Giovanni Giorgini

Professor of Political Philosophy

University of Bologna

Giovanni Giorgini is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Bologna and Visiting Professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He is also Life Member of Clare Hall College, Cambridge, where he was previously a Visiting Fellow.

Giovanni Giorgini has been Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh; Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University, the University of Wisconsin at Madison and Columbia University in New York, where he has also been a Fellow of the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America. He has taught at the IMT-Alti Studi in Lucca and at Dickinson College, Bologna centre. Giorgini is member and Past President of the Collegium Politicum (a network of international scholars working on ancient political thought) and of the scientific board of Società Libera, an association for the promotion of liberal ideals that awards the International Liberty Prize. He is also member of the Renaissance Society of America, of the European Society for the History of Political Thought, of the Società Italiana di Filosofia Politica [Italian Society of Political Philosophers] and of the Associazione Italiana Storici delle Dottrine Politiche [Italian Association of Historians of Political Thought]. Giorgini is assistant editor of Il Pensiero Politico (Florence: Olschki) and a member of the board of directors of Filosofia Politica (Bologna: Il Mulino) and Etica & Politica (online journal).