Gloria Origgi (Italian Academy Fellow) Pasquale Pasquino (New York University) Paul Rahe (Hillsdale College) Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary, University of London) Camila Vergara (Columbia University) Sponsors: Department of Political Science, Columbia University Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University The Embassy of Italy, Washington DC Columbia Seminar on Studies in Political and Social Thought The Heyman Center for Humanities, Columbia University For further information, please visit www.italianacademy.columbia.edu