What happened? Why did it happen? How will this impact the E.U.? The refugee crisis? Italy overall? And how did Berlusconi avoid his prohibition on running for public office? Join us for this post-mortem on the Italian election.
Monday, March 12, 4:00pm-6:00pm.
World Forum, Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania.
Mauro Calcagno, Director of Penn’s Center for Italian Studies
Alessandro Dovis, Assistant Professor of Economics at Penn
Giovanni Grasso (joining via Skype), journalist and communications counselor to Italian President Sergio Mattarella
Julia Lynch, Associate Professor of Political Science at Penn and co-director of PTESC
Federico Varese (joining via Skype), Professor of Criminology, Oxford University and candidate for the Italian Senate
(FT) Italian election: voters frustrated with shallow recovery
(FT) Italian election: the resurrection of ‘Saint’ Silvio Berlusconi
(Economist) Who is going to win the Italian election?
(Foreign Policy) Italy’s Election is a Shipwreck
(The Atlantic) Italy Scrambles to Fight Misinformation Ahead of Its Elections