Progetto Genesi Videos 2021-2022
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THE FINAL EVENT OF THE FIRST YEAR OF PROJECT GENESIS
Organized with the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, the final event of the first year of activities of Progetto Genesi. Art and Human Rights will be held on September 21, 2022 on the occasion of the International Day of Peace.
The event takes the form of a conference through which to recount the achievements and future developments of Progetto Genesi, as well as to initiate a choral reflection on art as an ambassador of human rights.
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CONVERSAZIONE NO.12: New Economies, Cooperation, and Circularity
The global economy finds itself faced with new challenges. In developing countries and in rich ones unprecedented concepts are taking hold to deal with the challenges of society that are increasingly connected at a global level and increasingly having to find new forms of solidarity.
Speaker: Louisa Gathecha, Kenyan entrepreneur, co-founder of and head of company development at Bottle Logistics EA Limited, a company specialized in the efficient recycling of industrial and post- consumption glass
Professor UC: Frank Cinque
CONVERSAZIONE NO.11: The Places of Segregation
Inequalities are a problem that is relevant in democratic society, but that is even more dramatic in countries where the Authorities, based on discrimination, permit segregation and torture.
Speaker: Mauro Palma, President of the National Authority for the Rights of Prisoners or People Deprived of Personal Freedom
Professor UC: Gabrio Forti
CONVERSAZIONE NO.10: Censorship and Self-Censorship
Just as there exists a limitation of freedom imposed by the Authorities, there also exists an inner self-censorship that each author can impose on him or herself in relation to family and social ties, and belonging. How can a person defend their freedom of expression?
Speaker: Hanif Kureishi, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker
Professors UC: Massimo Scaglioni and Arianna Visconti
CONVERSAZIONE NO.9: Ecology and Environmental Sustainability
The theme of sustainability has entered the political agenda of the century. The pandemic has also forced us to think about a new relationship with the environment: which are the most urgent aspects we need to face?
Speaker: Gustavo Gandini, Full Professor of Animal Genetics and President of the Executive Committee of the School of Veterinary Science at the University of Milan
Professors UC: Roberto Zoboli and Pier Sandro Cocconcelli
CONVERSAZIONE NO.8: Cultural Exchange and Globalization
Migrations, fluxes of symbols and media, net technologies, the movement of money and ideas: these are the forces that shape today’s society characterized by complex dynamics of globalization and localization. Twenty-five years after Modernità in polvere Appadurai’s lesson is still relevant today.
Speaker: Arjun Appadurai, Goddard Professor in Media, Culture and Communication at New York University
Professors UC: Franco Anelli and Silvano Petrosino
CONVERSATION NO.7: The Crime of Genocide
The Rwandan genocide is one of the bloodiest episodes in the history of the twentieth century. What motivated this and other genocides occurring in history to destroy, completely or in part, a national, ethnic, racial, or religious group?
Speaker: Paola Gaeta, Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva
Professor UC: Gabriele Della Morte
CONVERSATION NO.6: Violence against Women: The Roots to be Eradicated
Feminicide and violence against women are still dramatically in the news every day. What are the psychological and cultural roots of these crimes, what are the actions to prevent them, and which legal actions in Italy can protect women?
Speaker: Cesare Parodi, Adjunct Public Prosecutor for the Procura della Repubblica di Torino, in charge of socially vulnerable groups
Professors UC: Valeria Masciullo and Lucia Corno
CONVERSATION NO.2: 160, Italy-USA diplomatic relations for the protection of rights and reciprocal collaboration
160 years from the establishment of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United States, the results achieved and the new objectives in relation to the protection of rights and the need for useful bilateral collaboration are analyzed.
Speaker: Mariangela Zappia, Italian Ambassador to Washington DC
Professors UC: Francesco Bestagno and Raul Caruso
CONVERSATION NO.1: Contemporary Art in Non-Western Countries
The cycle of meetings begins by recalling the pioneering exhibition Magiciens de la Terre, held in 1989 at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, which for the first time ever turned its gaze beyond the space of what was known, at least in the West, to highlight the existence and beauty of non-Western art.
Speaker: Jean-Hubert Martin, art historian and curator of Magiciens de la Terre
Professors of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UC): Franco Anelli, Francesco Tedeschi, and Fausto Colombo
THE OPENING EVENT
Organized jointly with the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, the opening event of Progetto Genesi. Art and Human Rights is held on September 21, on the occasion of International Day of Peace. The event involves a conference where Progetto Genesi is presented by its patrons, main sponsors and organizers, as well as the speech on human rights by the historian Marcello Flores.