Open Lectures

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VIU invites a distinguished guest to deliver a Lectio Magistralis to inaugurate the fall and spring terms of the Globalization Program.



Opening Ceremony of Spring 2017 Term


Thursday, 23 February 2017 - 5pm, Aula Magna

Lectio Magistralis

Research for a Sustainable World

Prof. Massimo Inguscio,

President of the National Research Council – CNR, Italy 



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VIU also organizes two VIULECTURES series each year in which guest speakers debate interesting, topical issues. These events are open to the public.


Monday, 15 May 2017
at 5 pm, room 1-G
"A Human Rights based approach to addressing trafficking"

Youla A. Haddadin, OHCHR Advisor on Human Trafficking


Wednesday, 22 March 2017
at 5 pm, room 9-A
"Wastewater: The Untapped Resource"

World Water Day: open discussion and launch of UN World Water Development Report (WWDR) 2017 



VIULECTURES are available as podcasts here.


VIULECTURES videos on YouTube



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