Save the date for Friday, February 16, 2024, for the Inaugural ceremony of the Academic Year at Ca’ Foscari, starting at 11:00 am at the Teatro Stabile del Veneto Carlo Goldoni.
Professor Nicola Di Cosmo, Henry Luce Foundation Professor of East Asian Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, USA will deliver a Lectio Magistralis on "Peoples without history and the sciences of the past: new frontiers of historical research."
Short welcome remarks will be delivered by representatives of the Municipal Administrations of Venice and Treviso, the Veneto Region, and the Ministry of University and Research.
Le Devisement dou monde ovvero Il Milione di Marco Polo
Rector, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Mario Conte, Mayor of Treviso
Luigi Brugnaro, Mayor of Venice
Stefano Bianco, Students’ Representative
Roberta D’Argenio, Representative of the Technical Administrative Staff and Foreign Language Assistants
Inaugural Address by the Rector
Anna Maria Bernini, Ministry of University and Research
Awards to outstanding students
Music Conservatory Benedetto Marcello of Venice - Perpetuo Saxophone Quartet
Pedro Iturralde, Suite Hellenique
Georges Bizet (arr. Ito Yasuhide), Carmen Fantasy
Prof. Nicola Di Cosmo
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, USA)
Peoples without history and the sciences of the past: new frontiers of historical research
Ca’ Foscari Choir
Anonymous, Gaudeamus igitur,
arr. Christian Wilhelm
Attendance is by invitation only. For information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The ceremony will be translated into Italian Sign Language (LIS) and live streamed on Youcafoscari channel.