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may fri 27, 2011 - 5.30 p.m.
piazza del Duomo
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Umberto Galimberti, a disciple of Emanuele Severino and Karl Jaspers, is Professor of Philosophy of History and Dynamic Psychology at Venice Ca’ Foscari University and member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology. He often contributes articles to the newsdaily ‘La Repubblica’. Among his many books, all published by Feltrinelli, are: Il tramonto dell’Occidente nella lettura di Heidegger e Jaspers (1975-1984), Il corpo (1983), Gli equivoci dell'anima (1987), Psiche e techne. L'uomo nell'età della tecnica (1999), Orme del sacro (2000), I vizi capitali e i nuovi vizi (2003), Le cose dell’amore (2004), La casa di psiche. Dalla psicoanalisi alla pratica filosofica (2005), L’ospite inquietante. Il nichilismo e i giovani (2007), I miti del nostro tempo (2009), Il segreto della domanda. Intorno alle cose umane e divine (2011). He has single-handedly authored a Dictionary of Psychology published by UTET in 1992 and now available in a revised and updated 1999 edition by Garzanti.


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may fri 27, 2011 - 7.00 p.m.
piazza dello Spirito Santo
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Marco Aime is professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Genoa. He has conducted research on the Alps and in West Africa. Aime has authored a number of books: Le radici nella sabbia (EDT, 1999); Il primo libro di antropologia (2008), Il dono al tempo di Internet (with A. Cossetta, 2010), L’altro e l’altrove (with D. Papotti 2012), Contro il razzismo (with G. Barbujani, C. Bartoli, F. Faloppa, 2016) published by Einaudi; Verdi tribù del Nord (Laterza, 2012); Gli specchi di Gulliver (2006), Timbuctu (2008), Il diverso come icona del male (with E. Severino, 2009), Gli uccelli della solitudine (2010), Cultura (2013) published by Bollati Boringhieri; All’Avogadro si cominciava a ottobre (Agenzia X, 2014); La macchia della razza (2012), Etnografia del quotidiano (2014) published by elèuthera; La fatica di diventare grandi. La scomparsa dei riti di passaggio (Einaudi, 2014); Tra i castagni dell'Appennino (2014), Senza sponda (2015) published by Utet.


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Sylvie Coyaud , Rossella Palomba
may fri 27, 2011 - 7.00 p.m.
teatro Bolognini - Via del Presto, 5
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Sylvie Coyaud talks about scientific research on Channel 3 of Italian radio and on Radio Popolare, and writes about it in ‘Ventiquattro’ magazine (owned by the 24 Ore Group), in ‘OggiScienza’ and in online media. In addition to the many awards she has received for scientific popularization, an asteroid was named after her in 2003, and a green jewel-beetle—Agrilus coyaudi—in 2009. Her book La scomparsa delle api [‘The disappearance of bees’] was published by Mondadori in 2008.

Rossella Palomba, a social demographer, devotes herself to studies and research about gender equality and equal opportunities. She has been coordinator of national and international research projects on the subject. She has also been a European Commission ambassador for equal opportunities in science. She works for CNR, Italy’s national research center, and has authored the ETAN Report on ‘Women in Science.’ Her books include: Vita di coppia e figli (La Nuova Italia 1987), Crescita zero (La Nuova Italia 1991); and Figlie di Minerva. Primo rapporto sulle carriere femminili (Franco Angeli, 2000).


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may fri 27, 2011 - 21.15
teatro Manzoni - Corso Gramsci, 107
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Virgilio Sieni, is an Italian dancer and choreographer. After studying ballet and contemporary dance in Amsterdam, New York e Tokyo, in 1983 he started his own dance company, Parco Butterfly, renamed Compagnia Virgilio Sieni 1992. The company has gained international renown as one of Europe’s best. It cooperates with Europe’s leading theaters and festivals, and in addition to designing dance performances it conducts a program of research, study and dissemination of contemporary choreography. Sieni has authored choreographies for Italy’s best theaters, including La natura delle cose (2008), and Tristes Tropiques (2010), inspired by Claude Lévi-Strauss. Since 2003, Sieni has headed CANGO-Cantieri Goldonetta, a space in Florence for body practices and for research on the languages of contemporary art. In 2007, he founded the Academy of gesture art. His project Diario fisico di un viaggio was staged in Santiago, Chile in 2011.


