Farnese cinema Arthouse – Rome
from 29 January to 2 April, 11.00
FREE ENTRY UNTIL SEATS LAST
There School of the Daily Fact
in collaboration with Cinema Farnese Arthouse in Campo dei Fiori
RIGHT AND LEFT
in politics and society
Seven Sunday meetings
Domenico De Masi and Giacomo Marramao
to reflect with prestigious experts on three concepts dear to the right
(God, Country, Family) and three concepts dear to the left (Equality, Freedom, Happiness)
They moderate Silvia D’Onghia, Maddalena Oliva And Luca Sommi
1st meeting – 29 January
Frank Cardini / Gad Lerner
Franco Cardini he is professor emeritus at the Institute of Human and Social Sciences of the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa. IS an internationally renowned Italian historian, essayist and blogger, specialized in the study of the Middle Ages, for half a century he has been dealing with crusades, pilgrimages, relations between Christian Europe and Islam, even spending long periods of study and teaching abroad. he collaborates with the newspaper “Avvenire”. Among his essays are: The Caliphate and Europe. From the Crusades to ISIS: a thousand years of peace and war, exchanges, alliances and massacres (2015), A man named Francis. The Christian proposal of the friar of Assisi and the revolutionary response of the pope that comes from the end of the world (2015), and The Adventure of a Poor Knight of Christ (2021).
Gad Lerner, journalist, anchorman, symbol of a modern and unscrupulous way of providing information, loves critical debate and the fair clash of opinions. He joined the Espresso editorial staff in 1983 and made his debut in 1987 with Workers (Feltrinelli). The activity that gives him great fame is television, with programs such as “Profondo Nord”, “Milan, Italy” and “Pinocchio”. From 1993 to 1996 he was deputy director of “La Stampa” in Turin. In 2000 he was given the direction of Tg1, in 2001 he moved to La7 and in recent years he has hosted the program “L’infedele”. He curated for Feltrinelli We, Partisans (2020) and The infidel. A story of rebels and masters (2020).
2nd meeting – 12 February
Ernesto Galli della Loggia / Tomaso Montanari
Ernesto Galli della Loggia, historian, he was for a long time professor of contemporary history and then of history of political parties and movements at the University of Perugia. From 2005 to 2007 he was Dean of the Philosophy Faculty of the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan. From 2009 to 2015 he was full professor of Contemporary History at the Italian Institute of Human Sciences (Sum) in Florence. He is a columnist for the «Corriere della Sera» and the author of numerous volumes, including, Italian identity (2010), Without the war (with M. Cacciari, L. Caracciolo, E. Rasy, 2016), Believe, betray, live (2016), the decline of a nation (2017), Hopes of Italy (2018), The empty classroom. How Italy destroyed its school (2019), A prophecy for Italy. Back to the South (with A. Schiavone, 2021).
Tomaso Montanari is an art historian, full professor of Modern Art History at the University for Foreigners of Siena, of which he is rector. He has taught at the University of Tuscia, of Tor Vergata and at the “Federico II” of Naples. He received the honor of commendatore from the President of the Republic “for his commitment to defending our heritage” and is president of the technical-scientific committee for the fine arts of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage. Among his latest books The stones and the people. Giving citizens back the art and history of Italian cities (2013); Velázquez and the portrait of the Baroque (2018) The art hour (2019), Churches closed (2021).
3rd meeting – 19 February
Sergio Belardinelli / Donata Francescato
Sergio Belardinelli he is an Alma Mater professor at the University of Bologna, where he was full professor of Sociology of cultural processes for over thirty years. He has participated in numerous national and international research programs. His research interests mainly revolve around the ethical-political problems connected to the development of complex societies, with particular reference to bioethics, the relationship between religion and politics, cultural identity and the plurality of cultures. He was a member of the National Bioethics Committee and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Institute of Germanic Studies. Among his many works: The party game. Identity and functions of the family in a complex society (1996); The other enlightenment. Politics, religion and the public function of truth (2009); Sociology of culture (with L. Allodi, 2011); At the dawn of a new world (with A. Panebianco, 2019); The inexhaustible surface of things (2022). He writes for the newspaper “Il Foglio”.
