Effectively responding to the existing negative emotions (fear, resentment, etc.) directed towards European institutions and essential to the rise of the populist movements requires a new commitment on new premises, a renewed regime of equal respect, equal dignity and political equality.
Giulia Bistagnino holds a Ph.D. in Political Studies from the University of Milan and a M.Litt. in Philosophy from the University of St. Andrews. She was junior visiting scholar at Nuffield College, Oxford and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her main research interests concern the problem of disagreement, the justification of moral and political principles, political legitimacy, theories of democracy, and social justice.