The Center for Studies on Federalism (CSF), established in 2000, is today a participation Foundation , with the Compagnia di San Paolo and the Universities of Turin , Pavia and Milan as founders and the Polytechnic of Turin as co-founder .
The issue of federalism has increasingly attracted the attention of scholars, political decision-makers and public opinion: with its reform proposals both upwards (supranational federalism) and downwards (sub-national federalism), it represents an original and innovative solution to the problem of the distribution of powers and resources among several levels of government.
The CSF intends to be a policy-oriented think tank , which carries out interdisciplinary research , documentation, information on the transformation processes brought about by internal and supranational federalism, on the developments of regional and continental integration (above all the European Union), on problems relating to the governance of globalization.
Housed in the new headquarters of the Collegio Carlo Alberto , in Turin, the CSF works in collaboration with the founding universities, with other Italian and international universities and research centers, with private and public bodies interested in federalist issues.
The library of the Center, specialized in federalism and equipped with about 14,000 volumes and a rich newspaper library, in 2013 merged with the Gianni Merlini European Library, on the Luigi Einaudi Campus of the University of Turin. Since October 2016 it has become the Gianni Merlini European Section of the Norberto Bobbio Library.
Altiero Spinelli 2020 lecture
Sergio Fabbrini , Director of the Dept. of Political Sciences at LUISS and Intesa Sanpaolo Chair on European Governance
After the presidential elections in the United States: what lessons from American federalism for European integration
Diego Gambetta , Carlo Alberto Chair, Carlo Alberto College Foundation
Presentation by the speaker:
Alfonso Iozzo , President of the Center for Federalism Studies
The Lecture is organized on the occasion of the release of Sergio Fabbrini's volume: Before Europe. It is Italy that asks for it, Il Sole 24 Ore (preface by Giuliano Amato).
The Altiero Spinelli Lecture, named after one of the fathers of European federalism, has been organized since 2005 by the Center for Studies on Federalism and entrusted to well-known personalities on issues relating to the process of European integration. Previous Spinelli lectures
Sergio Fabbrini is Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Director of the Department of Political Science at Luiss. He is also Intesa Sanpaolo Chair on European Governance at Luiss and Pierre Keller Professor at Harvard Kennedy School. He is a columnist for the Sole 24 Ore. The Lecture is organized on the occasion of the publication of his book “Prima Europa” (ed. Il Sole 24ore). See full CV
Date And Time
Wed, 2 December 2020
22:00 - 23:30 IST
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