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Events: 2017-2018

International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Roundtable Discussion, Lecture
  • Fri, Feb 16, 2018
    2:30 pm
(Please join us even if you cannot register; walk-ins are very likely to get a seat after 2:15.) James Cuno draws fire when arguing against the repatriation of some museum artifacts. This event...
  • Fri, Feb 9, 2018
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm
This day-long event is the second of a three-piece series that focuses on the movement of people across and along the Mediterranean and the emergence, re-signification, and use of sites of memory....
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Symposium
  • Thu, Feb 8, 2018
    5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Speakers:Lisa Ackerman Executive Vice President, World Monuments FundRemembering a Difficult Past Alberto Giordano Chair, Geography Dept., Texas State UniversityFrom the National to the Individual:...
  • Fri, Dec 8, 2017
    9:30 am
    to Fri, Feb 2, 2018, 4:30 pm
The first showing of previously unexplored archival documents related to Berio’s 2003 unfinished “re-visitation” of Monteverdi’s 1643 opera L’incoronazione di Poppea for the Los Angeles opera,...
Roundtable Discussion, Concert, Exhibition
  • Wed, Dec 6, 2017
    3:00 pm
    to Thu, Dec 7, 2017, 10:00 pm
With a concert, two discussions, and an exhibition of materials related to Luciano Berio's “revisitation” of Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea, a collection now held at the Paul Sacher...
Application Deadline
  • Mon, Dec 4, 2017
    11:45 pm
After the deadline Monday night at 11:59 PM, New York time (Dec 4), candidate correspondence will be addressed during regular business hours on the following days. Funded with generous support from...
  • Thu, Nov 30, 2017
    7:30 pm
"Face has a double meaning: light/star in Old Italian, and its typical English meaning. Both expressions 'Voice and ensemble' and 'Voice' must be clarified. The Voice – in a general sense – appears...
  • Wed, Nov 15, 2017
    7:00 pm
Clementi: Sonata op. 25 No. 5 Monteverdi: Canzonetta (arr. M. Baczewska) Berio: Wasserklavier; Erdenklavier Chopin: Nocturne, op. 48 No. 1; Scherzo No. 3, op. 39 D. Scarlatti: 6 sonatas Debussy:...
  • Wed, Oct 25, 2017
    7:00 pm
Galuppi: Sonata No. 5 in C major Marco Stroppa: Miniature Estrose, Libro Primo: Tangata Manu Berio: Six Encores Berio: Sonata Critically acclaimed pianist Taka Kigawa has earned outstanding...
Humanities & Neuroscience, Roundtable Discussion
  • Thu, Oct 19, 2017
    4:15 pm to 6:15 pm
Welcoming Remarks:David Freedberg, Pierre Matisse Professor of the History of Art and Director of the Italian Academy, Columbia University Pamela H. Smith, Seth Low Professor of History and Chair,...
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage
  • Thu, Oct 19, 2017
    11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Video below and here. Please join us even if you cannot register; walk-ins will be accommodated. Doors open 10:15 am....
  • Tue, Oct 17, 2017
    6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Contemporary artist Takashi Murakami and art historian Nobuo Tsuji will discuss key issues surrounding the terms “Superflat” and “kazari” and their connections to Japanese art. The audience will also...
The monument of Bartolomeo Colleoni transferred to the Palazzo Venezia in Rome (Rome, 1917)
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, Exhibition
  • Mon, Oct 16, 2017
    9:30 am
    to Tue, Nov 21, 2017, 4:30 pm
The International Observatory for Cultural Heritage marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S.A.'s entry into World War I with a photo...
  • Tue, Oct 3, 2017
    7:00 pm
Benjamin Britten: String Quartet No. 3 inspired by Thomas Mann's “Death in Venice”Claude Baker: Third String Quartet world premiere; inspired by Liszt's “Years of Pilgrimage: Italy”Tchaikovsky:...
News Flash
  • Fri, Sep 1, 2017
    10:00 am
Scholars in 2017-18: Fall 2017 – Spring 2018  Donna Bilak Columbia University Michael Maier's Atalanta fugiens and playful...