Investigadores

Giuseppe Ballacci

Grau académico:
Doutoramento

Categoria profissional:
Investigador Integrado

Grupo(s) de Investigação:
Teoria Política

E-mail: gballacci@ilch.uminho.pt

Telefone: +351926134165

Website(s):
https://uminho.academia.edu/GiuseppeBallacci

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Morada institucional:

Universidade do Minho
Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga
Portugal

Nota biográfica:

Giuseppe Ballacci é Investigador Integrado no Centro para Ética, Política e Sociedade da Universidade do Minho (CEPS). Detém um doutoramento em Teoria Política pela Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, foi visiting scholar na Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Chicago, e New School for Social Research, investigador associado do Centre de Théorie Politique da Université Libre de Bruxelles, professor visitante da IE University, Madrid e em  Vesalius College, em Bruxelas. As suas áreas de interesse são Teoria Política Contemporânea, História da Teoria Política, Teoria da democracia, Representação Política, Populismo, e Rétorica. A investigação que desenvolve atualmente foca-se em temas relacionados como a retórica, o juízo político, o populismo, os limites da deliberação racional, ou a relação entre a esfera pública e privada. Entre as suas publicações recentes estão: "Agonistic Deliberation and Deliberative Agonism in Hannah Arendt”, Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory (2019); "Representing Judgment – Judging Representation: Rhetoric, Judgment and Ethos in democratic Representation", Contemporary Political Theory (2018); Political Theory between Philosophy and Rhetoric: Politics as Transcendence and Contingency (Palgrave MacMillan 2018); “Richard Rorty’s Unfulfilled Humanism and the Public/Private Divide", Review of Politics (2017); "Reassessing the Rhetoric Revival in Political Theory: Cicero, Eloquence, and the Best Form of Life", Redescriptions: Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory (2015).

Interesses de investigação:

Contemporary Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Democratic Theory, Political Representation, Rhetoric.

Cargos:

Full Researcher at the University of Minho

Projetos

  • 2019 - ... (Membro)

    Young Citizens: Attitudes to Democracy of Young Citizens in Times of Populist Critique of Democratic Legitimacy

    The project is funded by the Czech Grant Academy for a two years period (2019-2021) and is based at the Charles University of Prague, Dept. of Political Science.
    Project number is GA19-06841S.
    PI: Tomáš Dvořák (Charles University, Prague)
  • 2016 - 2016 (Membro)

    The Symbolism of Democracy. Mise en Scène, Representation and the Political Imaginary

    Research-Project “The Symbolism of Democracy. Mise en Scène, Representation and the Political Imaginary", funded by Volkswagen Foundation, (2009-2017), PI: Dr. Paula Diehl, Humboldt-Universität Berlin.
    
    I have participated as guest researcher in the period 1 October, 31 December 2016.
  • 2013 - 2015 (Membro)

    Poetics of Selfhood - Memory, Imagination, and Narrativity”

    Research Project “Poetics of Selfhood - Memory, Imagination, and Narrativity” (PTDC/MHC-FIL/4203/2012) funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology of Portugal. Main Researcher: Prof. Paulo Renato Jesus

Publicações

Livros

  • Ballacc, G. (2018). Political Theory between Philosophy and Rhetoric: Politics as Transcendence and Contingency. London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Artigos

