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The Role of Academies in Sustaining European Knowledge Societies in Times of Crisis

7-8 November 2019

Sala dei Mappamondi

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The Academy of Sciences of Turin organizes, in cooperation with ALLEA, a conference about The Role of Academies in Sustaining European Knowledge Societies in Times of Crisis. The conference belongs to a series of meetings on the subject Europe on Test: Narratives of Union and DisunionThe general theme of the series is the crisis of the European Union considered from the perspective of the different nations and Academies. More specifically, the conference organized by the Academy of Sciences of Turin will focus on discussing the function of Academies today, both in general and with particular reference to the European crisis. This question will be analysed from different disciplinary perspectives.

 

7 November, h. 15.00

Introduction
Massimo Mori, Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, President

Greetings of welcome

Chairman
Francesco Profumo (Turin), Compagnia di San Paolo, President, and Accademia delle Scienze

 

ALLEA and European Values
Antonio Loprieno (Basel), ALLEA, President, and Accademia delle Scienze


The Impact of Academies on European Identity 
Giuliano Amato (Rome), Judge of Constitutional Court of the Italian Republic 

 

Academies, Interdisciplinarity, Europe
Antonio Padoa Schioppa (Milan), Accademia delle Scienze

 

Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: the Voice of Academies
Vladimiro Zagrebelsky (Turin), Accademia delle Scienze and Former Member of the European Court of Human Rights

 

Discussion

8 November, h. 9.00

Chairman
Pietro Rossi (Turin), Accademia delle Scienze, Past President

Challenges and Tasks for Today's Academies
Günter Stock (Berlin), ALLEA, Past President

(not present)

In Defense of the Environment: European Academic Perspectives
Guido Saracco (Turin), Accademia delle Scienze

Academy and European Industrial Development
Licia Mattioli (Turin), Confindustria, Vice President

Europe and the Migration Dilemma 
Massimo Livi Bacci (Florence), Accademia delle Scienze

Protecting Cultural Heritage: a Challenge for our Time and the Role of EuropeanAcademies 
Salvatore Settis (Pisa), Accademia delle Scienze

Discussion

 

8 November, h. 14.30

Chairman
Alberto Conte (Turin), Accademia delle Scienze, Past President

Academies and the Information-Rich Society
Jüri Engelbrecht (Tallin), ALLEA, Past President, and Accademia delle Scienze

Academies and Public Opinion: Some Historical Reflections
Jürgen Osterhammel (Konstanz), Accademia delle Scienze

Academies and the Defence of European National Languages 
Jürgen Trabant (Berlin), Accademia delle Scienze

Prospects for the Academy of Sciences of Turin
Alberto Piazza (Turin), Accademia delle Scienze, Past President

Discussion

 

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