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2021 Programme

Event #24

Daniele Aristarco

The origins of species

Beside being a wonderful scientist and adventurous traveler, Charles Darwin was a great writer. Starting from the Origin of Species, his masterpiece and one of humanity's most important books, we will investigate our origin and try to tell about it in a creative writing laboratory.


Daniele Aristarco - foto

Daniele Aristarco was born in Naples. He taught literature in middle school and then devoted himself to children's books, cinema and theater. He is the author of several short stories and popular essays including La divina commedia. Il primo passo nella selva oscura (Einaudi Ragazzi, 2021), Il giardino dei giusti (Einaudi ragazzi, 2021), L’origine delle specie (Edizioni EL, 2021).

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Event #1

Luca Serianni

Dante and the creation of literary Italian language

Event #3

Matteo Nucci

Origin of wisdom: the enigma

Event #5

Alessandro Barbero

Origins of civil wars. The English Civil War

Event #6

Tommaso Ghidini

From Homo sapiens to Homo caelestis: the beginning of a new era

Event #8

Francesco Bianconi, Emanuele Coccia

Do not worry, you’re home

Event #9

Irene Vallejo, Valeria Della Valle

The birth of book in the ancient world

Event #11

Malika Ayane, Matteo Nucci

I start again from here

Event #12

Davide Calgaro

Fresh twenties

Event #13

Alessandro Barbero

Origins of civil wars. The American civil war

Event #15

Otegha Uwagba, Alessandra Carati

Dreaming of a new cohexistance

Event #16

Antonello Provenzale, Sara Segantin

Climate change: origins, calamities, hopes

Event #17

Miguel Benasayag

Origins and future of the livings

Event #19

Paolo Nori

Origins of Russian literature

Event #20

Matteo Nucci

Origins of philosophy: dialectic

Event #21

Paolo Colombo, Michele Tranquillini

Alexander von Humboldt: origin of ecology

Event #22

Alessandro Barbero

Origins of civil wars. The French civil war

Event #26Children / Kids


What was I before myself?

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