The 8×8: storie per 8 secoli initiative continues with a series of events on Saturday, November 5 and Saturday, November 19. The events, coordinated by Giovanni Bianchi, Michele Cupitò and Paola Zanovello, explore the history of the University of Padua during the nineteenth century.
Proposed by the professors and researchers of the Department of Cultural Heritage (DBC), the multidisciplinary schedule of events aims to illustrate the connection between academic and city life in celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the University of Padua.
The first day of events begins with a lecture by the Director of the Civic Museums, Francesca Veronese on Belzoni e la scoperta dell’Egitto and includes readings of Belzoni’s Narrative performed by Abracalam. Followed by a guided tour of the Egyptian Collection of the Archaeological Museum at the Eremitani Museum.
Events continue in the afternoon at the Sala Rossini of Caffè Pedrocchi with a conference that welcome Giovanni Bianchi to discuss Arte a Padova nell’Ottocento and Stefano Zaggia on “Il caffè Pedrocchi, Jappelli, l’università e la città”
Programme and registration at www.beniculturali.unipd.it/www/8×8