Monday, July 30, 2007

Meeting 2007: August in Rimini

Some highlights

Sunday 19th
THE RELIGIOUS SENSE IN AMERICA: IN QUEST OF HAPPINESS
Time: 15:00
Participants: Stanley Hauerwas, Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke University; David Schindler, Professor of Fundamental Philosophy at the John Paul II Institute in Washington. Introduced by Stefano Alberto, Professor of the Introductory Course in Theology at the Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Milan. (Sala A1)

Monday 20th
TRUTH IN ART
Time: 15:00
Participants: Massimo Camisasca, Superior General of the Priestly Fraternity of the Missionaries of St. Charles Borromeo; Roger Scruton, Writer and Philosopher. (Sala Neri)

RHYTHM ’N SOUL
Time: 21:45
Admission by ticket only
David Horowitz in concert. With Vaneese Thomas, vocalist; Ben Zebelman and Edward Walsh, piano; Lou Mariniand David Mann, sax; Tony Kadleck, trumpet; Jack Cavari and Jonathan Fields, guitar; Zev Katzand Buddy Williams, drums. (Arena D3). Admission charge.

Tues 21st
THE JUSTICE OF THIS WORLD: LAW IN AMERICA
Time: 11:15
Participants: Samuel A. Alito Jr., Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States; Paolo Carozza, Professor of Law-Notre Dame University. Introduced by Andrea Simoncini, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Macerata. (Salone D5)

INVITATION TO READ
Time: 21:00
The Wind of God
Presentation of the book by Massimo Camisasca, Superior General of the Priestly Fraternity of the Missionaries of St. Charles Borromeo (pub. by PIEMME). Participants: the Author; H. E. Mons. Rino Fisichella, Rector of the Pontifical Lateran University; Alfredo Scarfone, Entrepreneur.
Coordinated by Camillo Fornasieri, Director of the Centro Culturale di Milano. (Sala B5)

Wed 22nd
THE DAWNING OF THE DAY
Time: 21:45 Admission by ticket only
Jou[rn]ey into Irish culture and tradition. John Waters interprets the poems of the great poet Patrick Kavanagh, accompanied by folk dances and music by the Dervish.
(Arena D3). Admission charge.

Thurs 23rd
INVITATION TO READ
Time: 15:00
As in a glass, darkly
Presentation of the book by Eugenio Borgna, Emeritus Head of Psychiatry, Ospedale Maggiore, Novara (pub. Feltrinelli). With the participation of the Author.

Followed by:
Religion and the modern state. Presentation of the book by Christopher Dawson, edited by (D’Ettoris Editori).
Coordinated by Camillo Fornasieri, Director of the Centro Culturale, Milan. (Sala A2)

Followed by:
Cannabis. How to Lose Your Head and at Times Your Life
Presentation of the book by Claudio Risè, Psychoanalyst and Writer (pub. San Paolo). With the participation of the Author.
Coordinated by Camillo Fornasieri, Director of the Centro Culturale, Milan. (Sala A2)

Fri 24th
ENLARGING REASON: AFFECTIVE KNOWLEDGE
Time: 17:00
Participants: Stefano Alberto, Professor of the Introductory Course in Theology at the Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Milan; John Milbank, Professor in Religion, Politics and Ethics at the University of Nottingham. Archie Spencer, Theologian and Minister of the Baptist Church, J.H. Pickford Chair, Canada.

GUIDE TO LISTENING LIVE -SPIRTO GENTIL
Time: 19:00
F. Schubert: Impromptus Op. 90 D 899. Chris Vath, pianoforte.

Sat 25th
FREEDOM OF EDUCATION: WHAT PROSPECTS IN EUROPE?
Time: 11:15
Speakers invited: Ján Figel’, European Commissioner for Education, Culture and Multilingualism; Giuseppe Fioroni, Italian Education Minister. Mario Mauro, Vice President of the European Parliament; Andreas Schleicher, Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division at the Directorate for Education in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Introduced by Giorgio Vittadini, President of the Fondazione per la Sussidiarietà.

CERTAIN OF SOME GREAT THINGS
Time: 15:00
Presentation of the book by Luigi Giussani (pub. by BUR, Milan).
Participants: Giulio Sapelli, Professor of Economic History and Cultural Analysis of Organizational Processes at the Università degli Studi,. Milan; Giorgio Vittadini, President of the Fondazione per la Sussidiarietà. Introduced by Giancarlo Cesana, Professor of Medicine of Work at the Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca.

Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples


Hat tip to Alex at Vitus Speaks
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