According to some political theorists, western democracies are paving the road for the coming of a "postmodern prince". This conference analyses the image of the Prince from a historical, literary, political, and juridical perspective, from antiquity to Machiavelli's powerful portrait. Why has the Prince conquered the imagination of intellectuals as well as common people, across the centuries?
11:45 Lunch break
2:00 Fabio Finotti, University of Pennsylvania
4:30 Alessandra Villa, Université de Savoie