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may fri 27, 2011 - 9.30 p.m.
piazza del Duomo
 admission euro 3.00

Carlo Petrini, is a food activist. He was the founder of ‘Arcigola,’ he heads the Slow Food movement since 1989 and has launched ‘Terra Madre,’ a global network of small-scale farmers. Over the years, Petrini has developed a new idea of gastronomy that views food as the product of cultural, historical, economic and environmental processes. In 2003, Petrini received a honorary degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Naples, and in 2006 one in Humane Letters from the University of New Hampshire. In 2008 he received a honorary specialist degree in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies from the University of Palermo. In 2004, ‘Time Magazine’ included Petrini among the ‘innovators’ it designated as ‘European Heroes.’ In 2008 he was the only Italian included by ‘The Guardian’ among ‘the 50 people who could save the world.’ Petrini regularly contributes to ‘L’Espresso’ newsweekly and to the daily newspaper ‘La Repubblica.’ Among his publications are: Le ragioni del gusto (Laterza 2001); Slow Food Revolution (with G. Padovani, Rizzoli 2005); Buono, pulito e giusto. Principi di nuova gastronomia (Einaudi 2005); Terra Madre. Come non farci mangiare dal cibo (Giunti-Slow Food Publishers 2009).


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may sat 28, 2011 - 10.30 a.m.
piazza dello Spirito Santo
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David Le Breton is professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the Marc Bloch University in Strasbourg, a member of the Institut Universitaire de France, and the author of a number of works on the anthropology of the body. Among his books that are not yet translated into Italian are: Corps et sociétés. Essai de sociologie et d'anthropologie du corps (1985); Anthropologie du corps et modernité (PUF 1990, 2003); La sociologie du corps (PUF 1992); L’adieu au corps (Métailié 1999); En souffrance (Métailié, 2007) ; Expériences de la douleur entre destruction et renaissance (Métailié, 2010). Available in Italian translation are: Passione del rischio (EGA 1995); Il mondo a piedi (Feltrinelli 2001); La pelle e la traccia. Le ferite del sé (Meltemi 2005); Il sapore del mondo. Un’antropologia dei sensi (Raffaello Cortina 2007); Antropologia del dolore (Meltemi 2007); Antropologia del corpo e modernità (Giuffrè 2007).


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may sat 28, 2011 - 11.30 a.m.
piazza del Duomo
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Roberta De Monticelli has studied in Pisa, Bonn, Zurich and in Oxford, where she worked with Michael Dummett, the noted philosopher of language. She has taught Modern and Contemporary Philosophy at the University of Geneva, and currently teaches Philosophy of the Human Person at the San Raffaele University, Milan. She has produced annotated translations of St Augustine’s Confessions (Garzanti 1990), and of Wittgenstein’s Last Writings on the Philosophy of Psychology (Adelphi 1990). Her other books include: L'ascesi filosofica (Feltrinelli1995); La conoscenza personale (Guerini 1998); L’ordine del cuore (Garzanti 2003); L’allegria della mente (B. Mondadori 2004); Nulla appare invano (Baldini Castoldi Dalai 2006); Esercizi di pensiero per apprendisti filosofi (Bollati Boringhieri 2006); Sullo spirito e l’ideologia (Baldini Castoldi Dalai 2007); Ontologia del nuovo (with C. Conni, Bruno Mondadori 2008); La novità di ognuno. Persona e libertà (Garzanti 2009); La questione morale (Raffaello Cortina 2010).


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may sat 28, 2011 - 3.30 p.m.
teatro Bolognini - Via del Presto, 5
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Rossella Ghigi is a researcher in sociology and she is the Scientific Director of Bologna University’s research center on gender and education at the Department of Education Sciences. Among her research interests are gender studies, body culture and consumption, social discrimination. She has authored many publications, including Per piacere. Storia culturale della chirurgia estetica (il Mulino 2008); I complessi di Narciso. Gli uomini e la chirurgia estetica in Uomini e corpi. Una riflessione sui rivestimenti della mascolinità (Franco Angeli 2009); Fisiognomica e chirurgia estetica, in: R. Ghigi-L. Rodler, Il volto nel pensiero contemporaneo (Il Pozzo di Giacobbe 2010); Nature et artifice dans la chirurgie esthétique, in: Multiples du social. Regards socio-anthropologiques (L’Harmattan 2010). She edited the upcoming book, Adolescenti in genere, which will be published by Carocci later this year.


