Donatella Della Porta, Dean of the Institute for Humanities and the Social Sciences at the Scuola Normale Superiore, has been invited to participate in a special evening event within the plenary session of the 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA), held in Athens from 29 August to 1 September 2017.

On Wednesday 30 August, from 8 pm to 9:30 pm, Professor Della Porta, who also leads the Center on Social Movement Studies (Cosmos) of the Scuola Normale, will discuss the future of Europe and the social implications of liberal economies with Yanis Varoufakis, former Finance Minister in Greece under the first Tsipras administration. The conference is titled (Un)Making Europe.

The same subjects treated during the conference constitute an important part of Donatella Della Porta’s bibliography.