Open Lectures 2013



Wednesday 16 October, 2013 at 5 pm

The Paradox of Change: Women's Liberation and Feminization of Poverty

William Chafe, Professor of History, Emeritus, at Duke University




Opening Ceremony of Fall 2013 Term


12 September 2013 at 4 pm

Lectio Magistralis

The relations of Italy with Far Eastern countries, in particular with China, with special focus on economic and trade relations

Hon. Bruno Archi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs






Wednesday 22 May, 2013 at 5 pm

Energy: Science and Communication

Piero Martin, Professor, Physics and Astronomy Department, University of Padova

Alessandra Viola, science journalist and writer


Friday 22 March, 2013

Water and Globalization
Coordinated by Carlo Giupponi, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia and Director of Changes Doctoral School on Global Change Science and Policy

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Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Restoration of wetland ecosystems in the face of climate change:  lessons from San Francisco Bay

John Callaway, Professor of environmental science, applied ecology, wetlands, and restoration ecology at University of San Francisco


Friday 15 March, 2013

Building a National Economy: Venice and the Veneto after 1866
Gianni Toniolo, Professor of Economic History at Duke University and at the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome.




Opening Ceremony of Spring 2013 Term


20 February 2013 at 4 pm

Lectio Magistralis

How to Preserve and Promote Cultural Heritage: Sustainability and Challenges

Antonia Pasqua Recchia, Secretary General, Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities



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