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Exhibition ‘Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516-2016′

Posted on: August 30th, 2016 by intern No Comments

Wednesday, Sept. 7  at 9.30 am, Palazzo Ducale

Venice, the Jews and Europe

Visit to the exhibition “Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516-2016″ with the curator Prof. Donatella Calabi

The VIU community will have the extraordinary chance of a guided visit with the curator Prof. Donatella Calabi to the exhibition “Venice  the Jews and Europe 1516-2016″.

Organised on the occasion of the fifth centenary of the creation of Venice’s Ghetto, curated by Donatella Calabi with the scientific coordination of Gabriella Belli and the contribution of a large pool of scholars, the “Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516 – 2016” exhibition aims to describe the processes that led to the creation, implementation and transformation of the first “fence” for Jews in the world.

The visit is organized in conjunction with the Lectio Magistralis  “Venice, a Cosmopolitan City. The Places of the Minorities and the Jewish Ghetto”  that will be  delivered by  Prof. Donatella Calabi during the Opening Ceremony of the Fall 2016 Term. 

Participation is free for VIU students and faculty.
To book your free ticket (limited seats available) please write a confirmation email to by Sep. 5.
More details about the visit will be sent per email to the registered participants.  For info: