Venue: Palazzo di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, via Verdi, 26 (Trento) - Meeting Room First Floor
Time: 11.00 A.M.
Prof. Klaus Armingeon - Univesity of Bern
- Prof. Simona Piattoni - Università di Trento
Prof. Armingeon has studied at the Universities of Tübingen, Konstanz and Heidelberg and is Professor of Political Science at the University of Berne since 1996. He has been Visiting Professor at many prestigious universities and has received many prizes (e.g., Fritz-Thyssen-Foundation for social sciences articles in 2016). He has been on the editorial board of some of the most important European journals (such as WEP, CPS, EJPR) and has been the chief editor of the Swiss Political Science Review. He has been the President of the Swiss Political Science Association and has served in the executive committee of important centers of research and associations, such as the Max-Planck Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung (MPIfG) and the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). His area of specialization is the political economy of western Europe. He has written extensively on trade unions, corporatism, the welfare state, and the EMU.