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In this guest lecture Giorgio Monti (European University Institute) and Bernardo Rangoni (University of Amsterdam) will explore the key features of and the possibilities for deploying experimentalist governance in EU competition.

Detail Summary
Date 11 November 2019
Time 15:30 -17:00
Roeterseilandcampus - building A
Room A3.01


In this lecture Giorgio Monti and Bernardo Rangoni will outline the key features of experimentalist governance and explore how far the legal framework for the operation of competition law enforcement by the European Commission and National Competition Authorities offers the possibility for experimentalism. In the final part of their lecture the researchers will outline, with the aid of case studies, the degree to which the application of competition law exhibits features of experimentalist governance in practice.

The Speakers

Giorgio Monti is professor of Competition Law, LAW/RSCAS at the European University Institute, Florence. Before joining the EUI in September 2010, Giorgio Monti taught law at the University of Leicester (1993-2001) and at the London School of Economics (2001-2010). He is an Italian national but he received his legal training in the UK.

He has taught across a diverse set of courses; while his main research focus is in the field of competition law, He has engaged in research projects in fields ranging from feminist legal studies, to commercial law, to comparative tort law.

Bernardo Rangoni is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) since June 2019. He conducts research within the Horizon 2020 funded project ‘Integrating Diversity in the European Union (InDivEU).’ He is affiliated with the Department of Political Science as well as the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies and the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG).

Before joining UvA, Bernardo was a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow in Law at the European University Institute (EUI) and a visiting scholar at Yale Law School. He earned his PhD in Political Science from the London School of Economics (LSE).



This lecture is open to the public. It will take place from 15.30 – 17.00 hrs at Amsterdam Law School, building REC A, room A3.01, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, Amsterdam.

Roeterseilandcampus - building A

Room A3.01

Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
1018 WV Amsterdam