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Franco Cassano
Franco Cassano is Professor of the Sociology of Cultural and Communicative Processes at the University of Bari.  An expert on the sociology of knowledge, he is also a theorist of "southern Italian thinking". This has led him to a critical reflection on modernity and to an investigation of changes in contemporary society related to issues such as citizenship and alterity. His main publications are: Modernizzare stanca (Bologna 2001); Oltre il nulla. Studio su Giacomo Leopardi (Roma-Bari 2003); Approssimazione. Esercizi di esperienza dell'altro (Bologna 2003); Homo civicus. La ragionevole follia dei beni comuni (Bari 2004); Il pensiero meridiano (Roma-Bari 2005).



Saturday20September2008
marchio tiratardi
Modena
Carpi
Sassuolo
21.30

Beyond the Fence

Leopardi and the Imagination

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Sunday21September2008

Morning

Modena
Carpi
Sassuolo
10.00

Imagining the Future

The Utopia of Common Goods

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