  • Ballacci, G. (2019). Deliberative Agonism and Agonistic Deliberation in Hannah Arendt. Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory, 66(161), 1-24.
  • Ballacci, G. and Martins, P. (2019). Introduction to the special section "Lying and Hypocrisy in Politics and Morality, With Ruth Grant".  Ethics, Politics & Society. A Journal in Moral and Political Philosophy, 2(1), 95-99.
  • Ballacci, G. (2018). Representing Judgment – Judging Representation: Rhetoric, Judgment, and Ethos in Democratic Representation. Contemporary Political Theory (First Online, 2018).
  • Ballacci, G. (2017). The Creation of the ‘People’ in Laclau’s Theory of Populism: A Critical Assessment. Filosofický časopis (The Philosophical Journal), vol. 57(special issue): 51-69.
  • Ballacci, G. (2017). Richard Rorty’s Unfulfilled Humanism and the Public/Private Divide. The Review of Politics, vol. 79(3): 427-450.
  • Ballacci, G. (2015). La ciencia de la historia de Giambattista Vico entre modernidad y antigüedad, filosofía y retórica. Diacrítica, 29(2): 185-202.
  • Ballacci, G. (2015). Reassessing the Rhetoric Revival in Political Theory: Cicero, Eloquence, and the Best Form of Life. Redescriptions: Political Thought, Conceptual History and Feminist Theory, 18(2): 201-223.
  • Ballacci, G. (2013). Citizens Who Think and Act: The Rhetorical-Political Conceptions of Isocrates, Cicero, and Quintilian. Anamnesis: A Journal for the Study of Tradition, Place, and Things Divine, 2(2): 41-71.
  • Ballacci, G. (2013). Comentário sobre ‘A Filosofia Política e o Futuro Indefinido’ de João Cardoso Rosas, (Capítulo I). Diacrítica, 27(2): 319-324.
  • Ballacci. G. (2012). La concepción retórica-política de Isócrates, Cicerón, y Quintiliano. Cuadernos sobre Vico, vol. 25-26: 129-148.
  • Ballacci, G. (2008). Giambattista Vico y Eric Voegelin: fundamentos y lenguaje simbólico. Utopia y Praxis Latinoamericana, 13(43): 117-132.
  • Ballacci, G. (2006). ¿Qué perspectivas para la cosmópolis? Reconsiderando el debate sobre el universalismo a través de Giambattista Vico. Foro Interno: Anuario de Teoría Política, 6: 67-98.

Capítulos em livros

  • Ballacci, G. (2020). Cícero. In J. Cardoso Rosas (ed.), Manual de História da Filosofia Política, Lisboa: Presença (no prelo).
  • Ballacci, G. (2019). Hannah Arendt. In J. Cardoso Rosas (ed.), Manual de História da Filosofia Política, Lisboa: Presença (no prelo).
  • Ballacci, G. (2014). Actualizing Democratic Citizenship: Hannah Arendt and Classical Rhetoric on Judgment and Persuasion. In P. Kitromilides (ed.), Athenian Legacies. European Debates on Citizenship (pp. 381-411), Florence: Leo S. Olschki.
  • Ballacci, G. (2011). Eric Voegelin e Giambattista Vico: trascendenza e contingenza della politica. In G. F. Lami (ed.), Lo stato degli studi voegeliniani. A 50 anni da Order and History. Milan: Franco Angeli.
  • Ballacci, G. (2009). Rethinking Political Community from Neglected Places. In G. Baker and J. Bartelson (Eds.), The Future of Political Community (pp. 129-143). London: Routledge.

Artigos em livros de atas

  • Ballacci, G. (2011). Hannah Arendt: A Rhetorical Political Philosopher?. Proceedings of 82nd  Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association.
  • Ballacci, G. (2007). Eric Voegelin and Giambattista Vico: A Rhetorical Reading. Proceedings of the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA).

Outras publicações

  • Ballacci, G. (2018). {Review of the book Teachers of the People: Political Education in Rousseau, Hegel, Tocqueville, and Mill, by D. R. Villa]. Contemporary Political Theory (First online April, 2018).
  • Ballacci, G. (2005). [Review of the book The Ethics of Identity, by K. A. Appiah]. Foro Interno: Anuario de Teoría Política, 5: 133-136.
  • Ballacci, G. (2004). [Review of the book Worlds of Difference: European Discourses of Toleration, C. 1100-1550, by C. J. Nederman]. Foro Interno: Anuario de Teoría Política, 4: 192-194.

