Ca' Foscari inaugurates the new academic year on February 12th, 2019

On February 12th, 2019 Ca’ Foscari University of Venice will inaugurate the new academic year. The event will take place in the Carlo Goldoni Theatre, starting from 11.00 a.m., and it will see the participation of representatives from the University and political scientist Jan Zielonka, with the Ca’ Foscari Choir providing musical entertainment.

Academic Procession

Ludwig van Beethoven, Ode to Joy, from Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 
Ca’ Foscari Choir 
Rector’s Address
Michele Bugliesi

Welcome addresses

Address by the Representative of the Administrative Staff
Elisabetta Esposto

Address by the Students' Representative  
Ana Dacinoi

Outstanding Students Special Award
Keynote Lecture
The double life of Europe: paradoxes and paradygms 
Jan Zielonka

Anonymus, Gaudeamus igitur, version by Christian Wilhelm Kindleben (1748-1785)
Coro Ca’ Foscari

After the ceremony, the recently restored Ca’ Bottacin Palace will be open for private visits. 

Francesca Favaro