Max Weber Lecture by Lawrence Lessig, 19 December 2012 at 17.00, Villa La Fonte, Conference Room

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Lawrence LessigProfessor Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law School, will be giving the upcoming Max Weber Lecture on 19 December.
The Lecture is titled: “Integrity and Independence of Policymakers”.


The Nature of the Corruption that is the Government of the United States: “Corruption” evolves. Old styles become new. In this talk, Professor Lessig maps the precise architecture of the corruption that affects the United States government, and how it has debilitated America’s ability to address its most pressing issues.

The speaker will be introduced by Giovanni Sartor, LAW Department, EUI and the session chaired by Migle Laukyte, MWP.

All welcome to attend, for logistical purposes, kindly sign up with Susan Garvin.

About the Speaker:

Lawrence Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Lessig serves on the Board of Creative Commons, MAPLight, Brave New Film Foundation, The American Academy in Berlin, AXA Research Fund and, and is on the advisory board of the Sunlight Foundation. He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Association, and has received numerous awards, including the Free Software Foundation’s Freedom Award, Fastcase 50 Award as well as being named one of Scientific American’s Top 50 Visionaries.

View the full list of Max Weber Lectures 2012-2013