Venue: Palazzo di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, via Verdi, 26 (Trento) - Meeting Room Second Floor
Time: 2.00 P.M.
Prof. Suzanne Berger
- Prof. Simona Piattoni - Università di Trento
Prof. Berger Suzanne is Institute Professor at the Department of Political Science, MIT. She co-chaired the MIT Production in the Innovation Economy project, and in September 2013 published Making in America: From Innovation to Market. She created the MIT International Science and Technology Initiative, and participated in the 1989 Made in America project at MIT. On the topic of globalization, she wrote Made by Hong Kong and Global Taiwan (with Richard K. Lester), Notre Première Mondialisation and How We Compete. Her earlier work focused on political development (Peasants Against Politics) and the organization of interests (Dualism and Discontinuity in Industrial Societies and Organizing Interests in Western Europe). She served as Head of the MIT Department of Political Science, founding chair of the SSRC Committee on West Europe, and Vice President of the American Political Science Association. She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The French government has awarded her the Palmes Academiques, Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Merite and the Légion d'Honneur