Olivia Guaraldo

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Position
Associate Professor
Academic sector
SPS/01 - POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Research sector (ERC)
SH5_12 - Ethics; social and political philosophy

Office
Palazzo di Lettere,  Floor 2,  Room 15
Telephone
+39 045802 8066
E-mail
olivia|guaraldo*univr|it <== Replace | with . and * with @ to have the right email address.

Office Hours

Wednesday, Hours 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM,   Palazzo di Lettere, Floor 2, room 10

Curriculum
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Olivia Guaraldo is Associate Professor of political philosophy at the Department of Human Sciences. Her field of expertise focuses on modern and contemporary political thought. She has worked extensively on the thought of Hannah Arendt and at present she is the director of the Hannah Arendt Center for Political Studies at the University of Verona, department of Human Sciences. She has also worked in the field of contemporary feminist political theory, investigating the theoretical and political relationships between the thought of sexual difference and gender theory. She has edited and introduced the Italian translations of Judith Butler’s works, Precarious Life (Rome 2004, Milan 2013) and Undoing Gender (Rome 2006, Milan 2014). Among her most recent books: Comunità e vulnerabilità. Per una critica politica della violenza, 2012;  She has have co-edited, with Angie Voela, the Gender and Education special issue “ ‘If Not Now When’: Feminism in contemporary activist, social and educational contexts” (2016). She is currently working on the Arendtian theme of Public Happiness in order to rethink democracy in light of new participatory practices and a new affective lexicon that enables to frame political action in generative terms. Her latest article:  "Public happiness: revisiting an Arendtian hypotesis", Philosophy Today, 62:2, 2018, pp.395-416.
She is also regularly engaged in public conferences on women's issues (equality, violence, political participation) in extra-academic contexts and She is also member of the comittee for equal opportunities of the University of Verona (CUG).

Her research projects relate to the following research frameworks of the department:
  • ethics, politics, social responsibility
  • gender and cultural studies

Modules

Modules running in the period selected: 37.
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Course Name Total credits Online Teacher credits Modules offered by this teacher
Bachelor's degree in Philosophy Philosophy of language FI (p) (2019/2020)   6   
Master’s degree in Historical Studies (interuniversity) Political philosophy I [Sede VR] (2019/2020)   6   
Master's degree in Philosophy Politics and Theories of the Human (2019/2020)   6   
Master's degree in Emergency Governance Risk, crisis, conflict: political analysis of emergencies (2019/2020)   6   
Master's degree in Philosophy Politics and Theories of the Human (2018/2019)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Emergency Governance Risk, crisis, conflict: political analysis of emergencies (2018/2019)   6  eLearning
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies Felicita' pubblica. genealogie, percorsi, prospettive (2018/2019)   3   
Master's degree in Philosophy Politics and theories of the human (2017/2018)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Emergency Governance Risk, crisis, conflict: political analysis of emergencies (2017/2018)   6  eLearning
Master’s degree in Publishing and Journalism Political philosophy and journalism (m) (2016/2017)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Philosophy Politics and theories of the human (2016/2017)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Emergency Governance Risk, crisis, conflict: political analysis of emergencies (2016/2017)   6  eLearning
Master’s degree in Publishing and Journalism Political philosophy and journalism (m) (2015/2016)   6  eLearning
Master’s degree in Historical Studies (interuniversity) Political philosophy I (2015/2016)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Philosophy Political philosophy (p) (2015/2016)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Emergency Governance Risk, crisis, conflict: political analysis of emergencies (2015/2016)   6   
Master’s degree in Publishing and Journalism Political philosophy and journalism (m) (2014/2015)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Philosophy Political philosophy (p) (2014/2015)   6   
Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies Political philosophy SC (p) (2014/2015)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Philosophy Political philosophy (p) (2013/2014)   6   
Master's degree in Pedagogical Science Public ethics (2013/2014)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Philosophy Political philosophy (p) (2012/2013)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Philosophy Political philosophy (p) (2011/2012)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Philosophy Political philosophy (p) (2010/2011)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Philosophy Political philosophy (p) (2009/2010)   6   
Degree in Communication Science: publishing and journalism Political philosophy (p) (2008/2009)   6   
Degree in Communication Science: publishing and journalism Political philosophy (p) (2007/2008)   6   
Degree in Philosophy Political Philosophy (p)FI (2007/2008)   6   
Specialized Degree in Philosophy Political theory (s) (2007/2008)   6   
Degree in Philosophy Modern political philosophy (2006/2007)   3   
Degree in Communication Science: publishing and journalism Political philosophy (p) (2006/2007)   6   
Degree in Philosophy Political Philosophy (p)FI (2006/2007)   6   
Degree in Communication Science: publishing and journalism Political Science (i) (2005/2006)   6   
Degree in Communication Science: publishing and journalism Political Science (i) (2004/2005)   6     
Degree in Communication Science: publishing and journalism Political Science (i) (2003/2004)   6     
Degree in Communication Science: publishing and journalism Political Science (i) [Cognomi A-K] (2002/2003)   6     
Degree in Communication Science: publishing and journalism Political Science (i) [Cognomi L-Z] (2002/2003)   6     

 
Skills
Topic Description Research area
Politics and Vulnerability Rethinking political subjectivity in the light of the perspective of vulnerability and care. The background is the thought of sexual difference and feminist political and legal theories. Società inclusive e pratiche di cittadinanza
Social and political philosophy
Political Theory and Public Happiness The political concepts of modernity and their transformations are analyzed with specific reference to the Arendtian concept of 'Public Happiness' with the aim of redefining political freedom and participation. Società inclusive e pratiche di cittadinanza
Social and political philosophy
Projects
Title Starting date
Che cos’è la felicità pubblica? Hannah Arendt e l’invenzione di un concetto What is public happiness? Hannah Arendt and the invention of a concept 9/1/17
Soggetto di diritto e vulnerabilità: modelli istituzionali e concetti giuridici in trasformazione 2/5/17
Tecnica governamentale come tecnica inclusiva: problematiche di partecipazione sociale, sicurezza e qualità della vita 1/1/13
La differenza sessuale: teorie e pratiche di una politica dei corpi. (2006) 1/1/06
- Le politiche della violenza: dallo Stato moderno alla guerra globale. 7/1/05
Logos as phoné semantiké: history and interpretation 1/1/01




Istitutional duties

Olivia Guaraldo
Office Collegial Body
component Council for the Philosophy Degree Course - Department Human Sciences
component Collegio didattico di Governance dell'emergenza - Department Law
Teaching staff council for the Research doctorate in Philosophy - Teaching staff council for the Research doctorate in Philosophy
component Equal opportunities commission
Direttore Vicario The QA Management Group - Department Human Sciences
component Philosophy Department Council
associate prof. Consiglio del Dipartimento di Scienze Umane - Department Human Sciences
component Board of the Educational Science Department - Department Human Sciences

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