16 July 2017 – Venice, Italy

14:00 – 15:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Kim Anne Barchi

Italy for Beginners

17 July 2017 Venice, Italy

09:00 – 10:15

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Veronica Santini

“Venice, the floating City. Hints on Art, Mysteries and Curiosities

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

Don Orione Foundation

10:30 – 12:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Veronica Santini

“Italian Art Glossary: an illustrated journey through the main characters, symbols and styles of Italian Art”

12:00 – 13:30

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Romana Bassi

“Perspectives in Western Philosophy”

18 July 2017 Venice, Italy

09:00 – 10:15

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Isabella Colpo

Gods and heroes of ancient Roman religion as subject in Italian art – 1

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

Don Orione Foundation

10:30 – 12:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Isabella Colpo

Gods and heroes of ancient Roman religion as subject in Italian art – 2

12:00 – 15:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Diego Poli

“The cultural interplay between China and the West: from Marco Polo to Matteo Ricci”

19 July 2017 Venice, Italy

09:00 – 10:15

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Cristina Beltrami

“Four Centuries of Art in Venice: Painting and Sculpture”

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

Don Orione Foundation

10:30 – 12:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Cristina Beltrami

“Four Centuries of Art in Venice: Painting and Sculpture”

16:30 – 17:30

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Carlo Montanaro

“History and Development of Cinematography”

20 July 2017 Venice, Italy

09:00 – 10:15

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Sergio Durante

Flashes of Music history in the Venetian State – 1

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

Don Orione Foundation

10:30 – 12:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Sergio Durante

Flashes of Music history in the Venetian State – 2

12:00 – 13:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Paola Pellegrini

“A very special water town: the construction of Venice”

14:00 – 15:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Paola Pellegrini

“Palladio, one of the most influential Architect of the world”

21 July 2017 Venice, Italy

09:00 – 10:15

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Margherita Azzi-Visentini

“Venetian Villas and Gardens: 15th – 18th century”

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

Don Orione Foundation

10:30 – 12:30

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Laura Orsi

A literary outlook of Venice across time”

14:00 – 16:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Cristina La Rocca

Italy as a crossroad of people and cultures”

22 July 2017 Venice, Italy

09:00 – 10:15

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Francesco Veronese

The cult of Saints in Western Religion

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

Don Orione Foundation

10:30 – 12:00

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Prof. Cinzia Sada

Venetian Glass Art and Science

19:00 – 20:30

Lecture

Don Orione Foundation

Maestro Balestracci

Lecture and Concert on Renaissance music

23 July 2017 – Venice – Possagno – Bassano del Grappa – Asiago

10:30 – 12:00

Visit + Lecture

Possagno, Cast Gallery of Antonio Canova

Prof. Virginie McAvoy

“Canova: Great Artist, Greater Man”

24 July 2017 Asiago, Italy

09:00 – 10:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Piero Benvenuti

Origin and Evolution of the Universe: what the Scientific Method can and cannot say”

10:00 – 11:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Denis Bastieri

“Why is the Sky Black? The Olbers Paradox”

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break

Rigoni Stern Institute

11:15 – 12:15

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Antonino Marcianò

Gravitational waves as a probe of new physics”

13:15 – 14:15

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Carlo Someda

“Optical Communications: from Prehistoric Times to Modern Times”

14:15 – 15:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Cesare Chiosi

“Flashes on two Open Questions on Stars and Galaxies”

15:30 – 15:45

Coffee break

Rigoni Stern Institute

15:45 – 17:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Sara Buson

“The Dawn of the Multi-Messenger Astronomy: Exploring the Extreme Universe with Cosmic Messengers”

17:00 – 18:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Franco Simonetto

“The Discovery of Higgs’ Boson and the Search for new Phenomena at the LHC“

25 July 2017 – Asiago, Italy

08:30 – 09:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Massimo Turatto

“From the Chinese’s Supernova of AD 1054 (Crab Nebula) to Dark Energy”

09:30 – 10:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Samir Suweis

“Statistical Physics: from startling Flocks to Eco-Networks”

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee break

Rigoni Stern Institute

10:45 – 12:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Vanni Antoni

“Complexity: how to deal with it. Examples from Plasmas in Space and in Laboratory”

26 July 2017 – Asiago, Italy

14:30 – 15:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Luca Stanco

“Neutrino Mysteries, with some examples including Statistical Issues”

15:30 – 16:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Gabriele Vedovato

