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Rethinking the World in the Age of Chaos

Date:

02/16/2016


Rethinking the World in the Age of Chaos

A talk with Federico Rampini

As geopolitical instability sweeps the Euro-Mediterranean region, old stereotypes are shattered and new paradoxes emerge, argues renowned Italian journalist, writer and theater author Federico Rampini in his recently published L'Età del Caos, Viaggio nel grande disordine mondiale (The Age of Chaos, a Guided Tour Inside the World Disorder). Italy, for instance, finds itself as a bastion of order and stability. Join us for an open discussion with the author on this and other thought-provoking idea. About Federico Rampini Federico Rampini is a journalist and a writer. Since 2009 he has been based in New York as the US Bureau Chief of La Repubblica, the leading national newspaper in Italy. Previously, he served as a columnist and correspondent for La Repubblica in Beijing, where he inaugurated the newspaper’s China bureau in July 2004. As a special envoy, he travels frequently to India, Japan and Southeast Asia, and covers global summits: G8, G20. From 2000 to 2004, Rampini was La Repubblica's West Coast correspondent based in San Francisco, California. From 1997 to 2000, he was the European editor of La Repubblica covering the creation of the euro in Brussels and Frankfurt. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Journalism, at the Shanghai University of Economics and Finance, and currently at the Business School Bocconi in Milano. A prolific author on global economic and political issues, his books have been translated into French, Spanish, Portuguese. His essay “To My Left” is available in English as an e-book. He has also written and produced two theater performances. Program 6:30pm – 6:45pm Registration 6:45pm – 8:30pm Talk with Federico Rampini Buy tickets here. Advance ticket sales only. There will be NO ticket sales at the door. Tickets are non-refundable and personal.

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Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Entrance : Free


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