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may sat 28, 2011 - 16:00
sala Maggiore Palazzo Comunale - piazza del Duomo, 1
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Cristiana Natali teaches Cultural Anthropology at Milan University and holds her workshops and classes in Anthropology of dance and performance at the Universities of Bologna and Milan. She has conducted her on-field research in Sri Lanka, where she dealt with the role of dance in Tamil identity building processes. Her publications include: Sabbia sugli dèi. Pratiche commemorative tra le Tigri Tamil (il Segnalibro 2004); Percorsi di antropologia della danza (Libreria Cortina 2009); Contesti etnografici dell’Asia meridionale (CUEM 2010).

Virgilio Sieni, is an Italian dancer and choreographer. After studying ballet and contemporary dance in Amsterdam, New York e Tokyo, in 1983 he started his own dance company, Parco Butterfly, renamed Compagnia Virgilio Sieni 1992. The company has gained international renown as one of Europe’s best. It cooperates with Europe’s leading theaters and festivals, and in addition to designing dance performances it conducts a program of research, study and dissemination of contemporary choreography. Sieni has authored choreographies for Italy’s best theaters, including La natura delle cose (2008), and Tristes Tropiques (2010), inspired by Claude Lévi-Strauss. Since 2003, Sieni has headed CANGO-Cantieri Goldonetta, a space in Florence for body practices and for research on the languages of contemporary art. In 2007, he founded the Academy of gesture art. His project Diario fisico di un viaggio was staged in Santiago, Chile in 2011.


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may sat 28, 2011 - 17.00
piazza dello Spirito Santo
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Telmo Pievani (1970) is professor of Philosophy of Science at Milan’s Bicocca University, where he coordinates the degree course in Education Sciences. He regularly contributes to ‘Il Corriere della Sera’ and to the magazines ‘Le Scienze,’ ‘Micromega’ and ‘L’Indice dei libri’. He has written a number of scientific papers. Among his latest books are: Homo sapiens e altre catastrofi (Meltemi 2002); Introduzione alla filosofia della biologia (Laterza,2005); Creazione senza Dio (Einaudi 2006); La teoria dell’evoluzione (il Mulino 2006); In difesa di Darwin (Bompiani 2007); Sante Ragioni (Chiarelettere 2007, with C. Castellacci); Nati per credere (Codice Edizioni 2008, with V. Girotto, G. Vallortigara); Perché siamo parenti delle galline? E tante altre domande sull’evoluzione (Editoriale Scienza 2010, with F. Taddia); La vita inaspettata (Raffaello Cortina 2011).


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may sat 28, 2011 - 6.30 p.m.
teatro Bolognini - Via del Presto, 5
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Ferdinando Scianna, one of Italy’s leading photographers, started his career in the 1960s while he was a student of Humanities and Philosophy at Palermo University. In 1963 he met the Sicilian writer Leonardo Sciascia, and together they published the first of their many joint books, Feste religiose in Sicilia, that received the Nadar Award. Henri Cartier-Bresson introduced him to Magnum and he was hired by the agency in 1982. Since 1987, Scianna enjoys international renown owing to his work as a photo reporter, a portrait artist, as well as a fashion and advertising photographer. In the last few years he began writing critiques and articles for Italian and French media. His books include: Marpessa, un racconto (Leonardo, 1993); Altrove: reportage di moda (Federico Motta, 1995); Viaggio a Lourdes (Mondadori, 1996); Altre Forme del Caos (2000), La Geometria e la Passione (2009), Baaria, Bagheria (con G. Tornatore, 2009) for Contrasto; Etica e fotogiornalismo (Electa, 2010); Lo specchio vuoto. Fotografia, identità, memoria (Laterza, 2013); Piccoli mondi (2012), Ti mangio con gli occhi (2013), Visti & scritti (2014), In gioco (2016) for Contrasto.


