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Spring 2014

  • Humanitarian Politics in Syria: Past and Present
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Simon Jackson, European University Institute
    Date: Monday, February 10
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 5:00 PM
    Link
  • Una storia tipo: dalla classificazione all’approssimazione
    Graduate Seminar Series
    Prof. Miriam Voghera, Università di Salerno
    Date: Tuesday, 11 February
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
    PDF
  • History of the EU
    European Politics: The EU in Focus
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Aryane Landyut, formerly of University of Siena
    Date: Tuesday, 11 February
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 6:00 PM

  • The Politics and Economics of Poverty
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Prof. Debora Spini, NYU Florence, Prof. Alessandro Pinzani, Federal University of Santa Catarina in Brazil, Maria Donata Rinaldi, COSPE, and Francesca Di Giuseppe, PerMicro bank in Florence
    Date: Thursday, February 13
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time:12:00 - 1:30 PM
  • Institutional Framework and Decision-Making
    European Politics: The EU in Focus
    La Pietra Dialogues
    A Dialogue with Nicolò Conti, Professor of Political Science at the Unitelma Sapienza University in Rome and NYU Florence
    Date: Thursday, February 13
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • Terramatta
    Italian Identities as Told through Cinema
    Guests: Costanza Quatriglio, Director and Chiara Ottaviano, Producer
    Date: Monday, February 17
    Location: Spazio Alfieri (Via dell’Ulivo 6, Florence)
    Time: 8:30 PM
  • How do Museums Study, Conserve, and Educate?
    Museum Meetings: Insights from an Eccentric Space
    Talk and lunch: Art off the Wall”
    Francesca Baldry, the Acton Collection, Villa La Pietra
    Date: Tuesday,18 February
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 12:00-1:30 PM (OPEN TO NYU FACULTY AND STUDENTS ONLY)
    Link

  • The Euro Area Crisis: Economic and Political Reasons
    European Politics: The EU in Focus
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Prof. Pompeo della Posta, Professor of Economics, Univesity of Pisa
    Date: Tuesday,19 February
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 5:30 PM
  • Documentary Photography: Through the Lens
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Paolo Woods, photojournalist
    Date: Thursday, 29 February
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • Documentary Photography Workshop
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Paolo Woods, photojournalist
    Date: Friday and Saturday, 21-22 February
    Location: Villa Sassetti and Villa Ulivi
    Time: tbc (OPEN TO NYU STUDENTS ONLY)
  • La grande bellezza
    Italian Identities as Told through Cinema
    Guests: Luca Bigazzi, Director of photography, Daniela Ciancio, Costume designer and Giovanni Bogani, Film critic
    Date: Monday, February 24
    Location: Spazio Alfieri (Via dell’Ulivo 6, Florence)
    Time: 8:30 PM
  • Medieval Peacemaking and Modern Conflict Resolution in Comparative Perspective
    Graduate Studies Seminar and La Pietra Dialogues
    Prof. Katherine Jansen, Catholic University of America and Prof. Michael van Walt van Praag, Institute for Advanced Study
    Date: Tuesday, 25 February
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • Choir Concert
    Music in the Villa and Conservatorio Cherubini
    Music by C. Monteverdi and C. Gesualdo
    Date: Tuesday, 25 February
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 8:30 PM
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  • Why Should the EU be of Interest to Americans?
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Prof. Joseph H. H. Weiler, President, EUI
    Date: Wednesday, 26 February
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 6:00 PM (NYU COMMUNITY ONLY)
  • Meet the Conservator
    Lunch at the Villa
    Jean Dommermuth, Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts and Villa La Pietra
    Date: Wednesday, 26 February
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 1:30-2.45 PM (OPEN TO NYU STUDENTS ONLY)
  • L’intervallo
    Italian Identities as Told through Cinema
    Guest: Leonardo Di Costanzo, Director
    Date: Monday, 3 March
    Location: Spazio Alfieri, Via dell'Ulivo, 6 - Florence
    Time: 8:30 pm
  • Fascism’s Mediterranean Empire: Italian Colonial odernity in the Dodecanese Islands (1923-43)
    Graduate Studies Seminar
    Valerie McGuire, European University Institute
    Date: Tuesday, March 4
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
    PDF
  • Museums: Collection of Objects and Ideas
    Museum Meetings: Insights from an Eccentric Space
    Talk and Lunch
    Francesca Baldry, the Acton Collection, Villa La Pietra
    Date: Wednesday, March 5
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 12:00-1:30p.m. (OPEN TO NYU STUDENTS ONLY)
    Link
  • Documentary Photography: Through the Lens
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Alessandro Imbriaco, Tommaso Bonaventura, Fabio Severo, photographers
    Date: Wednesday, March 5
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • “Dis-play”! Museums among Museums
    Visit to the
    Museo Stibbert
    Museum Meetings: Insights from an Eccentric Space
    Francesca Baldry, the Acton Collection, Villa La Pietra
    Date: Friday, March 7
    Location: Museo Stibbert (Via Stibbert. 26)
    Time: 10 AM (OPEN TO NYU STUDENTS ONLY)
  • Una famiglia perfetta
    Italian Identities as Told through Cinema
    Paolo Genovese, Director
    Date: Monday, 10 March
    Location: Spazio Alfieri, Via dell'Ulivo, 6 - Florence
    Time: 8:30 PM
  • Eugenics at the Flea Market: Carlo Emilio Gadda’s Melancholy Objects
    Graduate Studies Seminar
    Prof. Rebecca Falkoff, New York University
    DateTuesday, 11 March
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • “Cosas de Negros”: Afro-Latin@s in World Perspective
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Prof. Juan Flores, New York University and Miriam Roman, afrolatin@ forum
    Date: Wednesday, 12 March
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • Piano and Violin Concert
    Music in the Villa and Conservatorio Cherubini
    Music by L. Berio, R. Strauss, and L. Dallapiccola
    Date: Monday, 24 March
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
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  • Italian Literature withand without ismi: From Svevo to Ferrante, via Kafka
    Graduate Studies Seminar
    Prof. Saskia Ziolkowski, Duke University
    Dates: Tuesday, 25 March
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • Hunting the Higgs Boson: Prediction, Patience, Discovery, and Reward
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Prof. Peter Nemethy, New York University
    Date: Wednesday, 26 March
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • Concert by Mezzo-Soprano Lilly Jorstad
    Music in the Villa and the Conservatorio Cherubini
    A Selection of Arias by A. Mozart and G. Rossini
    Date: Monday, 31 March
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
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  • Prima della Grande Guerra: Il Cinema Italiano e la Guerra di Libia (1911-12)
    Graduate Studies Seminar
    Prof. Luca Mazzei, Università di Roma "Tor Vergata"
    Date: Tuesday, 1 April
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM

