Studio Daniel Libeskind

Conference at the American Academy in Rome: Memory in Rome and Rome in Memory, Libeskind to give Keynote address

Rome, Italy

Conference at the American Academy in Rome: Memory in Rome and Rome in Memory, Libeskind to give Keynote address

The focus of this international conference is to study the role of memory and memorialization in the various areas of Roman culture: art, architecture, literature (including historiography), social history, and religion. Architect Daniel Libeskind will give the keynote address on October 16th at 11 AM. The conference is part of the multi-year international project “Memoria Romana” directed by Karl Galinsky, RAAR’73, Floyd A. Cailloux Centennial Professor of Classics/University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and funded by a Max Planck International Research Award Project.

The event is open to the public.

Il principale obiettivo di questa conferenza internazionale è lo studio del ruolo della memoria e della commemorazione nei vari àmbiti della cultura romana: arte, architettura, letteratura e storiografia, storia sociale e religione. Sarà l’architetto Daniel Libeskind a impostare i lavori. La conferenza è parte del progetto internazionale pluriennale “Memoria Romana”, diretto da Karl Galinsky (già invitato nel 1973 all’Accademia per un periodo di residenza come esperto in studi classici), professore di studi classici presso la University of Texas at Austin, ed è finanziata da un Max Planck International Research Award Project.

 

Contact Email

press@aarome.org

Contact Name

Milena Sales
Sunday, 16 October, 2011 11:00AM
Via Angelo Masina 5
Rome, Italy
(212) 751-7200, ext 345