Organização de eventos

  • 2019/01/30 - 2019/01/31 | Universidade do Minho

    IV Braga Colloquium in the History of Moral and Political Philosophy - “The Politics of Emotions: Historical Insights and Contemporary Challenges"

  • 2017/01/12 - 2017/01/13 | Universidade do Minho

    II Braga Colloquium in the History of Moral and Political Philosophy - “Hypocrisy and Lying in Politics”

  • 2016/01/14 - 2016/01/15 | Universidade do Minho

    I Braga Colloquium in the History of Moral and Political Philosophy - “Political Representation, the People, and Political Leadership”

  • 2014/09/08 - 2014/09/10 | University of Manchester

    Varieties of Aesthetic Politics - MANCEPT Workshops 2014

  • 2013/06/21 - 2013/06/23 | Universidade do Minho

    International Conference, Rhetoric, between the Theory and Practice of Politics

  • 2012/01/23 - 2012/01/26 | CES, Universidade de Coimbra

    Political Philosophy Week

  • 2011/10/05 - 2011/10/07 | Universidade do Minho

    International Conference: “Distributive Justice in Health”

Participação em eventos

  • Seminário (Por convite)

    Ballacc, G. 'What is democratic judgment?: Nadia Urbinati’s theory of representative democracy'. In Democracy and Opinion: On Nadia Urbinati’s Theory of Democracy, Workshop, 9 December, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. https://www.ff.cuni.cz/udalost/democracy-opinion-nadia-urbinatis-theory-democracy/

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G. 'Populist Forms and Populist Contents'. In 'Ways Forward for Democracy - International Conference', 24-26 July, Technical University of Munich, Germany. https://www.hfp.tum.de/fileadmin/w00bwi/theory/Veranstaltungen/CfP__WaysforwardforDemocray_HfP_Munich_July_2019.pdf

  • Curso breve/Workshop

    Ballacci, G., "A Critique of Populist Reason: Exploring Populism as Form and Content”, in "Democracy, Rights, and Populism: Contested Concepts and Rhetorical Uses, Civic Constellation II Project – Workshop IV", 22-23 November, University of Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli, Italy.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Populism: Right-Wing, Left-Wing, or Distinctive Ideology?”, In "Interdisciplinarity: Conceptual Explorations - 21st International Conference on the History of Concepts", 25-28 September, University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain.

  • Colóquio/Congresso (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., "On Richard Rorty’s Anti-humanism Humanism: Some Considerations", In "Revisiting Richard Rorty" 25-26 September, CEPS, Universidade do Minho, Braga Portugal.

  • Curso breve/Workshop (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., "The Creation of the ‘People’ in Laclau’s Theory of Populism: A Critical Assessment”, In Workshop “Political Representation and its Crisis”, 7 March, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Curso breve/Workshop (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., "The Creation of the ‘People’ in Laclau’s Theory of Populism: A Critical Assessment”, In Workshop "Symbolism of Democracy", 29-30 July, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., "Populism and the Creation of the People, between Rupture and Consent”, In "Current Populism in Europe: Impact on the Political Landscape - International Conference", 23-24 May, Goethe-Institut and University of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Populism and the Creation of the People, between Rupture and Consent”, In "Philosophy and Social Sciences – Annual Conference", 18-22 May, Institute of Philosophy at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., "Judgment, Ethos, and Rhetoric in Democratic Representation”, In "66th Political Studies Association Annual Conference", 21-23 March, Brighton, UK.

  • Seminário (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., “Rhetoric and Political Theory”, In "POLIS Seminar", 8 March, Centre de Théorie Politique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

  • Seminário (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., “Judgment, Ethos, and Rhetoric in Democratic Representation”, In "Ripple’s Plenary Seminars", 3 December, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

  • Colóquio/Congresso (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., "Judging Representation - Representing Judgment: On the Relevance of Ethos in Political Representation”, In "Life Stories: International Congress on Narrative Social Sciences, Poetics of Selfhood Research Project", 1-4 September, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Seminário (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., "Political Representation and the Construction of Political Identities”, In "Social Movements and Political Action Seminar Series", 20 May, ISCTE University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., "Judging Representation – Representing Judgment: On the Rhetorical Dimension of Political Representation”, In "Building Consensus. Rhetoric between Democracy and Conflict", 15-18 April, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

