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WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT THE GOLDEN SECTION?

August 22, 2019

This is a question Professor Mark Elliott from National University of Ireland (Galway) will try to answer in his Lecture on 24th August, at the Don Orione Foundation in Venice. An experimental psychologist and measurement scientist, with a background in general psychology …

4th EDITION IS COMING!

August 22, 2019

The Course will be organized in three separate, special locations: Venice, Asiago and Padova. Many tours to interesting sites will be also part of this stimulating summer school; for example a day-trip to Vicenza, a nominated UNESCO World Heritage Site …

LECTURE BY PROF. GIORELLO COMING UP

September 2, 2018

In the Renaissance, Italy is the protagonist of a profound renewal both in the artistic field and in that of “natural philosophy”, then called science. Just think of the “dolce prospettiva” in painting and of the battle of Galileo Galilei …

A FULL DAY DEDICATED TO THE ORIGINS OF HUMANS

August 30, 2018

Yesterday the ShanghaiTech Summer School hosted a full day dedicated to the origin of human beings. A series of lectures together with Prof. Francesco d’Errico from the University of Bordeaux with its talk on the “Origin of Symbolic Thinking in …

PROF. BERT SAKMANN’S SPECIAL LECTURE

August 30, 2018

The German cell physiologist Bert Sackman will be our exceptional guest again this year. Nobel Prize winner in 1991, together with Erwin Neher, “for their discoveries concerning the function of single ion channels in cells”, Sackman will honour us with …

SPECIAL LECTURE BY PHILOSOPHER AND PROFESSOR GIULIO GIORELLO

August 24, 2018

To set the stage for considering the development that philosophy of science had in Italy, it is worthwhile to consider two main tendencies, present in the early stages of the Italian reflection on science. One was critical rationalism and the other was operationalism. …

READY, STEADY, GO!

August 20, 2018

19th August, Venice – DAY 1 – ShanghaiTech Summer School 2018 Thousands of different shapes of pasta, rich body language, Venice without cars and bicycles: welcome to Italy, 2018 ShanghaiTech Summer Camp has officially opened!