  • “Dis-play”! Museums among Museums
    Visit to the
    Villa La Pietra Collection
    Museum Meetings: Insights from an Eccentric Space
    Francesca Baldry, the Acton Collection, Villa La Pietra
    Dates: Thursday, 3 April
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 3:00 PM (OPEN TO NYU STUDENTS ONLY)
    Link
  • Documentary Photography: Through the Lens
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Peter Bialobrzeski, photojournalist
    Date: Thursday, 3 April
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • Documentary Photography Workshop
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Peter Bialobrzeski, photojournalist
    Date: 4 – 5 April
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time:(OPEN TO NYU STUDENTS ONLY)
  • Concert
    Music in the Villa and Conservatorio Cherubini
    Chamber Music
    Music by W. A. Mozart and J. Brahms
    Dates: Monday, 7 April
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
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  • Boccaccio and the Visual Arts
    Graduate Studies Seminar
    Prof. Marco Ruffini, Northwestern University
    Dates: Tuesday, 8 April
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • The Middle East through Film
    La Pietra Dialogues and the Middle East Now Film Festival
    Con Giulio Mozzi, Raoul Bruni e Marco Coccioli. Coordina il Prof. Alessandro Raveggi, New York University
    Dates: 8 - 13 April
    Details tba
  • Stefano Bardini and the Art of the Deal: Supplying Art on a Global Scale
    Acton Miscellany
    Prof. Lynn Catterson, Art Historian, Columbia University Faculty
    Dates: Thursday, 10 April
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
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  • “Dis-play”! Museums among Museums
    Visit to the
    Museo Bardini
    Museum Meetings: Insights from an Eccentric Space
    Francesca Baldry, the Acton Collection, Villa La Pietra
    Date: Friday, 11 April
    Location: Museo Bardini (Via dei Renai, 37 – Firenze)
    Time: 11 aAM (OPEN TO NYU STUDENTS ONLY)
    Link
  • Portrait Photography in the 1920s and ‘30s: The Work of Ghitta Carell compared with Contemporary Images of the Actons and their Circle Selected from the Photograph Archive
    Graduate Studies Seminar
    Prof. Roberto Dulio, Politecnico di Milano and Alta Macadam, NYU Florence
    Date: Tuesday, 22 April
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • Contemporary Photography: Through the Lens
    La Pietra Dialogues
    Martin Kollar, photojournalist
    Date: Wednesday, 23 April
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 6:00 PM
  • A multidisciplinary examination of the 18th c. sketchbook by Jean-Joseph Chamant from the Acton Collection at Villa La Pietra Florence
    New York University - The Morgan Library & Museum
    Date: Thursday, 24 April
    Location: Villa Sassetti
    Time: 4:00 PM
  • Museum conservation and Sustainability, “The Green Museum” is it an Utopia? The phenomena of the Blockbuster Exhibition
    Museum Meetings: Insights from an Eccentric Space
    Talk and Lunch
    Francesca Baldry, the Acton Collection, Villa La Pietra
    Dates: Tuesday, 29 April
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 12:00 PM (OPEN TO NYU STUDENTS ONLY)
    Link
  • Curiosity’s Renaissance
    Graduate Studies Seminar
    Prof. Angela Capodivacca, Yale University
    Date: Tuesday, 6 May
    Location: Villa La Pietra
    Time: 6:00 PM

Past Events:

Spring 2014
Fall 2013
Summer 2013
Spring 2013
Fall 2012
Summer 2012
Spring 2012
Fall 2011
Summer 2011
Spring 2011
Fall 2010
Summer 2010
Spring 2010
Fall 2009