  • Seminário (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., “Algumas considerações sobre a divisão entre cultivo de si e compromisso político em Richard Rorty”, In "Poetics of Selfhood Research Project Seminar Series", 27 February, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Toward a Post-Deliberative Turn in Democratic Theory: Representation, Judgment, and Rhetorical Literacy”, In "Power and Representation" - International Conference, 4-6 June, Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, "On Richard Rorty and the rhetorical divide between private self-creation and public commitment”, In "IV International Congress of Political Theory and Philosophy: Democracy, what Future?", 5-6 November, CEHUM University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “On Richard Rorty and the rhetorical divide between private self-creation and public commitment”, In 109th Annual Conference - American Political Science Association, 29 August – 1 September, Chicago, US.

  • Colóquio/Congresso (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., "A propósito do livro de João Cardoso Rosas 'Futuro Indefinido. Ensaios de Filosofia política'", In "XIV Colóquio de Outono", 8-10 November, CEHUM, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Reassessing the ‘Rhetorical Revival’ in Political Theory”, In "Association for Political Theory – Annual Meeting", 11-13 October, University of South Carolina, Columbia, US.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “The Politics of Redescription and Democracy: Going beyond Rorty”, In "London Conference in Critical Thought", 29-30 June, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Recovering the whole extension of politics: the anti-ideological and anti-relativist roots of Arendt, Strauss, and Voegelin”, In "VI Conference of the Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política", 1-3 March, ISCSP Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., "Actualizing Democratic Citizenship: Hannah Arendt and Classical Rhetoric on Judgment and Persuasion”, In "II International Conference of the European Society for the History of Political Thought", 19-20 January, Athens, Greece.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Actualizing Democratic Citizenship: Hannah Arendt and Classical Rhetoric on Judgment and Persuasion”, In "43rd Annual Meeting, Northeastern Political Science Association", 17-19 November, Philadelphia, US.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Citizens Who Think and Act: Some Reflections on the Rhetorical Tradition of Isocrates, Cicero, Quintilian and the Humanists”, In "Challenging Citizenship - International Conference" 3-4 June, Centre for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

  • Seminário (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., “Novas tendências na teoria democrática: uma perspectiva retórica sobre deliberação”, In "TransCEHUM: Jornadas de Jovens Investigadores CEHUM", 29 April, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Hannah Arendt: A Rhetorical Political Philosopher?”, in "82nd Annual Meeting – Southern Political Science Association" 6-8 January, New Orleans, US.

  • Seminário (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., “La política entre retórica y filosofía. Consideraciones sobre el espacio de la política”, In "Gobierno y Teoría Política para el siglo XXI. Retos y oportunidades, I Assembleia General del Centro Internacional de Estudios de Gobierno y Teoría Política", 27 October, Durango, Mexico.

  • Curso breve/Workshop (Por convite)

    Ballacci, G., Platón, Aristóteles, Cicerón y Quintiliano acerca de la retórica”, In "Jornadas de teoría política - Centro de Teoría Política", 16-17 April, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Philosophy versus Rhetoric: the Enduring Contest Over the Political”, In "The Idea of Politics: History and Theory - Graduate Conference", March, 16-17 March, King’s College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “The Democratic Value of Metaphors: Lessons from the Ancients and the Moderns”, In "2nd Graduate Conference - European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)", 25-27 August, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “The Democratic Value of Metaphors”, In "9th Essex Conference in Critical Political Theory", 12-13 June, University of Essex, Essex, UK.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Eric Voegelin and Giambattista Vico: A Rhetorical Reading”, In "Political Science and Beyond - 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Associations (APSA)", 30 August – 2 September, Chicago, US.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Ballacci, G., “Rethinking Political Community from Neglected Places”, In "Joint Session - European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)", 25-30 April, Intercollege, Nicosia, Cyprus.

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