Rome Events

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Varieties of Democracy: What Do We Know after 227 Years?​

Location: Rome Global Gateway

October 17 - 19, 2017

The organizers are among the leaders of the Varieties of Democracy project, which has published new indicators of more than 350 attributes of democracy for most countries in the world from 1900 to the present. These new data create an opportunity to re-examine all quantitative research about the nature and causes of democracy. The PIs plan to write a book that, first, surveys historical trends in democratization in order to highlight how our data modifies our understanding of this process in different regions of the world. Second, the book will re-test dozens of hypotheses about the causes of democracy, including economic, social, cultural, and international determinants. The ultimate goal is to synthesize a new theoretical understanding of democratization.…

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Symposium-Technology-enhanced Warfare: Philosophical, Ethical, and Psychological Considerations

Location: Rome Global Gateway

October 17 - 18, 2017

Building on two foundational workshops already organized by a newly formed collaborative research group involving faculty from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Zurich, a follow-up symposium will be hosted at the Notre Dame Gateway Facility in Rome. The topic for this symposium is: “Technology-enhanced Warfare: Philosophical, Ethial, and Psychological Considerations,” which will encapsulate the issues considered in the two workshops and extend the consideration of these important topics. The symposium will involve participants from Notre Dame, the University of Zurich, and other American and European universities, along with US and Swiss military/humanitarian personnel, all of whom share an interest in the broader philosophical, ethical, and psychological effects of modern technology-enhanced warfare.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Varieties of Democracy: What Do We Know after 227 Years?​

Location: Rome Global Gateway

October 17 - 19, 2017

The organizers are among the leaders of the Varieties of Democracy project, which has published new indicators of more than 350 attributes of democracy for most countries in the world from 1900 to the present. These new data create an opportunity to re-examine all quantitative research about the nature and causes of democracy. The PIs plan to write a book that, first, surveys historical trends in democratization in order to highlight how our data modifies our understanding of this process in different regions of the world. Second, the book will re-test dozens of hypotheses about the causes of democracy, including economic, social, cultural, and international determinants. The ultimate goal is to synthesize a new theoretical understanding of democratization.…

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Symposium-Technology-enhanced Warfare: Philosophical, Ethical, and Psychological Considerations

Location: Rome Global Gateway

October 17 - 18, 2017

Building on two foundational workshops already organized by a newly formed collaborative research group involving faculty from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Zurich, a follow-up symposium will be hosted at the Notre Dame Gateway Facility in Rome. The topic for this symposium is: “Technology-enhanced Warfare: Philosophical, Ethial, and Psychological Considerations,” which will encapsulate the issues considered in the two workshops and extend the consideration of these important topics. The symposium will involve participants from Notre Dame, the University of Zurich, and other American and European universities, along with US and Swiss military/humanitarian personnel, all of whom share an interest in the broader philosophical, ethical, and psychological effects of modern technology-enhanced warfare.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Varieties of Democracy: What Do We Know after 227 Years?​

Location: Rome Global Gateway

October 17 - 19, 2017

The organizers are among the leaders of the Varieties of Democracy project, which has published new indicators of more than 350 attributes of democracy for most countries in the world from 1900 to the present. These new data create an opportunity to re-examine all quantitative research about the nature and causes of democracy. The PIs plan to write a book that, first, surveys historical trends in democratization in order to highlight how our data modifies our understanding of this process in different regions of the world. Second, the book will re-test dozens of hypotheses about the causes of democracy, including economic, social, cultural, and international determinants. The ultimate goal is to synthesize a new theoretical understanding of democratization.…

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RGG Research in Progress - Ted Cachey

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Location: Rome Global Gateway

The Painting La Commedia Illumina Firenze

October 19, 2017

Mappare Dante: Inferno 23.94-96; Purgatorio 14.16-21; Paradiso 6.52-54

I passi scelti per questo seminario rappresentano tre punti nevralgici di un programma cartografico che costiutisce una delle strutture portanti della Commedia

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

RGG Lecture Series - "Robert Venturi's Rome"

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Location: Rome Global Gateway

Copertina

October 25, 2017

RGG Lecture Series - FALL

Jeffrey Blanchard
Cornell in Rome, College of Architecture, Art and Planning

David Mayernik
University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, Rome Program

A Conversation about "Robert Venturi's Rome" 
by Stephen Harby and Frederick Fisher

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