Visiting Speakers

Mauricio Ferri


Mauricio Ferri has worked as a physician for the World Health Organization (WHO) at the Ebola Treatment Center in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

Michelle Fine

Distinguished Professor
The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Fine is Professor in the PhD Program in Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center. A social psychologist, her primary research interest is the study of social injustice: when injustice is perceived or appears simply fair or deserved, when it is resisted, and how it is negotiated by those who pay the most serious price for social inequities.

Simona Forti

Professor of History of Political Philosophy
Università del Piemonte Orientale

Simona Forti is Professor of History of Political Philosophy at the Università del Piemonte Orientale, Italy. She graduated with a degree in Philosophy from the University of Bologna, and she received her PhD in the History of Political Thought from Turin University. She is a founding member of  “FINO”, a PhD Program in Philosophy coordinated by the Northwestern Italian University Consortium.

Elaine Freedgood

Professor of English
New York University

Professor Freedgood's interests include the research imagination; archives broadly conceived--from letters in a box in a library to desk drawers, buildings, databases, landfills, and landscapes; peculiar histories of the novel; figures of prose like metonymy and metalepsis; contemporary global fiction; critical theory, especially Marxist, postcolonial and queer; Conceptual poetry, prose and visual art.

Marie Gaille

Head of Research (CR1) and Doctor of Philosophy - CNRS
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Marie Gaille is Head of Research (CR1) and Doctor of Philosophy - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Stéphane Gerson

Professor of French
New York University

Born and raised in Belgium, Stéphane Gerson received a B.A. in philosophy from Haverford College in 1988 and a Ph.D. in modern European history from the University of Chicago in 1997. He is a cultural historian of modern France, with interests in memory and history, political culture, place and identity, the occult and the irrational.

James Gilligan

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
New York University

James Gilligan is an American psychiatrist and author best known for his series of books entitled Violence, in which he draws on 25 years of work in the American prison system to describe the motivation and causes behind violent behavior.

Simon Godard

Teaching and Research Assistant
Global Studies Institute of the University of Geneva

Simon Godard is a teaching and research assistant at the Global Studies Institute of the University of Geneva since 2009.