“If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.”

(John Stuart Mill, On Liberty)

Teaching Course

“La libertà di espressione e i suoi limiti” (4 ECTS)

Goals: The goal of the course is to provide students with a critical insight into a central issue for the value system of the contemporary constitutional state, and for the current public debate. The course will encourage critical interaction on the subject between students, and between students and external speakers who will lecture from time to time, providing different methodological and disciplinary perspectives.

The activity “La libertà di espressione e i suoi limiti “ (4 ECTS) will take place every Friday at 3 pm, starting from 5 March. The course will take place on the Microsoft Teams platform (to participate follow this link: Aula virtuale). The course will be held mainly in Italian, but occasionally foreign, English-speaking guests will be hosted.

Course presentation (in Italian)

Martina Chichi (Amnesty International Italy), Conoscere e contrastare l’hate speech


Stefano Pasta (Università Cattolica Milano), Odio onlife. Analisi socio-educativa dei razzismi nel social Web


Flavio Romani (Arcigay), Libertà di espressione e Omotransfobia