The DIRPOLIS Institute (Institute of Law, Politics and Development) is a research center devoted to interdisciplinary studies in the fields of law, economics and political sciences. Its core mission is to conduct innovative research by adopting a multidisciplinary approach to offer a comprehensive and multi-faceted representation of legal, social, economic and political phenomena. The Institute strives to provide scientifically sound and action-oriented bases to effective decision-making processes, at both private and public levels.
The Institute offers graduate and post-graduate courses built upon theoretical and applied research. It also organizes advanced-level training events aimed at professionals wishing to acquire new skills and knowledge in their respective fields of work.
The Institute offers consultancy services for a wide range of international, national and regional entities. It actively disseminates the results of its research by organizing conferences, seminars, workshops and training courses, both in Italy and abroad.
Sant’Anna School welcomes new faculty members engaging the audience in Pisa, or virtually - to be responsive to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Three associate professors, Mariagrazia Alabrese (Agricultural Law – Dirpolis Institute), Marco Fontana (Applied Mechanics – TeCIP Institute), and Laura Magazzini (Econometrics – Institute of Economics) will share thoughts and insights with a wider public translating their academic interests into lectures and contemporary events
A walk in the mountains will not solve the climate crisis or save the planet but is a collective action to raise awareness about the impact of climate change on environments and ecosystems. On Saturday, September 19, Sant’Anna School, Scuola Normale Superiore and University of Pisa faculty members and students will participate in the “Climbing for Climate” 2020 initiative engaging with the hill and mountain environments in the Verruca – Calci area
Emanuela Navarretta is a Professor of Law at Pisa University. She graduated from Sant’Anna School in 1988 and later received her PhD in 1992. “On behalf of all of our members and the wider Sant’Anna community, I offer my congratulations to Navarretta, as well as our very best wishes for this appointment. I hope she will visit soon her alma mater along with her supervisor and mentor Professor Emeritus Francesco Donato Busnelli who served as our first director and rector from 1984 to 1993”, added Sabina Nuti