Pre-registration and registration

Spring 2015 Globalization Program

Pre-Registration is open
start date: 15/10/2014
end date: 19/02/2015

Spring 2015 Globalization Program

Registration is open
start date: 20/01/2015
end date: 19/02/2015

Open Lectures


VIU invites a distinguished guest to deliver a Lectio Magistralis to inaugurate the fall and spring terms of the Globalization Program.
VIU also organizes two VIULECTURES series each year in which guest speakers debate interesting, topical issues. These events are open to the public.






Wednesday, 1 December 2014 - 5 pm, room 1-G
The Quality of Mercy. A Reflection on 30 Years of Humanitarian Work and International Cooperation

Filippo Grandi, Italian diplomat and United Nations official



Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 5 pm, room 9-A
Symbolic Violence: Reshaping Post-Patriarchal Discourses on Gender
Franca Bimbi, University of Padua, Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Discussant: Prof. Luca Trappolin, University of Padua



Friday, 3 October 2014 - 10 am, room 9-A
Europe’s Unique Experiment: The Bottom-up Creation of a Large Polity
Wim Blockmans, Leiden University
Discussant: Prof. Mikhail Krom, European University at St. Petersburg




Opening Ceremony of Fall 2014 Term

Friday 12 September, 2014 - 11.00 am

Lectio Magistralis

Internationalization in Higher Education
The Hon. Stefania Giannini
Italian Minister of Education, Universities and Research



VIULECTURES are available as podcasts here.



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This open lecture is organized in association with Collegio Internazionale Ca’ Foscari
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