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Politics, Sciences, Arts, Literature and Journalism… impossible to enlist them all!
Among the Politicians
Francesco Cossiga, President Emeritus of the Italian Republic
Romano Prodi, tenth President of the European Union
Barbara Pollastrini, one of the first Italian Ministers for Equal Opportunities
Giulio Tremonti, Minister of Economy and Finance, Chairman of Aspen Institute Italia
Lella Golfo, former Deputy of the Italian Parliament, gender quotas bill promoter
Among the Scientists
Dennis Sciama, Robert Kahn, Tullio Regge, Edoardo Boncinelli, Margherita Hack, Rita Levi Montalcini, Ilaria Capua, Maria Grazia Roncarolo and Fabiola Gianotti…
Among the Architects, Art historians, curators and artists
Gae Aulenti, Mario Botta and Cini Boeri, Federico Zeri, Philippe Daverio, Gillo Dorfles, Oki Izumi...
Among the Film directors
Gabriele Salvatores, Liliana Cavani, Krzysztof Zanussi…
Among the Musicians
Ludovico Einaudi, Ambrogio Maestri and Francesco Guccini…
Among the Writers and Poets:
David Grossman, Mario Luzi, Alessandro Baricco, Antonio Tabucchi, Niccolò Ammaniti, Dacia Maraini, Simonetta Agnello Hornby, Valerio M. Manfredi, Melania Mazzucco…
And many foreign news correspondents, such as
Federico Rampini (Far East and US), Domenico Quirico and Giuliana Sgrena (Middle East), journalist Beppe Severgnini, founder of the blog “Italians”, Gianni Riotta, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) member…
Among the Entrepreneurs
Inge Feltrinelli, “Queen of Publishing Business”
Marina Salamon, President Holding Company Alchimia…
Not to mention Presidents and Deans from prestigious institutions worldwide!
See also: Publications and Conference’s calendar (in Italian) for in-depth-insights on a variety of topical evens!