September 22nd, 2021: Arendt in the Time of the Pandemic


Reading Arendt in the Time of the Pandemic: Vulnerability and Democracy

Wednesday, September 22nd
03:00 PM Rome
3-5 pm CET / 2-4 BST / 9-11 New York
(via Zoom)


Online roundtable to launch and discuss the English translation of Adriana Cavarero’s latest book Surging Democracy: Notes on Hannah Arendt’s Political Thought, Stanford University Press, 2021 (first published in Italian for Raffaello Cortina, 2019).

The event will be held via Zoom and is co-organized by: Hannah Arendt Center for Political Studies (Verona); Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (Brighton); Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College (Annandale-On-Hudson, NY); Richard Saltoun Gallery (London).

June 3rd, 2021: A Seminar on Athenian Democracy and Political Thought


June 3rd, 2021

3.45 p.m.



Il nome più bello di tutti”.

Democrazia antica e pensiero politico.


Book launch:

“Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Athenian Democracy” (Brill, 2021)


Mauro Bonazzi (University of Utrecht)

Adriana Cavarero (University of Verona)

Giovanni Giorgini (University of Bologna)

Carlo Pelloso (University of Verona)

Dino Piovan (University of Verona)

Andrea Rodighiero (University of Verona)


Public Seminar



“Democrazia sorgiva” (Cortina, 2019). A conversation with Adriana Cavarero (video, it.)

Populism, democracy and political action. A conversation with Adriana Cavarero

Watch the Video (Italian language)   

Participants: Adriana Cavarero, Olivia Guaraldo, Daniele Bassi, Giacomo Mormino (Hannah Arendt Center for Political Studies at the University of Verona)






Brighton Conference (19-21 june 2017)

Giving Life to Politics. Conference on Work of Adriana Cavarero

University of Brighton, 19-21 June 2017

(CAPPE – Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics)

Keynote speakers: Adriana Cavarero, Judith Butler, Bonnie Honig

This three-day conference is a sustained engagement with, and celebration of, the life work of Italian feminist philosopher Adriana Cavarero. It also marks the publication of her most recent text “Inclinations. A Critique of Rectitude” (Stanford University Press, 2016).

See here