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April 18 – April 19
Living in a Quantum World
Speakers in the Roundtable:
David Albert, Frederick E. Woodbridge Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University
Katiuscia Cassemiro, Chief Editor of PRX Quantum; American Physical Society (APS Physics)
Anna Grassellino, Director of the SQMS (Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems) Center at Fermilab
Philip Kim, Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics, Harvard University
Robert Konik, Chair of the Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Moderator:
Robert Henderson, The Wall Street Journal
Organized by the Physics Department of the University of Trieste on the occasion of the centennial of the university's foundation; by professors Angelo Bassi and Alberto Morgante (Former Fellow and current member of the Executive Committee of the Italian Academy)
Co-sponsors: The Physics Department of the University of Trieste; the American Physical Society; Italy’s Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) (Watch it here)

April 11
Italia Mia: Music of the Renaissance
Parthenia Viol Consort; with Christopher Morrongiello on the lute (Watch it here)

April 9
New Reports from Sardinia’s UNESCO Site: Nuragic Culture in Barumini
Opening remarks:
Barbara Faedda, Italian Academy, Columbia University, and Paolo Carta, University of Trento (Organizers)
Fabrizio Di Michele, Consul General of Italy in New York
Speakers:
Anna Depalmas, University of Sassari
Giovanna Fundoni, University of Sassari
Emily Holt, Cardiff University
Luca Lai, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Caterina Lilliu, Barumini Foundation
Moderator:
Steven Ellis, University of Cincinnati
Co-sponsors:
The Autonomous Region of Sardinia with the collaboration of the Mont’e Prama Foundation and the Barumini Foundation
Part of the Italian Academy’s Sardinia Cultural Heritage Project
International Observatory for Cultural Heritage (IOCH)   (Watch it here)

March 29
Attention and Attunement: Art, Neuroscience, and Philosophy
Jacqueline Gottlieb Zuckerman Institute for Mind Brain and Behavior, Columbia; Raphael Rosenberg, University of Vienna; Wayne Wu Carnegie Mellon University (Watch it here) 

March 21 
Tales from the Legal Front Line: Philippe Sands with Monica Hakimi
Philippe Sands, University College London; visiting professor, Harvard Law School; with Monica Hakimi, Columbia Law School   (Watch it here)

November 30
West and East: Beethoven to Zhou Long
With the Cassatt Quartet and Magdalena Baczewska   (Watch it here)

November 27
Calvino Centenary: Jhumpa Lahiri
Jhumpa Lahiri, Millicent C. McIntosh Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Barnard College   (Watch it here)

September 25
Recital by Cecilia Molinari: Two Centuries of Italian Music
Cecilia Molinari, mezzo-soprano    
​Claudio Marino Moretti, pianist   (Watch it here)

September 20
Cut Circle: Secular and sacred music of Josquin des Prez
The vocal ensemble Cut Circle
Co-Sponsor: Sacred Music at Columbia   (Watch it here)