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may sat 28, 2011 - 9.00 p.m.
piazza del Duomo
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Marc Augé, one of the world’s leading ethnologists and anthropologists, has been directeur d’études and chairman of EHESS, Paris’ School of Higher Studies in Social Science. His background is in African studies, but he has spent a long time researching in Latin America as well as in Paris and in other regions of France. Augé is well known for introducing the notion of non-places. Many of his books are published in Italian. They include: Nonluoghi (2009), Che fine ha fatto il futuro? (2009), Un etnologo nel métro (2010), Ville e tenute (2011), all published by elèuthera; Disneyland e altri nonluoghi (1999); Il senso degli altri. Attualità dell’antropologia (2000); Finzioni di fine secolo (2001); Diario di guerra (2002); Rovine e macerie. Il senso del tempo (2004); Il mestiere dell’antropologo (2007); Genio del paganesimo (2008); Il bello della bicicletta (2009); Straniero a me stesso. Tutte le mie vite di etnologo (2011), Le nuove paure. Che cosa temiamo oggi? (2013) all published by Bollati Boringhieri.  Il tempo senza età. La vecchiaia non esiste (2014), L’antropologo e il mondo globale (2014) published by Raffaello Cortina; La forza delle immagini (con Umberto Eco e Didi-Huberman Georges, 2015) by Franco Angeli.


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may sat 28, 2011 - 9.30 p.m.
teatro Manzoni - Corso Gramsci, 107
 admission euro 7.00

Toni Servillo (1959) is an acclaimed stage actor and director. In Italy and abroad, he has produced many works by classical and contemporary authors, including Goldoni’s Trilogies della villeggiatura (2007), that has been on world tour for 3 years. Servillo has also produced works by Martin y Soler, Mozart, Cimarosa, Musorgsky, Strauss, Beethoven, Rossini for leading Italian and European theaters. Servillo’s brilliant career as movie actor began in 1991 under the direction of Mario Martone (Teatro di guerra, Noi credevamo), Antonio Capuano (Luna rossa), Paolo Sorrentino (L’uomo in più, Le conseguenze dell’amore, Il divo), Andrea Molaioli (La ragazza del lago, Il gioiellino), Matteo Garrone (Gomorra), Stefano Incerti (Gorbaciòf), Claudio Cupellini (Una vita tranquilla), Nicole Garcia (Un balcon sur la mer). He has received a number of international awards. He also wrote a book, Interpretazione e creatività (Laterza 2008) with Gianfranco Capitta.


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may sun 29, 2011 - 11.00 a.m.
piazza del Duomo
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Gustavo Pietropolli Charmet, is a psychotherapist with a background in psychoanalysis and a specialization in psychiatry. He has headed psychiatry hospital divisions, has been director of the School of Specialization in Psychology of the Life Cycle, and is professor of Dynamic Psychology at Milan’s Bicocca University. He is president of the Istituto Minotauro, of the CAF-Onlus, director of the A.R.P.Ad-Minotauro School of Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy, and head of Milan’s Crisis Center. Following are some of his books published by Franco Angeli: Ragazzi sregolati (2001), Crisis center (2003), Manuale di psicologia dell’adolescenza: compiti e conflitti (with A. Maggiolini, 2004). Mondadori published his 2006 book Non è colpa delle mamme; Laterza published in 2008 Fragile e spavaldo. Ritratto dell’adolescente di oggi; his 2009 book Uccidersi, written with A. Piotti, was published by Raffaello Cortina.

 


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may sun 29, 2011 - 12:00
teatro Bolognini - Via del Presto, 5
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may sun 29, 2011 - 15.00
piazza dello Spirito Santo
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Franco La Cecla, anthropologist and urban planner, has taught Cultural Anthropology at the Universities of Venice, Verona, Palermo, Milan, Barcelona and Lausanne. He has been Visiting professor at the EHESS, Paris’ School of Higher Studies in Social Science. He has been a consultant to the Renzo Piano Building Workshop and to Barcelona Regional. He has founded the agency ASIA-Architecture Social Impact Assessment for the evaluation of the social impact of architectural works and urban planning. La Cecla has authored a number of documentaries on Italian emigration; one of those, In altro mare, has won the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival in 2010. He has also worked at designing festivals and organizing exhibitions. He is a regular contributes the newsdailies ‘La Repubblica,’ ‘Avvenire,’ and ‘Il Sole-24 Ore.’ His books include: Mente locale (1993), Saperci fare (2009), Modi bruschi (2010), all published by elèuthera. Also, Perdersi (Laterza 2005); Surrogati di presenza (B. Mondadori 2006); Contro l'Architettura (Bollati Boringhieri 2008); Lasciami (Ponte alle Grazie 2009); Il punto G dell’uomo. Desiderio al maschile (Nottetempo 2011).


