The uses of “Italian Theory” and Gaetano Mosca in media studies
Francis Therrien (MA medievitenskap ved UiO)
Bruk av “Italiensk teori” og Gaetano Mosca i mediavitenskap.
Presentasjonen holdes på engelsk.
Allegory of the Good Government - Ambrogio Lorenzetti https://www.wga.hu/html_m/l/lorenzet/ambrogio/governme/1good1.html
Francis Therrien will present his exploratory threefold research project.
On the one hand, the notion of “Italian Theory” will be addressed on the question the label itself and on the potential genealogy of thinkers within it. It will be followed by a description of Mosca’s “ruling class” and his place in regard to “Italian theory”. Finally, the framework for a more quantitative approach to the subject, an analysis of the references from the scholarly journal, Comunicazione politica, will be presented.
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