Eracle sulle rive dell’Oxus. L’ellenismo orientale e la sfida dell’interculturalità alle origini delle ‘Vie della Seta’. Un approccio filosofico-giuridico e sociologico-politico

Engaging a multidisciplinary approach, this essay examines a  (chrono)topical moment for the development of a peculiar web of multi-layered interactions later identified by the evocative name, ‘Silk Road(s)’. We explore how this spontaneous and sporadic interaction turns into an opportunity for a political project. Our focus is the late development of Eastern Hellenism, a period of unusual vitality and transformation,…

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Il diritto o il Paradiso? Un dialogo con Tommaso Greco sulla generatività della fiducia e sul significato pro-fattivo del diritto

The essay addresses the issue of trust across the spectrum, as it were, of a recent book focusing on the role of trust in public life and, allegedly, within the legal experience. Using ‘trust’ as a sort of keyhole through which to take an oblique look at legal experience and…

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Futile Otherness: Religion and Culture vs. Futile Motives in Criminal Law

Within Italian criminal law, the category of motive entitled motivi futili, or futile motives, is used as an evaluation standard in determining an increase in the severity of a penalty for a crime committed, not unlike the designation ‘aggravated’ in common law systems. An application of the penalty means that…

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ADR, valori ebraici e interfacce di traduzione tra universi di giustizia. Giudici, avvocati e uso interculturale degli strumenti processuali

The hypertrophic growth of legal litigation has slowed Italian justice, increasing the risk of ineffectiveness of the law. This phenomenon has been opposed, in counter-reaction, by a cultural change which has resulted in the implementation of several conciliatory remedies, particularly in civil litigation law. The importance of these remedies, however,…

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Un’analisi comparata dell’associazionismo sovranazionale. Modelli d’alleanze intra-UE e partenariati di vicinato

The contribution compares the main intra-EU alliances, partnerships, and overall EU region with that of African and Asian countries of the Mediterranean area. Differing geopolitical frameworks based on the national or supranational regulatory models in force result in very different outcomes for the associations. Having recognized the success of the…

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La lingua del diritto e i mutamenti sociali e culturali. Un’analisi sul termine ‘cittadinanza’

This paper investigates the changing and varied meanings of the term ‘citizenship’ over time based on an analysis of resources culled from a legal database containing both historical and contemporary juridical documents. We have analysed the semantic evolution of the concept of citizenship using legal language as the central point…

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Il diritto a imparare il diritto. Cultura della cittadinanza e istruzione giuridica nelle scuole superiori

The pandemic has mercilessly highlighted deficits in Italian high schools, but it has been a long time since students, teachers, school staff and other stakeholders asked for decisive innovation. In this paper, this drive for change will be studied in terms of renovation in light of the fundamental axes of…

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