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Meeting Fulbright at la Sapienza

U.S. Fulbright students discuss their study and research projects in Italy

Rome, 6 February 2009
University of Rome "Sapienza"
Sala Organi Collegiali - Rettorato

The objective of this mid-year meeting is to enable the 20 U.S. Fulbright Graduate students in Italy for the academic year 2008-2009 to review their study and research projects carried out at various Italian universities to report on their progress. Meeting at the University of Rome will enable U.S. students to share their academic and cultural experiences with students and professors at "La Sapienza".
Students, researchers and professors of "La Sapienza" who are interested in studying, researching or lecturing in the U.S. will have the opportunity to get information on Fulbright scholarships. An information point will be available to participants all day long. An information session on study and research in the U.S. is also scheduled from 16.00 to 17.00.


9.30 - 10.00

Participants Registration

10.00 - 10.30

Welcome remarks

Prof. Luigi Frati
Rector University of Rome "La Sapienza"

Mr. David Mees
Cultural Attache', U.S. Embassy
President U.S. - Italy Fulbright Commission

Dr. Maria Grazia Quieti
Executive Director U.S. - Italy Fulbright Commission

10.30 - 10.45

Academic research issues and prospects in Italy
Prof. Antonello Biagini Prorettore per la Cooperazione e i Rapporti Internazionali - University of Rome "La Sapienza"

10.45 - 13.00

US Fulbright Graduate Students
Report on progress about their research projects
and cultural experience
With the participation of students, Ph.D. students, Researchers and Professors of "La Sapienza"

10.45 - 12.00

Arts (Art History, Archaeology, Architectural History)

12.00 - 12.30

Performing Arts (Dance, Photography, Music)

12.30 - 13.00

Social Sciences (Deaf studies, Law)

13.00 - 14.30

Brunch - Casa dell'Aviatore
Viale delle Scienze, 2

14.30 - 16.00

Students reporting session continues

14.30 - 14.45

Literature

14.45 - 15.15

History (Medieval, Renaissance)

15.15 - 15.40

Biology

15.40 - 16.00

Conclusions
Prof. Antonello Biagini
Dr. Maria Grazia Quieti

16.00 - 17.00

Information Session on Fulbright Scholarships for the U.S.

17.00 - 18.00

Visit to the University "Museum of Modern Art"

18.30 - 20.30

Reception

 

Sessions will be conducted in the language of the speakers

 

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