24 November, 2003 - Teatro Regio
Opening of the sixt Centenary celebrations.
In the evening the Academia Montis Regalis, conducted
by Alessandro De Marchi, will perform motets and concertos
by Antonio Vivaldi, kept in the National University Library
in Turin; soloists: Anke Herrmann (soprano), Manuela Custer
(contralto), Amandine Beyer (violin).
THE MAIN CONFERENCES
Conference "Universities beyond nationhood: towards
a universal dimension of education and research"
A conference on the theme of internationalization during
the Italian Presidency of the European Union, in agreement
with the Ministry of Education, University and Research
and the Conference of the Rectors of Italian Universities.
The theme of internationalization of university education
and research will be examined with the countries of the
Mediterranean basin and of Latin America, in a bid to
define universities as centres of learning and heritage
capable of ensuring intercultural exchange between Europe
and Latin America.
"Consolidated Affinities and New Synergies",
Conference with the Italo-French University
The presence of the Italian Secretariat of the Italo-French
University in Turin will provide the opportunity to discuss
relations between the Universities and the cultures of
the two nations, extending the debate to French-speaking
Turin will act as the entry portal to all those French
cultures present on the regional and national territory.
The conference will be held in one of the border towns
undergoing considerable university development, in an
area which brings together high efficiency, the scientific
and artistic cultural heritage and the heritage of good
wine and good food.
3-5 June, 2004
"Universities and Globalization" E.U.A. (European
University Association) Conference
The E.U.A. brings together the Presidents of the National
Conferences of European Rectors and more than 650 European
Representatives of the European Conferences of Rectors
will be invited to Turin to begin a discussion between
Europe and the rest of the world on a highly topical subject.
For these three days Turin will become the world University
"Places of treatment: the history and the prospects
of health and care from the Medieval era to modern times"
This international conference will critically evaluate
from historical and cultural angles the changes in the
place dedicated to medical care starting from isolation
hospitals, leper hospitals but also public squares, homes
of the nobility, convents and Carthusian monasteries;
it will also evaluate modern day conditions in the light
of technical and social developments. Predictions and
expectations will be formulated on the concept of health
in the next twenty-five years, on the basis of current
trends in medical and non-medical technology, the progress
of science and cultural, social and economic evolution.
Forums will be organized jointly with Regional-Health
bodies on the services available and on improvements which
can be offered to population.
The aim of the conference is to draw up a "Turin
Project Charter" which will become the subject of
debate on the future of the Health Service.
On this occasion a book will be published on "Places
International conference on student mobility in the
25 (15 + 10) E.U. member States
This conference will be organized in collaboration with
and under the aegis of the European Union and will see
the participation of student delegations from E.U. states
and E.U. applicants.
The main topics on the agenda will be:
- the right to study and student funding;
- the European contribution to aid the international university
- the expansion of the Socrates-Erasmus, Leonardo, Tempus
and Alfa programmes; university education; the international
and national working world;
- student access to research; the local universities;
the national "scene" and the European context;
student services: vocational guidance, tutoring, services
for the disabled; cultural, recreational and sports activities,
16th Conference of the European Association for International
The University of Turin, in collaboration with the Polytechnic,
will host the annual meeting of the EAIE, an association
whose objective is to stimulate and facilitate the internationalization
of tertiary education in Europe.
The conference will bring together more than 1,600 international
educators from about 60 countries: directors and coordinators
of international bodies dedicated to exchange programmes,
education and research involved in internationalizing
education, university executives and consultants, language
23-25 September, 2004
International Conference "The University and research"
The Conference will bring together local, national and
European experts from the world of politics and organization
of research, persons in charge of productive organizations
and programming bodies at various levels, who will meet
university teachers and research associate to define the
role of university research in the 21st century, in the
overall context of training qualified personnel, of improving
knowledge, of social and economic development.
The Conference will consider the following topics:
- organization of research, structures and size, funding;
- research assessment;
- research and technological innovation in University-industrial
- research education in an international context.
The findings of the Conference will be published in a
general policy document - the Turin Charter on the Principles
of Research - which may serve as a point of reference
to be shared as widely as possible.
International Conference on ethics and economics
Considerations, entrusted to distinguished personalities
in the sciences and from international institutions, on
the links between ethics and economics, with special attention
to themes which affect everyday life, the citizenship
of individuals and the performance of economic systems
as a whole.
themes will be:
- the ethics of market competition;
- the ethics of international financial flows;
- the company ethics;
- the ethics of global trade.
will be faced in the awareness, which is characteristic
of the Universitas, that only through careful analysis
of major issues can that optimism of the will spring which
the world seems to need more and more.
will be accompanied by a series of conferences on scientific,
economic and social issues offered by Faculties or single
research groups, which will be illustrated in a separate
CONFERENCE IN COLLABORATION WITH TORINO 2006
(Organizing committee for the Turin winter Olympics 2006)
12-13 February, 2004
Conference "The Five Senses. Body Languages"
This conference will be based on the idea of phenomenology
and the division of the body into its primary senses.
Each sense will be described and represented from various
perspectives (historical, artistic, literary, etc.) in
relation and interchange each other: in this way the five
senses, which constitute a sort of alphabet for the decodification
of the real world, simultaneously provide five different
views of the world and of history.