ACADEMY OF ARCHITECTURE
For several years the interests of Bruno Reichlin, already professor of
history of architecture at the Academy, has focused on reuse and restoration. Examples are the restoration project of Le Corbusier and P. Jeanneret’s Villa de Mandrot, in cooperation with the Ecole d’Architecture of Geneva, and the one of the Hotel and House Anatta at Monte Verità with Gabriele Geronzi. The themes of reuse and restoration will be the focus of the conference that Bruno Reichlin will hold on Thursday, 6 November at 7.30pm in the Aula Magna of Mendrisio Campus.
APPLICATIONS OF HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING TO ECONOMICS
A Dynamic Stochastic Model of Climate Change and its Impact on the Economy
Prof. Kenneth L. Judd is a computational economist at Stanford University. Among many other interests, his research currently focuses on developing numerical methods for applications in economics. Prof. Judd will hold a seminar hosted by the Faculty of Informatics on Thursday, 6 November at 10.30am in room A22 (Lugano Campus).
THE IDEATORIO: ENCOURAGING
DIALOGUE BETWEEN SCIENCE AND SOCIETY
"Flavours of Science" to Discover the Sense of Taste and Smell. What if our grocery shopping was left up to our kids?
A shelf packed with different foods, a stand of fruits and vegetables, a table full of food and an empty cart for the children to use. How would they fill it up? The Ideatorio in cooperation with the School Institute of the city of Lugano holds two new laboratories dedicated to the sense of taste and smell, to understand and explore our eating habits. The laboratories are open to schools starting tomorrow and until February 13 in
INSTITUTE FOR THE HISTORY AND THEORY OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Crash: 1973 and the crisis of representation
The early Seventies mark a sharp break in the history of the economy, with a consequent strong impact on the perception of space and time. Starting from the novel Crash by James Graham Ballard, the lecture held
Philip Ursprung (professor of history of art and architecture at ETH Zürich) analyses a series of case studies in the field of art and architecture. The appointment is for Wednesday, November 5 at 6.30pm in room C3.89, Mendrisio Campus.
REGIONAL BODY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LUGANO AREA (ERSL)
Registration Open to the Event “From an Idea, to Business”
ERSL will hold a meeting that will also feature USI and CP Start-up USI SUPSI, on Tuesday, December 2 at 5pm at the Lugano’s Convention Centre. The encounter will be held to raise awareness of some of the local institutions that operate in support of entrepreneurs from their business development phase to its implementation. Four will be the thematic discussions in which participants will be able to join in. The event will be held in Italian and registration’s deadline is on November 15.
Fragile States: implications for cooperation and development
The symposium organised by FOSIT in cooperation with USI’s Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication will be held on November 15 at 9.45am in room A11 (Lugano Campus). Registration is mandatory by November 8: entrance for Monday morning’s round table is free. Admission to the afternoon’s themed workshop is 50CHF
(20CHF for students) lunch included.
ALONGSIDE THE DANCE FESTIVAL LUGANO ON STAGE 2014-15
The Series of Encounters "Reading dance LIS" Gets Underway
A project of presentations, screenings and encounters thought by Stefano Tomassini, lecturer at the USI’s Institute of Italian Studies. The first encounter will be held on Friday, 7
November at 6pm in the Aula Magna of Lugano
Campus, with the lecture Modern Tradition in Contemporary American Dance (from Ted Shawn to Mark Morris). On the occasion of the dance performance by the american Mark Morris dance company to be held in Lugano, Tomassini will introduce to the public the historical and theoretical lines at the bottom of the work on the American choreographer.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND STUDY ABROAD OFFICE
Mobility Programmes: an introduction to USI’s partner universities
On Monday, November 10 at 12.30pm in the foyer of the Aula Magna of Lugano Campus, an encounter to gather information will be held for all students interested in one of USI’s exchange programmes. Like some kind of international fair, the partner universities will be represented by students hosted by USI or by USI’s students who were hosted by the partner university. A chance for asking specific questions or gather information material.
Tuesday, 4 November, 10.30am
Room A34, Lugano Campus
Wednesday, 5 November, 6.00pm
Auditorium, Lugano Campus
Wednesday, 5 November, 6.30pm
Room C3.89, Mendrisio Campus
Thursday, 6 November, 10.30am
Room A22, Lugano Campus
Thursday, 6 November, 7.30pm
Aula Magna, Mendrisio Campus
Friday, 7 November, 6.00pm
Aula Magna, Lugano Campus