Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Italy

"Italian Cultural Diplomacy"

(Rome; June 12th - 14th, 2013)
The Symposium is hosted by President Francesco Rutelli

Symposium Timetable

The First International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Italy is organized with the kind support of Prioritą Cultura.
WELCOME DINNER
(June 12th, h 20,00)
Societą Dante Alighieri, Palazzo Firenze Garden (Piazza di Firenze, 27 Rome)

Welcome remarks:
Emma Bonino, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Italy
Bruno Bottai, President, Societą Dante Alighieri
SESSION 1
(June 13th, h 10,00)
Palazzo Giustiniani, Sala Zuccari - Via della Dogana Vecchia, 29
Italian Senate, Rome

"THE POWER OF CULTURE FOR COMMUNICATION, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND PEACE"

Introductory remarks:
Pietro Grasso, President, Italian Senate

Speakers:
- Massimo Bray, Minister for Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Italy
- Gaetano Quagliariello, Minister for Constitutional Reforms, Italy
- Paolo Baratta, President Biennale di Venezia
- Mark Donfried, Director, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, Berlin
- Luca Serianni, University "La Sapienza", Rome
- Massimiliano Fuksas, Architect

Debate and other interventions
SESSION 2
(June 13th, h 16,00)
Societą Dante Alighieri, Palazzo Firenze (Piazza di Firenze 27, Rome)

"CULTURAL HERITAGE, ITALIAN LANGUAGE, CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: ITALIAN DISTINCTIVE FEATURES IN THE WORLD"

Speakers:
- Giovanna Melandri,President MAXXI
- Achille Bonito Oliva, Art Critic
- Adele Chatfield-Taylor, President and Ceo, American Academy in Rome
- Gianni Puglisi, President, UNESCO National Italian Commission
- Paolo Peluffo, Vice President, Societą Dante Alighieri, Rome
- Francesco Aloisi de Larderel, President, Associazione Amici della Dante
- Debate and other interventions
SESSION 2
(June 13th, h 16,00)
Societą Dante Alighieri, Palazzo Firenze (Piazza di Firenze 27, Rome)

"CULTURAL HERITAGE, ITALIAN LANGUAGE, CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: ITALIAN DISTINCTIVE FEATURES IN THE WORLD"

Speakers:
- Giovanna Melandri,President MAXXI
- Achille Bonito Oliva, Art Critic
- Adele Chatfield-Taylor, President and Ceo, American Academy in Rome
- Gianni Puglisi, President, UNESCO National Italian Commission
- Paolo Peluffo, Vice President, Societą Dante Alighieri, Rome
- Francesco Aloisi de Larderel, President, Associazione Amici della Dante
- Debate and other interventions
SESSION 2
(June 13th, h 16,00)
Societą Dante Alighieri, Palazzo Firenze (Piazza di Firenze 27, Rome)

"CULTURAL HERITAGE, ITALIAN LANGUAGE, CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: ITALIAN DISTINCTIVE FEATURES IN THE WORLD"

Speakers:
- Giovanna Melandri,President MAXXI
- Achille Bonito Oliva, Art Critic
- Adele Chatfield-Taylor, President and Ceo, American Academy in Rome
- Gianni Puglisi, President, UNESCO National Italian Commission
- Paolo Peluffo, Vice President, Societą Dante Alighieri, Rome
- Francesco Aloisi de Larderel, President, Associazione Amici della Dante
- Debate and other interventions
SESSION 3
(June 14th, h 10,00)
Societą Dante Alighieri, Palazzo Firenze (Piazza di Firenze 27, Rome)

"LEGALITY, ETHICAL PRINCIPLES, INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP: ITALY'S ACTION AND PROPOSALS TO FIGHT ILLICIT TRAFFICKING OF ART"

Speakers:
- Maurizio Fiorilli, Deputy State Attorney, Rome 
- Marcello Mazzuca, General, Specialized Units Division Commander
- Edouard Planche, Programme Specialist UNESCO, Culture Sector
- Tullio Scovazzi, University of Milano-Bicocca
- Marina Schneider, Senior Officer, Unidroit
- Debate and other interventions

Closing remarks:
- Francesco Rutelli, Honorary President, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, Berlin
- Alessandro Masi, Secretary General, Societą Dante Alighier
"CLOSING DINNER"
(June 14th, h 20.00)
Museo di Traiano Terrace, Fori Imperiali, Rome

Introductory remarks:
Sabrina Florio, Secretary General, Prioritą Cultura

Keynote Speech:
Francesco Profumo, former Minister of Education, University and Research
Dante Ferretti, Academy Award Winner