Italy, 1941
political scientist, economist

Riccardo Petrella

Riccardo Petrella is the founder of the University for the Common Good. He is an economist and political scientist, and was professor at the Catholic University in Leuven until 2004. Petrella became known worldwide for inspiring the Group of Lisbon. Among his publications, Una nuova narrazione del mondo (‘A New Story of the World’, 2007) stands out.

Speaker at


Part II. Idolatry

The Legacy of the Twentieth Century

15 May 1998 9.30 - 20.00 Tilburg University