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Robert Triffin: A Life

'Cover to Cover' Book Talk

Add to calendar 2023-11-21 15:00 2023-11-21 16:00 Europe/Rome Robert Triffin: A Life Sala dei Cuoi, Villa Salviati and online via zoom Hybrid event YYYY-MM-DD


21 November 2023

15:00 - 16:00 CET


Sala dei Cuoi, Villa Salviati and online via zoom

Hybrid event

In this ADG 'Cover to Cover' book talk, Historian Ivo Maes, Robert Triffin Chair at the University of Louvain and ICHEC Brussels Management School, will present 'Robert Triffin: A Life', co-authored with Ilaria Pasotti and published by Oxford University Press.

Robert Triffin was a Belgian-American economist best known for his critique of the Bretton-Woods system of international monetary management.

In his methodically researched biography Robert Triffin. A Life, Ivo Maes traces out the intellectual career of the illustrious economist.

Join the Alcide De Gasperi Centre for Professor Maes' presentation of the volume, with a discussion by Marco Buti, the EUI Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Chair in European Economic and Monetary Integration.

‘Cover to Cover’ is organised by the Alcide De Gasperi Research Centre, co-directed by Professor Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol (Department of History) and Dieter Schlenker (Director of the Historical Archives of the European Union), and under the scientific coordination of Dr. Pierre Alayrac.

The EURECON project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 716849)


Scientific Organiser(s):

Alcide De Gasperi Research Centre


Ivo Maes (Université Catholique de Louvain/ ICHEC Brussels Management School)

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