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may sun 29, 2011 - 4.00 p.m.
sala Maggiore Palazzo Comunale - piazza del Duomo, 1
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Adriano Favole is vicedirector for research at the Department of Culture, Politics and Society at Turin University, where he teaches Cultural Anthropology and Culture and power. He presides over the Foundation Ariodante Fabrettiisprofessor of Cultural. He taught at the universities of Milan, Bologna, Genoa, and East Piedmont. He also was Visiting professor at the University of New Caledonia between 2004 and 2007. He conducted most of his field research in the Pacific (Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia) and has studied Museum Ethnography in the Western Alps. His chief research interests are political anthropology, the anthropology of the body and death, the anthropology of patrimonial assets. He prefers to travel by bike and he went through more than 100 thousand kilometres. He contributes to La lettura of Corriere della Sera. He has written La palma del potere (Il Segnalibro, 2000); Isole nella corrente (La ricerca folklorica, Grafo, 2007); Resti di umanità. Vita sociale del corpo dopo la morte (2003), Oceania. Isole di creatività culturale (2010) published by Laterza. He edited the Italian edition of Per un’antropologia non egemonica. Il Manifesto di Losanna (with F. Saillant, M. Kilani, F. Graezer Bideau, elèuthera, 2012); La bussola dell’antropologo (2015) published by Editori Laterza. He is keen on bicycle racing, still practiced as a hobby.


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Stefanie Knauss , Vito Mancuso
may sun 29, 2011 - 17.00
piazza del Duomo
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Stefanie Knauss has a background in Catholic Theology and English studies at the universities of Freiburg and Graz and is currently a researcher with the B. Kessler Foundation in Trent. Her main research interests are religions and the body, gender studies, and aesthetic theology. She is a member of the steering council of the Italian Women Theologians Network. She has edited L'enigma corporeità: sessualità e religione with A. Autiero (EDB 2010). Her new book published by Effatà, La saggia inquietudine: Il corpo nell'ebraismo, nel cristianesimo e nell'islam, is in print. 

Vito Mancuso is professor of Modern and Contemporary Theology at Milan’s Vita-Salute San Raffaele University. He regularly contributes editorials to ‘La Repubblica’ and directs the ‘Campo dei Fiori’ series for Fazi Publishers, Rome. He has authored many books: Il dolore innocente (2002), Per amore (2005), Disputa su Dio e dintorni (2009, with C. Augias) were published by Mondadori; L’anima e il suo destino (2007) and La vita autentica (2009) by Raffaello Cortina. He contributed with others to the book Che cosa vuol dire morire (Einaudi 2010).


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may sun 29, 2011 - 6.00 p.m.
teatro Bolognini - Via del Presto, 5
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Giuliano Tescari teaches Cultural anthropology and Anthropology of Performance at Turin University. He has spent long periods among the Huichol (self-designation: Wixáritari or Wirrarika) population of Mexico’s Occidental range Sierra Madre, where he investigated the foundations of the shamanic perspectives and the ways to access this profession. There he established a fruitful cooperation with Leocadio López Carrillo, a native Wirrarika with a broad knowledge of his tradition; together, the two scholars wrote Vamos a Tûrikyé. Sciamanismo e storia sacra wirrárika (Franco Angeli 2000). Among Tescari’s many publications on shamanic practices and cultural performances, and on the role of shamanic thinking in the assertion of native peoples’ rights, are L'etnodramma nell'insegnamento dell'antropologia culturale, in: Performance, esecuzioni e contesti (CUEM 2006); Essere indigeni: popoli e persone nelle politiche del riconoscimento (Quaderni di Thule 2010).


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