COMING SOON …

The new edition of ShanghaiTech Summer School “Science & Art in Italian culture” kicks off this coming July. 40 Chinese students are flying into Venice on July 16th to attend a unique summer course and plunge into the stimulating, cross-cultural …

SAKMANN’S LECTURE: WHAT A WONDERFUL TIME FOR THE STUDENTS!

The German cell physiologist Bert Sackman gave a wonderful lecture for the students of ShanghaiTech Summer School, who enjoyed the interesting evening and had the chance to share their questions and thoughts with him. Nobel Prize winner in 1991, together …

A ONE-THOUSAND-TALENT PROFESSOR

Professor Bastieri, astrophysicist at the University of Padova has just been awarded the prestigious Chinese prize called “One-thousand-talents”. This is an international program whose aim is to recruit 1000 foreign talents who could make a contribution to Chinese research, technology …

GALILEO PRIZE WINNER PIERGIORGIO ODIFREDDI @ SHANGHAI TECH SUMMER SCHOOL

Galileo Prize winner Piergiorgio Odifreddi will be giving two lectures for the students of the ShanghaiTech Summer School in Asiago: “Geometry in disguise” and “Italian-Russian story”. The famous Italian mathematician, writer of many books on the subject, is publishing the …

ITALIAN STUDENTS WANTED

The wide variety of lectures will be open to all students of the University of Padova in order to promote the international exchange and strengthen the overall academic relationship between the University of Padova and ShanghaiTech University. Attendance of individual …

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PHOTO CONTEST Photograph your summer course and send us a photo-story for each location. How to participate: Send your photo-story to: unipdchina@gmail.com The story should display at least 10 photos of your best moments in Venice – Asiago – Padova. …

SPECIAL LECTURE AND CONCERT OF MADRIGALS

Maestro Sergio Balestracci, renown expert of baroque vocal music, will hold a concert especially for the Summer School students. The sixteen members of his group will sing Madrigals, a form of chamber music, originated in Italy in the 14th Century …

THE MADRIGALS CONCERT: A POEM FOR OUR EARS!

The 12 voices of the Sinfonia Armonica, who sang for us some merveillous madrigals by Giovan Battista Strozzi, Ludovico Ariosto, Bernardo Tasso, Girolamo Parabosco, Giovan Battista Guarini, directed by Maestro Sergio Balestracci, were true poems for our ears. The students …

LOST IN TRANSIT

The 38 students of the 2nd edition of the ShanghaiTech Summer School have finally landed in Venice. After weather problems and delays of many kinds they managed to reach the “ascetic” Don Orione Foundation in the city center of the …

THIRD EDITION COMING UP!

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 …

READY, STEADY, GO!

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!

A JOURNEY INTO VENETIAN ART: SAN ROCCO AND CA’ REZZONICO

On August 23rd, guided by Professor Ilaria Andreoli, teachers and students of Shanghai University of Science and Technology visited the School of San Rocco and the Palazzo Rezzonico in Venice. The Scuola Grande di San Rocco is a lay confraternity …

SPECIAL LECTURE BY PHILOSOPHER AND PROFESSOR GIULIO GIORELLO

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. …

FRANCESCO D’ERRICO: “HOMO PREISTORICUS”@ShanghaiTech Summer School

The famous Italian researcher Francesco d’Errico will be our special guest in a full day dedicated to palaeoanthropology. During his career, this “scientific globetrotter”, as the University of Bordeaux calls the director of the CNRS Ecology and Environment Institute, has taken part …

PROF. BERT SAKMANN’S SPECIAL LECTURE

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 …

A FULL DAY DEDICATED TO THE ORIGINS OF HUMANS

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 …

LECTURE BY PROF. GIORELLO COMING UP

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 …