Literary cafes 2022, the economist Francesco Magris is back

Francesco Magris will start cycle of literary cafes in August organized by Rhegium Julii at the usual seat of Circolo del tennis “Rocco Polimeni”. The initiators of the initiative provide the news.

Full professor – continues the note – at the university “Francois Rabelais“from Tours (France) and son of the well-known writer and essayist Claudio, he graduated in Quantitative Economics at the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) with a post doc at the University of Cambridge. He collaborates with various Italian and foreign journals with scientific and popular publications. In 2015 he was awarded the international prize “Città dello Stretto” for the value of his publications on issues related to the relationship between economy and society. He has published Tornaconti.

Economics, Literature and Daily Paradoxes in the Era of the Global Market (Sei, 2000), Topology for Economics (Clueb, 2006), The Economy in the Pocket. Practical guide to understanding economic phenomena and principles (Sei, 2012), Gospel of wealth by Andrew Carnegie (Garzanti, 2007), Competition in scientific research (Bompiani, 2012), At the margin (Bompiani, 2015).

The last book will be discussed in course of Literärt café on August 1 for never like today are the center and the margin opposed, they mix and sometimes they exchange the parts in the game for the conquest, extension and defense of the individual’s concrete freedoms.

According to Magris, the idea of ​​margin crosses our lives more than we can imagine: the margin separates the center from the periphery or the border that every society has to face where there is economic and social marginalization.

The center and the periphery are places in constant change that intersect art, literature, economics and geography. Francesco Magris walks through these margins and looks at them from all sides and has fun deeply crossing all the borders he encounters.

The evening, introduced by Ezio Privitera, Pino Bova for the Tennis Club and Rhegium Julii and Natina Cristiani for the Lions Club Host respectively, will see the introduction of the author Aldo Nove and the speeches of Ilda Tripodi and Francesco Costantino.

The evening will be enriched with a painting exhibition entitled Colors of Time by the master Michele Praticò. L’the exhibition is scheduled to open as early as July 31, at 7:30 p.m with authoritative interventions by Gabriele Quattrone and Paolo Morisani”.


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