Fabrizio Sciacca

Professore ordinario di FILOSOFIA POLITICA [SPS/01]

Personal details
Office address: Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Catania
Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 39, I-95131 Catania
Phone (office) +39 0957461290 + 5
E-mail: fsciaccaunict@gmail.com

IRIS ID (Identificativo univoco IRIS): rp06267

Current position
Professor (‘professore ordinario’) of Political philosophy
Academical Director of the PhD Programme in Political Sciences
Department of Political and Social Sciences
University of Catania (I)

2004-Present Full Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Catania
2001-2004 Associate Professor of Political philosophy, University of Catania and Parma
1997-1999 Temporary professor of Political philosophy, University of Teramo
1995-1997 Post-graduate fellowship in Legal philosophy, University of Pisa

1995 PhD in LEGAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY (magna cum laude), Scuola Superiore di studi universitari e di perfezionamento “Sant’Anna”, Pisa, Italy
1989 MA in LAW (magna cum laude) University of Catania, Faculty of Law

Board Member, Società Italiana di Filosofia Politica (SIFP)
Member, Internationale Vereiningung für Rechtsphilosophie (IVR)
Member, Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie (GAP)
Member, Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica (SIFA)
Member, Società Europea di Filosofia Analitica (ESAP)
Member, Kant-Gesellschaft

Native language: Italian
Excellent written and oral skills in English and German
Good written and oral skills in French and Nordic languages

¬¬2000 Visiting Scholar at Juristisches Seminar, Universität Kiel, Germany
1996-97 Visiting Scholar at Philosophisches Seminar, Universität Tübingen, Germany
1994-95 Visiting Scholar at Institut für Rechts-und Sozialphilosophie, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany
1989 Visiting fellow at Juristisches Seminar, Universität Mannheim

Main areas of specialization
Power. Justice. Rights. Normativity.
Political Philosophy. Governance and Global Justice. Democracy.
Modern and Contemporary Philosophy.

Member of the permanent seminar in legal and political philosophy, University of Parma
Academic Director of the PhD Programme in “Political Sciences", University of Catania
2004-2009 Responsible of the Jean Monnet Action Project “Human Rights and European Identity”, University of Catania. Responsibility for teaching to graduate students
Responsible of Erasmus agreements: University of Montpellier (F), University of Jyväskylä (SF), University of Fribourg (CH), University of Versailles (F), Universidade do Minho (P)

Research groups
2018-2021 Member of the Project "Kant in South America", Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)
2013-2017 Coordinator of the TEMPUS EU Programme Strenghtening Higher Education for Social Policy making and Social Services delivery (SHESPSS)
2009-2012: Key-Staff member of the International Research Network "Institutionalising Values: Beyond Human Rights?" funded by the British Art and Humanities Research council (University of Stirling, UK)
2008-2010 Responsible of the Catania Unit Research within the PRIN project on “Paradigmas of the Constitutionalism in Modern and Contemporary European Thought”
2006-2007 Principal Investigator of a research project funded by the University of Catania (PRA) on “Security and Rights”
2004-2009 Responsible of the Jean Monnet Action Project (European Module) “Human Rights and European Identity”, funded by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Education and Culture
2005-2006 Coordinator of the Catania Unit Research research project of relevant national interest (PRIN) on “Liberty and power: vicissitudes of a dialectical problem in modern and contemporary political thought”
2005 Responsible of the research project financed by the University of Catania (PRA) on “Injustice and rights”
2003-2004 Member of the PRIN project on “The civil government like social aspiration, political experience and economic purpose in the modern and contemporary political thought”.
2003 Responsible of the research project financed by the University of Catania (PRA) on “Human rights. Ethics and politics”
2001-2002 Member of the PRIN research project on “Social structures and powers of government in modern and contemporary age”

Conference papers
Paper-giver, panel organizer and/or discussant at many relevant national and international conferences on political and legal philosophy

N.B. l'elevato numero di pubblicazioni può incidere sul tempo di caricamento della pagina

Anno accademico 2021/2022

Anno accademico 2019/2020

Anno accademico 2018/2019

Anno accademico 2017/2018

Anno accademico 2016/2017

Anno accademico 2015/2016

I'm on leave for the present academic year.

For requests, please email me at fsciacca@unict.it