Ca’ Foscari, 80 years after the Italian racial laws

In 2018 80 years will have passed after the promulgation of the Italian racial laws by the Fascist regime and for the Remembrance Day the University organized the exhibition Ca’ Foscari allo specchio. A 80 anni dalle leggi razziali, from January 9th to 31st at Ca’ Foscari Zattere.

With the 150th anniversary of the university, the exhibition also becomes an opportunity to think about its own history.

Ca’ Foscari allo specchio. A 80 anni dalle leggi razziali aims at re-discovering and sharing a part of the university’s past with relevant documents from its Historical Archives and the Venetian high schools Benedetti-Tommaseo and Foscarini.

For the inauguration on January 9th, actress Ottavia Piccolo read from Giorgio Bassani’s Il Giardino dei Finzi Contini followed by a toast, courtesy of Astoria Wines.

Curated by Silvia Ghiotto, Alessio Conte, Davide Busato, Veronica Bortolussi, Marco Diego De Paoli, Deborah Marcon, Caterina Mongardini, Enrico Ruffino and coordinated by Alessandro Casellato, Ca’ Foscari’s delegate for the Remembrance Day, the project ‘Ca’ Foscari allo Specchio’ was the result of a collaboration between students with different skills and perspectives on the occasion of the Remembrance Day.

Guided tour will be offered by students to elementary schools, junior and high schools, who will be able to discover first hand Ca’ Foscari.

The exhibition will be open from January 9th to 31st 2018 as follows:
Monday-Saturday, 10am-7pm
Sunday, 3pm-7pm
Free entrance

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Many other initiatives will be organized for the Remembrance Day 2018 such as documentary screenings, symposia, conferences and artistic interventions.

To learn more about the events visit (ITALIAN).