 “First Observations of Gravitational Wave Signals”

16:30 – 16:45

Coffee break

Rigoni Stern Institute

16:45 – 18:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Piergiorgio Odifreddi

“Geometry in disguise”

27 July 2017 – Asiago, Italy

9:00 – 10:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Cesare Barbieri

Comets from Ancient China to Modern Astrophysics”

 

10:00 – 11:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Piergiorgio Odifreddi

“An Italian-Russian Story”

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break

Rigoni Stern Institute

11:15 – 12:15

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Giuseppe Longo

“Origin and Development of Informatics”

28 July 2017 – Asiago, Italy

9:00 – 10:15

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Maurizio Corbetta

“Spontaneous brain activity: a key for understanding the mind”

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee break

Rigoni Stern Institute

10:30 – 12:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Giorgio Vallortigara

“A Kantian Animal: Core Knowledge of Object, Space and Number”

13:00 – 14:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Osvaldo Da Pos

“The Perception of Colour – 1”

14:30 – 14:45

Coffee break

Rigoni Stern Institute

14:45 – 16:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Osvaldo Da Pos

“The Perception of Colour – 2”

16:00 – 18:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Kim Anne Barchi

English for Academic Purposes: English for Presentations

20:00 – 21:00

Special Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Bert Sakmann, Nobel Laureate

From Single Cells and Single Columns to Cortical Networks

29 July 2017 – Asiago, Italy

9:00 – 10:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Carlo Doglioni

“Geodynamics and Earthquakes”

10:00 – 11:00

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Monica Lazzarin

“Oceans from the Stars”

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break

Rigoni Stern Institute

11:15 – 12:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Fabrizio Nestola

“The Origin of Oceans”

14:30 – 16:30

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Stefano Debei

“Space Exploration: Focus on Mars”

16:30 – 16:45

Coffee break

Rigoni Stern Institute

16:45 – 17:45

Lecture

Rigoni Stern Institute

Prof. Kim Anne Barchi

“Italian for beginners”

31 July 2017 – Padova, Italy

9:00 – 10:00

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Giorgio Manzi

“Apes-like Ancestors and Extinct Humans of the Deep Time”

10:00 – 11:00

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Guido Barbuiani

“Genetics in the Study of Human Evolution”

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee Break

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

11:15 – 12:30

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Claudio Tuniz

“New Clocks and Microscopes to Reconstruct Human History”

13:30 – 14:30

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Marco Peresani

“Symbolic Thinking of the Neanderthals”

14:30 – 15:30

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Giuseppe Longo

“Cultural Evolution: towards the Post-Human”

15:30 – 15:45

Coffee Break

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

15:45 – 17:00

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Marco Mongillo

“Optogenetics: a Tool to Investigate Heart Function”

01 August 2017 – Padova, Italy

9:00 – 10:00

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Ernesto Carafoli

“The Evolutionary Choice of Cellular Signals: why Calcium?”

10:00 – 11:00

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Nicola Elvassore

“Engineering stem cell potential”

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee Break

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

11:15 – 12:30

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Luca Scorrano

“A Modern view of Mitochondria”

14:00 – 15:15

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Gerolamo Lanfranchi

“Transcriptional Landscape of the Genome”

02 August 2017 – Padova, Italy

9:00 – 10:00

Lecture

Botanical Garden, Emiciclo Room

Prof. Barbara Baldan

“The Botanic Garden of Padova: from 1545 to the Future”

13:00 – 14:00

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Lucia Regolin

“Number Space Mapping in the Newborn Chick”

14:00 – 15:00

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Ernesto Carafoli

“Scientific Frauds and Errors: the Dark Side of Science”

15:00 – 16:00

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Enrico Bucci

“Fabrication, Falsification and Plagiarism: detection and prevention”

03 August 2017 – Padova, Italy

9:00 – 10:30

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Luigi Luisi

“What is Life”

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee Break

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

10:45 – 12:00

Lecture

Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, UniPd

Prof. Giacomo Rizzolatti

“Neural Mechanisms for Understanding Others”

05 August 2017 – Padova, Italy

9:00 – 10:30

Lecture

University of Padova, Bo Palace, Archivio Antico

Prof. Pier Luigi Luisi

“Science and Spirituality”

10:45 – 12:00

Ceremony

University of Padova, Bo Palace, Archivio Antico

Summer School organisers and students

Certificate Ceremony