FUA is pleased to announce the conference lineup for the December 2015 “De Re Mediterranea” conference cohosted by SUNY Stony Brook University. The conference will be held on December 4-5 at the FUA main campus in Palazzo Bombicci Guicciardini Strozzi, Corso Tintori 21.

Inauguration activities will take place at the Gabinetto Viessuex, Palazzo Strozzi, 9:15am (registration 8:30-9:15am) on December 4. Featured speakers at the inauguration include:

  • Eugenio Giani, President of the Florence City Council
  • Mario Mignone, SUNY Stony Brook University
  • Keynote speaker Lisa Sasson, New York University

 

Conference panels will be held as concurrent sessions throughout December 4 and 5 and feature distinguished panel speakers from international locations such as the US, Canada, Greece, Italy, Egypt, Montenegro and Australia. Topics include studies of the Mediterranean through diverse discipline focuses:

  • An analysis of the Mediterranean in terms of human geography and history
  • Cultural aspects pertaining to the Mediterranean from a cross-cultural perspective
  • The concept of identity within the Mediterranean framework
  • Mediterranean culinary traditions as a bridge between cultures and a synonym of middle ground

 

FUA students will present a special panel as well as an art exhibit.

The complete conference program can be downloaded. To attend please contact .

The 2015 conference is recognized and supported by the following entities:

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