Donata Francescato, former full professor of Community Psychology at the “La Sapienza” University of Rome, is a founding member of the ECPA (European Community Psychology Association) and co-director of the specialization school ASPIC (Association for the Psychological Development of the Individual and the Community) . He does training empowering also online to combat climate change and foster transgenerational creative relationships Among his many books we mention Open families. The commune (1974); When love ends (1992); Separating, living single, finding new partners (1998) Psychology of communities and worlds of work (with M. Tomai, 2010); Foundations of community psychology (with M. Tomai and G. Ghirelli, 2022); Getting along well at school (2022).
4th meeting – 5 March
Marcello Veneziani, journalist, philosopher, political scientist. He is considered one of the most representative “intellectuals of the right”. He was a columnist for “Il Giornale” (where was called by Indro Montanelli and then by Vittorio Feltri) and “free”. He is currently a columnist for “La Verità” and “Panorama”. He founded the weeklies “L’Italia” and “Lo Stato”. Among his latest essays: Soul and body (2014), Back to the South (2014), An hour of air. Sixty short stories (2015), Letter to the Italians. For those who want to do away with this country (2015), in the light of the myth (2017), Unforgivable. One hundred portraits of unseemly masters (2017), The Legend of Fiore (2021), Manzoni. The flowers of good (2021), The hood (2022), Unhappy (2022).
Marco Revelli he is professor of political science at the University of Eastern Piedmont. In the 1980s he coordinated the seminars held by Norberto Bobbio at the Piero Gobetti study center in Turin on the political cultures of the right and left. He has written on socio-political topics, at the crossroads of historiography, political philosophy and social sciences. Among his works: The national right (1966), The two right (1996), The social left (1998), Out of place (1999), The lost policy (2003), ID cards (2005), Beyond the twentieth century (2006), Paranoia and politics (with Simona Forti, 2007), Left right. Lost identity (2007), Italian twentieth century (with other authors, 2008), Populism 2.0 (2017) e human and Inhuman Posthuman. The challenges of the present (2020).
5th meeting – 19 March
Dino Cofrancesco / Giacomo Marramao
Dino Cofrancesco he is professor emeritus of History of Political Doctrines at the University of Genoa. He directed the Center for Italian Philosophy and the International Center for Italian Studies of the University of Genoa. He is on the Scientific or Executive Committee of the journals “Nuova Storia Contemporanea”, “Il Pensiero Politico”, “Libro Aperto”, “Quaderni di Scienza politica”, “Civitas et Humanitas”. He collaborated with Corriere della Sera, Foglio, Libero, Riformista, Dubbio. He has written essays on liberalism, on the nation state, on the radical right.
James Marramao he is professor emeritus of the University of Roma Tre, where he taught theoretical philosophy and political philosophy. He directs the Basso Foundation and is a member of the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris. How visiting professor he has held courses and conferences at the Sorbonne in Paris, at the Warburg Institute in London, at the Columbia University in New York and in many others. He is currently a managing member of Iris, a public philosophy journal. Among his publications we mention: The passion of the present. Brief lexicon of modernity-world (2008, international philosophy award «Journey to Syracuse»), Passage to the West. Philosophy and globalization (2009), After Leviathan. Individual and community (2013), The World Experiment. Mysticism and philosophy in the art of Fabio Mauri (2018), Kairos. Apology of due time (2020).
6th meeting – 26 March
Marco Tarchi / Massimo Cacciari
Marco Tarchi he is a well-known political scientist, often at the center of lively cultural and opinion battles. He teaches Political Science, Political Communication and Political Theory in the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Florence. He directs the magazines «Diorama» and «Trasgressioni». His most recent books are Fascism. Theories, interpretations and models (2003), Against Americanism (2004), The new right (2007) populist Italy. From indifference to Beppe Grillo (2018), Anatomy of populism (2019).
Massimo Cacciari he is professor emeritus of the Faculty of Philosophy of the San Raffaele University in Milan. Numerous of his works published only abroad, among which the most recent are The Unpolitical (2009) and Europe and Empire (2016). In Italy, later Crisis (1976) and The restless mind. Essay on Humanism (2019), the books that most marked his research, all of which appeared at Adelphi, are Law icons(2022), The necessary Angel (1992), the diptych on Europe, which includes Geophilosophy of Europe (2003) and The Archipelago (2005), Hamlet (2009), The power that stops (2013) and the theoretical triptych composed by Of the Beginning (2000), Of the last thing (2019) e Philosophical labyrinth (2014). Also remember: West without utopias (2016), Generate God (2017), Praise of law (with Natalino Irti, 2019) and with Riccardo Muti The seven words of Christ. Dialogue with Massimo Cacciari (2020).
7th meeting – 2 April