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Participation in the Venice-Delhi Seminars - A PLURAL FUTURE - 2nd edition

@ Fondazione Cini, Venice - Italy - October 18, 2012 10:00 am – October 20, 2012 1:00 pm

Cristiano Gianolla takes part in the 2nd edition of the Venice Delhi Seminars titled:

Cultural differences in times of economic turbulence. Social tensions, cultural conflicts and policies of integration in Europe and India.

The Venice-Delhi Seminars are a Reset-Dialogues project, in cooperation with Fondazione Giorgio Cini, University of Padua, Jamia Millia Islamia (New Delhi) and Seminar (New Delhi). Speakers and participants:
Giuliano Amato, Mani Shankar Aiyar, Stefano Allievi, Rajeev Bhargava, AkeelBilgrami, Giancarlo Bosetti, Peter Ronald deSouza, Nilüfer Göle, Renzo Guolo,Dipankar Gupta, Najeeb Jung, Sebastiano Maffettone, Vincenzo Pace, GiangiorgioPasqualotto, Antonio Rigopoulos, Federico Squarcini, Olivier Roy, Georg HeinrichThyssen-Bornemisza, Roberto Toscano, Ananya Vajpeyi, Michel Wieviorka, Giuseppe Zaccaria.

The titles of the panels are:

  • Islam in Europe and India – past and present
  • Contemporary India and its roots – culture, politics and society
  • Global challenges for politics and the radicalization of identities
  • The economic crisis and its impact on ethnic, cultural and class divisions in society. A comparison between India and Europe
  • Europe between fear for economic uncertainty, unemployment and re-emerging nationalisms
  • What is meant by ‘modernization’ in culturally and religiously diverse societies?

For more information and the full programme of the event please visit: